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  1. Global exposure helps clock designer to a timely win

    Posted Aug 24th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Exposure to a global market is important for a designer's career, says Leung Yat-san, whose Time Globe won a clock-design competition. 'I'm a locally trained product ... said his sphere-shaped winning design was inspired by his concept of time. One side of the sphere shows a map of the northern hemisphere, while the other is a three-dimensional clock ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/513340/global-exposure-helps-clock-designer-timely-win
  2. Time, money focus of SAIC global drive

    Posted Mar 10th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... the general election, expected in early May, to prevent the closure of the Longbridge plant at a cost of 6,100 jobs. As the first step in its global expansion, SAIC paid US$59.7 million in October ... a global player. It is very capital-intensive. Consumer products would be a better choice,' he said. 'Cross-border takeovers are difficult. The most successful are serial buyers who have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/492028/time-money-focus-saic-global-drive
  3. Bullish times in 'textile city' as global quotas come to an end

    Posted Feb 08th 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... and 30 million other articles of clothing a year from a vast 'textile city' on the outskirts of Ningbo. With the end of global textile quotas on more than 2,000 items, including cotton ... Organisations estimates China will take an additional US$200 billion of the global apparel trade and 'virtually destroy' the US textile industry, putting up to 650,000 people out of work. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/488609/bullish-times-textile-city-global-quotas-come-end
  4. It's time to help people get off therelentless treadmill of work

    Posted Sep 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... competitiveness in the global market. The chief executive has every reason to make such a call, as Hong Kong has a relatively unskilled workforce despite its wealth. Only 18 per cent of its working ... to address is how Hong Kong people can find time to unwind and savour life, let alone upgrade themselves. Although civil servants work no more than 44 hours- or 51/2 days- a week, the Employment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/517593/its-time-help-people-get-therelentless-treadmill-work
  5. What will be the biggest environmental problem in 50 years' time?

    Posted Jun 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... environmental problem will be global warming. Burning fossil fuels and exhaust fumes from cars and machines all contribute to the increase of greenhouse gases. These gases would raise the Earth's ... lovely polar bears! They are threatened by the rapidly changing environment. Melting ice will lead to their extinction. In fact, they will vanish within 60 years if global warming does not slow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/503377/what-will-be-biggest-environmental-problem-50-years-time
  6. Battling terror

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should security levels internationally be stepped up to prevent another London-type terrorist bombing attack? What should be the next step in the global 'war on terror'? Share your views: write to us ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/507613/battling-terror
  7. The season for a new look and a new partner for old favourites

    Posted Apr 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the advertising material and through all McDonald's outlets. 'With familiarity comes indifference, and the company decided it was time to re-energise the brand and remind everyone why they fell ... customers are happy with the new payment method, although it takes 30 per cent longer in transaction time. Cable reinforcements Pay-television operator NOW Broadband TV has brought in an array ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/495496/season-new-look-and-new-partner-old-favourites
  8. Exposed to Mother Nature's fury

    Posted Sep 07th 2005, 12:00am by Tom Plate

    ... energy-hungry machines have been manhandling our precious, precariously balanced planet? The way this question is put may seem fanciful, but the issue of global warming has been on the table long enough to know that it is high time we did something about it. Most people understand that many scientists believe the issue to be nothing less than dire. It is also a fact that many eminent scientific ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/515155/exposed-mother-natures-fury
  9. Join the tribe

    Posted Feb 06th 2005, 12:00am by Lauren Crothers

    ... of mankind. But if you're going to initiate yourself into the global tribe of inked-up followers, you'd be doing yourself a favour to go somewhere good, where the artists listen closely to what you want and where hygiene is the top priority. Tample Tattoo in Times Square is the sum of its parts; the studio interior is welcoming and clean, the portfolios are plentiful ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/488419/join-tribe
  10. HKU joins the global data grid

    Posted Sep 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong The University of Hong Kong is the first Asia-Pacific academic institution to join the World Community Grid which networks computers and uses their idle time to help tackle vital questions on human health and welfare globally. The volunteer virtual community, launched by IBM last year, aims to make grid computing- joining many individual computers to create a large ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/517531/hku-joins-global-data-grid

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