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  1. Foxconn's robots do not commit suicide

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... unfortunate labour incidents are bound to occur. Since November, back home in Taiwan, Foxconn has been building an automated factory that will house 300,000 robots. These workers can work 24/7, do not complain or commit suicide, and care nothing about labour rights. They will assemble consumer electronics such as iPhones and iPads. In three years, Foxconn expects its army of robots to reach one ...

  2. Student puts on charity concert for children

    Posted Mar 26th 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... happy that my skill with music is able to help out people in need.' Isaac Salonga, the Year 11 event organiser, said: 'I'd always wanted to do some charity work to help people, so ... on the community.' Isaac said he hoped people in the community would give a helping hand to orphans in Cambodia with generous donations. Kabel's album will also be on sale to raise funds. The concert ...

  3. Talking points

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Make-or-break moment looms for Mars mission Nasa's Curiosity rover, the most advanced robot yet sent to another world, is expected to land on Mars on Monday (as depicted in this artist's impression). The key objective of the two-year mission is to determine whether microbial life ever existed ...

  4. RTHK series on 'real' housewives to debunk obvious myths in poll

    Posted Apr 05th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... like see lai while staying single. The survey has been released to coincide with a new RTHK series of 10 independent television episodes, each based on a real-life see lai, on ATV on Friday nights. They aim to be authentic, so they won't be anything like the highly amusing North American hit series Desperate Housewives. The RTHK episodes, however, will offer some intriguing ...

  5. In This Series

    Posted Jun 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The final part of our series next week is devoted to a specially commissioned survey into Hong Kong people's attitudes towards their life and times, plus the view from across the border with a survey of Guangzhou residents. Don't miss the last part next Monday, and remember you can catch up with the series at any time at www.scmp.com ...

  6. letters

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Science and Engineering Fair for his robot Total Equip. It was developed for domestic security. Chan had modelled it after R2-D2 of the Star Wars movies. He was just 15 at the time. Last year, he ...

  7. News - China - SOCIETY

    China authorities pushing happiness amid rising discontent

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... aired a seven-episode television series in August offering advice to those who are unhappy. In it, a professor with a psychology degree from Harvard University instructed people on how to find ... Television (CCTV) has been running a series of segments for it which it conducted 3,500 man-on-the-street interviews in an attempt to measure the mainland's "gross national happiness". ...

  8. News - China - 18th PARTY CONGRESS

    China's 2020 goal may fail unless core issues are tackled, say analysts

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... learn from Japan's "income-doubling plan" in the 1960s. Japanese prime minister Hayato Ikeda introduced a series of steps, including interest rate and tax reductions, to boost ...

  9. Devoting her life to helping the poor

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... only by the amount of money that you have made. If society cares only about money, everyone will end up functioning like robots and inter-personal relations will no longer exist. Are you ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Janette Pepall: An adoption pioneer

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by Liana Cafolla

    ... Liana Cafolla Organising an array of thought-provoking seminars and workshops for counsellors, parents and their helpers, a new steering committee at Adoptive Families of Hong Kong has been breathing new life into the group. Australian consultant Janette Pepall was the keynote speaker at a series of talks last month. She pioneered the fostering and adoption of Hong Kong ...




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