Rss - Spotlights on Israel10/20/2014 3:00:48 PM60en-USIsraeli wins 2011 Nobel Prizehttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/2011-Nobel-Prize-Chemistry.aspxProfessor Daniel Shechtman from Haifa's Technion wins Israel's 10th Nobel for his discovery of unusual patterns in atoms.Fri, 24 Feb 2012 04:34:17 GMTHitech to disadvantaged kidshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/High-tech-disadvantaged-kids.aspxAppleseeds Ambassadors offers after-school computer classes for dozens of youths from Arab and Jewish towns in peripheral areas.Fri, 24 Feb 2012 04:27:23 GMTGreenlet saves electricityhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Greenlet-saves-electricity.aspxIsraeli startup's customer-installed Greenlet system reveals household energy hogs, rewards energy savings and allows electric companies to monitor usage remotely.Fri, 24 Feb 2012 04:27:57 GMTApple R&D in Israelhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Apple-RD-Israel.aspxA working visit from an Apple VP has cemented speculation that an Israeli R&D center is soon to be announced.Fri, 24 Feb 2012 04:28:20 GMTSafer radiation therapyhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Safer-radiation-therapy.aspxAn Israeli company's biodegradable 'balloon' radically reduces the negative side effects of radiation in cancer treatment.Fri, 24 Feb 2012 04:28:31 GMTMaking saltwater potablehttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Making-saltwater-potable.aspxScarce rainfall and abundant seawater prompted Israel to find desalination solutions now getting a 'green' makeover and being shared globally.Fri, 24 Feb 2012 04:28:50 GMTDiagnostic device for liverhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Diagnostic-device-liver-failure.aspxThe world's first non-invasive liver function diagnostic device can save lives and eliminate unnecessary surgery.Fri, 24 Feb 2012 04:29:04 GMTBeat traffic with Wazehttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Beat-traffic-with-Waze.aspxIsraeli startup offers an app that helps seven million users in several countries avoid traffic tie-ups.Thu, 10 May 2012 07:34:31 GMTSpacelab boyshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Spacelab-boys.aspxTwo Israeli teenagers reach the finals of a worldwide competition for designing a science experiment that can be carried out in space.Fri, 24 Feb 2012 04:29:25 GMTTel Aviv Fashion Week Nov 2011http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Tel-Aviv-Fashion-Week-Nov-2011.aspxIsraeli fashion designers, models and journalists gathered together for Tel Aviv Fashion Week, or TLV-FW, a three-day extravaganza showcasing Israeli design (November 21-24).Fri, 24 Feb 2012 04:27:46 GMTChina learns Israeli agri-techhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/China-learns-agri-tech-in-Israel.aspxChinese agronomists, researchers, professors and business people came to Israel to find ways of assuring the emerging superpower’s sustainability.Wed, 07 Mar 2012 09:45:52 GMTJerusalem Marathon 2012http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Jerusalem-Marathon-2012.aspxRunners from across the globe have already registered for the second annual Jerusalem Marathon, taking place on March 16, 2012.Fri, 24 Feb 2012 04:27:34 GMTJoseph Cedar filmmakerhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Joseph-Cedar-filmmaker.aspxThe Israeli filmmaker and Oscar contender says the Israeli filmmaking has matured into a competitive and cutting-edge industry.Thu, 10 May 2012 07:26:10 GMTNASA bacteria experimenthttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israel’s-NASA-experiment-kills-bacteria-in-space.aspxA Hebrew University professor’s kit went aboard the space shuttle Atlantis last summer to see how well it could deal with contaminated water.Thu, 10 May 2012 07:34:30 GMTBahá'í Gardenshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Bahai-Gardens.aspxThe lush Bahá'í Gardens in Haifa and Akko are 'sacred, special places for all of humanity.'Fri, 24 Feb 2012 04:28:09 GMTCaesarea: Golf and archeologyhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Caesarea-Golf-archeology.aspxThere's plenty to explore in this coastal city that was built up by King Herod in Roman times and today offers world-class recreation.Thu, 10 May 2012 07:26:09 GMTMartial artists in Israelhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Martial-artists-Israel.aspxJerusalem's Malcha Stadium was the setting for the 30th European Traditional Karate Championship in November.Fri, 24 Feb 2012 04:28:41 GMTHelping China's dairy markethttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israel-helps-China-milk-its-dairy-market0322-4057.aspxChinese farm managers come to Israel for a three-month course to learn advanced herd-management technologies from industry leader AfiMilkThu, 10 May 2012 07:34:30 GMTTechnion centennialhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Technion-centennial0327-9687.aspxOne hundred years after the Technion’s cornerstone was laid, the now world-famous science and technology institute celebrates its achievements. Thu, 10 May 2012 07:34:30 GMTTel Aviv Museum wins prizehttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Tel-Aviv-Museum-wins-prize.aspxThe Tel Aviv Museum of Art has won Best Museum Award in the prestigious Travel and Leisure Magazine Award 2012 for their new Herta and Paul Amir Building, which opened November 2, 2011.Fri, 24 Feb 2012 04:29:14 GMTApiFix spine straightenerhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Spine-straightener.aspxIsrael’s ApiFix has invented a device to correct severe scoliosis in a less invasive, cheaper and more effective way.Fri, 18 May 2012 04:28:10 GMTAutoimmune researchhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israeli-researchers-find-possible-answer-to-autoimmune-disease0509-7895.aspxThe