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  1. Club gets go-ahead to import horses from Australia

    Posted Feb 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell The importation of horses from Australia to Hong Kong has been given the green light to resume and two batches of thoroughbreds bound for Sha Tin are in quarantine in Melbourne ... executive director of racing Bill Nader yesterday expressed his delight, and considerable relief, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department had sanctioned the suggested protocols ...

  2. Visa aims to ease overcrowding in Australia's big cities

    Posted Jan 13th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... that the conservative coalition government has tried to tackle Australia's extreme population imbalance. Announcing the initiative yesterday, the acting prime minister, John Anderson, said: 'These ... Nick Squires in Sydney Severe skills shortages in some regions are hindering economic growth Australia is to offer a type of immigrant visa to lure new settlers away from overcrowded ...

  3. Conservation by Murder: Man-eaters of Sundarbans

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Nick Walker Conservation by Murder: Man-eaters of Sundarbans by Sudipt Dutta (self-published) If a bird blessed with super stamina flew due west from Hong Kong for about 2,600 kilometres, ... of dense forest cover, tidal waterways, mudflats and myriad islands is the habitat of the royal Bengal tiger, whose survival is the heart of Conservation by Murder. Author Sudipt Dutta has made ...

  4. Policy is best foundation for heritage conservation

    Posted Mar 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... carefully. Meanwhile, a sound government policy on heritage preservation could help the URA become a guiding light in setting the right balance between conservation and revitalisation. ...

  5. Australia looking to get back on track in HK

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... James Porteous james.porteous@scmp.com Australia are hoping to get their world series campaign back on track after disappointing results in the last two events. The Wallabies are sitting ... 'So this is now the start for us to claw our way back to the top four and hopefully finish in that part of the seedings at the end of the year.' Australia kicked off the season ...


    Posted Apr 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with Howard Winn The amazing tale of Richard Cranium and the VIP There have been some surprising developments in the story we wrote in the middle of last month relating to the Conrad Hotel and its lift service. This was about an incident that occurred one ...

  7. Australia need consistency to end 23-year jinx

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by James Porteous

    ... in Hong Kong, but captain Bernard Foley insists that record of underachievement is ready to be put to bed. Australia were hugely inconsistent in escaping pool F, needing a controversial late ... looked powerful, albeit against weaker opposition than Australia have faced. Another question mark over their prospects is an injury to Lolo Lui, who limped off against Tonga. 'We're ...

  8. Sydney out in the cold in new Outback tourism push

    Posted Aug 21st 2008, 12:00am by Mark Chipperfield

    ... for Sydney,' he said. 'A brand to set us apart from our competitors.' Some media commentators were outraged by this use of taxpayer funds. 'Selling Australia, and Sydney of all places, ... million (HK$271.2 million) budget for a new global marketing campaign built around Australia, the soon-to-be-released action movie directed by Baz Luhrmann, and starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh ...

  9. Is Australia finally ready to embrace Asia?

    Posted Aug 01st 2007, 12:00am by Glen Norris

    ... Glen Norris Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong recently presented a stark message to Australia- the country that's still an outsider in the fastest-growing region in the world. Mr Lee said that compared to the city state, 'Australia is a luckier country, with a huge continent, resources and more secure position. But in 50 or 100 years time, will Australia ...

  10. Australia, NZ fight for skilled labour

    Posted Mar 10th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires in Sydney Wellington hopes to tackle shortage of tradesmen and professionals by coaxing expats in Australia to return home They have been sporting adversaries for years, but now Australia and New Zealand have something else to fight over: skilled labour. Both countries are experiencing an acute lack of skilled workers such as mechanics, plumbers and electricians, ...




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