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  1. Disaster at sea

    Posted Mar 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... equipment, was heading from Chiwan in Shenzhen to oilfields in the South China Sea Crew of 25, made up of 24 Ukrainians and one Chinese man Missing:18 Rescued at sea: 6 men and 1 woman, aged 23 ... Divers are unable to get inside the boat through a hatch because of poor visibility and a strong current 1.30pm: Salvage contractors arrive at the site and the decision is made to move the tug ...

  2. Small companies in Fire industries fuel continued tenant demand

    Posted Sep 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... rents grew 4.7 per cent last year, representing an accumulated increase of 20 per cent this year. While many Fire companies have already made the move or committed to new leases for office space ...

  3. Step up disaster readiness in HK

    Posted Jan 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What precautions are being taken by the Hong Kong government in case of an earthquake or tsunami disaster here? Although we have not had serious earthquakes, we are not immune from natural and man-made disasters. Hong Kong has had powerful typhoons, landslips, floods and accidents that have caused many deaths because we were too complacent. Officials try to divert blame by saying ...

  4. Tsang letter 'said what HK wants to know'

    Posted Sep 11th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Raissa Robles

    ... Ambrose Leung and Raissa Robles in Manila Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen says he knows better than Philippine President Benigno Aquino what Hong Kong people want, which is justice for those killed in the Manila hostage crisis by getting to the bott ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Aug 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to Australia a real eye-opener Forty years away and I returned recently to see how the greening of my native Australia is progressing, to the Northern Territory in a small car carrying a two-man tent. When it comes to care for the environment it seems we remain as laconic and laid-back as Crocodile Dundee, with potential climate disasters no topic for enlightened conversation. Everywhere, ...

  6. Australian group is seeking a sales engineer

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Susie Gyopos An interesting opening has just appeared for an experienced engineer who is a dab hand at sales. An Australian specialist in advanced fire warning technology for companies is on the hunt for a replacement sales manager- South China. Coming un ...

  7. slice of life

    Posted Aug 31st 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... sampans and houseboats were overturned or severely damaged. More than 2,000 people were made homeless in the area. In Aberdeen, another 2,000 lost their homes and 150 boats capsized. At Mui Wo, ...

  8. Learn from tragedy

    Posted Aug 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... systems are in place and in good working order. Once everyone knows what to do and where to go, the chances of surviving a disaster are greatly increased. Talk to your families about it today. ...

  9. Events

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Sustainable logistics becomes strategic- How green logistics can improve branding and profitability to 3PLs'. Hong Kong Club. Joint chamber lunch: 'Hong Kong's MPF: Where do we stand and w ...

  10. The Great Fire of Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... disasters- fascinate writers and researchers. The Great Fire of Hong Kong by Adam Nebbs is the latest contribution to our knowledge of this period, an enthusiastically written account of a massive Christmas Night conflagration in 1878 that destroyed several hectares of what is today's Central district. Enormous changes in Hong Kong's cityscape since the 1950s have made ...




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