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  1. Rock'N Typhoon ready to find his feet in new barn

    Posted Apr 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... son of Grand Slam behind the speed after the two-time listed winner in France exploded from the gates into a forward position early. Purton then allowed the five-year-old to stride up behind ... as an odds-on favourite over the mile last start, he looks to have come back well from his short let-up. Rock'N Typhoon arrived with good credentials from France, with a winning strike of: 50% ...

  2. Saying no to a united Europe for politicians

    Posted Jun 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Mike Moore

    ... Unemployment is at 10 per cent in France. Germany suffers with 5 million unemployed- a figure not seen since the Great Depression. The scene is set for major reaction. It is normal for politicians ... of the EU was driven by the collapse of the Soviet Union. The genius and generosity of the EU was that the rich countries- France, Germany, Britain and the Netherlands- opened their markets ...

  3. News - China

    Nineteen children among 46 dead in China landslide

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 02:09pm by Agence France Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France Presse in Beijing A desperate search for three people missing in a landslide in southwestern China ended on Saturday when their bodies were pulled from the mud, taking the final death toll to 46- many of them children. Authorities in Yunnan province said that the last three bodies were recovered on Saturday morning after a night of frantic efforts by more than ...

  4. Weather woes continue

    Posted Jun 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the mainland had had in 100 years. In Europe, Spain, Austria and France are also suffering from floods. In the south of France, the heavy rain was the worst in 20 years. ...

  5. Hong Kong mother's joy at birth of boy in devastated city

    Posted Mar 16th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang For a Hong Kong mother caught up in the disaster-struck Japanese city of Sendai, the arrival of a baby boy is a ray of hope amid the devastated landscape. Frances Ku Ying-hung, ... was a double blessing for Frances, as her parents travelled especially to Japan to witness the baby's birth,' Fok said. He said Ku's parents would leave Sendai with the Chinese consulate ...

  6. Hereafter (film)

    Posted Jan 28th 2011, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... with their grief after losing loved ones. The plot revolves around three people living in different places: George Lonegan (Matt Damon) in San Francisco, Marie Lelay (Cecile de France) in Paris, ... to people from dead relatives and friends. He tells us only that he does not want to be a medium any more, and fails to make us believe it. De France plays a successful French journalist who ...

  7. Twins tug at heartstrings

    Posted Jan 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... ones. The story is about three people living in different places- George Lonegan (Matt Damon) in San Francisco, Marie Lelay (Cecile de France) in Paris and 12-year-old Marcus (Frankie McLaren) ... does not want to do it again and fails to make us believe it. De France plays a successful French journalist who experienced the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Naturally, we expect her life to have ...

  8. Storm & Conquest

    Posted Sep 21st 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... to capture Ile de France (now Mauritius) and Bourbon (Reunion), which would guarantee the safe passage from Bengal of East India Company ships carrying saltpetre. The substance was the main ... Barlow, the unimpressive governor of Madras, and Matthew Flinders, who circumnavigated Australia from 1801 to 1803. He was interned by the French after stopping at Ile de France for repairs. ...

  9. On the Rails

    Posted Feb 16th 2011, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... with Alan Aitken We hated being the buzz killer but he did ask. Maxime Guyon's translator/manager, Alexis Doussot, has returned to France ahead of the young rider's stint-ending ... is lay down a foundation for next year. If he is to live up to Andre Fabre's promise of 'potentially France's best-ever'- a rather heavy title for anyone to be carrying about ...

  10. Hereafter

    Posted Jan 20th 2011, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Starring: Matt Damon, Cecile de France, Frankie McLaren Director: Clint Eastwood Category: IIA (English and French) In a crucial scene that provides the back story of one ... career, as Hereafter criss-crosses the Atlantic to unfold the stories of its leading characters. In Paris, well-known television journalist Marie Lelay (Cecile de France) struggles with the trauma ...




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