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  1. Lee looks to science to give him the edge

    Posted Oct 10th 2010, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka With the fate of triathlon as an elite sport resting on his shoulders, Daniel Lee Chi-wo is turning to science to ensure he is in peak form for the next month's Games. When Lee finishes his daily training he heads to the Hong Kong Sports Institute and spends up to 12 hours in a chamber that replicates the sensation of being at altitude by reducing ...

  2. Science of deception the main product of industrial estates

    Posted Oct 25th 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'The Science and Technology Park Corporation is to launch a one-year study to decide if a fourth industrial estate is needed, and ways to revitalise existing ... made things worse under Tung Chee-hwa (remember him?) by falling victim to the internet bubble eight years ago and setting up a special Science Park that would make Hong Kong a hi-tech centre. ...

  3. The House of Wisdom

    Posted Mar 21st 2010, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... unacknowledged, Jonathan Lyons explains how Arab science and philosophy helped 'rescue the Christian world from ignorance and made possible the very idea of the West'. Words we use today hint ... by translating Arabic works of science (astronomy, mathematics, etc) into Latin, including an Arabic version of Euclid's Elements. According to Lyons, outright anti-Muslim prejudice (going back ...

  4. Bomb, Book & Compass

    Posted Aug 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Compass includes a list from Needham's life work, the 24-volume Science and Civilisation in China. There, in alphabetical order, are Chinese inventions and discoveries, including everything ...

  5. A foil for the West without even trying

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo The world is obsessed with China, Chris Patten recently observed in a China Daily interview. But, despite routine critical reportage on the country, he has said it is in no one's interest to see its society or economy fail. Patten is no doubt ...

  6. Assurances sought on suspect's rights, fax shows

    Posted Sep 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com A top secret fax marked 'US only except Libya' and dated 2004 reveals that Hong Kong authorities demanded a guarantee that a suspected Libyan terrorist, his wife and four young children would not be tortured or killed ...

  7. Umbrella offer for triple visitors

    Posted Jan 10th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Before May 23, those who visit the 'Act {bull} Live- Hong Kong International Poster Triennial 2010', 'Touching Art Louvre's Sculptures in Movement' at the Hong Kong Museum of Art, and 'Marvellous Inventions of Leonardo da Vinci' at the Hong Kong Science Museum, can get a specially designed souvenir umbrella by presenting three standard ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cottages will be more like town houses Ho Min-kwan in her letter ('Owner's letter about Ho Tung Gardens plans', October 29) appears to be playing the little old lady card. The future of her property has been a matter of public interest for ...

  9. Rendition puts HK on trial

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Compiled by Wong Yat-hei Issues West's respect for human rights in question Local and Western media often carry extensive coverage of activists on the mainland being tortured and killed by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The CCP's treatment o ...

  10. Club under a big backyard tree goes global

    Posted Sep 08th 2007, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Sometimes the most innocuous acts can have life-changing consequences. For Kathy Knowles, that moment came when she invited the kids next door over to enjoy 'story time' in the garden with her own children. Seventeen years later, Ms Kn ...




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