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  1. Charting corruption

    Posted Sep 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Philippines is ranked 139th, and 24th within Asia, on Transparency International's 2009 Corruption Perceptions Index (the smaller the score, the less corrupt the country). Hong Kong ranked 12th, and fourth best within Asia. These are two of the q ...

  2. Economic development should be key focus, survey finds

    Posted Oct 14th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Nine in 10 people in the city rate economic development as a key issue to be addressed in Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's forthcoming policy address, a University of Hong Kong survey has found. Respondents were asked to rate a range of issues ind ...

  3. Growth continues for mainland airlines

    Posted Jul 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Mainland carriers continued growing with a 23.2 per cent year-on-year increase in passengers last month, mainly due to a 54 per cent rise on international routes. Domestic and regional traffic grew 21.3 per cent and 68.3 per cent respectively ...

  4. ISPs, parents to develop strategy for filtering Web

    Posted Jan 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Compromise aims to safeguard children against obscene sites Internet service providers will join a local NGO to help parents screen out obscene and indecent websites available to children who use the internet at home. The proposal, from the Int ...

  5. Second to none

    Posted May 12th 2006, 12:00am by John Goodall, Jowie Chan

    ... Reports by John Goodall, Stylist Jowie Chan of Ginger Design The world's most exclusive watchmakers dazzled a select audience in Geneva this year with an abundance of new technology, materials, permutations and, of course, designs ...

  6. Predictions

    Posted Sep 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1999 Total cost to the government projected to be about $23 billion. It estimated a 10 per cent return per year on its 57 per cent investment. This was based on 5.2 million visitors in the opening year, with an average increase of 4.7 per cent a year up t ...

  7. Analogue television gets three-year reprieve

    Posted Jun 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung Simpson.cheung@scmp.com Plans to stop broadcasting analogue television signals at the end of next year have been delayed for three years to allow more people time to switch over to digital TV sets. The government yesterday announced its dec ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - INTERNET SECURITY

    Spotlight on China's hackers after accusations against PLA unit 61398

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN THOMPSON

    ... a US information technology security firm, sparked controversy by blaming a special unit of the People's Liberation Army for launching a series of cyberattacks on US companies, the shadowy ... Army. Not all cyberwarriors take the home hobbyist route. Some are computer science graduates recruited and trained by the military. One advertisement for the now notorious PLA unit 61398 ...

  9. Mapping the Middle Kingdom

    Posted May 30th 2006, 12:00am by Stuart Biggs

    ... Stuart Biggs and Zhuang Pinghui Demand for location-based services is attracting more firms- including foreign venture capitalists- to stake their claim At any given moment along the mainland's estimated 2 million kilometres of roads, 100 trucks equi ...

  10. Laws fail to cover internet content

    Posted Feb 16th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong, Vivienne Chow

    ... for internet webpage publishers had been adopted in the United States, where the publishers sometimes posted a clear statement defining what could or could not be posted on their page. If obscene ...




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