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  1. Concrete help

    Posted Apr 12th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh It was once a run-down school hostel. The students and teachers had to stick old newspapers and plastic on the wooden walls to keep out rain and wind. Thanks to a group of students from the City University of Hong Kong (CityU), the school in Guangxi is now a three-storey concrete building with a comfortable interior. It all began three years ago when Nicolas Yeung ...

  2. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Jul 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that she did not specify a date for her hopes to be realised, that there had been no concrete developments in his case and that she was still awaiting news. ...

  3. City Briefs

    Posted Apr 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was admitted to Eastern Hospital in a critical condition, while two men, 39 and 41, were in a stable condition. A fourth victim, 45, refused hospital treatment. Pedestrian hit by falling concrete A pedestrian escaped serious injury when a 12cm by 12cm piece of concrete fell from the outside wall of a 29th-floor flat in Sha Tin and hit her head. The woman, 28, was walking in Lok Shing Street, ...

  4. Couple favours bus stop where they first held hands

    Posted Apr 16th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... The couple, both 28, also considered Disneyland, but could not get a concrete reply from the soon-to-open park's organisers. Ms Yim hopes the new rules will be in force in time for their wedding, ...

  5. Buried alive and bargaining with God

    Posted Dec 25th 2004, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... in the rooms of a holiday resort's two-storey, concrete building. Mr Manoguid went back to their house to retrieve some belongings. But after he'd gone, there was a roar and a huge landslide ...

  6. Beijing talks set to grow Sino-US relations

    Posted Jul 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of concrete initiatives, analysts said. 'They may talk about every issue that bears mutual interest, from the yuan to weaponry, but the main thing should be to install a top-level communication ...


    Posted Jul 06th 2005, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... dotted the routes, including the two-storey Port War Signal Station, which is reached via a deep, concrete-sided trench, as well as battery observation posts and underground magazines. Fellow ... to report on his safety. 'About two to three months later, I found some concrete,' he says. 'I was so happy when I realised it must be part of the track.' Like a modern-day ...

  8. Florence Knoll

    Posted Dec 12th 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... and reinforced concrete. After her husband died in a car accident in 1955, Florence Knoll took charge of the firm. In 1958, she wed Miami banker Harry Hood Bassett and two years later demoted herself ...

  9. Material Girl's spiritual quest causes unholy row

    Posted Sep 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for a programme aimed at bringing together Christian, Muslim, Jewish and Druze children. In a land where religious and ethnic divides are reinforced by concrete and barbed-wire barriers, there can never ...

  10. One worker is as stubborn as a mule

    Posted Jun 15th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... timber, sand and fuel down a 2km trail that is inaccessible to road vehicles. The trails lead from the Ngong Ping cable car terminal near the Big Buddha to Nei Lak Shan, where a concrete structure ...




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