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  1. Cool runner in fear of amorous penguins

    Posted Nov 18th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Tomorrow, Martyn Sawyer will set off for Antarctica to complete the last of his four desert ultra-marathons. The group general manager for Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels has already crossed the Sahara, the Gobi and the Atacama Plains in Chile- representing the hottest, driest and windiest of the extreme races- ...

  2. A banker who's hot on the trail

    Posted Aug 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... city.' Among his most memorable achievements, he says, was finishing the 2008 Gobi March, a 250-kilometre race through the Gobi Desert, and the 2010 Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc, a 166-kilometre ...

  3. HK a desert for science graduates, professor says

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Hong Kong is wasting its heavy investment in training science and engineering students because such talents are not valued in a city where banks and property developers make the real money, several academics have warned. � ...

  4. Democrats' 'desertion' a welcome move

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... understand the significance of Civic Party founder Chua Hoi-wai and Democratic Party steward Andrew Fung Wai-kwong deserting their party faithful to try to join the new government. Chua, a business ...

  5. HK fast turning into tennis desert

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay Time is a great healer. It can also erase memories. And this must be a worry for Hong Kong's tennis fraternity, which last week lost a long-standing lover of the game in Ernie Pereira. Uncle Ernie, as we used to call him, was the archety ...

  6. Antiquities board can't admit last old building is long gone

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to its demolition do so only because you would not like to see a taller building on the site? I thought so. Here is an idea for you. Why not make your home in the Gobi Desert where nothing ...

  7. Fresh approach to tackle HK roads

    Posted Apr 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was test driven on a day when the remnants of Gobi Desert sands were blowing through Hong Kong, knocking the pollution index off the scale. And no, I didn't open the power sun roof, much ...

  8. Extraordinary adventurers

    Posted Dec 10th 2006, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... the time.' As senior vice-president of RacingThePlanet Limited, Catherine Cole helps organise the Sahara Race- part of the organisation's 4 Deserts series that also takes in the Gobi March ... event. For seven days, runners chart a course through Africa's White Desert to the Sphinx in Egypt over 250 kilometres, alone for the most part as they forge their way through the sand ...

  9. Cultural desert? Embrace it

    Posted Oct 16th 2010, 12:00am by Hamish Mckenzie

    ... it seems obvious that the arts in Hong Kong need support- but they don't need untempered praise or over-defensiveness. Relatively speaking, Hong Kong is pretty much a cultural desert ...

  10. It's time we gave Bruce Lee his just deserts

    Posted Aug 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mention Bruce Lee anywhere in the world and chances are the martial arts and movie icon's name will ring a bell. Few people have done more to put Hong Kong's culture and image on the global map. Indeed, there are Bruce Lee memorials scattered ar ...




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