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  1. News - World - INTERNET

    Talk on identifying users of internet privacy service Tor cancelled

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:45pm by Reuters

    ... or the Software Engineering Institute (SEI). It was unclear what aspects of the research had concerned the university. The institute, based at the university, is funded by the Defence Department. SEI also runs Cert, the Computer Emergency Response Team, which works with the US Department of Homeland Security on some major cybersecurity issues. Spokesmen for Carnegie Mellon and the Defence ...

  2. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news round-up- July 21, 2014

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 07:42am

    ... for GlaxoSmithKline. Notice concerning strengthening education on ideals, convictions and moral conduct in cadre education and training |Source: China Copyright and Media Full text: The Communist Party issued new requirements concerning cadre education, demanding active resistance to Western norms and concepts. The Guardian view on charges China is reneging on its Hong Kong promises |Source: ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Want your bilingual kids to get ahead? Teach them a third language: computer code

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 12:09am by CHRIS LAU

    ... are already introducing education reforms to address such pressing needs. The British education department announced in February that coding lessons would be introduced in every classroom from ... science can offer," he says. "If the Hong Kong education system starts lagging in its teaching of computer science, our children will find it hard to compete in a labour market ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    What Thailand's deeply divided society can teach Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:26am by Bernard Chan

    ... educated. Some Buddhist monasteries support the idea that the poor should be grateful to the rich for charity and accept the status quo. As in other parts of the world, the status quo in Thailand has been changing. Education and new media have raised political awareness among the rural poor in the north. Even without Thaksin, the poor will have experienced the power of their vote ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Third runway environmental report must be challenged by lawmakers and residents

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 02:17pm by EDWIN LAU

    ... The public has only 30 days to examine the metre-thick documents and raise questions to the Airport Authority. I was a member of the Environmental Protection Department's Advisory Council ... on it to safeguard our environment and all those at risk. Edwin Lau Che-feng is head of education and advocacy at Friends of the Earth (HK) ...

  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST: ANALYSIS

    As John Kerry pushes for ceasefire, violence flares in West Bank

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 10:29pm by Reuters

    ... in the region US STATE DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL Gaza officials said Israeli strikes killed 33 people yesterday, including the head of media operations for Hamas ally Islamic Jihad and his son. They put ... a ceasefire," said a senior US State Department official in Cairo. ...

  7. News - World - UKRAINE

    Russia accuses US of smear campaign in Ukraine

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 10:16pm by BLOOM

    ... artillery from within Russia to attack Ukrainian military positions," US State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said in Washington. But she offered no evidence for what she described only ... the unfounded public insinuations that US deputy State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf is spreading on a daily basis," a statement by the Russian foreign ministry said. The foreign ministry said ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Free tests will use mobile technology to screen for abnormal heartbeats

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:30pm by Emily Tsang

    ... seconds will see if their heartbeat is a cause for concern. The technology, developed in the United States, has a 99 per cent accuracy rate, said Dr Michael Chan Pak-hei of the HKU’s department ... Dr David Siu Chung-wah of the medicine department said atrial fibrillation, the most common abnormal heart rhythm, affects about 1 per cent of Chinese people and often presents no symptoms ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    High-risk salons fined and warned

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:57am by Emily Tsang

    ... This follows a review by the Department of Health of 1,600 advertisements in the 18 months to last month, lawmakers heard yesterday. Two women have died and three others have been seriously injured ... from carrying out complicated or especially risky treatments. Ahead of the planned new law, the department in November issued advisory notes requiring 15 cosmetic procedures with safety ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    McDonald's Hong Kong imported meat from factory at centre of rotten food scandal

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:27am by Staff Reporters

    ... from the Husi Shanghai food processing plant at the centre of the food safety scandal. The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department on Thursday announced that the city has suspended all ... it to Hong Kong will be stored in warehouses for the moment, Hong Kong’s government announced on Thursday. Dr Lee Siu-yuen, the department’s assistant director, said McDonald's Hong Kong had ...




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