The launching of the list - which included the two sons of tycoon Li Ka-shing, Victor Li Tzar-kuoi and Richard Li Tzar-kai, as well as Sun Hung Kai Properties chairman Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong and Webb himself - was "to prove that this is not in any way a secret".Thursday, 14 February, 2013, 1:22am 2 comments
The proposals to restrict disclosure of directors' residential addresses and identity card numbers will compromise the principle of limited liability, which has been a central principle of modern company law since 1855.13 Feb 2013 - 3:33am 4 comments
The government's attempt to shield the identity of company directors under the guise of protecting privacy is not merely an invitation to fraud and corruption; it reveals a basic misunderstanding of the purpose of a company.3 Feb 2013 - 3:20am 7 comments
Journalists have rejected a counter-offer by the government over the proposal to bar access to key personal information of company directors, insisting on the status quo of unlimited access for all members of the public.30 Jan 2013 - 7:27am 2 comments
Users of Wikipedia have seen off a threat that the website would be forced to carry advertisements or charge for access, after one of the most successful online fund-raising campaigns ever.
The free online encyclopaedia was struggling to raise US$6 million to cover its running costs for this year and launched a campaign seeking donations on November 3.8 Jan 2009 - 12:00am
The digital era is throwing up some mind-boggling statistics: 62 billion e-mails are sent every day; 1 billion songs are shared via peer-to-peer every month; 1.5 billion terabytes of data is created every year.
These numbers have conspired to do what few people could ever have thought possible - make the storage industry look sexy.22 May 2006 - 12:00am
Hidden information in all types of file can be exposed and this puts businesses - and even the US military - at risk of revealing far too much
As businesses increasingly rely on e-mail as their primary form of communication, they run the risk of inadvertently exposing sensitive information hidden in their electronic documents.28 Jun 2005 - 12:00am
Information meant to be stored is growing at such a fast pace it comes as no surprise that the small priesthood of scientists in the storage industry has put precise words to match certain quantities of data. The following is a list of estimates of data quantities contained by various media.26 Mar 2002 - 12:00am
There is no doubt that the media pose a threat to society. They always play up sex and violence and even 'cook up' stories to boost their sales.
But on the other hand, through the media, we can know more about the important events around the world. Whether the media should be supervised is a debatable question.3 Jul 2001 - 12:00am
There are many forms of communication which help us keep in touch with what's happening in the world.
Moreover, communication can act as a channel to exchange ideas or express our thoughts and feelings.22 Dec 1998 - 12:00am