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  1. Detours: high jinks

    Posted Apr 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Christina Pfeiffer

    ... to celebrate. In the remote Arctic outpost of Barrow, Alaska, the Nalukataq (or blanket toss) Festival is held around June each year. Feasting, blanket tossing and dancing take place as the community ... session for local jumpers gunning for the World Eskimo-Indian Olympics in Fairbanks, Alaska. At that competitive event, the blanket toss has evolved into an extreme snowboarding-like sport ...

  2. review

    Posted Jun 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... reading, catering to the budget of the mid-range traveller and, in some cases, beyond. A bonus with this guide is that Alaska is included, which means a fair-sized chunk of stunning scenery ...

  3. Public Eye

    Posted Nov 19th 2008, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... with Michael Chugani mickchug@gmail.com Scare the claws off profiteering oil vultures If every person in China chipped in US$30, how much would you get? About US$40 billion. That's the jaw-dropping amount ExxonMobil made in net profits last year. To ...

  4. SAFE risks slipping on big oil investments

    Posted Apr 16th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland The mainland has snapped up a US$2 billion, 1 per cent stake in British oil giant BP. If yesterday's reports are correct, it is not China Investment Corporation, the finance ministry-controlled sovereign wealth fund, that has acquired the ...

  5. Thursday Think-tank

    Posted Sep 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... teachers... otherwise, some school might end up with the governor of Alaska as a candidate for vice-principal. ...

  6. So you think you can dance

    Posted Nov 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Whatever the result of this week's United States presidential elections, the Republican vice-presidential candidate, Sarah Palin, has undeniably made her mark in both politics and entertainment. Thanks to actress Tina Fey's impression of her on NBC's Saturday Night Live, Palin, the incumbent governor of the state of Alaska, has surprisingly diverted ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Sep 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China has a lot to learn about transparency The nomination of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to be the Republican vice-presidential running mate to John McCain in the US, contrasts sharply ... the difference between the two societies and their political systems. Almost as soon as the news broke about Mrs Palin's selection, journalists descended on Alaska to examine her past. The official ...

  8. Taipei keeps watch on diplomatic allies amid fears of post-election 'dirty tricks' by Beijing

    Posted Jan 11th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... ministry did not have any 'impractical' expectations. The US has told Taiwan that Mr Chen can transit through Alaska, where he can stop for refuelling, an arrangement similar to his trip ... Chen simply skirted Alaska and flew halfway around the globe to his destination after being snubbed by the US over his decision to scrap a symbolic agency tasked with cross-strait unification. ...

  9. Dished up

    Posted Jan 01st 2009, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... or garlic butter; baked lobster; lobster and truffle puff pastry tart; and baked Alaska for two. Bookings: 2584 7822 Avanti Ristorante at the Regal Riverside Hotel in Sha Tin recently began serving ...

  10. Six degrees

    Posted Nov 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... Daniel Jeffreys Doggone it, this week is crunch time for Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin (above). The current governor of Alaska was born Sarah Heath in a small town of about 6,000 residents known for its skiing and links to neo-fascism: Sandpoint, Idaho... Sandpoint millionaire Vincent Bertollini, who turned the town and nearby Hayden Lake into the heartland ...




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