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  1. Queen of the oceans makes first visit to city

    Posted Mar 11th 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... service in October, is one of four new cruise ships to visit the city this year, double the number of last year. Making its maiden call at Ocean Terminal yesterday, as part of its 103-day ... The increase in the number of Indian passengers was significant: 21,185 boarded the ships or stopped in the city, nearly double the number from 2009. 'India is populous. And it's easy for her ...

  2. Blaze halts cable cars at Ocean Park

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung Visitors seeking thrills from the haunted houses in Ocean Park got a little more than they bargained for when a fire broke out on Nam Long Shan, a hill across which the cable cars run, at 11.15pm last night. Luckily the fire was put out in 15 minutes and no one was hurt. A spokeswoman for the park said it had stopped cable car services immediately and evacuated ...

  3. Indian astrologers become the real stars ahead of polls

    Posted Apr 17th 2004, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... in the elections and continue to rule the country'. Arjun Munda, the BJP chief minister of the central Indian state of Jharkhand, even organised a sacrificial fire ritual at his official residence ... Vajpayee as prime minister,' Mr Munda said. But the reliance on astrology, numerology, palmistry, Vaastu (the Indian version of fung shui) and other ancient practices is not restricted ...

  4. Indian tribes wage war against uranium mine

    Posted Jul 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Locals fear the proposed $760m project will trigger radiation-related diseases It's an unequal battle in a remote region - tribespeople armed with bows, arrows and swords pitted against the might of state-run Uranium Corporation of India (UCIL), whic ...

  5. Reach out to heal the pain

    Posted Aug 28th 2010, 12:00am by Maggie Chen

    ... Maggie Chen When Tong Choi-ying received a frantic call from her sister in a hospital in Thailand the day after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, her initial reaction was one of shock. Her ... in tragedies such as the Indian Ocean tsunami and Monday's hostage debacle may find the going hardest well after the initial wave of attention and sympathy has abated. Fortunately for Tong and her ...

  6. The dodo

    Posted Sep 21st 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... Compiled by Chris King Big bird that died out We hear a lot about animals becoming extinct- dying out. But the first one to be wiped out in modern times was the dodo (pronounced 'doe-doe'). The dodo was a big bird- about 1 metre tall. It had such tiny wings it could not fly. It lived on the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. Some 100 years after the Europeans first ...

  7. Bollywood bounces back

    Posted Dec 18th 2008, 12:00am by P. RAMAKRISHNAN

    ... As a string of top Indian celebrities prepare to land in Hong Kong on Christmas Day in the aftermath of what the press has labelled India's 9/11, the mood is sombre. 'I'm hugely ... 'Are you not going to a film set?' It felt like a slap on my face. Life goes on.' Many Indian celebrities took to the streets for a peace march as the death toll climbed. Over ...

  8. Faultlines in India's economic miracle

    Posted Oct 20th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... thought it was an attack from China or Pakistan, about which the Indian press has been fearfully speculating. But, no, this was not war; on the contrary, it was the friendliest of fire, noisy fireworks to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, and proof that many Indians, nouveaux riches as a result of record economic growth, have money to burn- literally. They clearly have lots ...

  9. Fresh life breathed into secular ideal

    Posted Dec 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... is always engaged and they cannot contact him. Thanks to a fast-growing economy, middle-class Indians are experiencing new prosperity. What is also new is where Mr Akram, a Muslim, has chosen ... pogrom in modern Indian history. The riots shocked Akash Bhasin, a Hindu shopkeeper who abandoned the BJP in May. 'Those Gujarat riots were terrible. India's image in the world ...

  10. Kobe remembers its dead

    Posted Jan 16th 2005, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... recall the horror for Julian Ryall Watching the scenes of devastation in the Indian Ocean from the comfort of her living room in the city of Kobe, Heaok Kim felt a familiar sense of rising fear. ... events in the Indian Ocean since December 26 will add an extra poignancy to this year's memorial services. Measures that can be taken to avert a similar tragedy in the future ...




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