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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Giant white-headed crocodile shot after killing Australian fisherman

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 10:12pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Giant crocodile shot after killing fisherman A white-headed crocodile nicknamed Michael Jackson has been shot dead, reports said yesterday, after it apparently killed a fisherman in Australia's north. Authorities were called in when a 57-year-old man disappeared after wading into the croc-infested Adelaide River, to disentangle his fishing ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Fisherman dies after being struck by lightning off Sai Kung during storm

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 03:43pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Man's wife was also on board three-metre-long wooden sampan; 377 lightning strikes recorded in New Territories East in one hour A fisherman has died after being struck by lightning while working in a three-metre-long wooden sampan at Rocky Harbour off Sai Kung on Thursday morning. His 53-year-old wife who was also on board the boat had ...

  3. 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. ...

  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 - 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 ...

  6. Hung out to dry

    Posted Jun 01st 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A fisherman at Aberdeen ponders the time he will have on his hands from today as a two-month moratorium on fishing in the South China Sea begins. Fishermen have asked for more government assistance to cover losses caused by the ban. The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department estimates the two-month ban will affect 1,400 local vessels. A spokesman said fishermen ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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