Old units reprieved as commission inches towards metrication

Metric units will have to measure up alongside feet and inches according to a new European plan aimed at boosting exports to the United States.

Thursday, 11 February, 1999, 12:00am

It all adds up for metric whizkids

Four students were rewarded for their efforts in promoting the metric system in Hong Kong with a prize worth $1,500.

The pupils, who attend the Sheng Kung Hui Lam Woo Memorial Secondary School, were jointly awarded a book coupon at a ceremony at the Government Secretariat Conference Hall in Central on winning the Best Metrication Ambassador Team Competition.

8 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Measure of success for stall

WHAT is the connection between delicacies and metric scale? Junior Police Call (JPC) members set up a booth at the recent Food Expo at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre to publicise the use of metrication.

8 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

'Ambassadors' picked for promoting metric system

TWENTY Junior Police Call (JPC) members were recently appointed Metrication Ambassadors for their contribution to the promotion of the metrication system.

28 Jul 1994 - 12:00am