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  1. Making history

    Posted Feb 28th 2010, 12:00am by Robert McGlynn

    ... of a thousand ships. Built by Pericles on the ruins of a much older building, the temple was constructed in the name of Athena and once housed a statue of the goddess wrought from gold and ivory ... the past is on show and no more so than on the Metro and at the new jewel in the city's crown: the Acropolis Museum. Construction of the Metro, lines 2 and 3 of the city's rail network ...

  2. New Kai Tak terminal cruising towards losses

    Posted May 13th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Lau Ng Wai-lan lined up to applaud the signing of a contract with French construction company Dragages to build a terminal for ocean-going cruise liners on the site of the old airport at Kai ... overwhelmingly to the cruise operators, not to the economies of the ports where their ships call. That's especially true in Hong Kong. According to the Hong Kong Tourism Board, 780,000 cruise ...

  3. Woody and pals make their way to HK

    Posted Nov 13th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... on a ship heading to the city, park chiefs said. Almost a year after the resort kick-started a HK$3.63 billion plan to add three new themed areas, one of the three- Toy Story Land- is 15 per cent ... in which the toy dog chases his own tail, a Toy Soldier Parachute Drop where visitors plunge from a 25-metre tower, and a ride on a U-shaped race track. A bus ride through the construction site ...

  4. We can't afford another disaster in the harbour

    Posted Sep 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... during construction of Disneyland at Penny's Bay, resulting in environmental damage that led to hundreds of millions of dollars in clean-up costs and compensation. At least 200 times as much ... of taking care of it. Sewage, industrial waste, shipping and oil and chemical spills in a mere three decades turned its waters into an almost lifeless toxic brew. Reclamation shrunk its width, ...

  5. Slice of Life

    Posted Jul 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Sandra Lowe

    ... by a US Navy ship to Athens. The shelling of the Arab League force and the bombardment of the building on the edge of Tel al-Zaatar camp lessened the chances of a ceasefire. Closer to home, Ocean ... car is expected to start. Mishaps have delayed construction and affected its opening, with a fire at the wave tank, and an explosion that ripped through the headland on the site of Brick Hill, ...

  6. Fear factor

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... higher, at 7. The American aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan, and the Seventh Fleet support ships, dispatched to the scene to help, had to quickly reposition themselves at one point because ... nuclear plants. China, too, has announced that it is suspending all new nuclear plant construction plans and ordering a nationwide safety review, which is a big deal because of its ambitious ...

  7. Blindfolded body found in torched suitcase

    Posted Aug 26th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Firefighters find charred remains of a middle-aged woman after workers put out a blaze in an empty shipping container A blindfolded body was found stuffed inside a suitcase ... was discovered when smoke was seen billowing from the unlocked container at about 7.30am yesterday. Workers from a nearby construction site opened the container and discovered the suitcase in flames ...

  8. Wong Chi-ning

    Posted Nov 10th 2003, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... side. It was very busy in the years immediately after the war. Ships were always coming and going and there was a lot of work to be done. When peace took a firm hold, I decided it was time ... after the fire engines. Of course, I didn't only keep an eye on our vehicles while at the scene of fires. The time I was most frightened during a fire was in the late 50s. A ship off Lyemun ...

  9. Promises of a better life go up in smoke

    Posted Aug 30th 2004, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... vowed. Bids were invited from developers and R-II Builders, a firm owned by construction magnate Reghis Romero was named as the winner of the contract in October 1992. The firm promised to construct 33 five-storey residential buildings beside the dump 'at no cost to the government' by 1998 for the Smokey Mountain families to live in. As payment, it demanded 79 hectares ...

  10. YOUR GUIDE TO POSTGRADUATE STUDY IN HONG KONG- Local tertiary institutions

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Sally Course

    ... concentrations); computer science; computing; construction management; electronic and information engineering; engineering management; environmental science and technology; materials engineering ... to full university status in 1994. PolyU's taught master's programmes have now grown to more than 50, ranging from fashion and textiles to construction and real estate and health care. ...




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