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  1. Storm set to shake Sha Tin

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... Clint Hutchison Caspar Fownes' West Australian import Hail The Storm has made a fine impression on both starts and bids to improve on those performances by landing the final event ... on his next appearance. Hail The Storm followed a sound effort first-up by finishing a neck away in third to Noble Silence over 1,400m. It was a sound effort in defeat as he looked a little ...

  2. Pilots hailed as heroes over miracle landing

    Posted Apr 14th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry and Anita Lam Two Australian pilots have been called heroes after a miracle landing of a stricken Cathay Pacific plane with hundreds of passengers on board in Hong Kong yesterday. Both engines on the Airbus A330-300 malfunctioned on its approa ...

  3. Presidents hail their countries' success

    Posted Aug 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... President Hu Jintao repeatedly spoke of the fruitful results achieved by the success of the Beijing Olympics on the first day of his visit to South Korea. On arrival at the military base at Seongnam yesterday, Mr Hu expressed his gratitude to the country, ...

  4. Challenges ahead as nation hails reforms

    Posted Dec 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The last 30 years are a blip in 5,000 years of Chinese civilisation, but momentous to the world at large. Yesterday marked the 30th anniversary of a meeting of Chinese Communist Party leaders that set the mainland on a course of economic reform and openin ...

  5. Mainland hails election 'miracle'

    Posted Nov 06th 2008, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Barack Obama's win was big news on the mainland yesterday, with one major mouthpiece describing it as 'a miracle'. China Central Television reported the election result almost immediately after Senator Obama declared victory, broa ...

  6. Hail storm adds drama to run of tumultuous weather

    Posted Jul 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai A rare hail storm hit the city yesterday, along with yet another thunderstorm and a sudden but welcome drop in air temperature. From Tuen Mun to Tsim Sha Tsui, temperatures ... reached 100km/h. A 10-minute shower of hail hit Tsing Yi at 4.50pm, the Observatory said. Witnesses said the hailstones were two to three millimetres in diametre. The storm followed a night ...

  7. Fownes set to take Sha Tin by Storm

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Trainer Caspar Fownes looks to have unearthed another star recruit from West Australia in Hail The Storm, who made such a big impression at his Hong Kong debut that taking ... big thing in Hong Kong racing, Yellow Diamond, on the occasion of Hail The Storm's local debut on January 16. Of all the horses in Hong Kong, he had to run into this one. Hail The Storm ...

  8. Giant hailstones kill wildlife

    Posted Oct 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Susan Ramsay

    ... Susan Ramsay The Austrian Times reports that hail in Salzburg has wiped out almost 90 per cent of the area's wildlife. Hunters found thousands of dead deer, rabbits and birds. Farmers are believed to have suffered more than Euro66.5 million (about HK$770 million) in damages to crops and buildings. Meteorologists said Austria and Germany had seen some very early snowfall, ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Feb 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... dies in his cab A 69-year-old taxi driver collapsed and died at the wheel of his cab as he was about to pick up a fare at Golden Lion Garden in Chui Tin Street in Sha Tin. The person who hailed ...

  10. Fradd's lad achieves favourite tag

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Achievement, who headed the overnight tote market at $35. The former Hong Kong premiership winning rider has also been secured by trainer Caspar Fownes to handle former Perth galloper Hail The Storm in the final event. Hail The Storm, who has raced only twice in Hong Kong for a second (to Yellow Diamond) and a close third to Noble Silence, dominates the market at $30 and has the potential to start ...




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