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  1. In hot pursuit

    Posted Jan 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Legislators Choy So-yuk (left) and Emily Lau Wai-hing compete in the Friends of the Earth fifth Solar Cart Race at Victoria Park. The race was won by the Hongkong Electric team which set a record by completing 30 laps in just over 20 minutes. The aim of the race is to promote the use of renewable energy in the community. A record number of 27 teams took part in this year's ...

  2. A matter of life and death

    Posted May 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with a black sphere known as Gantz. They are summoned by Gantz to play a game- to destroy aliens living on Earth. After each round, players are awarded points. Players who gain 100 points can leave the game or resurrect a previously eliminated player. In Perfect Answer, Kato (Kenichi Matsuyama) has been eliminated, but his friend, Kurono (Kazunari Ninomiya), is determined to score 100points ...

  3. Wiggins' exploits a breath of fresh air

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with Alvin Sallay Never mind the Olympics. All of Britain is already celebrating a historic sporting moment thanks to the exploits of the sideburned Bradley Wiggins. Known to his friends ... winning Wimbledon and you can guess the degree of euphoria sweeping through this nation readying to host the biggest show on earth. One British newspaper put Wiggins's feat in perspective ...

  4. Hong Kong joins disaster relief effort

    Posted Dec 31st 2004, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... with the Sri Lankan Automobile Association. The chief executive is a friend of mine. 'To think of that country being devastated is very sad indeed. It is one of the most beautiful countries on earth. 'The number of people killed there would amount to something like 7,000 deaths in Hong Kong. When you think in those terms, it really drives home the devastation that Sri Lanka has ...

  5. A swell time on the water

    Posted Sep 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... skies, clear water and a slow sunset.' Monsoon and typhoon seasons are happy times for Lam, 33, his wife and a group of friends. On weekends, they regularly haul their boards and hike 90 ... require any machine nor sport court, it's just you and your friends on surfboards, rocked by the sea with birds flying and fishes jumping around you. Then I like having to observe ...

  6. Alarm bells ring for British cycling team

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... trying to win the toughest cycling race on earth for nearly a century, Wiggins' feat was remarkable. It probably gave the country a false sense of security. Everyone thought that all Team GB ... are here to see Cavendish win,' pony-tailed Jenny, who with her friends had come early to grab a vantage spot along the tree-line boulevard, said. Sadly they left disappointed, tucking ...

  7. It's party time, even for zombies!

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Band 4 Gossamer, Passion Pit 5 Dark Roots of Earth, Testament 6 iTunes Session, Mat Kearney 7 The Lumineers, The Lumineers 8 Living Things, Fun 9 Emerging Voices, Various Artists 10 Continued ... in London as the 2012 Olympic Games enters its second week. This is one of the most social media-friendly Games, offering fans the opportunity to follow their favourite athletes beyond ...

  8. Barflies search in vain for the boys from Barcelona

    Posted Aug 14th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Kimberly Chou

    ... Ronaldinho, Thierry Henry and the rest of the Barcelona FC team, which played a friendly against a collection of Hong Kong players on Saturday afternoon, hardly did any real partying at all. Perhaps ... 'He's a cool guy, down to earth with no airs,' we're told. He is in town filming a production called I Come With The Rain. Yeah, ironic title considering the weekend we had. ...

  9. Ditch corporate excess for the democratic Games

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the IOC's hold on the Olympics and the power of their corporate sponsoring friends- the 7 per cent who have a privileged, Olympic Lane and VIP seating hold over the masses. In keeping with the mood of the recession-hit world, there are rumblings afoot that the Games should be retaken by the people- a peaceful Olympic revolution to bring it back to common earth, and next time ensure the IOC stages ...

  10. Discretion better part of valour

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the same thing: punish the man with the ball. The gut-wrenching and earth-shattering collisions are why football is easily the most popular spectator sport in the United States, with annual ... in academia when an old friend contacted him about a college assistant-coaching vacancy some 25 years ago. As he rose through the ranks, players who were coached by Williams fondly recall his constant ...




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