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  1. Travel alert system fails tourists stuck in Egypt

    Posted Feb 01st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... One autocrat has already fled into exile. Inspired by the success in Tunisia, protests have further broken out in Algeria, Yemen, Libya, Mauritania and Egypt, some of which also involved copycat acts of self-immolation. In Egypt in particular, protest groups made no secret of their desire for a similar revolution, setting January 25 as the date to begin their mass demonstrations, ...

  2. Don't forget victims of bus crash tragedy

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... overturned on the highway on its way to ancient architectural sites. The remainder were injured and seven remain in foreign hospitals. Some survivors returned home without lost loved ones or close ... to us,' one survivor said. When word of the tragedy reached Hong Kong the government was quick to send immigration and health officers to Egypt to help the victims. But since they have returned ...

  3. Comment - Blogs

    Morning Clicks, August 27

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 09:49am by John Kennedy

    ... John Kennedy Keywords: Bank loans, Fiscal stimulus, South China Sea, Occupy Hong Kong, China Construction Bank, Japan, Internet regulation, Africa, Egypt, Iran, Russia, Pearl River Delta ... toward Japan.--  Aid no longer buys affection for US on Egypt’s streets   We cannot say that US aid to Egypt has lost its influence, but one certain thing is that it cannot make the new Egyptian ...

  4. Ten plagues on Hong Kong?

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... According to the Bible, God punished the ancient Egyptians for enslaving the Israelites and visited 10 plagues on them, the last of which was the death of all the first-born of man and beast, ... to drink of the harbour. The plague of darkness, which immediately preceded the final plague, covered 'all the land of Egypt' to such an extent that 'they saw not one another'. ...

  5. HK finds back cradle-of-culture theory

    Posted Aug 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jackie Yin jackie.yin@scmp.com The unearthing in Hong Kong of pounded tree bark, used as clothing by ancient people, shows the city's history of human habitation may date back at least 7,000 years. The finds provide new evidence of links between southern China, Southeast Asia and the Pacific islands. Remnants of bark cloth and the beaters made to make it, unearthed ...

  6. Hong Kong fail in world title bid

    Posted Aug 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Defending champions Hong Kong were beaten by arch-rivals Egypt in the semi-finals of the world junior team championships yesterday. The SAR team, who overcame the Egyptians 2-1 in the final two years ago, were no match for them this time at the Boundary Street Sports Centre, losing all three matches. Raneem El Weleily, the reigning world junior champion, beat Hong Kong's ...

  7. Network and low air fares the key

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... say that the onboard service is very good.' Morning Star Travel has been working with Gulf Air for more than 10 years. It offers package tours to Bangkok, Greece, Egypt ... regional network and reasonable pricing are key considerations. 'Comparatively speaking, Gulf Air is able to offer competitive air fares,' Ms Tsang said. Egypt is one of the most popular ...

  8. The history of the Olympics on display

    Posted Aug 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the British Museum. The Ancient Olympic Games features pieces including the famous ancient Roman statue Discobolus (The Discus Thrower), pottery gold and medals which explore the relationship between the ancient and modern Olympic Games. Jointly presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the Trustees of the British Museum, the exhibition illustrates ancient Olympia ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Feb 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the in long term, it is worth it to help prevent young people from starting smoking. Jeffrey Leung Chi-loi, Tsuen Wan Egypt hobbled by illiteracy I have to respectfully disagree with Peter Beck's suggestion ('S Korean despots' exit a way out for Egypt', February 9) that the strategy that worked to institute democratic rule in South Korea in 1987 would work in Egypt ...

  10. HK aims to become the region's hub for culture

    Posted Sep 30th 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... It is forging agreements with its Asian neighbours and Egypt to boost its image Hong Kong is looking to develop its international image through the signing of cultural co-operation agreements with neighbouring countries and Egypt. The Home Affairs Bureau is developing memoranda of understanding with Singapore, Thailand, South Korea and Egypt after signing an agreement ...




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