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  1. War of words in the Himalayas

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Himalayas. The turnout was more than 70 per cent, suggesting that the people are happy to participate in Indian democracy. Beijing protested because it considers Arunachal Pradesh to be part of its ... [musical instrument] plays aloud in the Tawang area of the Himalayas.' It is time for both countries, but especially China, to cool this ultimately self-defeating jingoism and grow up. War ...

  2. Briton ready to scale new heights

    Posted Jul 29th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Leo Houlding, who conquered the western face of the sacred mountain of Huashan on the mainland, is ready to take on a bigger challenge. The British rock climber, who was in Hong Kong earlier this month, said he hoped to scale Mount Asgard in ...

  3. Shanghai Zendai aiming to create a cultural landmark

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze By the time the Shanghai World Expo opens next year, a new face of contemporary Chinese culture will be ready to greet the world, according to the developer of the Himalayas ... growth of the mainland's real estate market. Despite the global financial turmoil, it sees bright prospects for the industry. Lin Shu-min, the Himalayas Centre chief executive, expects ...

  4. Annapurna

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by Graeme Nicol

    ... Graeme Nicolson Fare Nepalese. Ambience Walking into this snug SoHo eatery feels like you have just stepped off a backpacking trail and into a small village restaurant high in the Himalayas. Cosy and comfortable with soothing Nepalese music and paintings, the intimacy of the dining area adds to the communal feel. Cost About HK$250 per person. Turn-ons The friendly service, ...

  5. Friends and fans mourn Sing

    Posted Aug 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Moo-siew. Sing was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer in September 2004 and after 44 chemo-radiotherapy treatments he resumed acting in Wai Ka-fai's Himalaya Singh (2005) and Oxide Pang ...

  6. Model couple inspired by Nepal and their guide to run auction for village education

    Posted Jun 01st 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. A trip to Nepal last October changed the life of models (pictured, from left) Anthony Sandstrom and Jocelyn Luko. As a birthday present from Sandstrom to his new wife Luko, they went hiking in the Himalayas and hired a local guide named Santos Koirala (right). Over the trek, the two rising fashion stars learned ...

  7. global warming

    Posted Jan 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... d. Arctic glaciers 3 What major mountain range is partially located in Nepal? a. Salt Range b. Himalayas c. Khingan Mountains d. Vidhya range 4 What is the 'Asian brown cloud'? a. ...

  8. Hong Kong Faces

    Posted Jan 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the rugged landscapes of the Himalayas with an ability to acclimatise easily. But despite having completed a masters degree in philosophy in Tibetology and now studying for a PhD at Oxford ... humidity. Despite being deep in the Himalayas, temperatures can soar above 30 degrees Celsius in the summer. During the winter, the rivers freeze over, but it was during this extreme cold ...

  9. Sino-Indian glacier research pact stalled

    Posted Aug 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ordered its Space Research Organisation and the Science and Technology Ministry to undertake extensive glacial surveys across the eastern and western Himalayas. China and India failed earlier ...

  10. Jet Set: Michael Roche

    Posted Jun 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in more. What's your most memorable experience when travelling? Again many: first time seeing the Manhattan skyline; trekking in the Himalayas, turning a corner and seeing Everest ...




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