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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Sha Tin district councillor seeks to launch city's first bicycle-share system

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 10:04am by Elaine Yau

    ... in Sha Tin, writes Elaine Yau Where there's a wheel... If Gary Yeung Man-yui had his way, Sha Tin would become a "cycling city". A keen advocate of bicycles as an eco-friendly ... from Tai Wai to Fo Tan and Ma On Shan in the eastern New Territories, is ideal for such an initiative, with its large population and flat land. Many residents are already using bicycles to run ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Cultural district's bike-hire plan could be start of a revolution in cycling

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Cycling deserves more respect Bicycle transport is a hard sell in Hong Kong, not least because of the government's negative thinking on its role as a people mover ... District becomes better known. That, admittedly, is some way off. But the district authority's long-term vision is of thousands of visitors getting about the extensive site on bicycle ...

  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    Separatists behind deadly India bicycle bomb, say police

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 03:37pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jalpaiguri Bomb kills five, injures 10 in West Bengal A bicycle bomb that killed five people when it exploded prematurely in eastern India was the work of militants ... the number of dead at four but a fifth victim died later in hospital. The KLO has carried out several other bombings with devices strapped to bicycles and has also marked its anniversary with attacks ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LEISURE

    Cultural district now has wheel appeal

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Visitors can cycle along the promenade at West Kowloon on one of 50 new bicycles Cultural district now has wheel appeal Visitors to the West Kowloon Cultural District will be able to cycle along its 1.8 kilometre promenade from today as the district authority launches its automatic bicycle rental system. The public can rent one of 50 bicycles for HK$20 ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health

    Shangri-La Hotel bicycle team sets off on a charity ride across China

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 08:42am by Mark Graham

    ... Mark Graham life@scmp.com The Shangri-La Hotel bicycle team is undertaking a 2,000-kilometre charity ride across China, team leader Nick Smith tells Mark Graham Sprocket money When ... by the Shangri-La Hotel bicycle team's 2,000-kilometre mega-pedal from Shenzhen to Shanghai- called Ride for Hope- will improve the lives of some of the mainland's poorest people. The team of six ...

  6. News - China Insider - DIPLOMACY

    London's 'beautiful communist bicycles' attract Chinese students, says Boris Johnson

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 04:25pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... because of multiculturalism, fine universities and “beautiful communist bicycles”. “Why is it that we are so lucky, so blessed in London, to have so many Chinese students?” Johnson asked ... wonderful French restaurants in London? Is it because we have so many beautiful communist bicycles on the streets of London? “I’ll tell you what I think it is. It’s because we have more universities ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Art house: Bicycle Thieves holds a mirror up to post-war Italy

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Countering the lavish frivolity (and fascism) of Mussolini-era films, its directors documented the dire plight of Italians immediately after the second world war. Vittorio De Sica's Bicycle Thieves (1948) tells the simple story of an unemployed man and his son trying to find a lost bicycle. Arguably the seminal neorealist work, it still ranks among the best films ever made in many ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese man arrested for stealing bicycle seats, claiming he likes 'lingering scent of a woman'

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 04:59pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com The Yokohama resident was arrested for stealing over 200 bicycle seats A Japanese man with a fetish for licking and sniffing has been arrested for stealing over 200 bicycle seats that formerly belonged to female riders. The man, a 35-year-old Yokohama resident named Joji Kondo, was arrested on 24 August after a security camera caught him ...

  9. News - World - CANADA

    Fame for Vancouver woman who stole her bicycle back from thief

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ottawa Cyclistpraised forstealingbike back A Vancouver woman has earned widespread fame for stealing back her bicycle from a thief after seeing it advertised online. Kayla Smith, 33, told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation that her C$1,000 (HK$7,400) bicycle was taken from a rack in Vancouver's oceanfront Olympic Village- constructed to host ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Bicycles part of the transport solution

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Bicycles part of the transport solution Hong Kong boasts some of the world's most efficient and cleanest public transport systems. Given how small our city is compared to many major world cities, there is rarely a real need to own a car. Yet our private car fleet passed the 500,000 mark in March. If left to grow unchecked, it will hit 540,000 by 2017. ...




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