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  1. Education City website to have payment gateway for e-textbooks

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron A trading platform with a payment gateway for e-learning materials will be set up on the website Education City under the government's drive to switch schools over ... technology sector, publishers, schools and parents. It is due to be completed early in 2011. The government-owned education resource portal will also design the payment gateway for the e-commerce ...

  2. Sun shines on Gateway's green schemes

    Posted Nov 20th 2009, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... Kenneth Ko Solar power is now part of everyday life at Gateway Apartments, powering the water-heating system for the prestigeous serviced apartment project in a programme designed to lower carbon emissions and to protect the environment. Climate change has become such a big issue that it is tough for everyone to think about how to make a difference. Gateway Apartments has been ...

  3. Gateway Apartments goes green for electricity supply

    Posted Nov 04th 2009, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... A solar-powered energy system has been installed to supply electricity to the two serviced apartment blocks owned by Gateway Apartments in Tsim Sha Tsui. 'It will provide 120,000 kilowatt-hours per ... an assistant general manager of Gateway Apartments, which is controlled by Wharf (Holdings). According to the Environmental Protection Agency in the United States, a reduction in consumption of 3,450 ...

  4. Gulf gateways let visitors discover the Arab world

    Posted Dec 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... Ed Peters International airports and the host of airlines that jet in and out 24 hours a day make the United Arab Emirates an ideal starting point for exploring the many other fascinating destinations in the Middle East. A few hours in the air can lead to ...

  5. The economic gateway to Southeast Asia

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It will be the growth engine for East Asia and for the world. China urgently needs a major international gateway now, not a decade later. Despite all the hoopla and policy incentives, Shanghai is clearly not up to it at the moment, and Hong Kong is perhaps the only choice. Given its historical relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Hong Kong is arguably even the preferred gateway. We have to break ...

  6. Asia lays down its exhibition credentials

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... with a long and well-deserved reputation as a gateway to the mainland and a centre for international business. Each year, Guangzhou stages more than 350 exhibitions and 1,100 trade fairs, with deals ... exhibition venues have sprung up in the city's southern Pazhou district, boosted by the completion of the Guangzhou International Convention and Exhibition Centre. This facility boasts 330,000 ...

  7. Location and service ensure popularity

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

    ... Resident numbers at Gateway Apartments have remained steady, even during the economic crisis, says senior manager Rene Holenweger. 'A lot of our residents are long-term, so we weren't that badly hit by the economy... our serviced apartments offer a number of advantages, which also contributes to our steady number of guests,' he said. The Gateway Apartments ...

  8. Street threads

    Posted Apr 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 2 Emporio Armani's (Gateway Arcade, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, inquiries: 2437 1295) latest jewellery collection includes pieces made from durable stainless steel plated in two-tone gold, ...

  9. Regenerated South Bank shows strong potential

    Posted Mar 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... opposite the StGeorge Wharf development with underground, train and bus connections to the capital and beyond. The financial district is 18 minutes away via the London Underground and the West End is just 10 minutes away. Kings Cross St Pancras, the gateway to Europe via the Eurostar, is a 14-minute train ride away. Other factors also make the area desirable. The American Embassy recently ...

  10. Xian feels tension from needle scares

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

    ... Al Guo As the gateway linking China's central and coastal areas with the west, Xian, the capital of Shaanxi province, has always been quick to import or export things, good or bad, ... Changan district, attacked a female student with a sharp wooden stick near an intercity bus station on Saturday. Wang admitted the crime when he was arrested, but police did not say why Wang did ...




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