Weizmann Institute is looking to commercialize a revolutionary solution for stopping diseases such as Crohn’s and lupus, proven so far in mice Mon, 20 Aug 2012 07:41:30 GMTMobileye insidehttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Mobileye-inside.aspxIsraeli-designed advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) help motorists operate their vehicles more smartly and safelyFri, 18 May 2012 04:28:10 GMTOld tireshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Old-tires,-new-rubber0522-7104.aspxIsrael’s Levgum breaks down worn rubber and remakes it into good-as-new material for tires, conveyor belts, shoe soles and other products. Wed, 20 Jun 2012 03:51:56 GMTEnd to invasive colonoscopyhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/No-more-invasive-colonoscopy.aspxAn Israeli company has come up with a tiny capsule you can swallow that detects polyps painlessly as it travels through the colonWed, 20 Jun 2012 03:09:58 GMTGait analysis http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Gait-analysis-made-easy.aspxIsraeli startup SensoGo’s walking monitor aims to make orthopedic assessments more accurate and accessible. Mon, 20 Aug 2012 07:41:30 GMTApple gobbles Anobithttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Apple-gobbles-Anobit0604-1800.aspxThe world’s leading computing company takes a big bite out of an Israeli startup that can offer it juicy returns.Wed, 20 Jun 2012 03:09:58 GMTPortraits of brilliancehttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Portraits-of-brilliance.aspxHebrew University launches a photo exhibition of the human faces behind some of the world’s best and brightest inventionsMon, 20 Aug 2012 07:41:31 GMTDental laser technologyhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/A-lighter-touch-in-the-dentist’s-chair.aspxLiteTouch laser system, by Israel’s Syneron Dental, replaces the dreaded drill and first-generation lasers with a lighter-weight, easier-to-use device. Tue, 24 Jul 2012 08:49:21 GMTHope for ALS patientshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Hope-for-ALS-patients.aspxIsraeli researcher isolates a compound that increases the production of an enzyme known to slow neurodegenerative diseaseThu, 25 Oct 2012 07:17:21 GMTFreshwater from the sunhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Freshwater-from-the-sun.aspxAn experimental desert oasis in Israel is testing a new solar-powered nanofiltration system to desalinate water for African cropsMon, 24 Sep 2012 07:06:12 GMTPatents exhibition http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israeli-Patents-Exhibition-to-debut-in-September.aspxFor the first time ever, Israel will host an international fair to introduce inventors to investors, patent attorneys, engineers and startupsThu, 25 Oct 2012 07:17:21 GMTAwards are in the Cedar DNAhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Awards-are-in-the-Cedar-DNA.aspxProf. Howard Cedar, like his filmmaker son, keeps accruing prestigious prizes -- only his are for groundbreaking genetics researchMon, 24 Sep 2012 07:06:12 GMTIntroducing Israel’s newest clean-tech startupshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Introducing-Israel’s-newest-clean-tech-startups.aspx‘Green growth’ is a priority in Israel’s Ministry of Environmental Protection. A recent conference brought to light a dozen promising companiesThu, 13 Dec 2012 08:21:03 GMTIsraeli physics can strengthen national economieshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israeli-physics-can-strengthen-national-economies1111-2788.aspxA whole new way of measuring, monitoring and comparing economic activity could help countries avoid financial risks in foreign marketsThu, 13 Dec 2012 08:21:03 GMTMaking inroads against Alzheimer’s diseasehttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israel’s-scientists-make-inroads-against-Alzheimer’s-disease.aspxAdvances in brain science, drug discovery and memory enhancement are helping in the fight against a devastating and fatal conditionTue, 20 Nov 2012 08:25:01 GMTIsrael - Small but Outstandinghttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israel-Small-but-Outstanding.aspxVideo: Israel, a small country of outstanding beauty, is so many different things.Fri, 18 May 2012 06:26:14 GMTTel Aviv art marathonhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/An-art-marathon-for-Tel-Aviv0313-8666.aspxArt Year 2012 kicks off in March with festivities aimed at showing off young Israeli artists, and events will continue all year. Thu, 10 May 2012 07:37:30 GMTStandalone streetlight http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Standalone-streetlight-brightens-African-future.aspxAn Israeli company has designed a solar-powered light fixture for developing countries that need light to growFri, 18 May 2012 06:26:01 GMTBaking competitionhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israel-takes-the-cake-in-baking-competition.aspxA talented foursome finds the winning recipes for healthful breads and tantalizing desserts, besting chefs from eight other countries.Fri, 18 May 2012 06:26:01 GMTWhat's brewing in Israelhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/What's-brewing-in-Israel.aspxMicrobreweries are springing up everywhere – and beer connoisseurs agree that some of the more eclectic brews are not bad at all. Thu, 10 May 2012 07:14:15 GMTSaving eyesight in Ethiopiahttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israeli-NGO-saves-sight-in-Ethiopia0419-6154.aspxEye from Zion expands its free cataract surgery clinics to northern Ethiopia, where 1,400 people awaited the medical crew.Tue, 24 Jul 2012 08:49:21 GMTIsraeli wines reach maturityhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israeli-wines-reach-maturity.aspxHaving come of