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  1. 'United nations' of buyers hungry for products

    Posted Apr 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the United States. The event has become Asia's fastest-growing electronics and components show. 'We filled all eight halls last year,' said Sarah Benecke, executive director of Global Sources. 'Its location at the AsiaWorld-Expo was a sensation. We had a 'united nations' of buyers from all over the world. We had the largest group of Chinese electronics exhibitors, ...

  2. 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 ... to the nation by attacking targets in the US. In May 2001, when a US spy plane and a Chinese jet collided, killing the Chinese pilot, hackers responded by invading the White House website ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China the first developing nation in a century to rival leaders of technology

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by ANDREW LEUNG

    ... for patent applications, with some 526,400 filed, followed by the United States with almost 503,600 and Japan with 342,610. China also does well in trademark applications, with more than 1.4 million ... the country has a good chance of overcoming the "middle income trap" common in developing nations as growth stalls and productivity fails to catch up with a dwindling pool of cheap labour. ...

  4. Business - Economy

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

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

    ... and employment growth can be traced back to 2000. When one looks at national data over a slightly longer period, however, the relationship between labour-saving efficiency gains and jobs can be murky. ...

  5. 89pc in poll say Games helped nation

    Posted Aug 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... soaring national pride, with five in six of the 809 respondents saying they felt proud of Beijing for hosting the Games. The survey found that 89.5 per cent of people believed China's image ... and the United States said Beijing had missed an opportunity to improve its global human rights image. The university's Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies conducted the survey between Monday ...

  6. Business - Companies

    Panasonic to halve chip business workforce: reports

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 12:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... factories both in Japan and overseas, would axe 7,000 jobs from the unit by March 2015 from a total of 14,000 employees, through an unspecified number of lay offs, early retirements and moving ... business. Japan’s electronics giants, including Sony and Sharp, have been undergoing painful restructurings aimed at stemming years of record losses largely tied to their electronics units ...

  7. PCCW opts to keep UK Net unit

    Posted Aug 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the United States,' the source said. UK Broadband offers wireless broadband to residential customers under the brand name Now. The service has been operating in London since 2004. The company ... Ofcom agreed to merge UK Broadband's 15 licences into one national licence. ...

  8. Business - Companies

    Lenovo bid for BlackBerry could collapse under pressure

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 03:45pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... to be discounted for the difficulty and complexity of a break-up – and for inevitable political meddling. Canada, the United States and China would all want time to deliberate. If investors felt a Lenovo ... valuing the whole company at US$4.7 billion. Lenovo is the world’s biggest manufacturer of personal computers, according to Gartner. It shipped 14.2 million units in the third quarter ...

  9. City Telecom unit takes on TV titans

    Posted May 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... about 120,000 free and paid users- seeks to pick up some of the 820,000 customers of market leader Cable TV, a unit of I-Cable Communications. Cable, which this year lost the rights to broadcast ... such as National Geographic Channel and AXN Channel and deliver our message that 'it will still be exciting without Cable',' Hong Kong Broadband said. Customers who commit to two years ...

  10. Nation will benefit from the spinoffs in technology

    Posted Oct 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China will focus on specific areas where it can match and then outdo the accomplishments of other nations, he said. The launch of Shenzhou V is the first step in a long-term Chinese space ... for Naval Analyses in Washington told www.space.com: 'I think that the second Gulf war highlighted, on the one hand, the dependence of the United States on space-based systems, which ...




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