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  1. Man-made islands

    Posted Feb 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the bailout. The news Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has proposed 25 new sites for reclamation to create a land bank. The list includes a man-made island. The Development Bureau said they could ... office said the proposed man-made island near Cheung Chau would be a difficult project since the transport infrastructure would have to be built from scratch. However, he said, the problem could ...

  2. Kuala Lumpur offers affordable luxury

    Posted May 20th 2010, 12:00am by Ajay Shamdasani

    ... speculation, we doubt it will put off foreign interest in Malaysian properties,' Lee says. Successfully standardising property law has made it easier for foreigners to get mortgages and local ...

  3. Spring break

    Posted Apr 28th 2005, 12:00am by Bradley Winterton

    ... Bradley Winterton Sulphur-rich hot springs, mineral water swimming pools, a salt water hot spring (one of only three in the world)- Taiwan is rich in geothermal pleasures. So, this week, when a friend suggested a night trip to a Yangmingshan hot spring, I ...

  4. Bargains abound at vibrant souks

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Reports by Michael Taylor Rich in heritage, Bahrain offers something for everyone IF YOU LEARN only one sentence of Arabic, it might well be: 'Take me to the souk.' Bahrain is known to most Hong Kong travellers as a great place to change planes ...

  5. Dinner guest China has much more on its plate than G7 ambitions

    Posted Jan 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill WHEN THE G7'S finance ministers and central bank governors sit down for dinner in London on February 5, they will find two representatives from China at the table. Beijing has not announced the names yet, but they can be none other ...

  6. Leaders ponder a return to society's roots to stop the rot

    Posted Dec 06th 2004, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei Besieged by increasingly violent protests and rapid social degeneration characterised by the reckless pursuit of money, the mainland leadership is considering a drive to underscore traditional Chinese culture and values, and lend more offici ...

  7. Travellers' checks

    Posted Apr 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with Nicholas Walton Worldly wise The first internationally branded resorts on the Japanese island of Okinawa have opened and guests at the two InterContinental properties will have a wealth of local knowledge at their fingertips. The ANA InterContinental ...

  8. Chinese people have made great strides in the past 60 years

    Posted Oct 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... made strides in terms of industrial development. After Deng's reforms foreign investment poured in, and no one can doubt now that it is a strong nation. Just look at what has happened ... to many years ago. We need to strike a balance, focusing on the drawbacks and the benefits. Hongkongers should accept their nation. Kanis Lam Tsz-kan, Ho Man Tin ...

  9. Conservation by Murder: Man-eaters of Sundarbans

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... These tigers have gained notoriety for being man-eating beasts, which they are. However, Dutta challenges assumptions made of these magnificent creatures, and addresses the issues which confront ... Nick Walker Conservation by Murder: Man-eaters of Sundarbans by Sudipt Dutta (self-published) If a bird blessed with super stamina flew due west from Hong Kong for about 2,600 kilometres, ...

  10. Media man of action

    Posted Dec 03rd 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... rejection, but you learn the importance of hard work and taking opportunities. We went through every difficulty you can imagine and made a ton of mistakes. We had our successes such as selling Planet ...




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