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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong courtrooms now permit tweeting, texting

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 11:58am by Austin Chiu

    ... of Hong Kong media law expert who approached the judiciary a year ago about the precedent from the UK, says: “It is gratifying to see that the Hong Kong judiciary is finally permitting live ... hopes the government will review the Summary Offences Ordinance and reform the law. Britain, on which much of Hong Kong’s legal system is based, has slowly embraced modern technology in its ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    Cancer fears over mobile phone antennae at university in Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... consulting the Department of Health, guidelines issued by the International Commission on Non-Ionising Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) had been adopted in Hong Kong and there was "no ... anywhere in Hong Kong. For the university, with its student body of 12,600 and teaching staff of over 500, it's a win-win arrangement. Mobile phone companies improve their coverage, including ...

  3. Read my blips: home health devices

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and patient.' CardioDock, which has been registered with and approved by European health authorities (hence approved for sale in Hong Kong, says Thomas) and Apple, was first launched in Europe ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com High blood pressure, or hypertension, is one of the most important risk factors for cardiovascular disease- the second biggest killer in Hong Kong ...

  4. Hong Kong shows the way in growing market for location services

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... single-handedly raised the profile of mobile location services in Hong Kong when it launched location-based Sars updates from the Department of Health. Sunday subscribers were given access to that data ... considered more hype than reality, are gaining mainstream acceptance in Hong Kong and other Asian markets, industry experts say. Business and consumer demand for location-based services have posted ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Hong Kong has fastest peak internet speed in world

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... an open telecommunications market with no restrictions on the number of licences that could be issued. Chung said much of the credit went to the Hong Kong Internet eXchange for making it cheaper ... broadband internet speed enjoyed in Hong Kong- the fastest in the world. The top recorded speed of 54.1 megabits per second was documented in Hong Kong in the third quarter of 2012, according ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Just 1pc of Hong Kong people recycle their old phones at recycling sites

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by MICHAEL AU

    ... Michael Au michael.au@scmp.com Survey finds most unwanted mobiles will end up in the city's pile of e-waste Just 1pc use recycling depots for old phones Despite Hong Kong ... have on the environment. They agreed the growing volume of discarded gadgets would worsen pollution problems. Some 74 per cent believe this will cause problems for personal health. When asked ...

  7. Business - Money - AVIATION

    Time to rewrite Hong Kong's on-board rules on tablets?

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com American aviation authorities are taking another look at on-board use of electronic devices, a lead that Hong Kong might follow Time to rewrite HK's air rules on tablets? Hong Kong's aviation regulator might be stirred into renewing its rules on the use of electronic gadgets on aircraft following the US Federal Aviation ...

  8. Pirates sell copies of Longhorn two years before issue

    Posted Dec 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and internet relay chat channels. The authorities may claim credit for the shrinking number of pirate shops in Hong Kong, but if anyone deserves credit, it is the broadband industry. Public demand ... 'You can stand on the scooter, co-ordinate speed by remote control. It's a perfect way for both health body and fun.' Just as long as you are not the fool standing on it. ...

  9. Issues, not personalities, stir net users to action

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of 245 web users, a focus group and a case study of Hong Kong Reporter, the city's largest internet radio website. Baptist University lecturer Shiu Ka-chun, a consultant for the study, said ... of information and bringing together people with similar ideas and beliefs. Anthony Lam Yue-yeung, a producer at Hong Kong Reporter, said the charisma of politicians was very important. Most of its hosts ...

  10. Livelihood issues top concerns, poll finds

    Posted Dec 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Hong Kong people are most concerned about livelihood issues, a University of Hong Kong poll shows. Of 1,013 respondents, 52 per cent were most concerned with social problems, while 36 per cent and 9 per cent respectively worried about economic and political problems. In a June poll the corresponding figures were 54 per cent, 31 per cent, and 12 per cent. ...




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