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  1. Seat belts still not mandatory

    Posted Mar 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The government will advise operators to fit new buses with seat belts, but stopped short of saying whether it would become a mandatory requirement. The suggestion follows ... But Ms Yip would not say whether it would be made mandatory. At present, 2,122 buses or half of the 5,862-strong bus fleet in Hong Kong have seat belts. But it would cost HK$150,000 per bus ...

  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Apple co-founder wants to become Australian citizen

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 03:20am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Apple co-founder a fan of Australia's technology strategy and has applied for citizenship Wozniak wants to be Aussie American Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple with the late Steve Jobs, yesterday described his fondness for Australia and said his efforts to become a citizen were already under way. "I actually like this country and want ...

  3. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Google's 'loony' way of granting remote web access gets off ground

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... at the same latitude as New Zealand, including Australia and Argentina, based on the stratospheric conditions. ...

  4. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    4G seen to widen Asian SMEs' reach

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... said 4G services were already widespread in Australia, Japan and South Korea, while in China and India, the region's two largest markets, operators were fast catching up. China Mobile, ... said, making up 60 per cent of gross domestic product in China and 57 per cent in Indonesia and Australia. Karim Temsamani, president of Google Asia-Pacific, said small and medium-sized ...

  5. Business - Companies - AVIATION

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

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

    ... and Australia. Separately, Cathay said it was benefiting from the weaker Japanese yen, which helped the company achieve double-digit growth in passenger traffic to Japan. The airline plans to increase ...

  6. CLP to develop HK$2.9b solar power project in Australia

    Posted Feb 26th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang CLP Holdings will invest HK$2 billion to build the world's largest solar-power project in Australia. The system will be capable of generating 154 megawatts of 'green' electricity, enough to power 45,000 homes. The Hong Kong energy supplier said yesterday its Australian flagship subsidiary TRUenergy would develop the project, its first solar venture, ...

  7. Mark Six

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... One ticket won the HK$8 million first prize in last night's draw. The winning numbers were 2, 9, 13, 40, 44 and 46 and the extra number 10. The second prize of HK$507,320 was shared by 2.5 tickets. Third prize paid HK$47,300. ...

  8. China set to overtake Australia in IT services

    Posted Jun 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Australia as the largest market for professional information technology services in the Asia Pacific, excluding Japan, in the next four years, according to research firm International Data Corp. ... IT budgets since 2003. As a result, IDC forecasts China to gain a 24 per cent regional technology-services market share by 2010, edging past Australia and its 23 per cent share. IDC estimates ...

  9. LESS is more

    Posted Mar 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... vaporising and heat insulation has seen major breakthroughs. Since November 2009, Hong Kong has implemented the Mandatory Energy Efficiency Labelling Scheme (MEELS) in phases to help improve energy ...

  10. The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

    Posted Dec 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Australia's Weeping Spoon Productions blends puppetry, music and animation to present an exploration of the next and oldest frontier: the deep blue sea. In English with Chinese surtitles. Dec 16-17, 3pm, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323 ...




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