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  1. Captain warns HK not to take UAE lightly

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong captain Pale Tauti has warned his team to remember the debacle that they suffered in Bahrain two years ago as they take on the United Arab Emirates in the opening game of the HSBC Asian Five Nations Top Five tournament on Friday. As Hong Kong le ...

  2. Virtual cave shines a light on past

    Posted Mar 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by Michelangelo. An added benefit of the recreated cave is that researchers can light up the entire cave and zoom in on an area high in the rafters to examine it in fine detail. The mobility ...

  3. Northern lights dazzle

    Posted Nov 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... borealis (northern lights) and winter's deep, pure Arctic chill. In contrast to the solitude of the north is the buzz and bright lights of Sweden's cities. The capital city of Stockholm ...

  4. The light fantastic

    Posted Jun 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The City of Water has been transformed into a City of Light for the prestigious Venice Biennale contemporary art festival - at which 83 artists and 89 countries are represented - starting today. Venice's Arsenal, a medieval shipyard complex in the heart of the historic city, hosts an exhibition entitled 'ILLUMInations', while the national pavilions are spread around ...

  5. Shop owners will ignore guidelines aimed at curbing light pollution

    Posted Apr 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong is famous for its wonderful views at night, filled with a glittering array of lights. In some of the busiest areas of the city, such as Tsim Sha Tsui and Causeway Bay, shopping malls will switch on colourful and attractive lighting displays in order to attract customers. Often they stay switched on even after the businesses have closed. I accept that these displays ...

  6. Taiwanese bulbs light up Beijing

    Posted Sep 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen Beijing will be a festival of colour over the National Day holiday, with decorative lighting to feature for a record 11 consecutive nights. However, the environmental ... at night. Most buildings, whether political landmarks or skyscrapers, use a minimum of external lighting after sunset. Only major roads are lit with high-powered street lamps. This is not only due ...

  7. It's time to dim the city of lights

    Posted Jun 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sunday night was marked by the latest Dim It lights-out event. The night after was business as usual to the delight of visitors who expect to see our famous night-time skyline. The event will not have been in vain if it raises awareness that light pollution can waste energy and increase air pollution. More than 1,900 buildings and companies signed up by turning off exterior lights ...

  8. Pledge to reject gambling and light up lives

    Posted Dec 11th 2007, 12:00am by Donna Page

    ... at Tap Seac Plaza. Pastor Wong said more than 500 students were expected to attend the ceremony. People should be shown the right direction in life, he said. 'If there is light in people's lives, there is light in society. The light from your life will light up the lives of those around you.' Secretary general of the Lazarus Youth Centre, Rachel Lee Pui-kun, said ...

  9. Switch off the lights

    Posted Oct 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I would like to comment on the amount of energy wasted at MTR stations. Lots of adverts are posted in light boxes at the stations. New films, slimming programmes and mooncake promotions are just some of the adverts on display. These adverts use a lot of energy. According to a recent report, the energy used is enough to light up 76,000 homes a night. Everyone is talking about ...

  10. Energy deals light the way for nation's future

    Posted Apr 07th 2007, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... Fabio Scarpello Occupying the eastern part of the island of Timor, and about 550km north of Australia, East Timor became Asia's newest nation when it restored independence on May 20, 2002. The country first declared independence on November 28, 1975, ...




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