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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 - 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 ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - TRADING

    HKEx opens stronger and faster computing centre

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... Ray Chan ray.utchan@scmp.com HKEx opens stronger and faster computing centre Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing kicked off operations at its HK$1.5 billion data centre in Tseung Kwan ... Alexander Lee said the new data infrastructure should have limited impact on HKEx's revenue and net profit in the short term, as Hong Kong stock trading was determined by external money inflows ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    Asia's fastest undersea data cable to link to Hong Kong next year

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by LILLY ZHANG, Adrian Wan

    ... cable serving the city. It will begin serving Hong Kong next year, with the launch to coincide with the opening of the Hong Kong Financial Data Centre in Tseung Kwan O, Nakanishi said. A data ... Lilly Zhang and Adrian Wan The Asia Submarine-cable Express, which can transfer an entire DVD in two seconds, will serve Hong Kong from early next year Bringing the internet to you faster ...

  5. Simulated voting not new to Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Simulated voting may sound like a novel idea to many, but it has been tried with some success in Hong Kong before. In 1993, Dr Robert Chung Ting-yiu from the University of Hong Kong led a simulated poll on whether the government should make voting compulsory. While it was done in the old paper-and-pencil fashion, this time Chung wants to replace ...

  6. CityU creative media centre to open

    Posted Oct 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan City University of Hong Kong will open a new HK$750 million creative media centre this Friday. Cutting-edge facilities include the city's first live motion-capture technology studio- similar to the one used to produce blockbusters Avatar and Rise of the Planet of the Apes. The Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre also boasts a 3D movie lab complete ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - MANUFACTURING

    3-D printing opens up brave new world of instant manufacturing

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... printing. While this and some applications, such as chocolate printing, are akin to novelties, its uses include rapidly making complex prototypes, and even creating plane parts. In Hong Kong ... as plastic objects are created. Unlike Star Trek, you cannot ask it to make dinner, but you could create a plate to eat from as you ponder the possibilities for printing. Martin Williams is a Hong ...

  8. Business - Economy

    Hong Kong keeps innovation lead in Asia

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 11:28am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez in Hong Kong Despite lingering weakness in the economy, Hong Kong has retained its position in the top-10 global rankings of leading markets for innovation. The city also sits ... director of INSEAD’s European Competitiveness Initiative. Hong Kong and Singapore ranked 7th and 8th, respectively this year’s GII ranking. Hong Kong was second in the innovation input sub-index ...

  9. Treasures of Music: An Exhibition of Hong Kong Music Documents Collected

    Posted Sep 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... More than 200 music scores, manuscripts, clay-printed Cantonese opera scripts, photos and gramophone records collected during the Hong Kong Music Collection Campaign are on display. Opens today, then daily, 10am-8pm, Exhibition Gallery, Central Library, Causeway Rd, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: 2921 0259. Ends Sep 23 ...

  10. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Cathay Pacific eyes hi-tech 'self-boarding' gates in Hong Kong

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... non-scheduled flights to meet increased demand. The year-on-year growth in passengers flying to Japan came from both the Hong Kong and Southeast Asian markets, Chu said. Traffic from mainland China ...




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