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  1. Wet, muddy course tests cross country runners

    Posted Oct 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Richard Castka Hong Kong distance runners got their first true test of cross country running yesterday when the Gigasports Hong Kong Cross Country Championship was staged over a rugged ... 'This was my first cross country race ever, and I didn't expect it to be like this at all,' said Hong Kong international triathlete Joyce Cheung Ting-yan (pictured), who won the senior ...

  2. Cross-strait challenge beckons swimmer

    Posted May 04th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... long had his eyes on the 250km swim, a crossing that will be made more difficult by complex sea currents and the presence of sharks. 'I first applied to swim across the Taiwan Strait ... was 170km, but the route would be extended to 250km. 'We expect to complete the cross-strait swim within three to five days,' Wang said. He said a 25-member team would take part, including ...

  3. Lam frets over one country, two leagues

    Posted Aug 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... will also be keeping his fingers crossed as he finished fourth on Sunday. Patrick Lam too made it to the jump-off but could not match Samantha Lam's double-clear rounds. Beijing will host two ...

  4. News - Asia - SEA DISPUTES

    Chinese fishing boat runs aground in Philippines reef

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:15pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila A Chinese fishing boat has run aground on a World Heritage-listed coral reef in the Philippines, roughly 1,600 kilometres from China’s nearest major ... the coasts of the Philippines, Vietnam and other countries in Southeast Asia. The Philippines accused China of occupying a shoal, which is home to a rich fishing ground, near its main island of Luzon ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Planned joint maritime security exercise shows Asean can lead

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 06:35pm by MARK VALENCIA

    ... of Chinese culture and its diaspora- and the respect for, and fear of, China. Many Southeast Asian countries take the long-term view: China will always be there. Their valid concern is that US ...

  6. News - China

    Filipinos back Manila's move to confront China over South China Sea

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 11:49pm by Raissa Robles

    ... cent of respondents choosing the country. Australia was next, chosen by 53 per cent of those surveyed. Japan was chosen by 47 per cent of respondents, Taiwan by 11 per cent and Malaysia by 8 per cent. The survey was held after the US had responded in a big way following Typhoon Haiyan. The country sent aircraft, ships and troops to help out with rescue work. Mangahas said ...

  7. Cross-border links to be deepened

    Posted Aug 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Vice-Premier Li Keqiang and other top mainland officials will unveil measures for cross-border economic co-operation during their visit to Hong Kong ... of the University of Hong Kong. He will also meet students at a training centre run by the Vocational Training Council. ...

  8. Country park hikers have made it clear they do not want railings

    Posted Jun 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong's pathways and inside its country parks. It should be clear from recent press coverage and open letters from Hong Kong's hiking community, that these railings are only supported ... Mid-Levels, it is in fact equally relevant to a very extensive network of paths and catch-waters across our country parks. I ask readers to simply consider a number of points. It has become virtually ...

  9. News - China

    Beijing considering new South China Sea air defence zone, says Japanese report

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 10:30pm by AFP

    ... islands at the centre of a sovereignty row with Tokyo. It also comes as countries in the region grow increasingly concerned about what they see as China’s aggressive territorial claims. Working ... almost in its entirety, even areas a long way from its shoreline. The countries surrounding the sea have competing and overlapping claims to the area and are in dispute with Beijing, including ...

  10. Athlete of the week

    Posted Oct 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... and long-distance running Achievements Yeung, 19, won the men's junior category at the Hong Kong Cross Country Championships this year. He came fifth in the same competition in 2006. He was part ... when I was in Form Four,' Yeung said. 'I like cross-country events more than track races. I enjoy running up and down the hills. Besides, I have to tackle different routes, where ...




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