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  1. Public invited on hike to mark park opening

    Posted Nov 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department is inviting the public to join a hiking trip on Lantau Island on November 23 to mark the official opening of a 2,300-hectare country park in the northern part of the island on Friday. The department is planning a 10km hiking trip from Tung Chung to Mui Wo for up to 2,500 people. The trip, suitable for hikers ...

  2. Fees go up but parents say hikes 'affordable'

    Posted Nov 29th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... and foreign business leaders have said. The Education Bureau last week approved fee hikes at 23 international schools and 41 private schools, granting every application that was lodged this year, ... in the Good Schools Guide, which lists 41 international schools in Hong Kong, found nine top schools were planning a fee hike. Increases ranged from 9 per cent for Canadian International to 3.5 per ...

  3. Boy, 16, dies after collapsing during hike

    Posted Oct 27th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A 16-year-old boy died after he collapsed while hiking in Sai Kung yesterday. The teenager, surnamed Yiu, was hiking with more than 50 cadets and instructors of the Hong Kong ... and not to overestimate their own ability when planning their route. 'They should follow planned routes and should not change paths when hiking,' a spokesman for the service said. The service ...

  4. Charitable pupils get hiking boots on

    Posted Dec 06th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau Caveman suits and military uniforms were just a couple of the funky outfits paraded by 229 international school students as they trekked around Hong Kong Island to raise money for autistic children. With the option to trek the full 50km or just 2 ...

  5. Disco Bay wakes to laughter as families take charity hike

    Posted Nov 17th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Strollers get right of way in creche's third sponsored walk Discovery Bay folk woke on Saturday to chirping birds and the laughter of babies and children wearing bright Christmas-red T-shirts, up early for a special walk. As police o ...

  6. Huge hike in HK Sixes ticket prices

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Ashes hero Hoggard joins All Stars cast, but 56 per cent increase could drive fans away Ashes hero Matthew Hoggard is the latest big name player signed up for the All Stars team to play at the Hong Kong Sixes next month- but watching him in a ...

  7. hike talk

    Posted Aug 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau What did you learn from your extreme hike? Edward Tsim Yik-wah, 17 'We didn't learn the meaning of life in the three-week trip, but we learned how to live the rest of it better.' Dominique Lofgren, 16 'To be really honest, I think I'm now a bit less selfish. I try to do little things to save electricity whereas in the past I didn't make a conscious ...

  8. Canadian consul general shares fond memories as he prepares to take a hike

    Posted Aug 04th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... is returning to Vancouver after four years as consul general. 'I'll miss a lot of things,' he reminisced. 'Of course, you miss people the most, but I'll also miss the hiking ... of time. I'm not sure what I'll do here other than hike though.' ...

  9. Wage hike

    Posted Jun 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Civil servants are set to get the biggest pay rise in 10 years, of up to 6 per cent. Do you agree with a senior official that improved productivity will cushion the effects of the salary increase on the economy? Write to us. ...

  10. Prize money hike a must if business is to continue to boom

    Posted Jun 04th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Every trainer and racehorse owner knows the price of bloodstock has risen dramatically in recent years, and it has started to become a concern to many of them that on the other side of the ledger, prize money has basically stagnated. Although ...




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