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  1. Delivering English to China's masses

    Posted Oct 07th 2003, 12:00am by Danyll Wills

    ... Technology and education are coming together in Shanghai in an attempt to realise the city's goal of becoming a bilingual city by 2010, according to Asia Broadband, a company at the forefront of using advanced technology for educational purposes. Shanghai hopes to be teaching most of its school curriculum in Chinese and English and to be a truly 'bilingual city' ...

  2. Bank expands range of Hong Kong services

    Posted Jul 01st 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis The Canadian financial institution has upgraded its IT system to offer clients more global products The Hong Kong branch of the Royal Bank of Canada, established in the city ... employer among Canadian banks in Hong Kong. Over the past 18 months, it has invested more than C$1 million (HK$5.79 million) in implementing and upgrading its information technology systems ...

  3. Direct elections will not ruin Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sunday Morning Post, April 18). Mr Li spoke about how Hong Kong could be 'ruined' if democracy moved too quickly. I read his message not as pragmatic wisdom, but a threat. I suppose it is easy to scare Hong Kong people, considering how hard they were hit by the property price plunge, negative assets and unemployment in the late 1990s. But economic crises such as these happen ...

  4. Online music comes into play in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 27th 2004, 12:00am by Shane Abrahams

    ... to sign online distribution deals. One record company that is embracing the internet is Hong Kong based Naxos, one of the world's largest producers of classical music. The company's ... songs by EMI artists. Chan Fai-hung, managing director of EMI Hong Kong, said a similar service was being planned for Hong Kong as part of EMI's global online strategy. 'We aim ...

  5. Big Blue's new boss in Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... BIEN PEREZ The territory's biggest information technology company, IBM China/Hong Kong, has appointed mainland-based senior executive Timothy Cheung as its new general manager. ... in Hong Kong.' IBM opened for business in Hong Kong in April 1957 and has since become an established technology supplier to the commercial and government sectors. It has been the city's ...

  6. Hutchison may delay 3G in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 21st 2003, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Hutchison Whampoa is expected to announce on Thursday a delay in the launch of its third-generation (3G) mobile phone service in Hong Kong due to a shortage of handsets. The conglomerate, ... according to HSBC Securities. According to sources close to Hutchison, the group was unlikely to launch the high-speed data service in Hong Kong before the end of summer, but it was committed ...

  7. YOUR GUIDE TO POSTGRADUATE STUDY IN HONG KONG- Local tertiary institutions

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Sally Course

    ... courses provided in collaboration with overseas partners, except Chu Hai College. CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG (CUHK) Tel: 2609 8976 (Graduate School) E-mail: gradschool@cuhk.edu.hk Web: ... postgraduate degrees up to doctoral level through its seven faculties. Unlike other Hong Kong universities, CUHK's official teaching medium is English and Chinese. By this September, it had 16,624 ...

  8. Hong Kong start-up targets road warriors with Twin-TV

    Posted Aug 12th 2003, 12:00am by Carolyn Ong

    ... A fledgling Hong Kong company has created a portable entertainment unit that costs less than half the price of similar products from the United States. Called Twin-TV, the device was developed by Idea Expert Technology, a company that Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corp helped establish. It stores DVD-quality Mpeg 2 video, MP3 music and popular image format files ...

  9. Hong Kong technology gets second bite at Mars

    Posted Apr 11th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo Hong Kong looks set to have a second chance to prove its technological prowess on Mars. The Polytechnic University team that designed and made space exploration tools ... the Hong Kong-designed 'rock-corer' was likely to be aboard space rovers being designed by two competing teams in Europe. The finger-sized drill will be attached to a robotic arm ...

  10. Hong Kong shows the way in growing market for location services

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... considered more hype than reality, are gaining mainstream acceptance in Hong Kong and other Asian markets, industry experts say. Business and consumer demand for location-based services have posted steady gains in Hong Kong, enabling the city's cellular network industry to take a leading position in this market segment. 'Outside of Japan and [South] Korea, Hong Kong has become ...




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