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  1. iProA president benefits from a wealth of contacts

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung and Tanna Chong Not only is iProA well connected with the government and pro-Beijing forces, its president and her company also enjoy good relationships with the city's administration. Dr Winnie Tang Shuk-ming sits on various government-appointed bodies. She sits on Kwai Tsing District Council, the Town Planning Board, the ICAC Operations Review ...

  2. Renewal body offers more incentives

    Posted Nov 20th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... a concern group submitted an alternative proposal to the Town Planning Board this month. He said space would be designated for social enterprises to strengthen social networks in Lee Tung Street ... years- one of four measures announced by the Urban Renewal Authority yesterday to encourage support for its plans. In addition, owners of flats being redeveloped will be offered first pick of new ...

  3. Talkback

    Posted Dec 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... company that owns a number of units within the site and it is still in litigation with the Town Planning Board concerning this project, please forgive us for not being able to comment further ... plan. As he suggested, we would like to turn part of the site into an open square both to commemorate the historic significance in connection with Dr Sun Yat-sen and serve as a centre ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS WITH OLIVER BURKEMAN

    Google's and Apple's digital maps blur with real world

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... "flight", so that stepping inside Liquid Galaxy feels like boarding your own personal UFO, in which you can zoom from the darkness of space down to the ocean's surface, cruising low over deserts, or inspecting the tops of skyscrapers. You can swoop down to street level in Cape Town, spot ships in the Mekong river, or lose yourself in the whiteness of Antarctica. It is a testament ...

  5. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Cathay Pacific eyes hi-tech 'self-boarding' gates in Hong Kong

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... hi-tech 'self-boarding' gates in HK Cathay Pacific Airways is considering installing "self-boarding" gates at the airport, which would speed up boarding procedures and improve its on-time performance. The automatic boarding gate, an advanced version of the gates used at MTR stations, will allow passengers to board without having to undergo a manual document check ...

  6. Obama town hall Twitter plan looks to skirt mainland censors

    Posted Nov 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok First it was the town hall speech and now it's Twitter. US President Barack Obama plans to bring his election-winning recipe for public engagement to China- ... services blocked on the mainland, on Thursday to provide live feeds from Obama's town hall meeting with young mainlanders in Shanghai on Monday. An official familiar with the arrangement said ...

  7. News - Asia - AIRPORT SECURITY

    Hitachi unveils airport boarding gate that can detect bombs in seconds

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... passengers could soon be scanned for bombs as they swipe their boarding pass, a Japanese company said, unveiling the world's first explosive-detecting departure gate. Yesterday engineers from ... stringent … This boarding gate should serve as an important tool to scan particles on all passengers," Sakairi said. Explosive materials are highly adhesive and can stay for some time on anyone ...

  8. Business - Money - AVIATION

    Time to rewrite Hong Kong's on-board rules on tablets?

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... of the year, and more are planning to jump on the bandwagon. On-board Wi-fi connections let passengers to connect to the internet or download in-flight entertainment through live-streaming ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com American aviation authorities are taking another look at on-board use of electronic devices, a lead that Hong Kong might follow Time to rewrite HK's ...

  9. Wikipedia seeks more exposure for Beijing- when the censors relent

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... says. Chen Ting, chairman of the Wikimedia Foundation's board of trustees, told a casual gathering of several dozen users of Chinese Wikipedia in Shanghai last month that the plan could ... Ivan Zhai Wikipedia plans to help some big developing countries gain more understanding around the globe in the next five years, but China is not among them, thanks to its severe internet ...

  10. There's a new pad in town: leaner, meaner and smarter

    Posted Apr 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wi-fi + 3G 16GB- HK$4,888 32GB- HK$5,688 64GB- HK$6,488 iPad smart cover- HK$298 (polyurethane), HK$548 (leather) iPad dock- HK$228 iPad digital AV adapter- HK$298 Carriers with iPad plans ...




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