age, Israel’s wine industry is reaching out to foreign markets. The recent IsraWineExpo attracted 18,000 visitors. Fri, 18 May 2012 06:26:01 GMTZichron Ya'akov - wine countryhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Zichron-Ya’akov-Picture-perfect-wine-country.aspxOne of Israel’s earliest settlements is where the ancient art of wine-making was revitalized in the 19th century.Fri, 18 May 2012 06:26:02 GMTInventing health: Israeli innovations in life scienceshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Inventing-health-Israeli-innovations-in-life-sciences.aspxIsrael is a world leader in both innovation and medicine. Combine the two and you get great inventions that prevent, heal and monitor many health conditions.Mon, 09 Dec 2013 07:24:37 GMTPuppet builder creates new object theater from newsprinthttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Puppet-builder-creates-new-object-theater-from-newsprint-12-June-2014.aspxJerusalem-based theater creator Adam Yakin was born to innovate the Israeli arts scene. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 07:11:14 GMTAsperger syndrome won’t keep Israeli students from careershttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Asperger-syndrome-students-3-December-2013.aspxIsrael’s Ono Academic College starts the world’s only BA program specifically geared to adults with this autism-spectrum disorder.Mon, 09 Dec 2013 07:09:44 GMTIsraeli president rides the Google bikehttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/The-Google-bike-1-December-2013.aspxAll 300 Google Israel employees come to Google’s Tel Aviv digs to show President Shimon Peres the latest cool technologies, such as Code Lab.Wed, 15 Jan 2014 07:59:13 GMTWorld’s best vaccine against hepatitis Bhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Hepatitis-B-vaccine-8-Dec-2013.aspxAn Israeli company offers the most effective solution against a virus that affects at least two billion people across the world. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 07:43:28 GMTKeeping a Blue eye on the world’s waterhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Keeping-a-Blue-eye-on-water-22-Dec-2013.aspxElectro-optic systems from Israel are keeping municipal and food production water supplies, as well as pools, from contamination.Tue, 11 Feb 2014 09:42:50 GMTTaking a stroll down Tel Aviv’s Dizengoff Streethttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Tel-Aviv’s-Dizengoff-Street-7-January-2014.aspxNamed for the city’s first mayor, the two-mile stretch was once the place to see and be seen. Today it’s regaining that fashion-forward reputation. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 08:40:48 GMTIsraeli swimwearhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/In-Israeli-swimwear,-2012-is-the-year-of-color.aspxDazzling hues and mix-and-match patterns on the beach this summer will bridge different countries and cultures, say Israel’s swimsuit mavens.Wed, 13 Jun 2012 09:12:04 GMTHot jazz at the Red Seahttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Hot-jazz-on-cold-desert-nights.aspxJazz lovers flock to the Red Sea Jazz Festival in Eilat in winter as well as in summer.Mon, 20 Aug 2012 07:41:30 GMTSuperflyhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Superfly-minds-your-frequent-flyer-points.aspxA new Israeli startup makes sure you get the most out of all those points you’ve racked up from credit cards and airlines. Wed, 20 Jun 2012 03:09:58 GMTHealing powers of the Dead Seahttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Healing-powers-of-the-Dead-Sea.aspxAt 400 meters below sea level, the Dead Sea is famous for being the lowest point on earth. It is also famous for its amazing healing powers.Tue, 11 Feb 2014 08:17:37 GMTDefeating the deadly malaria parasite http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Malaria-parasite-19-January-2014.aspxMalaria causes the death of a child in Africa every half a minute, and the parasite we’re working on is the deadliest form,’ says Hebrew University researcher. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 08:04:01 GMTIsrael's Olympic hopeshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israel-Olympic-hopes.aspxIsrael's best hopes for Olympic glory lie in the diversity and versatility of its athletes competing in London 2012, as presented to you in series of clips.Tue, 24 Jul 2012 08:49:21 GMTRisk-free water disinfectionhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Greeneng's-Nanao-Ozonator.aspxIsrael’s Greeneng Solutions makes low-cost, highly effective ozone systems for blasting germs right out of the water. Tue, 24 Jul 2012 08:57:15 GMTFemale optimists get an A+http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Female-optimists-get-an-A-.aspxA positive attitude helps females earn higher grades, but makes males overconfident, according to study by Ben-Gurion University researchers.Wed, 25 Jul 2012 04:32:10 GMTEin Gedi: biblical charmhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Ein-Gedi-biblical-charm,-modern-amenities.aspxThe beauty and history of this Judean Desert oasis has been drawing hikers and tourists for centuries.Wed, 25 Jul 2012 04:30:44 GMTIsrael at the London Paralympic Gameshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israel-Paralympic-athletes-2012.aspxIsrael has to date won one gold, two silver and five bronze medals at the London games.Mon, 24 Sep 2012 07:09:04 GMTIsrael - a trekkers paradisehttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israel-trekkers-paradise.aspxIn August 2012, National Geographic launched its list of World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails with the Israel National Trail.Mon, 20 Aug 2012 07:58:01 GMTRamat Hasharon chalk artistshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Ramat-Hasharon-invites-chalk-artists-for-its-90th-birthday0723-5212.aspxA