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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - China - SPACE EXPLORATION

    China, US move towards co-operation in space

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 10:08am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington China-- which until now has worked alone as it pursues an ambitious space program-- seems more open to international co-operation, especially with the United States, European and American experts say. “There is a change in the Chinese attitude, with a call for cooperation in space. And Americans aren’t reticent-- on the contrary,” said ...

  3. News - China - SCIENCE

    Mainland scientist wins prestigious space science award

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:24pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com A mainland researcher received the Von Karman Award, one of the most prestigious awards in space science, in Washington, the United States last Friday. Professor Wu Meirong, former director of the China Resources Satellite Application Centre, was also the first woman to win the top prize awarded by the space community. The annual award ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Artists increasingly battle bureaucracy to find suitable exhibition space

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 10:36pm by Bernice Chan

    ... more than succeeded, not because of the lack of ambition but because of hurdles in Hong Kong.” About  18 months  ago he was given the use of a four-storey  parking  space in a building in SoHo rent-free for 10 years. Excited at the prospect of developing the 10,000 sq ft space into a private gallery featuring contemporary art from  Hong Kong and  around the world, he sprang into actionand ...

  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    China seems 'more open' to space collaboration, experts say

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 10:59pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington French agency chief says question is whether China will join International Space Station China 'more open' to space collaboration China seems more open to international co-operation in space programmes, experts say, with the question now whether the country will join the International Space Station in coming years. "There ...

  6. Startup Grind Kicks Off in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 02:33pm by REPORTER B

    ... REPORTER B Startup Grind Kicks Off in Hong Kong (via Education Post) Startup Grind, the popular event series for entrepreneurs and investors announces the opening of its Hong Kong chapter and its first event to be held February 11th, 2014 at the Paperclip co-work space in Sheung Wan. The featured guest will be a panel…   ...

  7. News - World - SPACE

    Space-exploring nations discuss sharing resources in future

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

    ... 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 ... countries traditionally seen as rivals in the space race. "We all share a deep stake in extending humanity's reach further into the solar system, advancing innovation further and faster ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Send world's squabbling leaders into space for out-of-the-box solutions

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:50pm by Hari Kumar

    ... international co-operation to solve a problem on this scale. It was almost like a Utopian world rooted in friendship and understanding. The International Space Station is another example of different nations joining hands to benefit everyone. Russia and the US, despite none-too-cosy ties right now, have no problems when it comes to helping each other on space station matters. For years, ...

  9. Business - Companies - THE INTERVIEW

    Mall boss makes space for big ideas

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 01:21am by Sandy Li

    ... makes space for big ideas As general manager of Sun Hung Kai Properties' leasing department, Maureen Fung Sau-yim has seen the development of a string of new shopping malls over the past ... in Shanghai's Xujiahui district, which will yield 7.6 million sq ft of gross floor space, for a record 21.77 billion yuan (HK$27.8 billion). However, the mainland luxury sales market hit a snag when ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - FASHION & LIVING

    The shopper: Free People

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:48pm by Divia Harilela

    ... Divia Harilela Shopper: Free People Music-festival-goers will be pleased to know that American brand Free People has just opened its first space in Hong Kong inside Lab Concept ... specially designed shop-in-shop. In terms of design, the space embraces Free People's sense of wanderlust and is decorated with finds one would pick up on exotic travels, from wooden African ...




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