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"A world with unlimited communication." A/Prof Adrian Cheok speaks about Digital Humanity on [email protected] 17 Feb, 11.30am.

US aerospace giant Boeing on Sunday unveiled its 747-8 Intercontinental, which it hopes will compete with Airbus A-380. -- PHOTO: AFP WASHINGTON - US AEROSPACE giant Boeing on Sunday unveiled its 747-8 Intercontinental, a longer and more fuel efficient update of its emblematic jumbo jet, which it hopes will compete with Airbus A-380. 'Look at this marvelous flying machine, it's our future,' Pat Shanahan, Boeing's vice-president and general manager of commercial airplanes division, said at the unveiling ceremony at the company's plant in Everett, Washington near Seattle. Jim Albaugh, president of the commercial aviation division, added: 'We think our customers will value the low operating costs and passengers will enjoy the comfort of the striking new interior.' Boeing took all by surprise in unveiling a new colour scheme - red and orange - a departure from its standard blu...

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