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  1. Cypress switches on to a smart way to live - using your phone

    Posted Apr 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to simply reach out to the bedside table, pick up your mobile phone and punch in a couple of keys to turn off the lights - or turn on the air-conditioner. Patrick Shum, chairman of Cypress Group, believes such hi-tech aids are sought after by many people in Hong Kong. And in anticipation of what it sees as huge potential in the smart living market, the company - a Singaporean subsidiary ...

  2. Let's be environmentally smart

    Posted Feb 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... I am writing in response to the article 'School Earth Hour' (Young Post, February 20). I agree that young people in Hong Kong should be more active about social issues, both local and international. I also agree that we should be more concerned ...

  3. Smart way to get on in the ministry of silly ideas

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... Hong Kong is crammed full of hard-working and smart people who have transformed this so-called 'barren rock' into an international centre. So why are they so rigorously excluded from ...

  4. 'Smart' plug points way to energy-saving future

    Posted Apr 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai A Hong Kong-British partnership has created the world's first 'smart' electric power plug to tap the growing market for energy-efficient devices which, the industry says, has virtually unlimited potential. The plug, which is called the Intelliplug, automatically cuts off the power supply to any electrical appliances that go into standby mode. That can ...

  5. Smart power

    Posted Oct 29th 2007, 12:00am by Anthony Cheung

    ... By becoming a global education hub, Hong Kong can groom a generation of international ambassadors, writes Anthony Cheung Developing Hong Kong as a regional education hub is part of the government's new game plan to make the most of the city's de ...

  6. Phone scam suspects arrested

    Posted Sep 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Five Hongkongers suspected of involvement in a cross-border phone scam have been arrested in a joint operation conducted by local and mainland police. Hong Kong police said yesterday at least HK$23 million was involved. They said that the scam artists posed as mainland police and told victims to transfer money because their accounts might be looted. The money ...

  7. Phone scams robbing old folk of millions, police say

    Posted Nov 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford, Fox Yi Hu

    ... payments themselves, Williams said. This has led to an increase in arrests, with 17 Taiwanese and four mainlanders held since last month. Syndicates were increasingly using internet phone software ...

  8. Events

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tuesday, August 7: Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies talk: 'Briefing on SFC guidelines on disclosure of inside information'. Central Plaza, Wan Chai. Hong Kong Securities Institute lunch: 'Introduction of renminbi currency futures'. Wing On Centre, Central. Thursday, August 9: British Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Smart tips for small businesses: ...

  9. letters

    Posted Jul 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... talk loudly into their mobile phones without thinking about the people around them. Others play computer games, with the volume turned up to the highest level. Sometimes children will run ... the feelings of others. They should talk softly when using their mobile phones, and turn down the volume of their music and games. Mutual respect is important in making our society a harmonious place ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am

    ... to beat and give the world-class sprinter her first Sports Star Award of the Year.   Samsung unveils latest Galaxy phone Samsung Electronics may add to Apple's headaches when the consumer ... in the first month after its launch. The phone is widely expected to boast crisp, full-high-definition pictures; a bigger screen; a 13 megapixel rear camera; and an improved eight-core processor. ...




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