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  1. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Invention prevents ships from colliding with nearby bridges

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... messages to any vessels at risk of colliding with it. Ni said the technology, which was developed at a cost of HK$8 million, could be applied to the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, which ... responsible for building the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge had shown interest in the impact measurement and evaluation aspects of the system. But the technology had yet to be fitted to any bridge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1233083/invention-prevents-ships-colliding-nearby-bridges
  2. Lifestyle

    Incinerator plans leave Lantau split

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... be kept largely untouched. But now, with the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge under construction, the island is bracing for an unprecedented influx of mainland tourists- and with it an influx ... Wo's representative on the Islands Council, supports the incinerator. "Hong Kong needs a place to handle rubbish. And incinerator technology is now very hi-tech. It won't pollute ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1293595/incinerator-plans-leave-lantau-split
  3. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Government needs to consider public input in formulating biodiversity strategy

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 03:26am by Martin Williams

    ... however, its numbers have plummeted. Following construction of the airport, and with intense boat traffic plus work on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, numbers recorded in local waters fell from ... Martin Williams The public deserves a say on the protection and exploitation of Hong Kong's bioligical wealth, so bring debate out of the back rooms Government must consider our views ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1351751/government-needs-consider-public-input-formulating-biodiversity
  4. Lifestyle

    Ambitious plans for construction in north Lantau bring out voices of dissent

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 12:03am by Elaine Yau

    ... Kok which would serve as the border checkpoint for the  Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau  bridge,  as well as a third runway at the airport. Other key components include major reclamation work at Sunny ... vice-chairman of the Association of Hong Kong Professionals, believes Hong Kong should move quickly to seize the opportunity that the Zhuhai-Macau bridge link presents. “If there are insufficient ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1541094/ambitious-plans-construction-north-lantau-bring-out-voices-dissent
  5. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Urban heat island effect big factor in climate change, Hong Kong records show

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 04:35am by Wyss Yim

    ... and the construction of the Tsing Ma Bridge. A detailed study of Hong Kong's urban heat island intensity was made last year. It compared temperatures at the observatory and the monitoring station at Pak ... variability or as a result of human activity. The Hong Kong Observatory was established in 1883. Continuous temperature records have been kept since 1884 except during the seven years 1940-1946 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1619452/urban-heat-island-effect-big-factor-climate-change-hong-kong
  6. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Now, Big Brother- and his wife- are watching you

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by Amy Nip

    ... preferred a television set to a tablet." That got him thinking about the amount of work needed to bridge the generation gap in technology. The solution he came up with was a custom-made ... "incubation" programme- the first year is rent-free, and there is a 50 per cent discount for the following two years. The elderly market is growing in Hong Kong and worldwide as populations around ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1587381/now-big-brother-and-his-wife-are-watching-you
  7. Lifestyle - Technology - INNOVATION

    Accessory turns smartphones into hand-held gaming devices

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 12:14pm by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... Pavan Shamdasani life@scmp.com The world of gaming is changing. As consoles branch out as entertainment systems and smartphone technology allows gamers to harness improved graphics, the challenge becomes to bridge the gap between the two worlds. One start-up has found a simple solution of sorts, believing that the only big thing that separates the two is where you place your hands. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1473900/accessory-turns-smartphones-hand-held-gaming-devices
  8. Lifestyle - Health

    Studies find shopping sprees can lift depression and improve health

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 11:32am by Jeanette Wang

    ... a sense of personal control over one's environment, and thus helps to alleviate residual sadness". Shopping is undoubtedly a favourite pastime in Hong Kong, judging by the perpetually crowded malls. According to research published last month by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, domestic demand was the key impetus to growth of the territory's economy, with private ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1434186/studies-find-shopping-sprees-can-lift-depression-and-improve-health
  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Gas boom may be mixed blessing for climate change

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by PATRICK LUI

    ... That's why natural gas is often touted in the US as a "blue bridge to a greener world". But even as the use of gas becomes increasingly widespread, it is still a fossil fuel that emits ... in the atmosphere for about 10 years before it is oxidised and becomes carbon dioxide, which itself remains in the atmosphere as a greenhouse gas. With technological advances, potentially huge methane ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1235532/gas-boom-may-be-mixed-blessing-climate-change
  10. Lifestyle - Technology - BUSINESS CROWDFUNDING

    With Hong Kong's FringeBacker, achieving big dreams just a click away

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... Kylie Knott kylie.knott@scmp.com A Hong Kong-based crowdfunding website is helping creatives worldwide turn their ideas into reality, writes Kylie Knott Fringe benefits Syrus Kwan Siu-fung flips through his sketchbook, pausing sporadically to name people and places. There is his friend Stephen walking the Tsing Ma Bridge as if it were a tightrope. In another sketch, his friend ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1231508/hong-kongs-fringebacker-achieving-big-dreams-just-click-away

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