new international festival in this Tel Aviv suburb will be highlighted by 3D sidewalk drawings, music and other festivitiesMon, 20 Aug 2012 07:59:34 GMTJerusalem Season of Culture http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Jerusalem-Season-of-Culture-.aspxWhether it’s music, dance, visual art or new media, Jerusalem in the summer is the venue for inspired creativity.Mon, 20 Aug 2012 08:35:42 GMTInsect-free grocerieshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Insect-free-groceries.aspxIsrael’s Bio[pack] is marketing a packaging compound derived from plants’ own natural pest repellents to keep bugs out of food, warehouses and supermarkets.Mon, 20 Aug 2012 08:42:43 GMTJerusalem Lights 2012http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Jerusalem-Lights-20120906-5368.aspxFor the fourth year in a row, light artists from Israel and Europe illuminated the streets of the Old City with original exhibits and performancesMon, 24 Sep 2012 07:09:04 GMTThink Cyber 2014http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/think-cyber-2014.aspxAs a technology- and business-driven country, Israel has joined the world cyber community in its study and pursuit of groundbreaking cyber defense solutions for numerous sectors and their unique needs.Tue, 24 Jun 2014 06:58:17 GMTContest IDs the next big Israeli startuphttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Contest-IDs-the-next-big-Israeli-startup0927-8832.aspxStartup Weekend comes to Jerusalem for the first time and creates promising new businesses within 54 hours.Thu, 27 Sep 2012 01:43:39 GMTNovel device eases bladder cancer treatmenthttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Novel-device-eases-bladder-cancer-treatment.aspxRather than undergoing painful cystoscopy exams, bladder cancer patients could have an Israeli-innovated device inserted for remote monitoring of the disease.Thu, 27 Sep 2012 01:51:07 GMTMore effective flu medicine http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/More-effective-flu-medicine-22-May-2014.aspxHebrew University scientists discover how influenza virus beats the immune system, and hope to formulate a drug based on their findings. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 07:18:05 GMTSecond International Hula Valley Bird Festivalhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Second-International-Hula-Valley-Bird-Fe.aspxIt is common knowledge among bird lovers that the Hula Valley in northern Israel is one of the most important stopover and wintering sites for southbound migrants through the Great Rift Valley.Thu, 25 Oct 2012 08:04:19 GMTArchitectural gems of Israelhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Architectural-gems-of-Israel.aspxIsrael’s long history and eclectic building styles have resulted in a showcase of architectural beauty.Fri, 26 Oct 2012 03:58:30 GMTTV is going to the dogshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/TV-is-going-to-the-dogs.aspxAn Israeli production company founded DogTV, a scientifically based US cable channel to stimulate and comfort Fido when he’s home alone.Fri, 26 Oct 2012 04:48:41 GMTDouble “Eureka” for Arab-Israeli energy companyhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Double-“Eureka”-for-Arab-Israeli-energy-company.aspxKeep an eye on Yafa Energy as it uses a prestigious grant to further develop a solar fuel source for cash-strapped industrial countries.Fri, 26 Oct 2012 04:53:57 GMTIsraeli nanotech targets a virus’s Achilles heelhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/New-Israeli-nanotech-targets-a-virus’s-Achilles-heel.aspxVecoy Nanomedicines has a whole new approach: a virus ‘decoy’ to outwit the world’s worst enemy before it does any damage.Fri, 26 Oct 2012 05:02:59 GMTTel Aviv through a gay painter’s eyeshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Tel-Aviv-through-a-gay-painter’s-eyes.aspxRafi Perez uses vibrant colors and naïve images to depict a ‘gay golden age’ in Israel’s second largest cityWed, 21 Nov 2012 08:34:59 GMTIsraelis pitch in for Hurricane Sandy victimshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israelis-pitch-in-for-Hurricane-Sandy-victims.aspxIsraeli NGOs have been busy delivering fuel, food and generators to the hardest-hit areas in New York and New JerseyTue, 20 Nov 2012 08:47:54 GMTNew lab test to ID early lung cancerhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/New-lab-test-to-ID-early-lung-cancer-.aspxIsrael’s BioView is pairing its imaging technology with fluorescent DNA markers to help doctors find this deadly cancer before it’s too late.Tue, 20 Nov 2012 09:05:51 GMTSarona: Where past and future meet in Tel Avivhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Sarona-Where-past-and-future-meet-in-Tel-Aviv.aspxA 140-year-old Templer colony will soon become a center of the city’s contemporary lifestyle.Tue, 20 Nov 2012 09:41:32 GMTTurn your life into a reality TV serieshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Turn-your-life-into-a-reality-TV-series.aspxWith Israel’s Vidoco app, you can make an ongoing video about your life or someone else’s life, arranged in time sequence and ready for additional chapters. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 04:37:44 GMTIsraeli master’s degree program taught in Englishhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/The-newest-Israeli-master’s-degree-program-taught-in-English.aspx‘Israel is a real-time, hands-on working laboratory for advanced international and Israeli students,’ says University of Haifa rector. Wed, 16 Jan 2013 07:02:17 GMTUnique fire forecasting system saves liveshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Unique-fire-forecasting-system-29-August-2014.aspxMatash, a Public Security Ministry development, predicts how a forest fire will spread and helps authorities make better decisions to fight it.Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:56:40 GMTTel Aviv Fashion weekhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/World-fashion-journalists-check-out-Tel-Aviv-Fashion-Week0110-2148.aspxWriters and editors for Elle, Vogue and Marie Claire, from several countries, like what they see in Israel.Wed, 16 Jan 2013 06:59:25 GMTBeersheva, capital of the Negevhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Beersheva,-capital-of-the-Negev-and-soon-Israel’s-‘Water-City’.aspxLots of new development is afoot to entice tourists to Beersheva, one of Israel’s oldest and most ethnically diverse citiesWed, 20 Feb 2013 03:02:54 GMTWorld’s first King Herod exhibitionhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/World’s-first-King-Herod-exhibition.aspxThe Herod the Great exhibition at Israel Museum opens to the public today amid significant international media interest.Wed, 20 Mar 2013 04:15:23 GMTNavigating the Negevhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Navigating-the-Negev.aspxIsrael’s Negev Desert recently was named a top world destination the Lonely Planet. Here are some highlights of this unique region. Wed, 20 Mar 2013 04:15:36 GMTNetanya city landmark reopens with a splashhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Netanya-city-landmark-reopens-with-a-splash.aspxNetanya unveils a new look for Independence SquareMon, 09 Dec 2013 07:33:54 GMTIsrael hosts UEFA Under-21 Championshipshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israel-hosts-UEFA-Championships-20-May-2013.aspxTwo outstanding players talk about the Israeli national under-21 team and show off their moves.Thu, 04 Jul 2013 07:09:22 GMTThe People of the Bookhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/The-People-of-the-Book.aspxIsrael has probably the highest number of books written per capita a year. There is definitely a reason why we are called the 'people of the book.'Thu, 04 Jul 2013 07:08:30 GMTThe golden hands of Doron Merdinger http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/The-golden-hands-of-Doron-Merdinger-16-June-20130616-1147.aspxGold, porcelain, crystal, wood and precious stones get unified in Merdinger’s heirloom designs now on sale at his new Tel Aviv shop.Thu, 04 Jul 2013 07:08:54 GMTWine with a storyhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Wine-with-a-story-20-June-20130620-2952.aspxIsrael's boutique vineyards reap awards across the globeThu, 04 Jul 2013 07:07:15 GMTDiamond cerrtification centerhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Diamond-certication-center-3-July-2013.aspxThe GIA center will provide the ‘Rolls Royce’ of diamond quality certificates for Israel’s $20 billion diamond market, the fourth largest in the world Thu, 04 Jul 2013 07:10:50 GMTKenyan banking depends on Israeli knowhowhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Kenyan-banking-depends-on-Israeli-knowhow.aspxThe Galilee International Management Institute helped Kenya’s bankers formulate policies and will aid four other East African central banksMon, 21 Oct 2013 05:47:25 GMTIsrael rewards innovators with $18,000 prizeshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israel-rewards-innovators.aspxGlobal Entrepreneurship Week was marked in Israel by awarding of third annual Prime Minister's Prizes for Initiatives and Innovation.Thu, 13 Dec 2012 08:06:30 GMTSolving a fishy problem http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Solving-a-fishy-problem-.aspxFarmed salmon is made to look pinker with a synthetic colorant. Israel offers a natural alternative sure to please health-conscious consumers.Thu, 13 Dec 2012 09:22:48 GMTTracking trauma in the brainhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Tracking-trauma-in-the-brain.aspxLocating areas of the brain vulnerable to the effects of stress can lead to better outcomes for post-traumatic stress disorder, say Israeli researchers.Wed, 20 Feb 2013 03:03:29 GMTIn search of new ways to fight desertificationhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/In-search-of-new-ways-to-fight-desertification.aspxIsrael’s Fourth International Conference on Drylands, Deserts and Desertification drew more than 500 participants from 60 countries. Wed, 16 Jan 2013 06:52:25 GMTIsraeli MDs treat kids in Ecuadorhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israeli-MDs-treat-kids-in-Ecuador.aspxPediatric orthopedic surgeons from Haifa and Afula were part of a team that performed surgeries on ailing patients in Latin America. Wed, 16 Jan 2013 06:52:25 GMTEMC inaugurates Center of Excellence in Herzliyahttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/EMC-inaugurates-Center-of-Excellence-in-Herzliya.aspxThe global information security leaders create a new nerve center in Israel, headed by Israeli hi-tech entrepreneur Orna Berry.Wed, 16 Jan 2013 07:47:51 GMTNatural defense against bugshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israeli-products-provide-natural-defense-against-bugs.aspxWhether it’s keeping little pests out of greenhouse netting or larger critters out of food packaging, Israeli companies have the answerMon, 15 Apr 2013 06:27:36 GMTIsrael’s sweetest solar energyhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israel’s-sweetest-solar-energy.aspxThanks to Tigi Solar’s Honeycomb Collector, the Land of Milk and Honey is offering space heating solutions for cold climates. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 03:03:29 GMTFirst tool for last vital signhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/First-tool-for-last-vital-sign.aspxURINFO 2000 is the first medical device developed for accurate measurement and monitoring of urine output in the hospital. