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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. Chinese culture for the world to see

    Posted Aug 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'sandy swallow kites' suggestive of the Olympic rings; and the junior category features bauhinia flowers, chopsticks, and a bowl of noodles suggestive of longevity. ...


    Posted Nov 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Christie's Hong Kong Autumn Auctions Exhibition of auction items including artist Yue Minjun's painting Kites (1993) estimated at HK$1.5 million-HK$2 million. Today-Wed, 10.30am-6.30pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, Grand Hall, Expo Drive, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2521 5396. Ends Wed ...

  5. High flying

    Posted Feb 21st 2011, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... of attention and looking after b. spending much money on trivial things High as a kite What do these phrases mean? 1 to be in for the high jump a. to be on the point of getting into big trouble b. to come third in an athletics event 2 to be as high as a kite a. to behave in a very excited way b. to be delayed at the airport because your flight is cancelled 3 to be knee-high to a grasshopper ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. The Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

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

    ... Prepared by Karen Lee Bracher Only 550 days to go A NINI the fifth MASCOT Nini's figure is drawn from the tradition of kite-flying designs. Every spring and summer, the children of Beijing have flown beautiful (byoo-tuh-fuhl) kites on the currents of wind that blow through the capital. Her golden wings symbolise the infinite sky and spread good luck as a blessing wherever ...

  8. Fears for raptors as war gamers close in

    Posted Dec 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Fears are mounting for one of Hong Kong's biggest populations of black kites amid reports that war-games enthusiasts are shooting at them ... kites after Magazine Gap and Stonecutters Island. Last month, birdwatchers counted 184 black kites there, about 30 higher than the previous year. Most migrate south for winter from mainland ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, June 7, 2014

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 03:01am by LETTERS

    ... A giant signboard posted at the entrance of every government gazetted beach warns us of illegal beach activities intended to ensure everyone enjoys a safe day- no ball games/kites/frisbees, less ...

  10. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Britain must build one million homes to meet shortfall, says new report

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:39am by Reuters

    ... and busts. "We've had to reshape colossal, almost biblical, amounts of land," said Jeremy Kite, leader of the local council in Dartford, the nearest main town. He has been working ... is the best chance we've had in 25years to right some of the wrongs in the planning system," he said. Kite, a Conservative leader of Dartford Council, said he was keen to see more homes ...




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