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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    No sign that grounded Arctic drill ship hull is breached

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 03:13pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Anchorage Crews aboard two aircraft flew over an oil drilling ship on Tuesday that went aground in a severe Alaska storm and saw no sign that the vessel was leaking ... ran aground on Monday on a sand and gravel shore off an uninhabited island in the Gulf of Alaska. Mehler said the Kulluk is carrying about 541,000 litres of diesel and about 45,000 litres ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Chen agrees to humiliating Alaska stopover

    Posted May 04th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan has reluctantly agreed to abide by a humiliating US decision that the island's president be allowed to make refuelling stopovers only in Alaska en ... yesterday. He said Mr Chen would leave Taipei this morning and arrive in Paraguay tonight for a three-day visit after a brief stopover in Alaska. He said Mr Chen was scheduled to leave for Costa Rica ...

  5. Chen may again shun Alaska stopover in return from Latin America

    Posted May 08th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... plan'. Taiwan has yet to say whether Mr Chen will stop in Anchorage, Alaska, on his return from Costa Rica, although Washington has required confirmation be made 72 hours in advance, which ... the US-Taiwan row and hurt relations. 'If he [Mr Chen] continues to feel wronged and choose not to [stop in Alaska], then it would be difficult to improve ties damaged by the decision,' said ...

  6. Cold comfort

    Posted Jul 18th 2010, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... to this extent, it might prevent some Hongkongers from becoming freezoholics and it could add a few years to the planet's lifespan. Alternatively, we could all move to Alaska. ...

  7. Places to chill out

    Posted Sep 26th 2004, 12:00am by Christina Pfeiffer

    ... replaces the chilly silence of winter. Anchorage, Alaska Half-an-hour from the wilderness, Anchorage is Arctic's soft-option destination. The city centre bustles with office workers, fine ... with the anticipation of the wintry gems that lie beyond this modern bastion of civilisation. Nome, Alaska (pictured) Each year, on the first Saturday in March, participants in the Iditarod Sled Dog Race gather ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Channel hop

    Posted Jun 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mark Footer Despite her declaration, in the opening credits, that 'I love this state like I love my family', Sarah Palin's Alaska (TLC; Thursdays at 9pm) should, for clarity's sake, have been named Sarah Palin's Family... who happen to live in Alaska. Against a forbiddingly wet and cold backdrop, we are treated to an 'intimate'- if flatteringly ...




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