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  1. Digi-quest

    Posted Aug 10th 2008, 12:00am by Danyll Wills

    ... you will need a shareware application called 'Pacifist', which you can get from www.charlessoft.com . I worry a lot about lightning striking power and telephone lines and destroying ... of my earliest experiences when I came to Hong Kong in 1992 and lived in Mui Wo was a bolt of lightning destroying my modem, fax and computer. One of the problems with the outlying islands ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/648501/digi-quest
  2. Airport considers switching to new lightning-detection system

    Posted Jul 18th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The airport could switch to a lightning-warning system adopted by the Observatory if its reliability is proven by the end of the rainy season. The Airport Authority ... forecasts lightning strikes more accurately than the old one, which means warning periods are shortened - causing less inconvenience for ground crews and passengers. Combined with its heightened ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/645635/airport-considers-switching-new-lightning-detection-system
  3. New warning service on lightning

    Posted May 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Chiang Swimming pool operators, scouts and hikers are among the groups who could benefit from an Observatory website that issues an alert if there has been lightning within 15km ... lightning would affect only isolated areas. 'The alert will be convenient for people who need to monitor the weather at outdoor activities,' she said. 'The warning could be given ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/639307/new-warning-service-lightning
  4. Lightning Bolt strikes gold and sets new mark

    Posted Aug 17th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson in Beijing The Lightning Bolt struck the 'Bird's Nest' last night and set the Olympic history books on fire with a new world record in the men's 100 metres final. Not only did Usain Bolt sizzle across the line in 9.69 seconds to claim the gold medal in the glamour event and an Olympic first for Jamaica, he started his celebrations several ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/649350/lightning-bolt-strikes-gold-and-sets-new-mark
  5. Events

    Posted Sep 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wednesday, September 17: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Is it time to invest in US real estate?' American Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Healthcare reform: What, why and how'. Bank of America Tower. American Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'US foreign policy in East Asia'. French Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Lightning ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/652519/events
  6. Taken by storm

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... When a storm is brewing and there's a thrill of excitement in the air, head to one of the following restaurants. They offer adventurous food, dramatic decor or floor-to-ceiling windows that allow diners to watch the rain splash against the glass and lightning strike above the city lights. At Pierre, you will experience complex tastes and artistic presentation, while ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/656521/taken-storm
  7. Events

    Posted Sep 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tomorrow: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Is it time to invest in US real estate?' American Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Healthcare reform: What, why and how'. Bank of America Tower. American Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'US foreign policy in East Asia'. JW Marriott Hotel. French Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Lightning flashes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/652766/events
  8. Liam Finn

    Posted Feb 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott Liam Finn I'll Be Lightning (Yep Records) As the movie tagline for The Royal Tenenbaums proclaimed, 'family isn't a word, it's a sentence'. ... Oliver Everett of Eels on I'll be Lightning, only Finn brings with him a lot more joy than either of those two artists could be accused of. Better to Be sets the mood as Finn's soft ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/625285/liam-finn
  9. Events

    Posted Sep 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Is it time to invest in US real estate?' American Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Healthcare reform: What, why and how'. Bank of America Tower. American Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'US foreign policy in East Asia'. JW Marriott Hotel. French Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Lightning flashes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/652951/events
  10. Events

    Posted Sep 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Commerce lunch: 'US foreign policy in East Asia'. French Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Lightning flashes over the world economy - How deep will Asia be hurt?' Foreign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/652339/events

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