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  1. Breathing space

    Posted Sep 24th 2010, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... and Technology. If we are to reduce emissions significantly within 10 years, it seems renewable power won't be a big help. China has a dozen nuclear reactors in operation and 24 under construction, ...

  2. Island incinerator will not use Japan's clean-burn technology

    Posted Mar 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I write regarding the government's decision to build its incinerator on Shek Kwu Chau off Lantau. There is considerable government misinformation about how new clean-burn technology works in Japan, where incinerators are sited within urban areas, However, that is not what we are going to get in Hong Kong. The Japanese system only works because of meticulous sorting, ...

  3. Scientist proposes shared delta satellite to monitor air quality

    Posted Oct 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Texas in the US. Nasa satellites can supply two or three images a day, but the US space agency is planning to launch a new satellite in early 2011 that could yield up to six images daily. ... Environmental Protection Department seems to be reluctant to adopt new technology, though the Hong Kong Observatory is quite positive and receptive,' she said. Nichol said her team would seek ...

  4. Technology seen as key to solving water crisis

    Posted Apr 19th 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... of advanced desalination technology. 'Desalination would be a strategic guarantee for China to resolve its water crisis. It is a necessary, feasible and inevitable choice for China,' ... in the past decade. 'The latest desalination technology provides a new, stable and lasting way to supply water,' Professor Wang said. 'It is inevitable that we turn to desalination. ...

  5. Technology needs to be used wisely

    Posted Nov 21st 2004, 12:00am by Pulcheria Chung

    ... PULCHERIA CHUNG PU-ZI In this rapidly advancing 21st century, we find appliances and technological gadgets everywhere. TVs, mobile phones, computers- where would we be without technology? Technology has brought many conveniences to our lives. The latest 3G mobile phone allows us to make calls, take photos, and surf the net- all in one handy gadget. MP3s allow us to listen to music ...

  6. Half of space at exhibition venues used, study finds

    Posted Nov 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... exhibition space was less than half used. The study, by Chinese University's business administration faculty and consultancy firm BMT Asia-Pacific, compared the amount of space rented out with the total saleable exhibition space offered by the two major venues, the exhibition centre in Wan Chai and AsiaWorld-Expo at Chek Lap Kok airport. AsiaWorld-Expo offers 70,000 square metres ...

  7. Chrysler's lesson for emerging economies

    Posted May 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Unlike Hong Kong, filing for bankruptcy in the US gives breathing space to a company and allows it to sort out its mess with creditors. This is why iconic US carmaker Chrysler has opted ... technology and lead the world with electric cars. It is much easier for a central government than rival companies to come up with uniform standards- connectors, power sources and recharging ...

  8. Wind and storms give Beijing breathing space

    Posted Jul 30th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson in Beijing War against smog being won, insists top official Clear skies, high visibility and a fresh breeze offered beleaguered Olympic organisers breathing space to declare some good news yesterday: the war on smog is being won. 'The air is better by 20 per cent,' Beijing Environmental Protection Bureau deputy director Du Shaozhong said. 'We have ...

  9. Opportunity to help the world

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Jason Ng

    ... Injecting more money into space projects wouldn't provide guaranteed technological advances that would benefit global citizens or feed impoverished people. Would it not be rational to divert ... Jason Ng There was much fanfare recently when space experts crashed a probe into the comet Temple 1. As I watched the collision on television, a TOEFL essay question came to mind: 'If ...

  10. Carmaker can be proud of 'Vorsprung durch Technik'

    Posted Jul 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'advancement through technology', was hatched in 1971 after the merger of Volkswagen, Auto Union and Neckarsulm-based NSU two years previously. Now, it's used by Audi worldwide in its ad campaigns and is a mission statement about the brand's approach to innovation and technology. Marketing employee Hans Bauer's slogan was also a synonym for the great diversity of technical ...




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