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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China takes its place in space with Chang'e-3 and Jade Rabbit

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 03:45am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial China takes its place in space The world long ago sat up and took notice of China's rapid rise as a space power. Patriotic pride in its achievements spread to the worldwide Chinese diaspora. But nothing compares with the scientific and technological significance of the landing on the moon at 9.12 on Saturday night. The Chang'e-3 space probe carried ...

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    Twin air and sea disasters in Asia demand honest inquiries

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 03:51am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Disasters demand honest inquiries Within the space of six weeks, Asia has witnessed an airline disaster with no wreckage and no bodies, and a marine disaster in which ... authority, when disobedience may have saved lives in this case. We depend on an interface of human, mechanical and technological factors for safe sailing or flying. Safety could be enhanced ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Cultural district's bike-hire plan could be start of a revolution in cycling

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... are too busy, narrow and polluted, space too limited for parking and the summer weather too uncomfortable for bikes. Other cities where these factors apply to one degree or another do not have ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The market proves to be a stern judge of government apps

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 06:02am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Market is a stern judge of apps When it comes to harnessing new technology to better serve the people, the government is arguably doing its job. There is no shortage of software applications for smartphone and tablet users, ranging from a country parks guide to promoting safe gay sex. Some apps are no doubt popular and used heavily. But there plenty that remain ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Taxi drivers should embrace technology

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 03:18am by SCMP Editorial

    ... The committee thinks drivers should be banned from having more than two phones mounted on their dashboards. Actually, it doesn't go far enough. In fact, technology has superseded this old way ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    New rules will help keep beauty treatments safe

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of a general anaesthetic- to be carried out anywhere. This is belated recognition that beauty and ageing treatments in particular have gained wide acceptance, sustained by a flow of new technologies ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Success and failure: two sides of the same coin for China's space mission

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 03:56am by SCMP Editorial

    ... are unable to make repairs, it could well be written off as a blot on the space programme. Such thinking is flawed. Life's greatest teachers are failure and defeat, and that is especially so ... of that as 1,000 failures, but a process of 1,000 steps. China has made great leaps in space in a short amount of time. From its first manned mission a little more than a decade ago, it has now ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The devil is in the detail of China's urbanisation blueprint

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 04:09am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to be conducted in tier-two and three cities. Urbanisation elsewhere has been driven incrementally by industrial and technological change. It says something about the scale of China's vision ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Automatic bailouts no longer an option in China

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 03:54am by SCMP Editorial

    ... by the bond default of Shanghai Chaori Solar Energy Science & Technology and the collapse of a real estate company with 3.5 billion yuan of debt and 15 bank creditors. The collapse of the illegal ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Why it's time for a rethink in hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines plane

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 04:22am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of fear that by doing so they would be letting rivals know about their technological capabilities. Finding the plane and its passengers has appeared of secondary consideration. Relatives ... the country to which a missing aircraft is registered to be in charge of the investigation. But the Malaysian government has insufficient capabilities, technologies and experience to properly deal ...




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