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  1. HK-flagged ship to blaze Arctic route

    Posted Sep 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... through Russia's Arctic wastes to China. The bulk carrier Nordic Barents is the first foreign-registered ship Russia has allowed to make a voyage between two foreign ports via ... of draft restrictions through Arctic waters. If the Nordic Barents' voyage to Dalian, Qingdao and possibly southern China is successful it will effectively end a 500-year-old quest ...

  2. Admiral urges government to stake claim in the Arctic

    Posted Mar 06th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan in Beijing China should have a share of the Arctic as global warming melts the polar ice and opens up shipping lanes and opportunities for exploring resources, a People's ... exploration, Rear Admiral Yin Zhuo told the China News Service yesterday. 'The Arctic belongs to all the people around the world as no nation has sovereignty over it, according to the United ...

  3. Arctic Monkeys

    Posted Aug 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Charlie Carter

    ... Charlie Carter Arctic Monkeys Humbug (Domino) Spelling out the title of a song in its lyrics is a sign of a band bereft of ideas. Sadly, this is how the Arctic Monkeys inauspiciously begin ... are the Arctics' cutting wit and spiky stutter punk. In their place is a largely disappointing mixture of crooning and done-it-before guitar chops. Even the band's once-biting lyrics have been tamed. ...

  4. News - China - MILITARY

    Space race a security threat to China, warns PLA think tank report

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 03:02am by Minnie Chan

    ... the Second Artillery Corps takes care of all missile projects. The report also stressed the strategic value of China's scientific research in the Arctic, which it believes will support ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - EVOLUTION

    Disappearance of wildflowers may have doomed giant animals of Ice Age

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 02:56am by Reuters

    ... including the mighty woolly mammoth and woolly rhinoceros. Scientists who studied DNA preserved in Arctic permafrost sediments and in the remains of such ancient animals have concluded that these Ice Age beasts relied heavily on the protein-rich wildflowers that once blanketed the region. But dramatic Ice Age climate change caused a huge decline in these plants, leaving the Arctic ...

  6. Powerful storytelling set on the Arctic plains

    Posted Dec 28th 2009, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... book. This is no exception. Revolver is played out by a small cast in the snowy wastes of the Arctic. There aren't many people in this empty, frozen landscape, but Sedgwick focuses on them with laser-like precision. Sig Andersson is a teenager in the early 20th century. Eleven years ago, Einar, his father, brought him, his sister and mother to the Arctic to make their fortune. Gold had been ...

  7. Cold comfort as teen confronts stranger in Arctic cabin

    Posted Dec 20th 2009, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... by a small cast of characters in the snowy wastes of the Arctic. There aren't many people in this empty, frozen landscape, but Sedgwick focuses on them with laser-like precision, and does not waste a word telling us their story. Sig Andersson is a teenager growing up in an Arctic community in the early 20th century. Eleven years ago, Einar, his father, brought him, his sister ...

  8. Countries want to be fatter, and fatter

    Posted Jun 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Alex Yeung

    ... Ridge- which the country believes is an extension of its landmass. This ridge in the Arctic Ocean has also drawn the interest of Danish and Canadian scientists in attempts to prove ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Former Canadian diplomat calls for Beijing to be patient about Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:28am by DANNY LEE

    ... and development in the Arctic. After two stints in Beijing as trade commissioner and political counsellor, Higginbotham became Canada's high commissioner in Hong Kong in the aftermath of the 1989 ...

  10. Mighty Rovers expedition sets sights on the Arctic

    Posted Jun 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nicholas Lo, YP intern Mighty Rovers- an annual programme organised by HK Discovery- are organising a trip to the Arctic Circle, in order to learn more about it and its importance. ... This year's participants will explore the Arctic environment and wildlife, while exploring how the polar ice caps are affected by climate change. The expedition is a corporate social responsibility ...




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