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  1. Hanoi aims for space technology

    Posted Dec 24th 2005, 12:00am by David Marsh

    ... David Marsh in Hanoi Rapidly developing Vietnam is planning a big-ticket launch of space technology. The Southeast Asian country, still heavily reliant on foreign aid, is considering spending US$2 billion over the next 15 years on telecommunication satellites and similar hi-tech systems. 'Investing in space technology is essential for state management,' said Tran Cong ...

  2. News - World - SPACE

    Space-exploring nations discuss sharing resources in future

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:33pm by AFP

    ... of space faring nations increases, as states' monopoly on knowledge and technology erodes, and as commercial interest in space exploration grows, international co-operation will prove more ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Space-exploring nations discuss pooling resources Seeking to boldly go where few politicians have gone before, more than 30 space-faring nations gathered ...

  3. Space flight will spur technology, but more is needed to spark innovation

    Posted Oct 17th 2005, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei Today's expected return of China's second manned space mission is set to drive the official media frenzy into overdrive, whipping up more patriotism and national pride. The mission has cemented China's entry into the elite club of nations that have sent men into space and reflects its technological prowess. Leaders will no doubt use it to inspire ...

  4. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living

    More retirees buying offices as private spaces to work, relax or entertain

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 09:53am by Charmaine Chan

    ... for a large space in a convenient location that would accommodate his new lifestyle. When eventually he found what he wanted, in Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, he hired Jason Yung and Caroline Ma, whose designs he admired in the homes of friends, to create his private/public retreat. Jason Caroline Design knocked together two flats to form a 1,300 sq ft work/play space that, they say, reflects ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China needs to speed up development of internet technology

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 12:01pm by Hu Shuli

    ... player in internet technology At its first meeting last month, the internet security and information leading group, headed by President Xi Jinping, vowed to make China a leading internet technology power. With this in mind, the group's first task must be to kick-start the stalled development of "triple play" networks, which combine telecoms, internet broadband, ...

  6. News - World - SPACE

    Space trio defy bad weather to return to Earth after 166 days on space station

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 12:48pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Almaty An American astronaut and two Russians who carried a Sochi Olympic torch into open space landed safely and on time on Tuesday in Kazakhstan, defying bad weather and ending their 166-day mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS). “We have landing!” read a huge TV screen at Russia’s Mission Control outside Moscow as the descent capsule hit ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Robotic vehicles set to unlock secrets of space

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 02:24am by Martin Williams

    ... of space At the end of last month came news that Nasa has ideas for a novel robotic space vehicle. Dubbed a "super ball bot" by the US space agency, this would be roughly spherical, built ... and packed together for a single mission. It seems a weird concept for space exploration, but our solar system is a weird place, as recent discoveries have shown. Several of these discoveries involve ...

  8. Trust and technology draw investors to Country Group Securities

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 05:27pm by Reports by Mia Daughenbaugh and Christina Liedke

    ... success hinges on two key assets- trust and technology. "We encourage good governance throughout the organisation," says Dr Prasit Srisuwan, CEO and president. "And with the right technology, we can change and improve many things." Embracing principled leadership in all dealings, Prasit works closely with his experienced management team to handle the firm's daily ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - INNOVATION

    Japanese scientists aim to remove junk from space with metallic tether

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 03:49pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse A metallic tether will make use of its magnetic field to slow orbiting junk Japanese scientists to tidy up space Japanese space scientists are set to test a tether ... that are jamming up space and endangering working equipment. The electricity generated by the tether as it swings through the earth's magnetic field is expected to have a slowing effect on the space ...

  10. 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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