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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Sha Tin district councillor seeks to launch city's first bicycle-share system

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 10:04am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau elaine.yau@scmp.com Although policymakers refuseto embrace cycling as a green mode of transport for the city, a district councillor is gearing up to launch a bike-sharing scheme ... and inexpensive form of transport, Yeung's first motion as Sha Tin district councillor in 2008 was to propose that the council introduce a bike-sharing and rental scheme. Sha Tin district, stretching ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - TRANSPORT

    Billionaire Elon Musk unveils futuristic ‘Hyperloop’ transport plan

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 08:36am by Reuters

    ... on Monday for a futuristic “Hyperloop” transportation system to whisk passengers between San Francisco and Los Angeles in under half an hour. The highly anticipated announcement put to rest some ... billion in total and could transport 7.4 million people each way each year. He said it would take seven to 10 years for the project to be completed. The solar-powered system, which Musk previously ...

  3. News - China

    Broadband browsing at 32,000 feet: Air China introduces new fast internet service

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 09:26pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com The system allows internet access at a promised speed of 20-30 megabytes per second Air China has upgraded its in-flight wi-fi system to allow travellers to surf the net with broadband speed at 32,000 feet. The Beijing-based airline launched its first in-flight wireless system in 2011, enabling passengers to access a local area network on flights. ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - PERSPECTIVE

    Perspective: where the system has gone wrong

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 09:45am by RONALD TENG

    ... Ronald Teng life@scmp.com A learned look at where the system has gone wrong To grow trees requires a decade; to nurture people requires a century. This may be metaphorical, ... (AO)- using a "corporatist approach" taken from a business model, and applying a bureaucratic means to manage our school system- is a mismatched move. When I was in high school, I had ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Warning: Heartbleed bug is back and it's in reverse

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:10am by Amy Nip

    ... bug's backand it's in reverse Users of Android phones running a particular version of the Jelly Bean operating system should take extra care with free Wi-Fi hotspots and unfamiliar websites as they are vulnerable to a new variant of the "Heartbleed" bug, IT experts warn. The Android 4.1.1 system is susceptible to the "Reverse Heartbleed" virus- a variation of the bug that has ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Book review: The Ark Before Noah, by Irving Finkel

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:35pm by GDN

    ... transported to Babylon could possibly fail to feel provincial. This, surely, is the context that best explains the biblical appropriation of the Mesopotamian flood myth. Finkel, following the Book ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - INVENTIONS

    The Inventist life- A look at the creations of a Chinese 'tinkerer'

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 08:58pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... a transportation device that resembles a Segway minus the handle. Outfitted with an automatic balancing system that keeps the rider stable, the Solowheel was inspired partly by Chen’s environmental ... by giving me money whenever he could to buy parts.” Chen’s earliest inventions included a television for his countryside commune and a remote controlled irrigation system for farmers. Eventually, ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books

    The complications and contradictions of China in a time of great change

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:35pm by Kit Gillet

    ... of time with outliers in society, those fighting against the status quo or, conversely, staunch defenders of the system. Why do these people interest you? Several of the people I followed- ... and they are filling it, rather than waiting for someone else to do it.   You write that it's a difficult time to be a true believer in today's Chinese system. Do you think it is harder today than ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    Saville Chan to continue making films with familiar themes for Hongkongers

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:27am by Vivienne Chow

    ... people. Freedom, our system and our tradition of Cantonese and English languages bring us success." ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Singaporean author on a crusade against Asian education system

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 10:14am by Clara Chow

    ... focuses on her children and Singapore's education system. As humorous as some of her posts were, it was a letter she wrote to Singapore's education minister Heng Swee Keat in 2011 that drew the biggest reaction. The letter expressed her concerns about the country's education system, and how it had become a business, "where everything was results focused ...




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