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  1. Wombats

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... Compiled by Chris King Interesting facts It takes wombats about eight days to digest what they eat. This allows them to get maximum nutrition from the food. They also move very slowly. But when they are attacked, for example, they can reach up to 40km/h. Wombats usually live in the wild for about five years. But in zoos, they can live up to 20 years. One wombat in captivity lived ...

  2. The human brain

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... Compiled by Chris King Control centre You can think of the brain as the control centre of the body. It's like the cockpit of a plane, but much more complicated. There are still many things we don't really understand. We know we need it for everything we do. We need it to speak and see - and for all our other senses, such as hearing and smell. It also tells our body when ...

  3. Australian cuisine

    Posted Jul 31st 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... Compiled by Chris King Meat pies and Lamingtons Australians used to joke that their cuisine was meat pies and Lamingtons. A Lamington is a cube of sponge cake covered in chocolate icing and coconut. Meat pies are English. Australian cuisine in the early days was very English because the British started settling down in Australia in 1788. The Australian Aborigines lived on tribal lands ...

  4. fonts

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... Compiled by Chris King Characters A font is a style of writing the letters in the alphabet - or Chinese characters. Fonts should really be called typefaces. But most people today just say font. In the very old days, before printing, people wrote out books by hand. But around 1450, in Germany, Johannes Gutenberg developed the first printing press. The typeface - all the letters ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai scholar faces criminal complaint for 'insulting' long-dead king

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:27am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Bangkok Complaint in Thailand over remarks about monarch who died in early 17th century Scholar accused of insulting dead king A prominent Thai scholar is the target of a criminal complaint for comments he made about a Thai king who died more than 400 years ago. Sulak Sivaraksa, 82, was cited by two retired senior army officers on charges of lèse-majesté, ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai king has gall bladder removed

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 05:25am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Doctors satisfied with outcome of surgery, two days after ailing monarch was rushed to hospital Thai king on mend after gall bladder surgery Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej has had his gall bladder removed, the palace said yesterday, two days after the 86-year-old was rushed to hospital, sparking fears for his health in the politically ...

  7. Business - Companies - VEHICLES

    Big motorbikes new kings of the road in Southeast Asia

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 12:41pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kuala Lumpur Big bikes set to rev up sales in Southeast Asia Roads in Southeast Asia have been getting a little louder lately as motorcycle makers, an aspiring middle class and easy bank credit come together to breed a new genus of motorcyclist ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai king, 86, back in hospital with fever and suspected blood infection

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 05:51am by Reuters, AP

    ... Agencies in Bangkok Special treatment ordered for long-reigning monarch Bhumibol Adulyadej, 86, who may have a blood infection, royal household says Fever puts king back in Bangkok hospital Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-reigning monarch, was in hospital last night suffering from a high fever and suspected blood infection. The 86-year-old ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Rafael Hui ‘nicknamed king of strategies’

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 04:22am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Hui ‘nicknamed king of strategies’ Sun Hung Kai Properties co-chairman Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong told the Court of First Instance yesterday that he suggested ... Hui was nicknamed the "King of Strategies", Kwok said. "He was good at providing us with methods and plans. He was knowledgeable in mainland-related issues," Kwok added. ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Fall of 'bond king' Bill Gross marks the end of an investment era

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 03:32am by SCMP Editorial

    ... dubbed "the bond king". Investors hung on his every word; his newsletters were eagerly read. Perhaps only stock guru Warren Buffett has had a bigger cult following. But Gross' star ...




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