Cathay Pacific Airways releases its annual results, with the figures expected to show profits plunging by almost 90 per cent to HK$570 million. Chief executive John Slosar warned in November that the airline had experienced a "difficult" year.Wednesday, 13 March, 2013, 3:00am
A Chinese expedition to the coldest place on earth is taking along evidence of a possible thaw in Sino-US trade relationships.3 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
You might not be able to change the lens on the Olympus SZ-30MR, but a jaw-dropping 24x (25mm to 600mm) wide-angle zoom lens should cover the bases for most photo enthusiasts.
From wide landscapes to super close-ups, the SZ-30MR is more than capable of doing the job.4 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
High definition used to mean big, expensive cameras that cost thousands of dollars. But today you can get HD performance in smaller, more affordable packages like the Kodak Playsport ZX3.13 Jun 2010 - 12:00am
Compact digital cameras used to come with a standard 3x optical zoom. If you wanted to get a closer shot of anything, you either had to move or buy a much bigger camera with a larger zoom.9 Apr 2010 - 12:00am
Vicenta Valenciano Exhibition opening cocktail party
Where: Sofia Gaspar Gallery
When: October 3028 Nov 2008 - 12:00am
Hongkongers will be able to control a space telescope by remote control over the internet, under a HK$76.3 million improvement scheme, the Space Museum's curator said yesterday.29 Oct 2008 - 12:00am
Hongkongers will be able to control a space telescope by remote control over the internet after a HK$76.3 million Space Museum improvement scheme, its curator said yesterday.29 Oct 2008 - 12:00am
Find synonyms for the following words:
twist, enlarge, transformation
One of the easiest ways to make small objects look bigger is to look at them through a lens, or curved piece of glass.
Nobody is sure who first discovered this device. Archaeologists have found lenses in the Middle East that are 2,600 years old.10 Jun 2008 - 12:00am
Fill in the gaps with the following words:
observatories, astrology, constellations
Watching the skies is an ancient occupation. The Sumerians who lived in the Middle East began studying the movements of stars and planets about 3500BC.13 May 2008 - 12:00am
When did you first discover an interest in astronomy?
My dad was a car mechanic and I grew up in a house full of nuts and bolts. I have always liked playing with them, taking things apart and putting them back together.27 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
In a first for Hong Kong, armchair stargazers will soon be able to look beyond the solar system from their homes using a telescope they can control via the internet. But they may have to wait a few years.
The $850,000 telescope, with a 60cm diameter, will be part of an Interactive Astronomical Observatory in Sai Kung.22 Feb 2006 - 12:00am
Built to withstand harsh conditions, the new Sports Miniket from Samsung Electronics is a rugged companion worthy of an Indiana Jones-type adventure or a weekend hike in the hills. The six-in-one device provides video camera, still camera, MP3 player, web camera, portable storage and voice recorder functions. It is packed in a weather-resistant, moisture proof and shock-absorbent rubber case.2 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
The Casio QV-R51 is so new even the big digital camera websites have not heard of it yet. Hong Kong is the first place it has been launched outside Japan.
A month ago, I raved about the Casio QV-R40, the R51's predecessor, priced at just $2,460.13 Jan 2004 - 12:00am
CONCEALED ZOOM LENSES? Avalanche-proof backpacks? Listening devices and sabotage by software? If you want to be James Bond, we have the technology.9 Feb 2003 - 12:00am