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  1. National tragedy

    Posted Aug 08th 2003, 12:00am by B.J. Lee

    ... from university, he joined Hyundai's shipyard as an ordinary employee. He rose to head the shipping unit in the early 1980s and then launched the group's ambitious electronics and semiconductor subsidiary. Thanks partly to the fast expansion of the unit, Hyundai became South Korea's largest conglomerate in the early 1990s, surpassing archrival Samsung. In 1992, Chung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/424136/national-tragedy
  2. US row over Boeing sales to airline in Guangzhou

    Posted Feb 06th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... buyer pledging it would not re-export the chip or divert it for military purposes. The actions violated the US regulations that restrict the transfer of sensitive technology to specific nations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/443494/us-row-over-boeing-sales-airline-guangzhou
  3. State-run enterprises seek executives overseas

    Posted Sep 17th 2003, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... to fill top positions at state-owned firms such as China United Telecommunications and China Aluminum. The State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission under the State Council has ... international competitiveness by attracting talent with foreign experience. China Unicom parent China United Telecommunications, Aluminum Corp of China (Chalco) parent China Aluminum and Sinotrans ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/428123/state-run-enterprises-seek-executives-overseas
  4. Push to set standards for broad use of tags

    Posted Jan 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the proposed national RFID tag standards are compatible with international standards. United States retail giant Wal-Mart and other large organisations are driving the adoption of RFID tags, requiring ... BIEN PEREZ Mainland authorities are stepping up efforts to draft national standards for radio frequency identity (RFID) tags as Chinese manufacturers and distributors scramble to meet new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/442275/push-set-standards-broad-use-tags
  5. Home-grown digital video format a hard sell for China

    Posted Nov 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... NEIL TAYLOR China's attempt to replace the popular DVD standard with home-grown technology is a misguided effort to reinvent the wheel for the sake of national pride. The Ministry ... expensive than DVDs, with the first units expected to cost 1,900 yuan (about $1,780)- four times the price of a cheap DVD. So why bother with a new standard? The prime incentive has been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/435737/home-grown-digital-video-format-hard-sell-china
  6. 3G licence delay buys China time to develop technology

    Posted Sep 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and mobile-phone carriers China Mobile and China United, which want more time to recoup their investments in second-generation networks. Advocating a speedy issuance of 3G licences are fixed-line carriers ... their own interest and everybody is putting pressure on the MII.' Yet it is clear backers of TD-SCDMA have the upper hand, with government regulators putting national interests ahead ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/429248/3g-licence-delay-buys-china-time-develop-technology
  7. New tack puts Nokia back on top in China

    Posted Mar 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... handset sales, ranking the China market behind that of the United States, Britain and Germany. Last year it had about 11 per cent of the market in China, leading Motorola's 9.3 per cent but trailing Bird (14 per cent) and TCL (11.1 per cent). Eighteen months ago, Nokia changed its strategy of using only national distributors, recruiting 70 local distributors to sell phones ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/449180/new-tack-puts-nokia-back-top-china
  8. You've been framed

    Posted Feb 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... people'. Anyone entering the kingdom with a camera phone is liable to have it confiscated. United Arab Emirates: A man is convicted of breaching the country's strict privacy laws after using ... changing rooms, public toilets and creches because of fears that paedophiles will take secret photographs of naked and half-dressed children. A spokesman for the National Society for the Prevention ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/445484/youve-been-framed
  9. People on the Move

    Posted Dec 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... executive and chairman of National Semiconductor and the president of Rockwell Communication Systems, a unit of Rockwell International. He has been a venture capitalist since 1998, most recently ... by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Ms Ng joined EDS Hong Kong in 1994 as project director for the Hong Kong Immigration Department. ACCOONA The new artificial intelligence search engine company ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/482028/people-move
  10. Mainland blamed for 90pc of the world's executions

    Posted Apr 05th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... in the United States. In its report released last year, Amnesty estimated that 726 people were put to death on the mainland out of a total of 2,756 worldwide in 2003. Hugh Whitby, the watchdog's ... '[But] the figure for last year is understood to be a fraction of the true number [of people put to death on the mainland],' he said. National People's Congress delegate Chen Zhonglin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/495447/mainland-blamed-90pc-worlds-executions

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