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  1. Save water- it's a precious resource

    Posted Nov 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... while soaping your body or shampooing your hair.- Fix all leaking and dripping taps and faucets.- Water your potted plants in early morning or late evenings as evaporation is less at this time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/526899
  2. Words that cause confusion

    Posted Oct 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... done. Appreciation (n)- rise in value. Things such as housing can appreciate in value over a period of time. Volunteer Ankur Gadi, 23, said: 'Although the conditions were primitive- we lived in host families' caves, five people in one cave- we all had a great time, both at work and off work. The biggest change for me is that I now appreciate how lucky I am, living ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/521170
  3. Decide Kai Tak's fate soon, board says

    Posted Oct 19th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... the public, instead of the usual top-down government consultation. The subcommittee will go to relevant district councils and the public three times for their input before the plan is redrawn. Ms Lau ... manager of Henderson Land, said: 'Time is important. Hence you need to balance public consultation and development.' Another board member, Francis Lui Yiu-tung, also deputy chairman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/521174
  4. reaching for the stars

    Posted Jul 14th 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... were in closest opposition, or perihelion in centuries, cutting travel time to little more than five months. Both the Americans and the Europeans wanted to launch missions to take advantage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/556523/reaching-stars
  5. Trading faces

    Posted Feb 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with interest,' says Hong Kong plastic surgeon Daniel Lee. 'With such techniques, it's only a matter of time before it becomes a part of the mainstream.' According to Xinhua News Agency, more than one million mainlanders had cosmetic surgery in 2004- three times the number for the previous year. So popular is the procedure that several competitions on the mainland offer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/537257/trading-faces
  6. Out of practice

    Posted Feb 21st 2006, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... for more than two decades- will perform together for the first time next month, as part of the Hong Kong Arts Festival. They will stage the classic The Orphan of the Zhao Family on the first night ... began her training in her teens, works full time at a property management company. She says it's hard to make a living solely from performing. Leung Wai-hong, the son of Cantonese opera ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/537262/out-practice
  7. 'It was just a robbery'

    Posted Jun 19th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... who had not been paid for a long time. 'Word got around that somebody was coming from Hong Kong who must be rich, so basically it was just a robbery,' Mr Grossman said. Robbers had ... since his death. But the older lawyers still speak fondly of him. 'He was one of Hong Kong's great characters at the time,' Mr Grossman observed affectionately. 'He had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/505064/it-was-just-robbery
  8. HK should look after its own in mainland custody

    Posted Nov 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... claims he is being held in breach of the mainland's rules- which seems likely given the length of time involved. She is asking the Hong Kong government for help. Kwong's case ... precisely where the truth lies. Kwong may or may not have committed a crime under mainland law. And the regulations relating to the length of time detainees can be held are so flexible ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/478954/hk-should-look-after-its-own-mainland-custody
  9. Yogi lifestyle hangs in the balance

    Posted Jun 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to spend time with your children, don't go to exercise class. 'You have to do only that which is required by your system.' Yogendra can be contacted through Life Management Yoga ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/503814/yogi-lifestyle-hangs-balance
  10. Bid to end big chill with SMS

    Posted Jun 10th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... 660,000 customers four times to turn up the air conditioners, while Hutchison will send a message in batches of 30,000 to its 270,000 customers. The message reads: 'Save energy and set your ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/503844/bid-end-big-chill-sms

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