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 03:03:29 GMTFuturistic ‘microscope’ sees through skinhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Futuristic-‘microscope’-sees-through-skin.aspxIsraeli team invents a simple new imaging tool that brings us one step closer to ‘X-ray vision.’ Wed, 20 Feb 2013 03:03:29 GMTAlaskan volunteer helps Israel’s disabled childrenhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Alaskan-volunteer-helps-Israel’s-disabled-children.aspxEvery year, Curtis Sparks comes to Jerusalem to care for severely disabled kids at the Aleh residential facility.Wed, 20 Feb 2013 03:15:38 GMTBatty for brain researchhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Batty-for-brain-research.aspxA Weizmann Institute researcher discovers that studying the memory of a fruit bat can reveal much about the human brain.Wed, 20 Mar 2013 04:30:48 GMTTuring Award to Weizmann's Shafi Goldwasserhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Turing-Award-to-Weizmann-Institute-Shafi-Goldwasser.aspxProf. Shafi Goldwasser is receiving the award for innovations that became the gold standard for enabling secure internet transactions. Wed, 20 Mar 2013 06:44:24 GMTCellist goes with his hearthttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Cellist-goes-with-his-heart.aspxYoed Nir grew up absorbing the diverse musical traditions of Israel. Now he’s the cellist of choice for many top artists.Wed, 20 Mar 2013 07:48:24 GMTCreated in Israel - Part of your lifehttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Created-in-Israel---Part-of-your-life.aspxIsraeli innovation in your everyday life: "Created in Israel" may not be stamped on all the Israeli innovations that pop up during your average day, but in this short clip you can see a small sample of these anonymous inventions for yourself. Fri, 12 Apr 2013 02:39:59 GMTGive your website a green lighthttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Give-your-website-a-green-light.aspxMyWebees helps businesses and individuals transform their standalone websites into Facebook business pages, where traffic is constant.Mon, 15 Apr 2013 06:27:16 GMTIsraeli tech to curb US water crisishttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israeli-tech-to-curb-US-water-crisis.aspxIDE Technologies to provide desalination solution for California's water shortages.Mon, 15 Apr 2013 06:35:47 GMTMiss Israel 2013 is an Ethiopian immigranthttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Miss-Israel-2013-is-an-Ethiopian-immigrant.aspxFor the first time, a woman born in Ethiopia was chosen to represent Israel at the Miss World Pageant in Jakarta next September.Mon, 15 Apr 2013 06:45:11 GMTGetting drugs across the blood-brain barrierhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Getting-drugs-across-the-blood-brain-barrier.aspxBen-Gurion University licenses its breakthrough drug delivery platform to a New York biotech company.Mon, 15 Apr 2013 07:44:49 GMTA high-tech pillbox http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/A-high-tech-pillbox-.aspxUltrafiltration membranes are the watchword of the future. Advanced Mem-Tech believes it has discovered the ultimate ultrafilter.Thu, 04 Jul 2013 07:05:57 GMTIsrael’s BannerPlay takes on Google AdWordshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israel’s-BannerPlay-takes-on-Google-AdWords.aspxBannerPlay has come up with a technology that allows small and midsized firms to create affordable ads that look good.Thu, 04 Jul 2013 07:06:28 GMTIsraeli company revolutionizes water treatment http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israeli-company-revolutionizes-water-treatment-.aspxUltrafiltration membranes are the watchword of the future. Advanced Mem-Tech believes it has discovered the ultimate ultrafilter.Thu, 04 Jul 2013 07:05:32 GMTiPhone app http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israeli-iPhone-app-for-collaborative-photo-collages.aspxThe free app, run on Google Cloud Storage, is a social network complete with user profiles and the ability for friends to follow each other Thu, 04 Jul 2013 07:06:52 GMTIsraeli legal eagle protects the seahttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/2013-06-25-Israeli-legal-eagle-protects-the-sea.aspxTechnion Prof. Rachelle Alterman is leading a collaborative UN project to bridge legal gaps in the field of development along the Mediterranean coast.Thu, 04 Jul 2013 07:09:47 GMTIsrael to house international high school campushttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/2013-06-25-Israel-to-house-campus-of-international-high-school-.aspxThe two-year program is to open in 2014 under the auspices of the United World College.Thu, 04 Jul 2013 07:10:13 GMTMaking human eggs in the labhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Making-human-eggs-in-the-lab.aspxIsraeli researchers believe it is possible to use cells from the placenta to produce human ova.Thu, 04 Jul 2013 07:10:38 GMTIsraeli technology to slash office energy billshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israeli-technology-to-slash-office-energy-bills-21-July-2013.aspxBeemtech is testing its system in pilot locations in Israel and New York to help building managers keep tabs on energy use and make wiser choices. Mon, 22 Jul 2013 02:10:07 GMTNew smartphone does medical testshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/New-smartphone-does-medical-tests-13-August-2013.aspxIntroducing LifeWatch V, an Israeli-engineered phone that performs and analyzes a range of self-tests and sends reports to your doctor.Thu, 15 Aug 2013 09:13:04 GMTTAU: Autism may be linked to schizophreniahttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/TAU-Autism-may-be-linked-to-schizophrenia-1-September-2013.aspxIsraeli research shows autism disorders share a root cause