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  1. Battle of underwater robots

    Posted Dec 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit An annual competition is calling on young people to come up with innovative ideas using their science and engineering knowledge. The Hong Kong Underwater Robot Challenge is scheduled to be held from April 10 to 12 at City University. The cont ...

  2. Students compete in sub robot contest

    Posted Apr 18th 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau Secondary school students battled it out in an underwater robot war in City University's swimming pool this week. Finalists from 19 secondary schools competed in the 4th Hong Kong Underwater Robot Challenge, which had a submarine rescue them ...

  3. Two divers from city drown in Philippines

    Posted Mar 10th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Chi-lung, 44, and Joanne Cheung Wai, 28, were both licensed. They arrived, with diving equipment, in the Philippines on Friday as part of a group of six people from Hong Kong. They left the Paradive H.K. Scuba Diving Resort in Punta Engano, Lapu-Lapu city, where they were staying with other divers in a group, at around 10am on Sunday, said Julius Bolado, of the homicide section of the city ...

  4. Face to faith

    Posted Jan 25th 2009, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... 'A novel, as well as other forms of art, can be a piece of diving equipment to enter the depths of the deep water that you're unable to breathe or live in. I think the role of art ...

  5. Treasures in the deep

    Posted Feb 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their way through a series of advanced training courses in deep diving, they found it requires very specific skills and equipment. Mr Wu says being aware of time is crucial, and divers should have ... co-founded the Hong Kong Underwater Archaeological Association with Johny Lee in 2006. After doing numerous diving courses, the Hong Kong duo realised that rather than frolicking with fish and sea ...

  6. Shanghai Electric dives 18pc on share sale plan

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Shanghai Electric Group, one of the country's three largest producers of power generation equipment, saw its share price dive yesterday after it unveiled a share sale plan. ... the announcement. Company secretary Andrew Li Chung-kwong said about 3.2 billion yuan of the proceeds would be used to buy equipment to expand production capacity, of which 1 billion yuan would be spent ...

  7. Brands pass torture test

    Posted Nov 13th 2009, 12:00am by Andrea Pawlyna

    ... ProDiver Chronograph (HK$31,200) as he regularly breaks records for apnea free diving without oxygen equipment. Water-resistant to 1,000 metres, the watch's automatic movement is contained ... chronometer-certified movements on all its models. Building on its reputation for chronographs, the company recently introduced the Chronomat B01 (HK$67,000), equipped with its first in-house mechanical ...

  8. ChiNext's value dives 16pc in 7 days

    Posted Nov 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is seen.' The first 28 stocks made a strong debut as they climbed at least 75.8 per cent on the first trading day. But profit taking set in during the following seven trading days, with some diving more than 50 per cent. Among them, Chengdu Geeya Technology, a television equipment maker, closed at 24.79 yuan yesterday, 29.2 per cent lower than its closing price of 35 yuan on October 30. ...

  9. Deep affection

    Posted Nov 11th 2009, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... scuba equipment.' In Hong Kong, Markowetz used to free dive several times a week, donning a wetsuit and plunging in. 'It's so quiet under the water. I don't know of many ... Vivian Chen Many people think of free diving- a sport in which enthusiasts descend deep into the sea on a single breath- as a high-risk pursuit. And it often is, especially when divers ...

  10. Poly dives after calling off share placement

    Posted Aug 19th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Westra, Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih and Nick Westra Poly Development Holdings dived 52.38 per cent to 60 HK cents yesterday after cancelling a share placement, casting doubt on the company's plan to buy a HK$2 billion mainland infrastructure equipment business. It was the worst-performing stock on the Hong Kong market yesterday, when it resumed trading after being suspended on Monday. Morgan ...




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