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  1. Business - China Business - MONITOR

    Mining on the moon? That's sheer lunacy

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 05:45am by Tom Holland

    ... with an orbiting laboratory, China's latest launch places it firmly in the front rank of current space exploration, and prepares the ground for a planned manned moon mission some time within the next ... elements on the moon. But even the most ardent exponent of extra-planetary mineral exploitation must realise the idea is lunacy. Everything to do with space exploration is excruciatingly expensive. ...

  2. Business - Companies - TELECOMMUNICATIONS

    AsiaSat seeks US$306m financing from US Export-Import Bank

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... with the Californian-based company Space Exploration Technologies to launch AsiaSat 6 and 8 from Cape Canaveral in Florida. ...

  3. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Thank the rich for driving technology trends that will benefit us

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 01:08pm by Cathy Holcombe

    ... the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Their robots have been used in space exploration, for detecting mines in war zones, and to tour the Fukushima nuclear plant after the 2011 disaster. But all ... for that niche. And the competition is likely going to get worse. When iRobot started its business in 1990, the US federal government allocated 1 per cent of its budget to space agency Nasa. Today ...

  4. Business - Economy - industry

    Japan out to regain influence over Brazil amid greater China exposure

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 05:13am by Bloomberg

    ... different approaches," Brumer said. "There is still a big space to be explored between Brazil and Japan, mainly among medium-size companies." ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - ACQUISITIONS

    SOHO China on lookout for acquisitions in prime locations

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 02:03pm by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com The mainland’s largest developer of prime office space, SOHO China, says it will continue to explore buying opportunities in prime locations in Beijing ... profit, excluding net valuation gains, rising about 128 per cent to 1.22 billion yuan (HK$1.54 billion) in the first half of the year on a stronger contribution from sales of commercial space ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - EARNINGS

    Poly Property to step up sales drive to meet annual target

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 03:58pm by LANGI CHIANG AND PEGGY SITO

    ... price fell 1.84 per cent to close at HK$6.40, reflecting investors' concern about the sustainability of its profit growth. The mainland's largest developer of prime office space said it would continue to explore buying opportunities in Beijing and Shanghai to take advantage of a residential market downturn. Soho recorded a turnover of 4.75 billion yuan as property sales rose 83 ...

  7. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Alibaba seen posting solid numbers in first earnings report since US IPO

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 04:19am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Later, at the same conference, Apple chief executive Tim Cook said the interest in dialogue and exploration of areas of cooperation was mutual. "We love to partner with people who are wicked ... in the company," Cook said. "So if we can find some areas of common space, I love it." Ma also disclosed at the conference that Alibaba was seeking to forge new partnerships with the large, ...

  8. Business - Companies

    'A wild party boat?' No, barges will be floating tech showcases, Google says

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 10:53am by AP, Reuters

    ... of the above,” the statement says. “Although it’s still early days and things may change, we’re exploring using the barge as an interactive space where people can learn about new technology.” A Google ... Associated Press and Reuters French court orders search giant to keep removing links to photos of Max Mosley orgy Internet giant Google says it is exploring using two large barges ...

  9. Business - Money - INSURANCE

    Munich Re targets new insurance niche with Hong Kong regional base

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:58am by JING YANG

    ... marine partnership. Of Munich Re's €17 billion (HK$167 billion) reinsurance gross premiums last year, nearly a tenth, or €1.6 billion, was generated from marine, aviation and space ... unavailable to this region, such as exploring the under-insured natural catastrophe area, said Wilkinson, who was in charge of Munich Re's Greater China business for 13 years until taking up ...

  10. Business - Companies

    Microsoft privacy plan angers advertisers

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 02:53pm by Bloomberg

    ... setting in its newest Internet Explorer browser that tells websites not to track user behavior, General Counsel Brad Smith said. “We crossed the Rubicon and are completely comfortable being ... partners like Yahoo!, who say they will ignore privacy signals transmitted by Internet Explorer 10. “Advertisers have invested a lot in their ad platforms and the Achilles heel is the consumers ...




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