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  1. Trio face fraud charges linked to pyramid sales

    Posted Sep 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Three men involved in a suspected pyramid sales scam have been arrested after false documents were allegedly used to obtain loans to buy fragrance products. Police from the commercial crime bureau arrested the three self-employed men at Digi ...

  2. Hangzhou remains a city of consuming passions

    Posted May 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill In China, the rich go to enormous lengths to disguise their wealth. They avoid the media, own ordinary cars and dress down, in order not to attract the attention of kidnappers, criminals and officials eager to take a part of their fortun ...

  3. PCCW's King Canute tries to put savvy consumer tide on hold

    Posted Dec 29th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Logan

    ... Michael Logan TECHNOLOGY CONSUMERS in Hong Kong are a savvy bunch. They know their mega-pixel from their megabyte, so don't expect them to pay too much for either. It is always tourists and never locals who get ripped off by Tsim Sha Tsui camera shops. It comes as a surprise, then, that PCCW believes it can double-charge consumers for broadband internet access. ...

  4. Lifestyle puts consumers on MPV highway

    Posted Oct 08th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor Seven-seaters and Multi-Purpose Vehicles (MPVs) are continuing to find favour with Hong Kong's value-conscious car-driving public. An example is Crown Motors' Toyota Picnic, which is its top-selling model in the passenger car mark ...

  5. Citibank's HK chief targets consumers

    Posted Jul 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kelvin Wong The markets may seem dissimilar, but Atul Malik plans to use his experience in India to boost Citibank's consumer business in Hong Kong and Macau. Mr Malik, who spent 16 years in Mumbai, became the bank's country business manager for Hong Kong and Macau in February. 'My appointment is to grow three lines of businesses: consumer finance, retail banking ...

  6. Sony Ericsson Zylo W20

    Posted Nov 28th 2010, 12:00am by Gadget Geezer

    ... Gadget Geezer If you're into all things retro, you'll love Sony Ericsson's new Zylo W20 mobile phone and its ability to mimic an analog tape player, i.e. the original Sony Walkman. It's particularly fitting that it has come out around ...

  7. Technological breakthrough in war against malware writers

    Posted Apr 28th 2009, 12:00am by Gilmore Cheung

    ... Organisations also faced data loss, disruption to business, loss in productivity and non-compliance with regulatory requirements, while consumers faced identity fraud. 'Clearly today's threat ... onslaught- where the delay between DAT updates can allow for a crippling infection to take hold of a consumer's computer or even a company's network.' Mr Green added: ...

  8. Microsoft LifeCam HD-6000

    Posted Mar 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Tony Chan our gadget man Everything these days is going high definition, and Microsoft wants you to give you HD on your webcam. With LifeCam HD-6000, you can turn you notebook computer or netbook running Windows XP- with Service Pack 2 or higher- into ...

  9. Gadget corner

    Posted Mar 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Crystal clear KEF, the British speaker maker, has released the Picoforte 3 MCE Crystal Edition (above), which features egg-shaped speakers decorated with Swarovski crystals. The devices are fully compatible with Apple's latest iPhone and i ...

  10. Gadget corner

    Posted Feb 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez S for style A contender for the most stylish new Windows 7- based laptop computer, Samsung Electronics' R580 notebook (below) features a strikingly crafted colour-gradation scheme with a crystal S-pattern design. Better still, its durable ...




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