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  1. Cepa lightning was just a flash in the pan

    Posted May 21st 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... from January onwards. This gives a whole new meaning to the phrase 'stealing the thunder'. It is like Mr Tung announcing a lightning bolt to be Hong Kong's very own and skirting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/456501/cepa-lightning-was-just-flash-pan
  2. Thunder but no lightning in land of the long white cloud

    Posted Sep 21st 2005, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Reports by Peta Tomlinson HAS NEW ZEALAND, the land of the long white cloud, of clean, green living, and some of the best-performing property investment yields in the region, lost its allure? That is the question some observers are asking since watching m ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/517032/thunder-no-lightning-land-long-white-cloud
  3. Crash threatens to derail market

    Posted Jul 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a train reportedly stalled after being struck by lightning and was rammed by another train. State media said a power failure caused by the lightning strike knocked out an electronic safety system ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/974578/crash-threatens-derail-market
  4. User-unfriendly websites illogical

    Posted Sep 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... standards to ensure accessibility and development. Computer technology is changing at lightning speed, challenging the screen-reading software that the disabled use for access. But that is no reason ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/980552/user-unfriendly-websites-illogical
  5. KCRC refuses to blame contractor for signal failures

    Posted Oct 04th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... to international standards, and unfortunately the amount of lightning this year was higher than in other years. This is a fact, there's a little deviation in our predictions' of the effect ... connections to help transmit high-voltage electricity from lightning strikes to the ground, was part of the maintenance budget, so the corporation would not pass on the burden to passengers. Referring ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/518947/kcrc-refuses-blame-contractor-signal-failures
  6. Princeling manager to exit citic securities

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... caught the eye of the top leadership and become lightning rods for public debate as citizens call for more equal work opportunities. Earlier this year, Winston Wen, also known as Wen Yunsong, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1003833/princeling-manager-exit-citic-securities
  7. After Wenzhou tragedy, HK should abort bullet train link

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... cut-outs are designed to work despite power failures, lightning strikes or human error. Just last month, for example, a lightning strike triggered a shutdown of London's Heathrow Express ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/974527/after-wenzhou-tragedy-hk-should-abort-bullet-train-link
  8. To B or not to B? A question of reform

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Speculation that Beijing will drastically overhaul the nation's slumbering hard-currency B-share market has reached fever pitch as the plummeting price of one of the companies on the board sends the firm to the brink of delisting. Fujian-based electronics manufacturer Tsann Kuen (China) Enterprise has become a lightning rod ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014171/b-or-not-b-question-reform
  9. HK broadband use up sharply

    Posted Jan 17th 2004, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... BEN KWOK There are now more broadband internet surfers in Hong Kong than narrowband users- a sign the city is becoming increasingly technology savvy as consumers prefer lightning-fast downloads to pedestrian dial-up access. Last year, 51 per cent of all households connected to the internet through broadband. This shored up its No?2 position behind South Korea, which has long led ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/441600/hk-broadband-use-sharply
  10. Broadband Net users up 21pc to 1.2m

    Posted Jan 17th 2004, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok There are now more broadband internet surfers in Hong Kong than narrowband users- a sign the city is becoming increasingly technology savvy as consumers prefer lightning-fast downloads to pedestrian dial-up access. Last year, 51 per cent of all households connected to the internet through broadband. This shored up its No2 position behind South Korea, which has long led ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/441541/broadband-net-users-21pc-12m

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