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  1. Review 07 Holiday Quiz

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

    ... by China's Chang'e I lunar probe? 10 How did scientists give one of ancient Egypt's most powerful women pharaohs, Queen Hatshepsut, back her identity after a century of anonymity? Sport ...

  2. Ancient ship to go on display in October

    Posted Jan 01st 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Research Centre, said. The porcelain-laden ship, which was 30.4 metres long and 9.8 metres wide, dated back to the early Southern Song dynasty. It was the biggest and most complete ancient vessel ...

  3. Religious freedom?- not at the UN

    Posted Dec 31st 2007, 12:00am by Doug Bandow

    ... there are other factors at play as well. In supporting the resolution Egypt- which jails moderate Muslims and tolerates violence against Coptic Christians- cited 'offensive publication of portraits ...

  4. Historical chronicle to compile the HK story

    Posted Dec 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an office in government premises so they could have easier access to official documents. Dr Lau said the chronicle would account for everything relating to Hong Kong from ancient times up to 1997 ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Dec 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sunk in the country's waters and is expected to provide invaluable information on maritime trade in ancient China. Staff Reporter ...

  6. The Planner

    Posted Dec 29th 2007, 12:00am by Janice Leung

    ... of a gay man (Martin Potter) in ancient Rome. In Italian with English subtitles. Today, 2.30pm, HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$50 Urbtix. Inquiries: www.lcsd.gov.hk/fp Naughty Boys ...

  7. Plying high

    Posted Dec 28th 2007, 12:00am by Stephen Lacey

    ... Humble plywood is enjoying a renaissance as architects and designers rediscover its versatility and elegance, writes Stephen Lacey Step inside an Egyptian pyramid and the last thing you'd expect to find is evidence of a primitive form of plywood. But the ancient Egyptians obviously knew a thing or two about construction. Ditto the Chinese, who centuries ago glued pieces ...

  8. Film

    Posted Dec 27th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Clarence Tsui, Paul Fonoroff

    ... on Petronius' novel, Fellini's version depicts the erotic journey of a gay man (Martin Potter) in ancient Rome. In Italian with English subtitles. Sat, 2.30pm, HK Space Museum. First Love ...

  9. Tired of delays, applicants for US citizenship sue government

    Posted Dec 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... united states Associated Press in Herndon, Virginia Issameldin Mohamed, a native of Egypt, explained that he was not entirely sure that suing the US government was a good idea. In Egypt, 'if you sue the government, there's something wrong here', he said, pointing to his head to indicate how foolhardy it would be. But Mr Mohamed, 45, of Owings Mills, Maryland, was out ...

  10. Entree: Prague

    Posted Dec 26th 2007, 12:00am by Christina Pfeiffer

    ... of Prague, the restaurant has amazing views of the terracotta rooftops over Mala Strana and across to the ancient buildings of Prague's Old Town. Its five-course degustation menu (1,500 koruna) ...




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