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  1. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    Greedy Shanghai taxi drivers show the 'evil' side of new technology

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 02:59am by George Chen

    ... that has already had a big impact on daily life on the mainland. Last week, Shanghai's municipal government issued an order forbidding taxi drivers from accepting reservations through ... technology can adversely affect the normal order of social life. The following story was widely circulated in Shanghai recently, and illustrates the point. It is about an old woman who stood ...

  2. Business - Economy

    Trade-off between productivity gains and job losses isn't so simple

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 02:06pm by PATRICK LOW

    ... productivity as do the richest countries. Spurning productivity growth in order to protect jobs is a sure recipe for slower growth, reduced opportunity and, for some, decline. Patrick Low ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong courtrooms now permit tweeting, texting

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 11:58am by Austin Chiu

    ... allow live broadcasting of court hearings. The move reflects an international trend to allow text-based communication from courts. More than three years after British courts made a similar move, ...

  4. Angry Birds empire to expand

    Posted Jan 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Finland's Rovio Entertainment plans to soon expand the reach of its Angry Birds video-game empire across China with a multipronged initiative into shops, theme parks and the mainland's vast non-3G mobile subscriber population. But the company shot down recent speculation that it has decided to list its shares in Hong Kong or another ...

  5. Media satisfaction reaches new high

    Posted Jun 21st 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The internet has edged out radio as the third main source of news according to a survey which also found Hong Kong people's satisfaction with the media had reached a record high since the handover. The internet was cited as the main news ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Can China regain its lead in innovation?

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by Andrew Sheng

    ... to Robert Clive, the conqueror of India for the British empire. Walsh was rewarded for his contribution to the British victory at the 1757 Battle of Plassey, and he returned to England ... moves in funny ways. Watching a BBC programme on the power of science, I learned that a retired British East India Company civil servant called John Walsh financed a naval expedition in 1772 ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - INTERNET

    Former USSR internet domain a haven for cyber-criminals

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:51am by AP

    ... Raphael Satter Former Soviet Union domain name has become a major haven for hackers and cyber-criminals The 'evil empire' is alive and living in cyberspace The Soviet Union disappeared from the map more than two decades ago, but online an 'e-vil empire' is thriving. Security experts say the.su internet suffix assigned to the USSR in 1990 has become a haven ...

  8. Business - Companies

    Apple iPad mini makes low key debut

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:14pm by AFP

    ... dissipating after an initial rush. In tech-mad Singapore numbers were well down on previous launches while in Hong Kong, around 30 people queued to pick up their pre-ordered devices before the Apple ... for a new generation iPhone 5 were not repeated. “Looks like most ordered it online,” one person in the small queue told reporters. Nevertheless, acolytes declared themselves impressed ...

  9. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - FASHION

    That's one smart dummy

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... gathered a lot of information and profiled this data from American, British, Japanese and Hong Kong people to understand how the body changes from small sizes to larger ones." It's ...

  10. Apple wins court order on 'iPad' trademark

    Posted Jul 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and asked Apple to pay US$10 million for the two trademarks. Apple's lawyers later found that China Minsheng Bank had obtained a so-called asset preservation order against Proview Shenzhen. ...




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