• Wednesday
  • September 3, 2014
  • Last updated: 3:50am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 358 for half mast

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Chiang Kai-shek to be formally buried

    Posted Jul 09th 2004, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... spokesman said yesterday. Under the island's law, a state burial, with flags flown at half mast, can be held only with the approval of the cabinet and the president. Presidential spokesman Chen ...

  2. Roadside air quality worse in first half

    Posted Jul 05th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Health-threatening roadside air pollution continued to get worse in the first half this year. The latest air-quality monitoring data shows the number of hours at street level with a very ... that, excluding readings during the sandstorm, those in the first half were comparable to those for 2009. The EPD also reported that readings of most air pollutant concentrations - which it said ...

  3. Half of space at exhibition venues used, study finds

    Posted Nov 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung The need to press ahead with building the third phase of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre has been questioned by a study, which found the city's present exhibition space was less than half used. The study, by Chinese University's business administration faculty and consultancy firm BMT Asia-Pacific, compared the amount of space rented out ...

  4. Designer wins delay to battle half-brother over mother's funeral

    Posted Aug 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a legal tussle with his half-brother over which of them should be in charge of her funeral ritual and burial. Edward Chiu Chung-leung is fighting for the right to have the family name engraved ... Edward Chiu to file an appeal today against Mr Justice Tang's ruling on Friday that Mr Chiu's half-brother Lee Fu-wai and Mr Lee's son Lee Kwan-kit be in charge of funeral ...

  5. The white blue yonder

    Posted Jan 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a bald eagle landed on top of the mast. The good omen could not have come at a better time, as I was about to set off on the greatest challenge of my life. Buying the 30-year-old 40-foot Silent ... that historically have been locked away under ice told half of the story before we'd set sail. Hundreds of men and their ships have succumbed to the Arctic ice over centuries of trying to find a way ...

  6. Common Wealth

    Posted Aug 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Sean Kennedy

    ... to destroy natural ecosystems as they drag their trawls on the ocean bottom,' he writes. He nails his colours to the mast when he defends countries with relatively high levels of government ...

  7. Proud coach tells world: Japan is coming back

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by James Porteous

    ... came from behind in the first half against the US, with huge roars saluting tries from Lepuha Latuila and Shohei Toyoshima, which made it 12-12 at the interval. But the Americans dashed hopes of a Japanese win with two tries in the second half and, though Katsuyuki Sakai elicited another massive cheer, his try came too late to spark a comeback. 'At home there are many problems after ...

  8. Japanese eateries plan to cut prices

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... were down by half as customers knew that they mostly imported from Japan. 'It is hard to lure people back now. We will probably offer discounts and do some promotions on how safe our food ... met representatives of about 300 Japanese restaurants- about half of the 600 in the city. He said most owners reported a drop in sales of 20 per cent. They are thinking of ways to revitalise ...

  9. The fine art of installing a green energy system

    Posted Mar 28th 2011, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... waste every day, which will prevent the generation of methane, a greenhouse gas, in landfills. Imagine strolling along the main avenue at the heart of the arts complex. Visitors will see half ...

  10. Air pollution may cause brain drain, study finds

    Posted Dec 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in a similar poll two years ago. The survey found that almost half of those earning HK$60,000 or more were thinking of moving away. And more than half of the post-graduate degree holders who responded ... dissatisfied with the government's efforts in addressing pollution. More than half of all those questioned said they had little or no trust the government would set and enforce air quality ...




SCMP.com Account