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  1. In pursuit of a career selling adventure equipment

    Posted Jul 01st 2006, 12:00am by Mark Regan

    ... one needs appropriate clothing or equipment for such activities. Indeed, a large population and rugged terrain make for a thriving local industry in the manufacture and retail of outdoor gear. ...

  2. Talkback

    Posted Apr 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... These operators are not able to make a living from such an operation and rely on possibly selling the students diving equipment. This becomes their main concern as opposed to actually teaching ... it could be partly used as a typical old-style Chinese theme restaurant. It could be used as function rooms for conferences, seminars and wedding receptions or as a museum equipped with furniture ...

  3. Tapping nature to promote tourism

    Posted Jul 01st 2006, 12:00am by Mark Regan

    ... running, mountain biking, rock climbing and paragliding. We even have some reasonable diving locations and there are more species of coral here than in the Caribbean. It is also great for bird watching and people come from as far as Europe and America just for the birds,' he said. However, Dr Williams said anyone involved in such activities should be properly equipped and clothed, ...

  4. Eco-tourism warrior

    Posted Jul 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... to study in Australia. Unfortunately, my father had a heart attack, so I decided to stay in Hong Kong and help run my family business, which sold scientific and medical equipment. I also did stints as a part-time tour guide. In 1995, I went diving in Bali and remember marvelling at the beautiful sights underwater, with so many pretty fish swimming around. I started to realise I wasn't very ...

  5. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Qianhai as the 'Connecticut' of the PRD

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... for the Qianhai authorities. Dive for the bottom, fellows. What you must do is ban regulatory oversight, abandon all listing requirements, encourage large-scale money laundering and promote yourself ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Funds to help delta factories cut emissions

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Hong Kong-owned plants in the Pearl River Delta can apply for money to instal air cleaning equipment or to assess their present facilities Funds to help factoriescut emissions Smog-inducing pollutants will be targeted in the extended cleaner production scheme for Hong Kong-owned factories in the Pearl River Delta for two years, ...

  7. Sany puts HK share sale on ice again

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... the even bigger sum of US$3.3 billion. Sany already has a Hong Kong-listed subsidiary, Sany Heavy Equipment International. Yesterday, the unit refuted what it called 'incorrect reports' ... financial position and outlook remain healthy,' Sany Heavy Equipment said in a statement. It said it had stable growth in sales revenue and volume in the first half. 'The rumour ...

  8. Magazines - Style

    Women thrive on passion to fuel professional goals

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... make a difference. She says: "I am not disabled by fear. I dive in, have a go, and constantly learn from those around me." She stresses that she has "carpe diem" tattooed ...

  9. Guardians of the earth must be vigilant and outspoken lobbyists

    Posted Jul 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the public and the government of the findings,' Lee says. Many assume that conservation officers spend most of their time diving, snorkeling or hiking while doing research, but in reality they don't do much of that. 'We go diving sometimes but that is not our main job. Conservation officers love and appreciate nature but that is not the most important requirement for the job. We ...

  10. Business - Economy - SHIPPING

    Port Everglades agent bound for Pearl River Delta in exports push

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... including vehicles, heavy engineering equipment and dry bulk cargo are all growth areas. He said the expanded Panama Canal will also allow the port to have better access to non-Asian markets, ...




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