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  1. Partners push people's potential

    Posted May 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in 95 countries. These centres have enabled about 15million people worldwide to receive training. Alexander Huang, Microsoft's regional director for Greater China, said the company had ... and the mainland are still in their infancy. But concerns about disadvantaged members of society heightened in the past decade as a digital divide- which breaks along economic, educational and rural/urban ...

  2. Partners push people's potential

    Posted May 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Microsoft's regional director for Greater China, said the company had previously allocated US$2 million in cash, free software and technical support in Hong Kong. The new Unlimited Potential grant ... as a digital divide- which breaks along economic, educational and rural/urban lines- became pronounced, even in developed countries. Ms Fang said a recent survey by the Census and Statistics Department ...

  3. One in four now internet users, and half hook up using mobiles

    Posted Jul 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... rapidly despite the impact of the financial crisis. The China Internet Network Information Centre (CNNIC) yesterday reported that 338 million people were using the internet by the end of June, ... 306 million). The report said the global recession had not slowed the growth of internet use; rather, the 'huge number of migrant workers returning to rural homes [because of the economic ...

  4. We're running out of workers, land and energy, says Shenzhen's technology chief

    Posted Oct 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to make the most economic use of land and energy. More importantly, he believes the city's hi-tech sector needs to build up its indigenous research force to compete with others ...

  5. Internet links up public and delegates

    Posted Mar 16th 2011, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao

    ... Priscilla Jiao While delegates demonstrated a new openness towards online suggestions at this year's annual sessions of the National People's Congress and its top advisory body, ... of the social ladder.' Internet users discussed many political and social issues on official online platforms or through social networks during the sessions of the NPC and the Chinese People's ...

  6. Baidu enlists China Search for HK push

    Posted Dec 11th 2010, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu Baidu, the largest Chinese search engine, appointed China Search (Asia) as the exclusive reseller in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore, where companies can now have access to its 'one-stop search advertising solution'. Baidu occupies 77 per cent of the search engine market on the mainland and covers 95 per cent of Chinese internet users. Through China Search, ...

  7. Delegates take tentative step to using new media with microblogs

    Posted Mar 05th 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Sheng Lianxi was posting on his microblog about an hour after the opening ceremony of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference on Wednesday. 'The CPPCC is paying more attention to the problems concerning people's livelihoods,' he told his readership of more than 5,900. Some might view the posts by Sheng- the Communist Party secretary ...

  8. China climbs technology value chain

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Sciences, said the mainland market was of sufficient size to challenge the two dominant chipmakers. 'We believe there are 700 million to 800 million people in China and billions of people ... the chips. History has not been kind to other players that have attempted to challenge Intel and AMD. One doubter is Xie Zhouyi, a Shanghai-based Intel engineer, who noted that Loongson chips were ...

  9. Industrial firms post 37pc surge in profits

    Posted Sep 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the country's demand for minerals and other commodities to fuel its soaring economic growth. Turnover of industrial firms' core business jumped 27.4 per cent to 24.5 trillion yuan, the National ... to 839.6 billion yuan, it said. 'Overall the profit margins are not equally distributed between the upstream and downstream companies but without any question, China is enjoying the best ...

  10. 41pc of mainland websites close in just one year

    Posted Jul 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... was a result of the economic downturn. The mainland has 457 million internet users. 'China has a very high level of freedom of online speech,' Liu said. 'There have been very few cases ... had become the most important issue for China in the internet era, with the US government-backed Voice of America having shifted its propaganda focus from radio to the internet. ...




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