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  1. River deep, mountain high

    Posted Nov 13th 2005, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... Jin Peh One of the most positive fung shui layouts is having mountains behind and water flowing in front of your home, an ideal situation that fung shui masters have always sought. For city dwellers, surrounding buildings fulfil the role of mountains, while roads (with moving traffic) replace water. Does this mean having buildings behind you and a road in front ...

  2. The Holy Mountain

    Posted Dec 11th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... Peter Walbrook From the vault: 1926 The Holy Mountain Starring: Leni Riefenstahl, Luis Trenker, Ernst Petersen Director: Arnold Fanck The film: During the 1920s and 1930s, the German bergfilme- or mountain film- was as popular and well established a movie genre as the western. Its disappearance seems to have been mainly for political reasons, with one popular post-war critic ...

  3. Taxi driver has 'six mountains' to climb

    Posted Nov 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the 'six mountains' of pressure on him. How did you get into the industry? I retired as a driver in 2000 from a road construction company. The pension was a really small amount, so I needed ... that compared with the Chinese [before 1949], who had to deal with the 'three mountains' of imperialists, feudalists and officially backed intermediaries, I am in a much worse position. I have ...

  4. After summit it's Space Mountain for Arroyo

    Posted Nov 20th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Norma Connolly

    ... after arriving in Hong Kong, spending the day there on rides such as Space Mountain and watching the fireworks. A Disneyland spokeswoman said Mrs Arroyo and her family were expected today ...

  5. A dizzy day for Disney's galactic mountaineer, 79

    Posted Aug 18th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo and Mandy Ngan Disneyland's spectacular Space Mountain ride proved too much for three people yesterday- including a 79-year-old man who was taken to hospital- ... there was no upper age limit for the Space Mountain ride, which shoots visitors through imaginary galaxies at speeds of up to 48km/h. The ride, one of the park's main crowd-pullers, is modelled ...

  6. On the Mountain of Tai Hang

    Posted Sep 08th 2005, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... a faint hint of welcome, if misguided, oo-la-la. On the Mountain of Tai Hang is screening now ...

  7. China, EU hold summit on clothes mountain

    Posted Aug 24th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan, Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih and Felix Chan With six of the 10 European Union quotas on Chinese textiles already filled for the year, the EU is urgently seeking a way to get a mountain of blocked clothing piling up in customs to retailers before winter. There are now 58 million pullovers and 17 million pairs of pants from China stuck at EU ports and airports or in transit because they were over ...

  8. Restaurant forced to close after swilling cadres leave mountain of debt

    Posted Dec 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Counting local government officials among its loyal customers should have meant a bonanza for a small restaurant in Anhui. Instead, 10 years of feasting by officials turned restaurateur Liu Jie's dream into a nightmare, forcing him to c ...

  9. Business booms as firms sift through mountains of data

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Danyll Wills

    ... Storage products supplier EMC is shipping more capacity in a month than it did in all of 2000 FOR EMC, storage is not about bits and bytes revolving round on huge hard disks - it's about information, said Gabriel Leung, the general manager for EMC, H ...

  10. mountains to climb

    Posted Apr 24th 2005, 12:00am by Paul Kay

    ... Compiled by Paul Kay 1 In what country was Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man (with Tenzing Norgay) to climb Everest, born? 2 Which is the highest mountain in Africa? 3 Eight of the 10 tallest mountains in the world are in or partially in which country? 4 Which mountain range is named after a Greek mythological character who carried the world on his shoulders? 5 The tallest ...




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