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  1. Dubai shopping festival

    Posted Jan 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tim Bryan Dubai is the fastest-growing tourist destination in the world, with last year's five million visitors set to double by 2006. People come for the year-round sun, sand, sea- and shopping. Not content with three major reclamation resorts (two shaped like palm trees and a third like a world map), Dubai is building towering hotels and malls to accommodate the flood ...

  2. Cox Plate and HK Cup on Jay Peg's agenda

    Posted May 20th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... not be in the four-year-old's best interests. 'He's done a superb job, winning the Dubai Duty Free and now in Singapore as well, but I feel it would be pushing too far to go on with him now,' Brown said. 'He'll return to Dubai and have a break, I'm sure that's the best thing for the horse right now. He'll need a total rest, both physically and mentally, and then we'll begin ...

  3. Beijing airport takes third place among world's busiest hubs

    Posted Aug 07th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... international passengers, down 4.6 per cent from a year earlier. Frankfurt and Amsterdam ranked fourth and fifth, followed by Dubai and Singapore. Hong Kong airport kept its No1 spot as the busiest ... Incheon airport, which moved 2.27 million tonnes, down 5 per cent year on year. Dubai grew 6.1 per cent to leap five places to third spot, with 1.85 million tonnes. Memphis remains the largest ...

  4. Jockeys, trainers unlikely to make Cup

    Posted Apr 20th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... and I doubt that these people want to run the risk of being stranded.' The four horses already here- Mike De Kock-trained Lizard's Desire (QEII Cup) and Imbongi (Champions Mile) from Dubai ... to arrive overnight. Presvis is normally based in England but will be making the trip from Dubai, where he raced on March 28, so his flight is unaffected by the air travel freeze. ...

  5. Tokyo tournament tipped to join world series

    Posted Mar 29th 2011, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of these tournaments. Asia is a strong sevens region and there is huge potential for growth.' Apart from Hong Kong and Dubai, which have always been regular stopovers since the world series began in 1999, ...

  6. World Cup Countdown

    Posted Nov 20th 2009, 12:00am by Michael Church

    ... With the European Tour in the midst of its climax at the Dubai World Championship, the Olazabal Course could well be welcoming the new Order of Merit champion to China's shores. After his impressive ... to spearhead Ireland's challenge for glory. Yet the young Ulsterman will not be the only Race to Dubai contender heading to Shenzhen. Germany's Martin Kaymer and Ross Fisher from England- ...

  7. Cargo carriers charge premium to clear backlog

    Posted Apr 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... plus the additional costs associated with parking of planes and rerouting. For example, a freighter operated by Cathay en route to Brussels last week needed to reroute to Dubai after the shutdown of European air space. The aircraft was sent back to Hong Kong without cargo after parking in Dubai for two days, an airline executive said. The surge in freight rates has been partly ...

  8. Lamma islanders dig deep, strike gold with treasure hunt

    Posted Dec 30th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Scottish 'Father Christmas' left for Dubai. But as islanders are wont to do, Jim Birkett gamely stepped in as Santa Claus with his four elves- despite rubber boots that were too big- ... who had moved to Dubai. Organised by the South China Morning Post and RTHK, Operation Santa Claus, now in its 21st year, will aid 13 groups. Part of the funds will also go to the Post's ...

  9. Rain brings timely cheer for McEvoy

    Posted Jan 19th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... so it would be nice to get another one before I go.' McEvoy has three more meetings before heading to Dubai for a two-month stint with the Godolphin stable during February and March. 'I'm undecided at this stage whether to apply to come back here after Dubai, or whether to try to get a licence to start the new Hong Kong season fresh in September,' McEvoy said. ...

  10. O'Meara hungry for success once again

    Posted Nov 13th 2009, 12:00am by Jason Dasey

    ... broke a long victory-drought at the 2004 Dubai Desert Classic. He also played in the first ever Presidents Cup away from American soil, facing the International Team at Royal Melbourne ... to a five-stroke victory at the Mines Resort in Kuala Lumpur. His Dubai Desert Classic win in 2004 came when he was 47 and ranked 201st in the world. He held off a final-round charge by Woods, yet his ...




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