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  1. Optical illusions to suit dedicated followers of fashion

    Posted Nov 04th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... They might look like condoms, but they are just a fraction of the size of of the real ones - and the only protection they offer the wearer is against being out of fashion. They are the latest thing in eyewear - removable covers to fit over the arms of spe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/476759/optical-illusions-suit-dedicated-followers-fashion
  2. Climb every mountain

    Posted Dec 03rd 2004, 12:00am by B.J. Lee

    ... in the evening with torches, and finishing in the morning, thus enjoying the tranquillity. Travel agencies even offer bus rides at odd hours to accommodate their needs. What has made hiking so popular ... to government figures, men in their 40s have the highest death rate among their age group in the world. Of course, people indulge in a variety of exercises to improve their health. But hiking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/480610/climb-every-mountain
  3. Hiking safely is no walk in the park, experts say

    Posted May 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Sik-yan said a larger hiking party would be harder to rob, while a whistle could save a life if someone ran into difficulty. 'It is unwise to go alone or in a small group,' Mr Chan said. 'Form a bigger team of at least five or more people and this might scare off potential robbers.' He said that as well as standard hiking equipment- map, compass, mobile ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/455784/hiking-safely-no-walk-park-experts-say
  4. Off-duty police take a hike for public safety

    Posted Oct 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong More than 100 police officers will mix business with pleasure in a pilot scheme starting tomorrow to improve public safety on hiking trails. Off-duty officers will go hiking ... with 150 officers joining the first mass hike in the Kam Shan Country Park. Although they will not be wearing uniforms or showing their warrant cards, there will still be a visible police presence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/472604/duty-police-take-hike-public-safety
  5. 310 officers join hike for safety

    Posted Oct 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... when they took part in a mass hiking event organised by the Police Volunteer Services Corps, while keeping an eye out for anything suspicious. It was the first of a number of such mass hiking ... Chi-ming said some hikers they met along the way chose to join the officers on their walk, and some hoped the officers would announce details of their next hiking trip so they could join them ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/472822/310-officers-join-hike-safety
  6. Will you go grave sweeping or hiking at Chung Yeung Festival?

    Posted Oct 21st 2004, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Interviews by Lee Wing-sze Kanis Leung Tsz-yan Age: 18 Top tunes: Joey Yung's Give Love A Break I won't go grave sweeping or hiking. I will probably stay home and watch TV. ... I have to work on that day. My family usually go grave sweeping before Chung Yeung to avoid the crowds. I know one of the traditions of this festival is hiking, but I've forgotten its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/475008/will-you-go-grave-sweeping-or-hiking-chung-yeung-festival
  7. Disease strikes two more hiking group members

    Posted Sep 28th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... the department confirmed a 21-year-old hiker had caught the disease. All three took part in a hike in the Ma On Shan area on August 28 organised by the Boys' and Girls' Association. ... who joined the Ma On Shan hike can call 2575 1221 during office hours for health advice. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/472157/disease-strikes-two-more-hiking-group-members
  8. Let's go hiking

    Posted Oct 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Tomorrow's Chung Yeung Festival is not only a day to remember and pay respects to our ancestors. It is also a great day for hiking in the cool, dry and sunny autumn ... family discovered that all living things in their village had been slaughtered. Hence, on this day each year, people go hiking to avoid possible tragedies. If you're going hiking tomorrow, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/475012/lets-go-hiking
  9. Police hunt in park after visitor robbed on Peak hike

    Posted Aug 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... 100 metres from the Peak Galleria, when she was robbed at noon, losing her phone, passport, credit cards and more than $2,000 in cash. The woman had set out on a hike up to the Peak from ... of the the Central and Western District's fight crime committee, urged the police to station officers at popular hiking spots to protect hikers. He said further robberies in country parks would not only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/465222/police-hunt-park-after-visitor-robbed-peak-hike
  10. Obstetrics crisis looms as premium hike bites

    Posted Dec 06th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Doctors say they cannot afford the rising cost of medical insurance Some obstetricians will soon stop delivering babies to avoid rocketing insurance costs, the profession has warned. The premium paid by the city's obstetricians to the Medica ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/480972/obstetrics-crisis-looms-premium-hike-bites

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