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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. Government determined to ruin beauty of our country trails

    Posted Feb 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Perhaps as a nice symbolic start to the New Year, the Hong Kong government can promise to keep construction sites out of our country parks and other areas of natural beauty. Since the handover government departments across the board have colluded with contractors to destroy the beauty of our country trails with concrete steps, railings, ridiculous signage and other dead-end ...

  3. Hong Kong retain cross-country titles

    Posted Dec 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Hong Kong boys' and girls' teams retained their Schools Interport Cross-Country Championships last weekend. The SAR's best junior athletes took on their counterparts from Guangdong, Fujian and Macau at Tai Lam Country Park near Yuen Long. The race, organised by the Hong Kong Schools Sports Federation and sponsored by Coca-Cola, attracted nearly 80 ...

  4. In another country

    Posted Apr 18th 2007, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... regeneration areas such as King's Cross, Highbury, Arsenal and parts of East London are looking especially attractive. 'Investors are looking at payment terms, completion terms and whether ... property prices at half those of Hong Kong. Jerry Tan, who runs his own agency in Singapore, Jerrytan Residential, has seen a more diverse pool of investors emerging in recent years. 'It ...

  5. Quickest way to run into problems

    Posted Jul 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... threaten to cast a shadow over the country's technological and construction prowess. Politics too often drives projects on the mainland. With the aim of showing the party's achievements, the 200 billion yuan, 1,318km line was pushed to a pre-set completion date, just as was the world's longest cross-sea bridge in Shandong province that opened without lights and gaps in safety ...

  6. Better cross-boundary transport facilities are essential for HK

    Posted Jan 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as a gateway to the world. Since the country's extensive rail system enables the smooth flow of people and cargo between major cities, Hong Kong is likely to be bypassed by many more shippers if it does not beef up cross-boundary transport facilities. In order to further secure Hong Kong's position as a leading financial and economic hub, we have to integrate ourselves ...

  7. Cross-delta ties to draw even closer: economist

    Posted Jan 06th 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... said yesterday. Feng Bangyan, dean of the College of Economics at Jinan University in Guangzhou, said the economic restructuring of Guangdong, one of the country's economic powerhouses, ... said that the development strategy of Guangdong was undergoing a dramatic transition under the country's 11th Five-Year Programme, and was focusing increasingly on innovation ...

  8. Shenzhen conference to discuss 'liberation' of cross-border ties

    Posted Apr 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... metropolis, a concept the Shenzhen government and think-tanks cheered late last year but provincial authorities have since run aground. 'We were urgently told by superiors last week to avoid ... be blurred if Hong Kong became a mainland city. 'I think the provincial authorities want to play down the impact of Hong Kong's 'one country, two systems' status as they develop ...

  9. Country first

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in my country of birth, Australia. But put the nation of which I am a part, China, into the equation, and I have had to think twice about where my allegiances lie. This- not schooling ... for the traditional 3pm demonstration against the issues of disquiet in Hong Kong and mainland China, I have asked myself a question of identity. If an issue arose for which I had to side with my country ...

  10. 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 ...




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