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  1. Breakthrough in diving

    Posted Mar 18th 2008, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... and slowly. About free-diving Choose the right antonym (opposite): shallower, less, safety Free-divers try to dive deeper for longer than anyone else- without any scuba or breathing gear. Some ... they want to move back to the surface. A few use no tools whatsoever. Because of the danger involved, free-diving is called an extreme sport. Choose the correct alternatives The idea of trapping air ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/630418/breakthrough-diving
  2. Divers working against odds to reach trapped seamen

    Posted Mar 24th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Colleen Lee

    ... Siu-kin, of the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, said the water at the scene was murky and visibility low. 'It is difficult to search for survivors in such circumstances,' he said, adding that the strong current would have made it even harder. Mr Au, with 15 years' diving experience, said divers could only stay about 20 minutes at that depth. 'It ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/631045/divers-working-against-odds-reach-trapped-seamen
  3. Divers encounter dangers in trying to recover tugboat bodies

    Posted Mar 27th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Joyce Man

    ... hours when the tides turn and the powerful currents sweeping the seabed become weaker. Each 'window' can accommodate up to three diving operations. Diving coach Steve Chan said ... he said. 'The wreck should first be lifted up, and then get the bodies out.' Thirty-two diving attempts had been made between the collision last Saturday and yesterday afternoon. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/631414/divers-encounter-dangers-trying-recover-tugboat-bodies
  4. Tanked up

    Posted Feb 06th 2008, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... and not far from the airport, the island is one of Sydney's top five dive sites. Before exploring the depths, we're handed a form that asks, among other things, whether we're pregnant. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/625596/tanked
  5. Scuba chic

    Posted Apr 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It may be difficult to look glamorous while you're diving but Louis Vuitton has made it easier, having transformed the simple diver's watch into a luxury timepiece. Behold the new collection of women's diving watches, part of the popular Tambour range. Each timepiece features an automatic movement and is set with a smattering of diamonds. The watches ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/632708/scuba-chic
  6. Equipment problem for firemen a dreadful state of affairs

    Posted Aug 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There are a number of critical questions to be asked. Why do we still have problems with radio equipment when this was supposed to be resolved after the 1996 Pat Sin Leng hill fire? Do the fire services set ... to safety practice in scuba diving? Three more officers suffered injuries on Thursday when putting out the Grand Industrial Building fire. Two were confirmed as smoke-related. Are there problems ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/649767/equipment-problem-firemen-dreadful-state-affairs
  7. Offerings take a dive in grave times

    Posted Oct 08th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... more business, her shop made many unconventional paper offerings, such as paper pet dogs and cats, golf equipment and other accessories. The owner noted that the business was also affected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/655427/offerings-take-dive-grave-times
  8. Great Wall Motor dives after CSRC rejects Shanghai listing application

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... after Shandong Molong Petroleum Machinery, an oil equipment maker. Almost half the applications filed this month have been turned down by the CSRC amid concerns that new supply might further ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/645433/great-wall-motor-dives-after-csrc-rejects-shanghai-listing-application
  9. Divers encounter dangers in trying to recover tugboat bodies

    Posted Mar 27th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... hours when the tides turn and the powerful currents sweeping the seabed become weaker. Each 'window' can accommodate up to three diving operations. Diving coach Steve Chan said ... he said. 'The wreck should first be lifted up, and then get the bodies out.' Thirty-two diving attempts had been made between the collision last Saturday and yesterday afternoon. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/631418/divers-encounter-dangers-trying-recover-tugboat-bodies
  10. Cash- and questions- pile up after sea rescue

    Posted Jun 01st 2008, 12:00am by Billy Adams

    ... such a routine diving trip could have gone so badly wrong. What began last weekend as a heroic tale of survival against the odds has quickly deteriorated into a bitter war of words between those closest ... staged their own disappearance. Several aspects of the story have certainly puzzled many who know all the best diving spots around Australia's idyllic Whitsunday Islands. Mr Neely, 38, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/639805/cash-and-questions-pile-after-sea-rescue

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