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  1. Lifestyle - Technology

    Hong Kong-based inventor's breakthrough robotic boat aims to clean-up oceans

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:41am by DARREN WEE

    ... to balloons and kites. Harada set up a company to develop his invention, originally based in New York before moving to Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and then San Francisco. Now, Harada says he ...

  2. Happenings

    Posted May 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to make kites that can fly'. We were given two weeks to prepare for the project. Each group had to decide what sort of kites they wanted to make. First, we went to the Visual Arts Room to make rough drafts of what our kites should look like. Finally we came up with a variety of designs. Our kites were beautiful and some of them were shaped like elephants, dragons, dragonflies, ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Panacea Retreat, Koh Samui

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by Tim Pile

    ... biking, hill walking, jet skiing or kite boarding. And if you're concerned about where you'll end up on one of his nightlife tours, fear not- Sunny's itineraries are the result ...

  4. Shooters fly in the face of conservation

    Posted Dec 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Greg Torode greg.torode@scmp.com The black kite is an enduring symbol of the triumph of nature over the pressures of population, pollution and development in Hong Kong. Among the most visible of the 492 species of bird recorded in the city, Black kites can be seen soaring over hills, sea and city. They are particularly striking at this time of year as they swoop and dive ...

  5. Van Cleef & Arpels: Poetry of Time™

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 09:29am by Van Cleef & Arpels

    ... stories to life on the dial and create precious moments of emotion. This year at WATCHES&WONDERS, the kite motif so dear to Van Cleef & Arpels takes on a tender, feminine aspect. On the Lady Arpels Jour/Nuit Cerfs-Volants watch, a young man and a young woman make a secret wish by launching a kite into the air. Above them, a joyful ballet of kites enlivens a sky that changes ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Walking on water: island hopping the Seto Inland Sea

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:24pm by STEVE POWELL

    ... for occasional clusters of houses; little white-eye birds darting among the branches of the cherry trees; kites swooping low, then wheeling away again. Yet, for a rural idyll, there's a surprising ...

  7. Falling base metals may spell losses for hedge-fund industry

    Posted Feb 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... suffered losses. Prices for the two leading base metals slumped as stockpiles grew after sales slowed to China, a key market. Red Kite Management's US$1 billion metals-trading division, which saw strong gains last year, lost almost 20 per cent in the first days of last month, the Wall Street Journal reported. Red Kite declined to comment on the losses. However, it said it had sent ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - GO

    10 things to do in Busan

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 11:26pm by Daniel Allen

    ...     Fly (and make) a kite If you're not a beach kind of a person, try Korean kiting. Korean kites have a long history and were once used for military communication. The most popular, a bangpaeyeon or shield kite, is very sturdy with a design that has changed little. Pick one up in a beachfront shop. The Busan International Kite Festival is usually held on the last weekend of March. ...

  9. True colours

    Posted Apr 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Brightly coloured bags will be 'in' this summer. If you are looking for something unusual, you could do worse than Loewe's new Kite bag, which comes in four shades: strawberry and cobalt blue, as well as taupe and cream for the less adventurous. The kite-shaped tote comes in four styles, including an oversized canvas bag (HK$5,500), which can be slung across ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Celebration as Cornish granted national minority status in Britain

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 09:12pm by GDN

    ... be recognised like this is important for them. It means they'll be able to tick the box for Cornish in the next census with pride. I'm as high as a kite. I'm in my Cornish tartan ...




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