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  1. News - China - Animals

    'Life of Pi' moment for terrified Chinese fisherman as tiger tries to climb on boat

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 06:04pm

    ... Anne Yi anne.yi@scmp.com Heilongjiang man repeatedly prods wild Siberian tiger off his fishing boat in the middle of the Ussuri River A fisherman had his own Life of Pi moment when a wild ... as he was sending supplies to the Sanjiang National Nature Reserve with another fisherman last Wednesday morning, Xinhua reported. “At first I thought it was just a red deer or a roe deer. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    The fisherman's son who became a golf pro: meet the coach of Hong Kong's Special Olympics golf team

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:00am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Golf instructor and his pupils are living proof that the sport is not only for the privileged few Special talents come to the fore It is often said that golf is a game for the privileged elite, but instructor Cheung Kwai-hon ...

  3. News - Asia - Pacific

    Indonesian fisherman rescued in Pacific after tuna boat fire

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 06:34pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo An Indonesian fisherman was rescued on Monday floating in the Pacific, 24 hours after his tuna fishing boat was seen engulfed by fire. The man, identifying himself as Simon, was rescued by another fishing boat helping in the search for the Japanese-registered No 8 Kaisei-maru, which was found in flames on Sunday, about 410 kilometres south of Kochi ...

  4. Sea change

    Posted Jan 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mabel Sieh One man's desire to make a difference to the lives of the poor has changed a fishing village in the Philippines forever. He is Jonah Nobleza, founder of Marina Gana Vida, and winner of the 2012 Make a Difference (MaD) grand award. Nobleza, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - FISHERIES

    Fisherman's haul of rare scented wood could be worth millions of dollars

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 03:47am by LO WEI

    ... the sea. I've never dreamt of getting anything like this, and I've never heard of anything like this either," said the third-generation fisherman who has been in the job since he ...

  6. News - World - El Salvador

    Long journey ends in El Salvador for castaway fisherman Alvarenga

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 03:03pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in San Salvador Speechless Jose Salvador Alvarenga too emotional to address media throng waiting at airport A fisherman who says he drifted at sea for more than a year has finally made it home to El Salvador, exhausted and speechless. Jose Salvador Alvarenga tried to address a media throng waiting at the airport, eager to fill in details about what many people have ...

  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Taiwan report into fisherman's shooting death ready for release

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Parallel probes into Taiwanese fisherman's death will find that the Philippine coastguard's fatal gunfire was intentional, news media say Investigators poised to report on shooting Taiwan is ready to announce the results of its investigation into the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman by the Philippine coastguard ...

  8. News - World - MARITIME INCIDENT

    Fisherman who survived 13 months at sea prepares to head home

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 04:22pm by AFP

    ... locals had taken him to their hearts. “People have anonymously arrived at hospital to bring him food, clothes, toiletries and blankets,” she said. Watch: Fisherman is all smiles after ordeal at sea Remarkably healthy The stockily built fisherman appeared remarkably healthy just days after being found wandering, disorientated and clad only in ragged underpants, on the coral atoll ...

  9. News - World - SURVIVAL

    Fisherman Alvarenga's survival at sea physiologically possible, experts say

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 10:04pm by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies Experts say fisherman's claim of being adrift at sea for more than a year is physiologically possible Survival against all the odds Sceptics have been quick to question the Life of Pi-like tale of fisherman Jose Salvador Alvarenga, who says he survived for more than a year drifting on a skiff in the Pacific before washing ashore at the Marshall Islands. But some ...

  10. News - World - MARITIME INCIDENT

    Fisherman found alive after '13 months at sea eating raw turtles, birds and own urine'

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 12:20pm by AP

    ... fisherman, they said. Armbruster said the man said he had no family in Mexico but he does have three brothers who live in the United States, although he could not immediately provide officials ...




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