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Plasma

'Science fiction' waste solution a real option

You've probably seen reports on plans for building a mega waste incinerator on an artificial island beside Shek Kwu Chau. Though rejected by a Legislative Council panel, the plans have not been abandoned.

Sunday, 17 June, 2012, 12:00am

Lai See

Saga of HSBC, the FT and the Sevens ticket that got kicked into touch

We hear that relations between HSBC and the Financial Times hit a patch of turbulence recently. A few weeks ago the 'Pink 'Un' interviewed Peter Wong and later followed up with some questions which in hindsight do not appear to have been answered with total clarity.

24 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Lai See

Smoke and obfuscation in defence of outdated incineration technology

RTHK's Backchat programme on Wednesday generated a certain amount of heat with its discussion on the proposed Shek Kwu Chau incinerator project. Elvis Au was wheeled out to bat for the government. He is the assistant director of the Environmental Protection Department.

6 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Lai See

In rush to be seen do something, government goes parking mad

4 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

CityU professor wins elite science award

A City University professor has won a prestigious international award for his contributions to plasma science, the first academic from an Asian institution to do so.

Paul Chu Kim-ho, chair professor of materials engineering, was notified last week that he had won the IEEE/NPSS Merit Award, given to only one scientist every year in the field of nuclear and plasma sciences.

4 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Plasma or LCD - the eyes really do have it

May I suggest that the South China Morning Post's Technology section do an in-depth article on flat-screen and projector televisions? It is quite a bewildering market. It would be great if you would consider factors such as size, ratio, computer connections, plasma versus LCD, and so on. There are many questions and I hope you could cover some of them.

6 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Plasma or LCD - the eyes really do have it

May I suggest that the South China Morning Post's Technology section do an in-depth article on flat-screen and projector televisions? It is quite a bewildering market. It would be great if you would consider factors such as size, ratio, computer connections, plasma versus LCD, and so on. There are many questions and I hope you could cover some of them.

6 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Samsung's latest

Need another good reason to trade in that old and bulky television in your living room? Here it is: the 42-inch PS42S5H Plasma TV from Samsung Electronics. This new release features 549 billion vibrant colours generated by its 13-bit processor. Featuring a sleek design and black aluminium frame, the PS42S5H weighs about 42kg and measures 1,059 x 325 x 793mm without a stand.

26 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Plasma puts squeeze on viewers

The fundamental conflict between Hong Kong apartments and big-screen televisions was epitomised by a bizarre court case earlier this year, involving a runaway monkey and a plasma television set with a 77-inch screen.

2 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Picture perfect

A FRIEND AND I HAVE a habit, during our lunchtime wanderings, of conducting the ritual of the plasma television price check at the electronics shops. 'Thirty-five thousand,' my friend will say. 'They're coming down.'

27 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

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