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  1. Developers brought back down to earth

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bonny Schoonakker bonny.schoonakker@scmp.com Central Plaza, the 78-storey skyscraper run by Sun Hung Kai Properties in Wan Chai North, has many distinctions to its credit. Among these is the record for Hong Kong's tallest building, a title which it h ...

  2. The biggest party on Earth

    Posted Feb 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Every year before the austere period of Lent, Catholic nations celebrate Carnival. It's a time to party, eat, drink and be merry. The world's biggest carnival is held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where samba schools parade in the Sambadrome and mi ...

  3. UN-Earth

    Posted Nov 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Group exhibition featuring contemporary ceramic works by seven artists from Hong Kong, Taiwan and Japan (including local artist Rosanna Li's Taos Heads (Every Head Makes a Way), above). Opening reception today, 5pm-7pm. Mon-Fri, 10am-7pm, Sat, 11am-3 ...

  4. BhuKham- Circus of Earth & Sky

    Posted Dec 25th 2007, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong BhuKham- Circus of Earth & Sky The Daksha Sheth Dance Company City Hall Theatre Reviewed: Dec 21 Directed by Devissaro of the Daksha Sheth Dance Company, BhuKham- Circus of Earth & Sky is a contemporary dance/circus performance that mixes kathak (a classical dance form from north India) with yoga, martial arts, gymnastics and aerial dance. Made up of a dozen ...

  5. Defiling the last piece of clean Earth

    Posted Aug 07th 2004, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... the crowds, not cultivating the principles they should teach.' Nyima Tsering believes that 'Tibet is humanity's last piece of clean Earth'. 'When my grandparents had ... rationally,' he argues. 'But multinational corporations ride roughshod, expanding, satisfying their desires and destroying Mother Earth. In time, resources will diminish and life ...

  6. Money can buy happiness

    Posted May 07th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Patkin

    ... for a Christian god above even family and friends as the moral standard of value, making it the central part of life. Even here, some argue that faith in Jesus can also lead to earthly joy. But does Christianity really allow happiness on Earth? For example, Augustine (whom Pope Benedict XVI holds in high esteem) advocated being wretched in this world to gain happiness in the next. Indeed, those ...

  7. Beijing should be eager to restore ties with Vatican

    Posted Apr 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... One would think that the mainland would be eager to normalise relations with the Vatican, a religious body that is recognised by more than 100 nations and is an official observer at the United Nations. Some have blamed the Vatican for the impasse with the ...

  8. Tsang's friends turn to God to celebrate chief's new role

    Posted Jul 10th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Most people would be happy to celebrate a great event with a feast; Donald Tsang Yam-kuen went one better yesterday by enjoying a Mass arranged just for him by friends ... was formed by the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, led by conductor Yip Wing-sie, and the Mass was celebrated by Vicar-General Dominic Chan Chi-ming. Friends in the cathedral, which Mr Tsang used to frequent ...

  9. Alumni find long-lost friends

    Posted Nov 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pui Shing Catholic Secondary School's 40th anniversary gala dinner helped participants to locate their long-lost friends. Students and teachers joined alumni from the 1970s, recalling the good old days and how their lives have changed- mostly for the better. The dinner rounded up the series of anniversary celebrations, which included an open day, where competitions and games ...

  10. Used clothes collection cages back

    Posted Sep 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of recycling and also provides help to the needy.' Christian Action, Friends of the Earth, the Salvation Army and the Conservancy Association will manage the cages until next August, but other ...




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