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  1. Shiver me timbers! This pirate can really write... and draw

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... John Millen The Windvale Sprites By Mackenzie Crook Published by Faber and Faber ISBN 978 0 571 24071 5 Mackenzie Crook is the latest actor to have a go at writing youth fiction, and it is an absolute pleasure to report that The Windvale Sprites is a wond ...

  2. 'Lightning strike' fear forces plane back to HK

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... system's antenna. Very rarely, a lightning strike could cause an electrical short in the fuel system, causing explosions. A thunderstorm warning in force from 10am to 6pm was issued ...

  3. 6,000 strikes of lightning recorded

    Posted May 08th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The Observatory recorded 6,003 strikes of lightning between 6am and 7am yesterday as a trough of low pressure moved in from Guangdong to bring thunderstorms and rain to the city. The trough weakened during the day to be replaced by a maritime air ...

  4. Sprites on the moor come alive

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... John Millen The Windvale Sprites Mackenzie Crook Published by Faber & Faber ISBN 978 0 571 24071 5 Mackenzie Crook is the latest actor to have a go at writing youth fiction. The British actor starred in The Office and The Pirates of the Caribbean. His ...

  5. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Kandahar could fall into darkness when US stops paying for its electricity

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:54am by Reuters

    ... of Kandahar next year, lights will flicker out and factories will fall idle, playing into the hands of Taliban insurgents in the area. Bringing a stable source of electricity to Kandahar, the cradle ... years away. When the United States finally ends subsidies- now running at just over US$1 million a month- in September 2015, Kandahar could lose about half its severely limited electricity ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Electric car drivers get 100 new chargers to plug into

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Electric car drivers get 100 new chargers to plug into Electric vehicle owners will be able to juice up their cars at 100 new medium-charge stations from ... can charge newer car models up to 60 per cent faster and older models 20 to 30 per cent faster than standard chargers, said Lo Chun-kong, an engineer with the Electrical and Mechanical ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs

    The Inquisition: Singer-songwriter Ellen Loo

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... is not as "aggressive" — after all, Dream Illusion Bubble Shadow is inspired by a line in the Diamond Sutra: "All conditioned phenomena are like dreams, illusions, bubbles, shadows." Our work ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    HK Electric appeals against HK$4,500 fine over Lamma ferry disaster

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 03:55am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com HK Electric appeals Lamma IV fine The owner of a vessel involved in the National Day ferry collision that killed 39 passengers almost two years ago has appealed against a magistrate's ruling that the vessel was short of crew at the time of the accident. Lamma IV owner HK Electric, represented by barrister Peter Duncan SC, argued ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Judge overturns HK Electric conviction over 2012 Lamma ferry crash

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 03:28am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com HK Electric wins appeal against ferry-crash fine A High Court judge has overturned the conviction of the owner of one of the boats involved in the 2012 Lamma Island ferry tragedy after finding there was not enough evidence to prove the vessel had insufficient crew. HK Electric, owner of the Lamma IV, had been fined HK$4,500 for having three qualified ...




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