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  1. 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 ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - COVER STORY

    10 New Year’s resolutions you’ll want to make

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 03:13am by Kate Whitehead, Andrew Sun

    ... of surfing, wakeboarding and windsurfing, propelled by a power kite, is not something you can pick up yourself. Join a class of no more than four people to make sure you get plenty of individual attention. When you're out on the water, with your kite and board, you'll be so absorbed that you can't think of anything else, which makes kitesurfing a great stress buster. ...


    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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Voyage to put the art into Antarctica

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 05:17am by Candy Chan

    ... got the idea when I was doing my favourite activity-kite-surfing," Baskov said. They will collect multi-direction sound recordings of the Antarctic winds and compare that data with winds ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Wild weather no time for outdoor play

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Ferry in Tsim Sha Tsui. Some people took advantage of the strong winds to fly kites. Quite a few parents were seen taking very young children out on Sunday night in the windiest and wettest ...

  8. Property - International

    Asian investors unlikely to join London's landlord accreditation scheme

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... use a kite logo in marketing materials to show they are accredited, which will make their property more appealing to tenants, Johnson believes. He hopes to have 100,000 landlords accredited ...

  9. Suzhou Kunqu Opera Theatre of Jiangsu Province

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Mistake Caused by a Kite), Forcing Her Hand for a Divorce (from Lanke Mountain), Accompanying Jingniang for Thousands of Miles, and Kneeling by the Pond (from The Lioness Roars), Jun 17. All ...

  10. Walking to Canton x Canton Canton

    Posted Feb 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Works by 15 local artists from Hong Kong (including Clara Cheung's A Kite from Hong Kong, right) and another 15 from Guangzhou recall the money that has flowed between the two cities over several decades. A City Festival programme. Mon-Sat, noon-10pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2521 7251. Ends Feb 12. Also: Daily, 11am-7pm, Jockey Club Creative Arts ...




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