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Elementary Arithmetic

Fans of outsiders laughing all the way to the bank

If you're one of the many with the sneaking suspicion this season's results have been very different from last season's, then you are bang on the money.

Wednesday, 11 July, 2012, 12:00am


This is a stick up

18 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Make sure reasons for going to a maths centre add up

My friend sends both her children to a maths tutorial centre and tells me this has made all the difference to their achievement in school. My son is struggling a bit; should I do the same?

19 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

China set to overtake US in research rankings

China has replaced Japan as the world's second leading producer of scientific research and is on course to overtake the United States in two years' time, a top British academy says.

The report released by the Royal Society in London is based on the publication data of scientific research papers published in recognised international journals between 1999-03 and 2004-08.

30 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Times Square hits record HK$7.4b sales as tourists, locals flock in

Retail sales at Times Square shopping mall surged more than 20 per cent to a record HK$7.4 billion last year, with mainlanders accounting for more than one-third of receipts.

'We expect the sales revenues to climb up by 10 per cent to 15 per cent this year,' the mall's director, Leng Yen-thean, said.

22 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Clear Media net rises on strong economy

A combination of a robust economy and an advertising boost from the World Expo in Shanghai and the forthcoming Guangzhou Asian Games saw interim earnings at Clear Media, the country's largest outdoor media company, soar 170 per cent.

5 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

HK out of tune: poll

Hongkongers no longer see their city as a harmonious society amid deepening conflicts, according to a study by Chinese University.

12 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Sportswear firm sees 177pc rise in interim profit

Mainland sportswear retailer 361 Degrees International expects strong sales growth to be boosted by the Asian Games in Guangzhou this year after reporting a robust 177 per cent increase in net interim profit to HK$356.7 million.

23 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Council expects rise in students

4 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Distrust of government doubles

People's distrust in the Hong Kong government has risen to a new high, similar to the level immediately before former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa quit in March 2005, a survey has found.

6 Nov 2009 - 12:00am