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  1. In Brief

    Posted Feb 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Elaine Lo Man-shu's flat in Beverly Hill, Happy Valley, between February 8 and 11. No plea was taken and she was remanded in custody to appear in Eastern Court on March 15. 5 hurt ...

  2. Careless grave-sweepers spark hill fires

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Firemen were kept busy dousing hill fires yesterday- 28 by 5pm- as grave-sweepers flocked to the final resting places of their ancestors for the Chung Yeung festival. One of the biggest fires broke out at about 1.30pm at Keung Shan on Lantau, where about 500,000 square metres of hillside were ablaze. A helicopter was sent to drop water, and the fire was put out at about ...

  3. Charred hills cast pall over survivor of fire

    Posted Apr 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tiffany Lam For a survivor of the city's deadliest hill fire, revisiting the site and finding it burned again was 'a saddening experience'. 'I feel a sense of loss ... said was a frequent victim of blazes, was burned by two hill fires in January. 'I think people are increasingly aware of the dangers of hill fires. But the emphasis tends ...

  4. Golf rush

    Posted May 09th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Jenkins

    ... are in California or Florida. Much has changed. Nowhere in China is this change more obvious today than in Hainan. In just 10 years, this island province off the southern tip of Guangdong has been ... design firm JMP, is concerned, primarily about the pace of development. 'It's ridiculous what's going on down there,' says California-based Hollinger, who has been designing ...

  5. Out and about

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Hong Kong's topography has changed so dramatically over the past century that many contemporary place names refer to hills, promontories and bays that no longer exist. One such vanished natural feature was located roughly where modern-day Wan Chai, Causeway Bay and Happy Valley meet. The road around the bottom- Morrison Hill Road- provides some clue ...

  6. Man behind China's golf boom listed among the true movers and shakers

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... courses, residential and resort amenities at Mission Hills, Chu spearheaded the agreement to hold the World Cup tournament for the next 12 years,' the magazine says. Chu, 58, said: 'This ... to Mission Hills, supporting a host of junior golf initiatives, inviting golf greats for clinics, and employing the most respected swing instructors. It's all part of a broader long-range plan ...

  7. Hole in the hill

    Posted Dec 14th 2003, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung Hole in the hill Aberdeen locals refer to this fishball noodle shop as the 'hole in the hill', but to everyone else, especially foodies in the know, Tse Kee Fishball ... in the hill' because when the business started 50 years ago it was a street stall tucked in a cavernous part of a hill. In the 70's Tse Kee moved into a commercial building on Old Main Street, ...

  8. Five survivors of Pat Sin Leng hill fire sue government for $10m

    Posted Oct 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on behalf of the permanent secretary for education and manpower. The five were aged between 12 and 15 at the time of the hill fire, which killed five people. The High Court writ filed by the Director of Legal Aid seeks an order that each of the victims receive $2 million damages for personal injuries arising from the hill fire tragedy on February 10, 1996. Two teachers and three ...

  9. Memories from the fault lines

    Posted May 31st 2008, 12:00am by Wong How Man

    ... Allen, one of the most knowledgeable seismologists at the California Institute of Technology. He had just returned from a field study along the fault lines of western Sichuan. I recall looking ... hills, with an occasional defence tower, making the village look like a fortified community. These fortresses are now known to scholars interested in Qiang and Tibetan architecture. ...

  10. State of union

    Posted Nov 19th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... and Guangdong as California,' Ms Loh said. 'Often, though, we compare ourselves to big countries and this is incorrect because we get the wrong picture.' That Hong Kong had a reputation ... Planning and Environmental Development, Peter Hills, the government's biggest challenge was not dealing with mainlanders having babies in public hospitals or committing crimes, but absorbing ...




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