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  1. Tobacco tax hike 'not likely' in new budget

    Posted Feb 13th 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... strong evidence to justify another hike in the duty this year,' the person said, adding that the administration would raise tobacco duty in the long run. Tsang bumped up the tobacco tax ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Geocaching is a treasure hunt which brings families together

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... Kong,writesCharley Lanyon Cache themif you can Tim Teahan was deep in the Malaysian jungle with his young son, Ringo. They had been hiking for three hours, stepping over millipedes, pausing periodically ... 12-year-old Emi and 10-year-old Blaise. "It's great for multitasking mums. We can combine a nice hike with the excitement of finding a new cache," says Schreyer. "The girls enjoy ...

  3. Running wild

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on hiking trails, most commonly single-track trails.' Sports brand Salomon has a trail running line, which is sold in The Overlander and features items from caps to clothing to sneakers. ... that shows the way when hiking or mountain biking. The compass comes with durable rubber housing and a carabiner for attachment to clothing or rucksacks. The one-litre, BPA-free bottle from Triton ...


    Posted Oct 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... DON'Ts Avoid hiking alone Never leave a team member behind Don't deviate from maintained paths or make detours Don't exceed your physical limits If you think you're lost, seek help and don't go any further DOs Form a hiking group of at least four Bring essentials: water, food, a first-aid kit, a whistle, a mobile phone with a spare battery, a map, ...

  5. Tobacco tax too much, too fast for poor

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a 41.5 per cent increase in tobacco duties, which follows a 50 per cent hike two years ago. Together it amounts to a more than doubling of the tax in two years. A number of legislators believe ...

  6. Anti-smoking pictures are greatest deterrent

    Posted Jun 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... believes these schemes can help stop students from smoking. 'The cigarette tax hike may have boosted the number of long-time smokers who wanted to kick the habit, but more needs to be done ...

  7. Talkback

    Posted Aug 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... recreational and leisure activities, including hiking in unspoiled forests, surfing and sail-boarding on long beaches, cycling, canoeing and scout camps. Generations of Hong Kong families have made ...

  8. Perfect pitch

    Posted Jun 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it's all about getting back to nature, with daily hikes, swimming and river cruises on the camp's barge before dinner in the 'lapa', a central gathering space complete ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Mar 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to promoting equal opportunities in Hong Kong. Shana Wong, head, corporate communications and training, Equal Opportunities Commission Doubts about tobacco tax hike The government has argued ...

  10. How much, how often?

    Posted Jun 08th 2008, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... include: Walking briskly (about 5.5 km/hour) Hiking Dancing Cycling (under 16 km/hour) Weight training (general light workout) Vigorous activities include: Running/jogging (8 kilometres per hour) ...




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