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  1. History-makers Part 3: Joseph Stalin- Man of Steel

    Posted Sep 16th 2009, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... Robin Hood story; Uncle Joe by the Western press Man of steel Find words that mean: divide up, put to death, stick together Joseph Stalin was born as Ioseb Dzhugashvili. His family wanted him ... Russia. Stalin organised strikes and riots. He was arrested six times but nothing stopped him. He changed his name to Stalin, meaning?steel?, and continued making trouble. When the tsar was killed ...

  2. Top magazine's fate hangs on woman of steel

    Posted Oct 17th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li In a country where tough censorship discourages flair in the media, few journalists have made as much impact and garnered as much acclaim as Hu Shuli, managing editor of Caijing magazine. The same can be said about the magazine Hu helped create ...

  3. Firemen test hose that can slice steel

    Posted Jan 29th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Stella Lee Firefighters yesterday tested a high-powered water jet so strong that it is capable of cutting through steel or walls up to 10cm thick. The Fire Services Department ... to generate enough force to cut steel, concrete, wood, glass and other construction materials. It can be used in areas containing flammable material and explosives, where other cutting devices which ...

  4. Residents of Tai O cut off again amid confusion over reopening of road link

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man and Agnes Lam Tai O residents were cut off again yesterday, as road traffic and the ferry service were suspended due to bad weather. Residents complained that it was unclear under which conditions Keung Shan Road, the link between the fishing town and the rest of the city, would be closed or reopened. All lanes of Keung Shan Road, Tai O Road and Shum Wat Road were ...

  5. Memories from the fault lines

    Posted May 31st 2008, 12:00am by Wong How Man

    ... Wong How Man Before May 12, the name Wenchuan had little or no meaning to most Chinese, let alone the rest of the world. But, overnight, all that changed. For me, Wenchuan brought back ... will happen, but when. We must ensure that future catastrophes are contained to a minimum. In the battle with nature, although we may be a loser, let's try to lose less. Wong How Man is founder ...

  6. Beijing begins probe two months after burst dam killed 44

    Posted Oct 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a man-made, rather than natural catastrophe. The official death toll by Sunday was 44 with one person injured. Compensation payouts, largely financed by Taiyuan Iron and Steel, totalled more than 10 ... suggested that a contributing factor to the delay may have been that the mine was owned and operated by Taiyuan Iron and Steel, the world's biggest stainless steel supplier. A source ...

  7. Man-eating manholes

    Posted Jun 10th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... they eat people. Many have no steel covers, so when it rains and the streets flood, they become invisible, ghastly traps for unwary pedestrians. Victims have included students, office workers, ...

  8. William Lim Ooi-lee

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... balloon ride and a 66-metre fire dragon. Using 90 bamboo and 10 steel supports held together by steel cables, it is lit by 30 computerised multi-coloured lights. Festival-goers will be able ...

  9. Work accident death toll 70,000, says watchdog

    Posted Nov 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the companies on the list were large state-owned enterprises whose leadership remains intact. Two giants on the mainland industrial landscape- Taiyuan Iron and Steel Group, the world's biggest stainless-steel producer, and Shenhua Group, the world's biggest coal supplier- were among the most notorious employers. China Railway recorded the single worst transport accident. More than 70 ...

  10. Tall order for HK's wind man

    Posted Dec 18th 2003, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Architects are looking to Roy Denoon as they seek safer designs, writes Chris Davis Roy Denoon could easily be called Hong Kong's wind man. He adores wind. It fascinates and excites ... was required to ensure the 112,000 cubic metres of concrete, 28,000 tonnes of structural steel and 11,000 curtain wall panels, weighing 9,000 tonnes, remain in the right spot. Mr Denoon said three ...




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