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  1. Is your cell phone hitting you below the belt?

    Posted Jul 04th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Men who carry their mobiles around their waists may be making themselves less fertile, scientists say Hong Kong men have been warned they may be risking more than their street credibility by wearing mobile phones on their belts: they may also be putting their fertility in jeopardy. A study presented to an international conference in Berlin last week suggested that carrying ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Aug 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fertility clinics to be licensed The city's fertility clinics are being given until January 31 to apply for licences under regulations that take effect today. The Council on Human Reproductive Technology announced that reproductive technology service providers and embryo researchers will be required to apply for a licence. ...

  3. Mainland offers window of opportunity

    Posted Apr 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with senior mainland officials, including those from the Ministry of Information Industry. The mainland is seen as a fertile market for WiMAX. Broadband penetration rates are low, and remote areas ...

  4. Mainland offers window of opportunity

    Posted Apr 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... visit Beijing to meet with senior mainland officials, including those from the Ministry of Information Industry. The mainland is seen as a fertile market for WiMAX. Broadband penetration rates ...

  5. Okay boys, all together now- sperm swim in schools, study finds

    Posted Jan 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Woody Allen once played a lone sperm in a race against millions of others to fertilise eggs. It turns out this popular image of competition may be wrong, at least when it comes to the sperm of the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) and the O ...

  6. Probe begins into rate derivatives

    Posted May 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com Federal maritime regulators in the United States have launched an inquiry into the growing use of freight rate derivatives by shipping lines ... They are used in the dry cargo market to hedge against volatile charter rates. Most shipments, especially across the Pacific, are governed by service contracts between the shipping line and exporter ...

  7. Citi, Wing Lung cut yuan deposit rates

    Posted Apr 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lulu Chen Citi and Wing Lung Bank slashed yuan deposit rates in Hong Kong. Citi cut the absolute interest rate of one-week deposits to 0.45 per cent from 0.7 per cent. The one-month deposit rate is down to 0.6 per cent from 0.8 per cent and the 12-month deposit rate is 0.629 per cent, down from 0.865 per cent. Citi also cut the three-month and six-month deposit rates. Wing ...

  8. Securities firms lift China Mobile's ratings despite gloomy outlook

    Posted Aug 21st 2010, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... it to HK$92. Daiwa Institute of Research revised its rating from 'lower than the board' to 'hold'. China Mobile has just announced a 4.2 per cent increase in profit for the first ...

  9. Three HK steps up high-speed migration

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... business,' Wong said. He pointed out that the 'growing need for cloud computing and data centre services is creating a fertile new business market' for Hutchison Telecom. Hutchison Global ...

  10. CSCL, OOIL facing revolt over higher rates, new fees

    Posted Jul 10th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih China Shipping Container Lines and Orient Overseas (International) Ltd are facing a customer backlash as they impose extra charges and rate increases to stem losses in what may be the worst year for the shipping industry. Due to plunging freight rates, Deutsche Bank forecast Hong Kong-listed CSCL will suffer a net loss of 3.04 billion yuan (HK$3.49 billion) ...




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