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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - INSIGHT

    Digital world must eventually defeat dictators: Schmidt, Cohen

    Posted May 09th 2013, 02:24pm by Global Viewpoint Network/Tribune Media Services

    ... Global Viewpoint Network/Tribune Media Services Nathan Gardels talks to Google’s Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen about their new book, The Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations ... the potential while limiting the downside of this paradox? ERIC SCHMIDT: For all the positive potential you noted for the wealthy countries, the empowerment of individuals through mobile devices linked ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by GLOBAL TIMES, MIAMI HERALD, EL UNIVERSAL

    ...   2. Global Times The national strength of Venezuela is limited, but the personal influence wielded by Chavez far exceeded support of his country. … [His] reputation has proven ... has the great desire and capability to control others. China should work more positively with Latin America, which is in accordance with the region's wishes and offers an alternative ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    UK will mobilise global community if China breaches ‘one country, two systems’: Nick Clegg

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 01:42pm by Tony Cheung and Joyce Ng

    ... avenue available" if China breaches the agreement vowing "one country, two systems" for Hong Kong. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg was quoted as telling ex-chief Secretary Anson ... China's position and concern [and]... immediately stop its interference in Hong Kong's affairs," spokesman Hong Lei said. The white paper, which emphasised Beijing's ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Delayed payments system stalls yuan’s global ambitions

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 11:18am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Roll-out of CIPS network won't be ready before 2016 due to technical glitches and policy snags Payment system delay hits yuan's global ambitions China's ... which stand to lose their privileged position. In the long run, however, an efficient global network for yuan trades will be essential for fulfilling Beijing's wish to boost ...

  5. PSP2

    Posted Feb 13th 2011, 12:00am by Gadget Geezer

    ... Gadget Geezer Here's something to look forward to this year. Last week, Sony unveiled the next generation of its portable gaming console. Launched under the codename Next Generation Portable, the next version of the PSP, or the PSP2- as many call it- ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong installs detection systems as WHO declares Ebola a global problem

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 11:45pm by Emily Tsang, Zhuang Pinghui and Agencies

    ... Emily Tsang, Zhuang Pinghui and Agencies Detection systems installed at Hong Kong's borders as epidemic that has killed nearly 1,000 in Africa is declared international emergency Ebola now a global problem, W.H.O. says The World Health Organisation yesterday declared the Ebola epidemic in West Africa an international public health emergency needing a coordinated global ...

  7. Question of the week: Should parents trace the whereabouts of their children through the Global Positioning System (GPS) installed in mobile phones?

    Posted May 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nima Tamang, 14, St Margaret's Co-Ed English Secondary and Primary School I don't think that would be necessary because teenagers need their privacy. Some of them might be out on a date and I don't think parents should ruin that moment. Our ...

  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Australian faces Singapore caning for plane row

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 11:59am by Global Post

    ... Global Post An Australian man is facing a caning in Singapore after being accused of swearing during an argument on Tiger Airways flight. The West Australian newspaper wrote that Perth maritime worker Bruce Griffiths, 47, entered into a loud argument with another man during an overnight flight from Perth to Singapore on January 3. Seated in the middle of a row, Griffiths had ...

  9. Business - Economy

    Confidence builds for strong recovery in global trade

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 01:27am by JING YANG

    ... Jing Yang jing.yang@scmp.com Demand from US and Europe driving recovery, economic data and shipping volumes show Confidence builds on global trade lift Global trade has put in a robust ... Singapore yesterday reported strong growth last month in non-oil domestic and non-electronic exports to China, the United States and the EU. Of the global picture, Raymond Yeung, senior economist ...

  10. China satellite launch counters US dominance

    Posted Nov 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... increase China's military strength and political influence around the world. Without a global positioning system, Chinese troops and navy vessels had to depend heavily, if not entirely, on the United States' Global Positioning System (GPS) network, Xu said. The US military could, and in fact had, manipulated the signals and severely threatened China's national security. He ...




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