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  1. Sport - Golf

    Rookie clinches wild-card pick for Ryder Cup

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 12:05am by AP, Reuters

    ... of the best short games in the world and is a brilliant putter, making him a key player in Europe's wins in 2004, 2006, 2010 and 2012. His second place showing at the RBC Heritage in April ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - GOLF

    The 'Big Easy' set to swing into action at Hong Kong Open

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:30pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... I played in Hong Kong was back in the late '90s and I'm really looking forward to coming back. I have heard many great things about the tournament, its history and heritage," said ...

  3. News - World - PREHISTORY

    Secret’s out on Stonehenge: dry patches show where missing stones stood

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:18pm by GDN

    ... disturbed ground. The patches were spotted last summer, but the conclusions have just been detailed in a report by Daw and other English Heritage staff published in the latest edition of the journal ... surveying the site from the ground and air. Susan Greaney, senior properties historian for English Heritage, said the accidental discovery was "really significant" and added: "It ...

  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Mining giants may dump dredging waste onshore, not on Barrier Reef

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:18pm by Reuters

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Consortium may take dredging waste to onshore site, instead of marine heritage site Mining firm may shelve Barrier Reef dump plan An India-backed mining ... the possible damage it could cause to the World Heritage site. Conservationists have said the dumping of three million cubic metres of material dredged from the seabed as part of a major coal port ...

  5. News - World - ETHIOPIA

    Churches rock: Ethiopia eyes tourism boost from underground places of worship

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:17pm by GDN

    ... and reliefs of exquisite detail. The churches were included in Unesco's original world heritage list in 1978- then an elite group of only 12 sites, which has since grown to nearly 1,000. ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Lantau has so much potential to become a multi-function hub

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:49am by LETTERS

    ... of the natural heritage of Hong Kong. There are also other important historical sites. I have been a convenor of a series of youth exchanges with government officials. I believe that in the long run, ...

  7. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Modi and Abe tour Kyoto with China's rise on Indian, Japanese PMs' agenda

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:23am by AFP

    ... for a Japanese prime minister to greet a foreign guest outside Tokyo. The two leaders visited the 1,200-year-old Buddhist temple of Toji, a World Heritage site, and offered prayers in front of ancient ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The unsung heroes who make Hong Kong special

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 05:23am by SCMP Editorial

    ... citizenship, heritage preservation, innovation for good, and Lion Rock entrepreneur. While the city is fraught with political bickering and social discontent, it is easy to forget the spirits ...

  9. News - Asia - ENTERTAINMENT

    Kissing scene in 'Raja Natwarlal' creates furore in Pakistan

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 05:01am by GDN

    ... and the implied raunchiness of dance routines. However, in Pakistan there is still a stigma attached and many people have accused Malick of selling out her heritage. In reply, she said the backlash ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Ester van Steekelenburg

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by SARAH LAZARUS

    ... little value on their own architectural heritage. Witnessing this wholesale destruction is what inspired me to get involved with heritage preservation. Commercial developers go to great lengths ... so why try? HONG KONG HERITAGE The Hong Kong government tends to see conservation and development as natural enemies, whereas I come from a background in which they are viewed ...




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