with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.Mon, 23 Sep 2013 08:54:29 GMT'Early-warning system’ for dying starshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/'Early-warning-system’-for-dying-stars-8-September-2013.aspxForty days before a star burns out as a supernova, it releases a gigantic amount of mass. This data could be useful for many purposes.Mon, 23 Sep 2013 08:53:48 GMTTechnion comes to Chinahttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Technion-comes-to-China-29-September-2013.aspxA new era of research and innovation in science, engineering, and life sciences is opening in China with a joint venture between Israel’s prestigious Technion and Shantou University. Wed, 02 Oct 2013 05:07:31 GMT‘Green lung’ in Dimonahttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/‘Green-lung’-in-Dimona-6-Oct-2013.aspxNew park in the Negev set to include a lake, a family recreation center and a green forest grove. Mon, 21 Oct 2013 06:01:48 GMTStart Tel Aviv 2013http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Start-Tel-Aviv-2013.aspxYoung entrepreneurs from a dozen countries competed for the chance to come to Tel Aviv during Innovation Week in October 2013. They will learn about the world-famous startup ecosystem in Israel’s second-largest city. Thu, 21 Nov 2013 07:48:13 GMTEcoOcean helps protect Mediterraneanhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/EcoOcean-15-Oct-2013.aspxEcoOcean’s acts of liquid kindness have developed into international collaboration projects for marine conservationMon, 21 Oct 2013 05:46:46 GMTThe (non-invasive) operating room of the futurehttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Operating-room-of-the-future-20-Oct-2013.aspxIsrael’s InSightec has a unique technology that will transform surgery radically. For now it is focused on treating certain tumors and neurological disordersMon, 21 Oct 2013 05:46:06 GMTSetting the green venture tablehttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Green-venture-table-17-Nov-2013.aspxThe new investment fund combines the best food and agro technology and innovators that Israel has to offerThu, 21 Nov 2013 07:51:38 GMTInternational Green Economy course http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Green-Economy-course-19-Nov-2013.aspxIsrael, ‘superpower of sustainability,’ shares its expertise in green economic growth with 30 policy-makers from 20 countries. Thu, 21 Nov 2013 07:51:12 GMTMaking music togetherhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Making-music-together.aspxYoung pianists from Israel and China participated in a unique musical encounter at the Jerusalem Music Center.Thu, 04 Jul 2013 07:04:57 GMTChinese delegation environmental protection visithttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/20130704-Chinese-delegation-visits-Israel-to-learn.aspxThe delegation, led by the Vice Governor of China's Jiangsu province, focused on the fields of water resources management, pollution prevention, and technological innovation.Thu, 04 Jul 2013 07:22:00 GMTMichael Arad comes of agehttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Michael-Arad-comes-of-age-as-urban-architecture-expert.aspxThe Israeli-American architect who designed a 108-storey Hong Kong skyscraper, speaks of the National September 11 Memorial to the construction of a “green roof” on his oldest child’s school building in New York City.Mon, 08 Jul 2013 08:04:03 GMTIsrael in Spacehttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israel-in-Space.aspxIsrael is in the forefront of global aerospace innovations, technologies and research.Tue, 16 Jul 2013 08:44:04 GMTChristina Aguilera keeps cool with Fancy Hand Fanhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/20130722-Christina-Aguilera-keeps-cool-with-Israel’s-Fancy-Hand-Fans.aspxA former PR exec is reviving hand fans as urban chic, and her designs caught the eye of superstar Aguilera.Mon, 22 Jul 2013 07:27:29 GMTIsrael’s gem and jewels Jovella event set in stonehttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/20120722Israel’s-gem-and-jewels-Jovella-event-set-in-stone.aspxThe 10th annual Jovella international jewelry and diamond exhibition will sparkle in Tel Aviv this summer.Mon, 22 Jul 2013 07:35:20 GMTIsrael’s unique in-school enrichment http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/2013-07-22-Israel’s-unique-in-school-enrichment-0722-5443.aspxThe Karev program brings technology, art, music, drama, dance, robotics, social activism, debate, gardening and other subjects right into the school day.Mon, 22 Jul 2013 07:41:33 GMTSizzling summer nights in Herzliyahttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/2013-07-22-Sizzling-summer-nights-in-Herzliya.aspxWhether you’re a culture vulture or water sports fan, Israel’s upscale beach city is ready with a summer festival to float your boat.Mon, 22 Jul 2013 07:48:22 GMTPay-as-you-read Israeli apphttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/2013-07-22-Pay-as-you-read-Israeli-app.aspxDownload all the books you like with Total Boox for free, and pay only for the pages you actually read.Mon, 22 Jul 2013 07:55:42 GMTHoliday at the Sea of Galilee http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Holiday-at-the-Sea-of-Galilee-.aspxIn and out of Israel’s largest freshwater lake, there’s enough to see and experience for several days.Wed, 28 Aug 2013 09:22:44 GMTDig back in time at Israel's Beit Guvrin caveshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/VIDEO-Dig-back-in-time-at-Israel's-Beit-Guvrin-caves.aspxAt Israel's Beit Guvrin caves, you can try your hand at digging up a piece of history.Wed, 28 Aug 2013 08:09:42 GMT‘Bodies’ creator Doron Polak promotes Israeli artihttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/‘Bodies’-creator-Doron-Polak-promotes-Israeli-artists.aspxAs