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  1. Destroying Yunnan's 'Gold Cross' will defeat the purpose of mass hydro schemes

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Urgent Issues to be addressed'. A year later, all these urgent matters seem to have become even more urgent. One in particular must be addressed again: the safeguarding of the 'Gold Cross' region. Destroying this sensitive area would threaten China's ecological safety, national security and future competitiveness. The Gold Cross is a large oasis of biodiversity ...

  2. Dentist set to drill for ancient gold

    Posted Jan 25th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... would I do if I find gold? Run as fast as I can out of there,' said Ng, a dentist, explorer and precision instrument designer. 'If there is money there will be trouble, real trouble. The exciting part is not the money. The exciting part is how to make the instruments to search for it.' The treasure he seeks is not small. Statues made of pure gold, diamonds and jewelled swords ...

  3. Gold for elite athletes, fat chance for the rest

    Posted Aug 20th 2008, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... won 32 gold medals at the Athens Olympics, academics calculated that each one of those medals cost 700 million yuan (HK$797 million), when the investment in sporting and scientific facilities, as well as the coaching and selection of the athletes, was added up. It is likely that the gold medals being hung around the necks of mainland athletes in Beijing will be even more expensive. ...

  4. Red-hot China show fans why they struck gold

    Posted Jul 18th 2005, 12:00am by Jeremy Walker

    ... Jeremy Walker in Sendai, Japan China gave Japan's fans a sample of their Olympic gold medal-winning form on the fourth day of the women's World Grand Prix final round yesterday. But you had to be quick to see it. In a red blur, China demolished the previously unbeaten Brazil 3-0 (25-18, 25-17, 25-19) in just 69 minutes to improve their win-loss record to 2-2 ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's state sport system has to change

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by LIJIA ZHANG

    ... to a string of controversies involving Chinese athletes: 16-year-old Ye Shiwen was smeared with doubt about whether she had taken performance-enhancing drugs after winning a gold medal in swimming; Chinese women track cyclists Guo Shuang and Gong Jinjie set two world records but were given only a silver medal instead of the gold they felt they deserved; and, a judge awarded the gold medal ...

  6. A view from the roof of the world

    Posted Jun 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and corporate ladder to become one of the city's most eminent gold traders, he has now mounted the biggest bump of them all. In his dapper suit, the 52-year-old deputy general manager of Hantec Pacific and supervisory committee member of The Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society, looks no different from any other Central executive, except that he is now a legend in the white-collar ...

  7. Events

    Posted Dec 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Trade & Investment breakfast: 'UK Bribery Act'. British Consulate-General. Hong Kong Securities Institute event' 'In-town guest series: The global gold market update and the case for gold'. HK Securities Institute. American Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'US-China relations: The view from Washington'. Bank of America Tower. ...

  8. Firm wants estate to repay loan

    Posted May 16th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A company is seeking repayment of a HK$46 million loan from the estate of the late Hwang Chou-shiuan, founder of the Hong Kong Parkview Group. Hwang, who died in September 2004, received the interest-free loan from Gold Forward on July 18, 2004, according to a writ filed in the Court of First Instance this week. ...

  9. Land of wood and water

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The cross is gold, the top and bottom triangles are green and the other triangles are black. The colour black on the flag represents the strength and creativity of the people; gold symbolises ...

  10. Events

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... collective action to change the world: Make a difference without quitting your day job'. American Chamber of Commerce event: 'Gold and commodities'.Italian Chamber of Commerce in Hong ...




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