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  1. Lift workers demand strict safety standards

    Posted Nov 24th 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So About 100 lift workers staged a protest yesterday to highlight occupational safety concerns following lift-maintenance accidents earlier this month. They called for more training, a qualifications framework, the regulation of standard shift hours and a ban on contractors working alone. Meanwhile, the government said it would stop using a 'bunching approach'- in which lift ...

  2. Awards set high standards

    Posted Sep 13th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... says the driving force behind Ricoh's business development is its management philosophy. 'Although we sell office hardware, we work in a service industry, so we could be compared to a utility company. A lot of our work involves providing support and assistance to other companies. The advice and knowledge we share with others is based on the same things we have been doing ...

  3. More than just standard employees

    Posted Mar 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... learning,' says Lui. 'Not many graduates have the chance to work on different stages of such an interesting project. And I consider myself very fortunate to be able to do so.' Standard ... Chris Davis As smartphones provide the uptick that make anytime-anywhere banking access possible, a new generation of bank technology professionals are working on mobile features designed ...

  4. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    Greedy Shanghai taxi drivers show the 'evil' side of new technology

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 02:59am by George Chen

    ... smartphone-powered taxi-booking apps between 7.30am and 9.30am, and 4.30pm and 6.30pm- rush hours when many want to catch a taxi ride. In my view, the Shanghai government did the right thing. Some may argue ... on the street, in front of a hospital gate after she had just visited the doctor for some medical checks. She waited on the street for about an hour trying to hail a taxi without success. Many taxis ...

  5. Costs, quality, standards mean LED is yet to shine

    Posted Sep 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... there is no clear and proven standard adopted by all manufacturers. 'Manufacturers of LEDs in America, Japan, Europe and South Korea are insisting on their own specifications. Talks might be ongoing, but it will take time to arrive at a consensus,' Hui said. The lack of a lighting standard means that a daylight-white LED could look different from brand to brand. Another issue facing the LED, Hui ...

  6. China Mobile steps up efforts to boost 4G standard

    Posted Jan 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com China Mobile aims to hasten the adoption of time-division long-term evolution (TD-LTE) technology- the high-speed 4G standard backed by the mainland- ... Zhengmao, a vice-president of China Mobile. 'By closely working with global operators such as Clearwire, we could leverage the experience, expertise and scale to achieve this goal.' Wider ...

  7. Every student must be provided internet access

    Posted Feb 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... libraries or provided free in places such as shopping malls. Since screen-based work often takes several hours a day, assignments are invariably rushed, inadequately researched and, in some ...

  8. Business - Economy

    Trade-off between productivity gains and job losses isn't so simple

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 02:06pm by PATRICK LOW

    ... Work undertaken by three leading economists shows that in France, for example, productivity grew by about 4.75 per cent a year and unemployment averaged 2 per cent in the 15 years up ...

  9. Huawei, Intel to work on mainland 4G technology

    Posted May 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... adoption of 4G mobile networks using a mainland-backed standard. The two companies yesterday said they had agreed to establish, for an undisclosed amount, a joint laboratory on the mainland that would conduct interoperability testing on TDD-LTE (time-division duplexing long-term evolution) technology, the high-speed 4G mobile standard championed by Beijing. The other commercially ...

  10. Sino-Japanese group to develop global RFID standards

    Posted Apr 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... National RFID Tag Standards Working Group, said the test results would be submitted to the working group for consideration as the mainland's official electronic tracking platform. 'China ... BIEN PEREZ A Sino-Japanese venture headed by an adviser to the central government plans to kick-start the development of open global standards for radio frequency identification (RFID) ...




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