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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Walrus calf saved in Alaska headed for Brooklyn

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by THE NEW YORK TIMES

    ... The New York Times Walrus calf rescued in Alaska is putting on weight, showing pluck and headed to Big Apple Fat, moustachioed orphan welcome in New York How do you transport a 106kg baby to New York? If he's a 15-week-old walrus rescued from the open ocean off Alaska, the answer is a jumbo-size crate aboard a FedEx cargo jet, accompanied by a veterinarian and a handler. ...

  2. United Energy plans US$200m Pakistan splurge

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com United Energy, the oil and gas company controlled by mainland tycoon Zhang Hongwei and backed by a US$5 billion credit facility from China Development Bank, plans to spend US$200 million this year to develop projects in Pakistan ...

  3. News - World - WEATHER

    Alaskan fisherman survives 24 hours adrift at sea in plastic tub after storm

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... capsized in the chilly waters of southern Alaska floated for more than 24 hours in a 1.2-metre plastic fish tub, singing Row, Row, Row Your Boat to keep his spirits up. Ryan Harris was rescued from his battle with 2.5-metre waves by a coastguard helicopter, which had joined a massive search of the waters around Sitka, Alaska, for Harris and his crewmate, Stonie Huffman, the Sitka Daily ...

  4. Business - China Business - ACQUISITIONS

    United Energy eyes bigger buy in mature markets

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com United Energy eyes bigger buy in mature markets The United Energy Group, the oil and gas unit of mainland tycoon Zhang Hongwei that bought BP's Pakistan assets for US$750 million last year, aims to balance its risk profile ...

  5. Who said it?

    Posted Apr 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... We will have history professors explaining that it is our right, not a privilege, to build a small house Heung Yee Kuk member Leung Fuk-yuen It was a big surprise. I'd never imagined that my ball had reached Alaska. I've lost everything in the tsunami Teenager Misaki Murakami, who has now recovered at least one prized possession The battle of France has only just begun... ...

  6. A good week for...

    Posted Apr 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... his home in last year's devastating Japanese tsunami has been reunited with at least one prized possession- his football that drifted all the way to Alaska. The ball with Murakami's name inscribed on it was found by beachcomber David Baxter on Middleton Island, Alaska. Baxter has undertaken to return the ball to Murakami, who told reporters he was surprised to learn ...

  7. News - World - CRIME

    FBI plea for information over suspected serial killer Israel Keyes

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of the FBI's office in Anchorage. Keyes, who died in prison from apparently selfinflicted wounds last weekend, lived in Washington state from 2001-2007 and then in Alaska. But he travelled around ... killed them, the FBI said. He then continued his travels on the East Coast, before returning to Chicago and then to Alaska. Police confirmed his role in at least two bank robberies, saying he ...

  8. Magazines - Good Eating - NEW RESTAURANTS

    Skip the buffet

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... was not too eggy, while the baked Alaska (HK$88) was style over substance. Separating à la carte diners from the buffet clientele could help bring in the customers the restaurant deserves.    THREE ...

  9. The Member of the Wedding

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... (the family's African-American maid, her cousin), the 12-year-old dreams of hitching a ride to Alaska with her beloved but newly married brother. But this remains a dream, and Frankie ...

  10. News - World - TSUNAMI

    California town builds 'tsunami-resistant' port

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Crescent City, California

    ... port It does not matter if the earth sways in Chile, Alaska or Japan, the formation of the sea floor along the US west coast generally aims any tsunami surges at the tiny California port town ... by an earthquake in Alaska on Good Friday, 1964, killed 11 people and wiped out 29 city blocks. That was 10 years before the boat basin was even built. When the waves hit last year, the port was still ...




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