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  1. Himalaya

    Posted Jul 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Asia Society presents A Taste of Asia, a series of films related to regional issues. Opens Thursday with Himalaya (pictured), the story of a generational struggle for leadership. In Tibetan, with English and Chinese subtitles. Thu and Sat, 7.30pm, Agnes b. CINEMA!, Arts Centre, Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, $40-$80 HK Ticketing or Asia Society. Inquiries: Asia Society, 2103 9508/2 ...

  2. Friendship across the Himalayas

    Posted May 20th 2004, 12:00am by Sunanda Kisor Datta-Ray

    ... But as witness to a tragic saga that was enacted in the Himalayas 30 years ago, I must admit to a pang of regret that the small, erstwhile kingdom of Sikkim should be the sacrificial lamb for amity ...

  3. Everest casts a cloud over an ambitious torch relay

    Posted Sep 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Fang The idea was for the torch relay to scale new heights but when high-profile TV personality and Beijing goodwill ambassador Yang Lan unveiled plans in Moscow for the flame to be held aloft on the summit of Mount Everest, there was no talk of ins ...

  4. Fownes pair have plenty of appeal

    Posted May 04th 2004, 12:00am by Clint Hutchison

    ... Clint Hutchison A $4.8 million jackpot has given tomorrow's night's Triple Trio pool a timely boost and the budding partnership of Caspar Fownes and Patrick Payne can set punters on the road to riches in two of the three legs. Fownes has the ide ...

  5. Chemical reaction

    Posted Jul 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Enhance the allure. Summer comes in a range of seductive scents 1. Echo, Davidoff ($310), Seibu, Sogo, Wing On. 2. Himalaya, Creed ($850), Joyce Beauty. 3. Roberto Cavalli man ($565). 4. Eau d'Hadrien, Annick Goutal ($840), Joyce Beauty. 5. On Ice 212 ($510), Carolina Herrera. 6. cK One Summer ($295), Calvin Klein, Seibu 7. Aramis Ice ($290), Seibu, Lane Crawford, ...

  6. Duel in the Snows

    Posted Dec 05th 2004, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Diana McPartlin Duel in the Snows by Charles Allen John Murray $15I In December 1903 a British army marched over the Himalayas to counter a non-existent Russian threat and was confronted by a medieval Tibetan army ordered to stop it by non-violent means. It was a clash between the mightiest political power in the world and the weakest. Leading the mission was Francis Younghusband. ...

  7. Trail of the Dead

    Posted Aug 08th 2004, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Diana McPartlin Trail of the Dead by Jon Evans Coronet $101 This is a dark and engrossing thriller from Canadian author Jon Evans. It begins in the Himalayas, where backpacker Paul Wood finds a mutilated corpse with Swiss army knives through each eye. Two years earlier, Paul's girlfriend was murdered in central Africa in the same manner. He then learns that other ...

  8. Fownes ready to fire

    Posted Nov 14th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Himalaya in race nine. Himalaya (Brett Prebble) worked home well behind Dynamic Fun at the Valley at his second run for the term and should be ready to peak. Although he switches back from 1800m to 1600m, the bigger track will be all in his favour and so should the good tempo. Himalaya likes to settle back and be saved for a final run and with Super Brose, Classic Master, Liberal's ...

  9. Size attains 'impossible' target of 67 winners with double

    Posted May 27th 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... by the late-charging Himalaya (Patrick Payne) at the 100-metre mark but rallied magnificently under Fradd's urgings to prevail by a short head. Allan Zeman's Flying Spur four-year-old Lucky Paradise (Jason Holder) made a belated run out wider on the track to take third place, 13/4 lengths behind Himalaya, with another length to leader Great Delight. The syndicate which races High Intelligent ...

  10. Williams hopes rest will work wonders for injury

    Posted Oct 26th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... him to relinquish his final two rides on the weekend. 'I had a fall from Himalaya on October 12 and hurt the shoulder but the X-rays at that time revealed no breaks or fractures,' ...




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