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Paging through a magazine

Is that a new magazine?

Yes. Would you like to check it out? It's pretty interesting.

Ooh, can you go back? I want to see those pictures of people making fools of themselves.

Tuesday, 29 May, 2007, 12:00am

Hutchison Paging

Hutchison Paging workers were left confused yesterday when the company rescinded an offer to reward with generous payouts employees who resign. Customer service staff said they had been asked last week to consider resigning or working extra hours without pay. But the offer was withdrawn yesterday, leaving them wondering what the firm was up to.

15 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

'Terrible conditions as firm tried to force workers out'

A senior operator at Star Paging told how she believed the company had tried to force workers to quit before yesterday's lay-offs.

May Mak said that she was dumbfounded and angry when she found she had been sacked.

'The company is really underhand.

1 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

Telemedia extends network

A Singapore paging firm has boosted its investment in a paging network in key mainland cities by 200 million yuan (about HK$186.14 million). The latest investment by ST Telemedia brought the firm's investment to 400 million yuan, the Business Times reported yesterday.

28 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

Call for close scrutiny of paging firms

Paging services have been under the spotlight recently following complaints from the Democrats that two paging companies had censored their messages, asking members not to use taxpayers' money to fund a birthday party for senior Exco member Sir Sze-yuen Chung.

Paging is very popular in Hong Kong.

4 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Perils of being a beeper fan

Confessions of a beeper-chic victim (reformed). Let us, to use the jargon of the lower churches, witness. We see you, brothers and sisters, in martyrdom, on the MTR, in the bus, on the street, yea, even in restaurants and business meetings.

1 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Censoring the message

Advances in telecommunications are often hailed as the best safeguard of freedom of expression. But this does not appear to be the case in Hong Kong.

10 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Chevalier wins pager deal

Chevalier Paging Services has won a contract to supply 3,300 pagers to civil servants over the next two years.

The contract for the numeric and bilingual paging services was secured in a government tender. The pagers will be distributed to various government departments and offices between now and February 1998.

13 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

US firm enters paging market

Avic Group International of the United States will move into China's country-wide paging market under a letter of intent signed recently.

The joint venture to be formed with Beijing Catch will see Avic provide financing for expansion of the network to its projected level of about 100 paging stations and more than three million subscribers in three years.

15 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Paging companies mangle messages

IF the Education Commission wants to have a real grouch about declining English standards in the territory perhaps its members should pick up the phone and call a few paging companies.

Five major companies were selected last week as part of a random South China Morning Post survey to gauge operators' effectiveness in getting everyday messages conveyed accurately.

5 Feb 1996 - 12:00am