Israeli rep for the International Artists Museum, the artist and curator travels the world putting on exhibitions of homegrown talent.Wed, 28 Aug 2013 08:28:33 GMTThe Israel Festival 2013http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/The-Israel-Festival-2013.aspxThe annual festival centered in Jerusalem hosts artists from Asia, from Europe, from America, from Australia, from almost every place.Wed, 28 Aug 2013 08:36:57 GMTEcoMotionhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/EcoMotion.aspxEcoMotion: Israel’s ‘crazy’ new step toward oil independence Just as Israelis revolutionized the global water-tech industry, a new project aims to revolutionize smart transportation.Wed, 28 Aug 2013 08:44:22 GMTProfessor has novel way to track global pollutionhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israeli-professor-has-novel-way-to-track-global-pollution-.aspxUsing cumulative data from NASA satellites, Pinhas Alpert provides a window into the pollution levels hovering above the world's megacities.Wed, 28 Aug 2013 09:17:02 GMTIsraelis vie for $2m in US Robotics Challengehttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israelis-vie-for-$2m-in-US-Robotics-Challenge.aspxProfessional and academics team up for a contest to develop robotic rescuers for disaster response operations.Wed, 28 Aug 2013 08:57:45 GMTIsraeli apps power Samsung smart TV http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/20131002IsraeliAppsPowerSamsungSmartTV-.aspxTel Aviv’s Vonetize not only makes the apps but also licenses content for those apps from Hollywood and Bollywood.Wed, 02 Oct 2013 09:03:48 GMTBeautifying the countertophttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Beautifying-the-countertop.aspxIsrael's Caesarstone has set a global standard in engineered quartz surfacing.Wed, 23 Oct 2013 02:57:46 GMTDiving in the Red Sea http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Diving-in-the-Red-Sea-.aspxTraffic at Eilat's coral reefs is among the heaviest in the world of recreational diving.Wed, 23 Oct 2013 03:05:47 GMTThe sea grottoes of legend http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/The-sea-grottoes-of-legend-24-Nov-2013.aspxAt Rosh Hanikra, see stunning views and hear the roar of waves rushing in and out of the caverns cut in the cliff over thousands of years.Mon, 09 Dec 2013 07:26:34 GMTOptimizing the Amazon cloud experiencehttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Optimizing-the-Amazon-cloud-24-Dec-2013.aspxA cloud-computing consultancy from Israel provides money-saving advice by tapping into your interface with Amazon.Wed, 15 Jan 2014 07:51:53 GMTInventing health: Israeli innovations - Part 2http://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Inventing-health-Israeli-innovations-Part-2.aspxIsrael is a world leader in both innovation and medicine. Combine the two and you get great inventions that prevent, heal and monitor many health conditions.Wed, 15 Jan 2014 09:00:57 GMTTwo bird-watching events in the springhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Two-bird-watching-events-in-the-spring-20-Jan-2014.aspxIsrael’s location at the heart of the only land corridor between Europe and Africa, and its status as a world biodiversity hotspot, makes it a world-class center for bird watching.Wed, 22 Jan 2014 08:27:41 GMTBloomberg Fuel Choices Summit 2013 followuphttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Bloomberg-Fuel-Choices-Summit-2013-followup.aspxEvents which took place alongside the 2013 Fuel Choices Summit included the Smart Transportation Exhibit, the first Symposium on the Challenges and Future of Methanol as a Transportation Fuel, and the Agro-Energy Nexus Summit.Tue, 11 Feb 2014 09:31:15 GMTTadiran's dispatch technology for critical missionshttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Tadiran’s-dispatch-technology-2-Jan-2013.aspxThe Aeonix Dispatch Console developed in Israel is helping emergency dispatchers do a better job in India and China. Tue, 11 Feb 2014 09:36:37 GMTIsrael cuts preventable blindness by halfhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israel-cuts-preventable-blindness-by-half-19-June-2014.aspxNothing comes close to what we have here in Israel, says lead researcher Dr. Michael Belkin.Tue, 24 Jun 2014 06:46:58 GMTMade in Israel, printed around the worldhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Made-in-Israel-printed-around-the-world-10-June-2014.aspxGlass walls of Norway museum, NY hospital, Chicago library and Moscow mall become aesthetic landmarks thanks to Israeli ingenuity. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 06:53:47 GMTMeet the magnet-free computer of the futurehttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/The-magnet-free-computer-of-the-future-26-August-2014.aspxIsraeli research closes in on the possibility of an inexpensive, energy-efficient computer as small as a flash drive and as powerful as a mainframe.Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:03:17 GMTIsraelis race to find Ebola vaccinehttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israelis-race-to-find-Ebola-vaccine-12-August-2014.aspxTwo Israeli doctors are studying Ebola and Marburg virus survivors in the latest West African epidemic to develop a human antibody therapy, with funding from the US National Institutes of Health and other resources.Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:10:27 GMTIsraeli ingenuity powers wearable technologyhttp://www.israelemb.org/hong-kong/AboutIsrael/AboutIsraelInfo/Pages/Israeli-ingenuity-powers-wearable-technology.aspxAt Israel’s first WearableTech Conference, people came from several countries to see what the startup nation has to offer in this rapidly emerging field.Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:03:18 GMT