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  1. Business - Companies - THE INTERVIEW

    Honghua prepares to enter offshore equipment market

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:47am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Maker of land oil and gas drilling equipment branching into new market amid questions over whether it can deliver on time and within budget Honghua all rigged up ... since listing in Hong Kong in 2008. That year, oil prices dived 77 per cent from a record high within five months. From a net profit of 512 million yuan in 2008, Honghua, which is based ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1591246/honghua-prepares-enter-offshore-equipment-market
  2. Gypsy queen

    Posted Mar 26th 2006, 12:00am by Karen Jackman

    ... are still working with her- and set about establishing the Sea Gypsy Village Resort and Dive Base. 'Actually, it wasn't so hard a decision to make, now that I look back,' she says. ... Leman- a journey that'll only begin when there are enough passengers. Our boat sputters around a short bluff into the resort at about 10pm. We are met by resident dive master, stand-in ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/541910/gypsy-queen
  3. 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
  4. Shipwreck simulator for rescue divers

    Posted Sep 16th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... an underwater shipwreck simulator to better train its divers. Part of the HK$1.5 million hull-shaped facility, to be installed in the department's eight-metre-deep dive-training pool ... Yaohai off Tuen Mun on March 22, 2008. The pool on the roof of the department's four-storey diving base can also simulate strong currents and about 2,500 firemen including paramedics have so ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/724907/shipwreck-simulator-rescue-divers
  5. 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
  6. Most wanted

    Posted Jul 11th 2004, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung It seems every gadget has an underwater version these days. When you dive into the water you can wear your watch and take a torch and even a digital camera. If only we could ... that sells diving products, has released the H2O Audio Underwater MP3 player for music-loving swimmers, divers and surfers. The player is actually the popular iFP series iRiver MP3 from Korea, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/462770/most-wanted
  7. 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
  8. Bliss of the big blue takes free-diver to limit

    Posted Feb 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... passion during two decades of diving, is more than three times that. But it is the sensation of being deep under water with no special equipment and getting close to nature that motivates him, ... with them,' the 36-year-old diving coach said. This does not happen in conventional diving because the breathing equipment and buoyancy control devices produce clouds of bubbles that frighten the fish ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/580428/bliss-big-blue-takes-free-diver-limit
  9. Business - Money - FUNDRAISING

    Uni-President stock rallies despite earnings dive and cash call

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 12:56am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... Jasper Moiseiwitsch jasper.moiseiwitsch@scmp.com Stock gains 4pc even after noodle maker reports 38.2pc profit fall and taps market for HK$447m Uni-President rallies despite earnings dive ... The company on Friday posted first-half results in which it disclosed a drop in gross margin and profit, and a stunning 38.2 per cent dive in attributable profit to 355.4 million yuan (HK$447.4 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1571590/uni-president-stock-rallies-despite-earnings-dive
  10. Hidden depths

    Posted Oct 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1. Louis Vuitton Tambour Diving In pink gold, the Tambour Automatic Diving watch combines elegance with technical functions, with straps offered in blue Damier pattern natural rubber ... indicating the time in 24 different time zones. 4. Clerc Hydroscaph The futuristic Hydroscaph is a powerful diving instrument designed for extreme situations. Thanks to a helium valve, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/727281/hidden-depths

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