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  1. Teenage dating app shut down

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Skout, a smartphone dating app popular with Hongkongers, has shut down its version for teenagers after a series of rape allegations in the United States ... of the kids' pool. Under its zero-tolerance policy for inappropriate and suspicious behaviour, Skout says it bans 'tens of thousands of devices each month'. The rape allegations raise larger ...

  2. Business - Economy

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

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

    ... are at play. Those who believe that the historical link between productivity growth and job growth has been broken base their case on the experience of the last decade and a half. They argue ... the reality that adjustment can be very painful, the fallout more prolonged than necessary- and even permanent in the worst-case scenarios. Governments bear much of the responsibility for aggravating ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong courtrooms now permit tweeting, texting

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

    ... text-based communications in the courts. “This first step toward modernisation will help journalists cover court cases in a more active and timely way that promotes public access.” But Ma made ... courtrooms, though filming of most cases remains banned. The country’s Supreme Court has streamed its proceedings live online since 2011, and last year began uploading video of its judges reading ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    How can Hongkongers avoid being struck by lightning?

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by John Chan

    ... John Chan Staying indoors is vital when a storm approaches. A system called Atlas lets ground workers at Hong Kong airport know when to take shelter How can we avoid being struck by lightning? What are the odds of being struck by lightning in Hong Kong? R ...

  5. 1 in 6 Hongkongers own a tablet PC, survey shows

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com About one in six Hongkongers own a tablet computer, about six times the worldwide average, a global survey says. Market research firm TNS interviewed 34,000 people across 43 countries, including 501 in Hong Kong, over the past year. Results show Hongkongers are much keener on new gadgets than people in other developed places: 17 per cent of respondents ...

  6. Hongkonger right in the thick of the search for 'God particle'

    Posted Apr 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Scientists: 1,700-plus, including Hongkonger Jacky Lie Ki LHCb Studying particles called B mesons and investigating differences between matter and antimatter. Scientists: 650 CMS (Compact Muon ...

  7. Hongkongers split over 2023 hosting bid

    Posted Nov 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lo Wei Hongkongers remain divided about whether the city should bid to host the 2023 Asian Games. A survey found 48 per cent supported the idea, but 39 per cent were against it. Of 483 Hongkongers aged 18 to 45 interviewed by the Hong Kong Youth Association in October, 56 per cent said the proposed budget of HK$40 billion was too high and would cost the project their support. ...

  8. Qihoo, Tencent face off in anti-monopoly case

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sally Wang sally.wang@scmp.com Qihoo 360 yesterday squared off with Tencent in a mainland court, in a landmark case involving the Chinese internet industry's first anti-monopoly litigation. The Guangdong People's High Court heard Qihoo, which sells antivirus software, accuse Tencent of abusing its dominant market position in a dispute between the two companies in 2010. ...

  9. Cosmic sleuths on the case

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chu Ming-chung It's not every day you get to help determine a fundamental constant of nature and a new phenomenon in particle physics. But an international team of scientists believes they have done just that, at an underground site near Daya Bay ...

  10. Trio held over alleged rape

    Posted Sep 11th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Three men who had allegedly raped and circulated a video of it online were arrested last night. A video clip taken by a mobile phone had been circulated online showing a girl, aged about 20, being raped by two men. The two men in the video wore uniforms purportedly from a restaurant chain. Police said an investigation was launched when someone reported the video ...




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