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MEETING clients' needs

Chasing after MICE business requires a combination of high-touch and hi-tech skills and tools. While clients have their own needs and wants, preferring a human point of contact, some of the process has shifted online.

Wednesday, 14 September, 2011, 12:00am

notes from the dorm

Antique, timeless buildings: they're rustic, historic and havens for pests. Centipedes, spiders and the worst of them all: mice.

12 Apr 2011 - 12:00am


Macau has recorded a strong increase in the number of MICE events and participants, and in the average duration of stay of MICE visitors. According to the latest statistics from the Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO), from January to September last year, there were a total of 1,019 MICE events in Macau, an increase of 179, or up 21 per cent year-on-year.

6 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

The Gruffalo

Jan 14-30, various times, Academy for Performing Arts

'A mouse took a stroll through the deep, dark wood. A fox saw the mouse, and the mouse looked good ...' So begins the most successful young children's story of the modern era, The Gruffalo, which has spellbound millions of readers the world over since it was published in 1999.

13 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Plan for success

What do you like most about working at corporate meetings or related events? Every successful event comes about as a result of hard work. When the meeting planner shows an appreciation for what we have done, that makes me proud.

30 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Casino city ready to host more events

Macau's blistering pace of new hotel openings has slowed, with the veil waiting to be lifted on the 213-room Mandarin Oriental Macau in the middle of the year. Also waiting in the wings is an expanded Wynn Macau - the Encore, with 400 suites and four villas.

30 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Gadget corner

Deeper dock

3 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

digi-quest with Danyll Wills dwills@netvigator.com

Writing on my nearly three-year-old Dell laptop

is extremely annoying as the cursor keeps jumping back to wherever the mouse is. I've replaced the keyboard and installed a new hard drive but the problem persists. What causes this and what

can I do?

Graeme Still, Ap Lei Chau

8 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Personal space

Sony aims to occupy more territory in your living room with its latest all-in-one personal computer, the Vaio VGC-LM28G. It is an update of the VGC-LM18G model, released last year.

1 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Field mice back on menu in Guangdong

Mice are back on restaurant menus in Guangdong for the first time since the Sars outbreak as unscrupulous merchants cash in on an explosion in the availability of field mice in flood-hit Hunan.

15 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Free to roam

Microsoft's new Wireless Entertainment Desktop 7000, with high-definition laser mouse, gives you room to move without having to worry about tangled wires. It features Bluetooth technology, which allows users to type and scroll with ease up to nine metres from the computer.

22 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

HKTB was wrong about lemmings so why trust it with mice?

'Mrs Chow [Selina Chow Liang Shuk-yee of the Hong Kong Tourism Board] said the city should focus on being the 'events capital of Asia' since per capita spending by the MICE [meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions] market averages about HK$10,000 compared with HK$4,600 for other tourists.'

SCMP, February 8

9 Feb 2007 - 12:00am


Microsoft has released a new range of designer mouses aimed at adding style and functionality to the mundane tasks of clicking and scrolling. The top-of-the-range Wireless Notebook Laser Mouse 6000 costs $369 and features high-definition laser technology, a snap-in USB receiver and Microsoft's latest innovations in ergonomics with ambidextrous design and rubber sides and finger grooves.

11 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Who will win a game of cat-and-mouse in small-town America?

This sensitive and unsensational novel is a mixture of psychological thriller and family saga.

The Nevilles live in small-town America and appear to be a normal family. But there is a poisoned apple at the centre of their lives.

30 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Understanding one another

One of the biggest challenges we face in life is learning to understand and accept one another for who and what they are. This happens with our peers in school. This happens between people from different cultures and religions. This happens between people of different generations and between males and females.

24 Mar 2006 - 12:00am