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  1. News - China

    Google's services unable to reach much of China

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 06:08am by AP in Mountain View

    ... MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (AP) — Google says its search engine and other Internet services have been cut off from much of China just as the country's ruling party picks new leaders. ... that the country's government deems objectionable. Google, which is based in Mountain View, California, decided to stop censoring its search results in China in 2010. To avoid breaking the country's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1079205/googles-services-unable-reach-much-china
  2. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Nepal introduces rules to remove Everest’s mountain of rubbish

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 11:16pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Kathmandu Fit of pique over Everest's mountain of rubbish Litterbugs are no longer welcome on the roof of the world. As Nepal welcomes trekkers at the start of the climbing season on Everest, it is introducing new rules in the hope of taking more control over the world's tallest mountain. The rules, which include a demand that climbers bring down ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1440512/nepal-introduces-rules-remove-everests-mountain-rubbish
  3. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    It's goodbye to Lion Rock, hello Money Mountain

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 03:38am by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani Say goodbye to Lion Rock, hello to Money Mountain Price-gouging fishball sellers, passengers occupying a cruise ship to extort compensation for a missed port call, cabbies ... occupy cruise ships to price-gouging fishball sellers. Let's ditch the old Lion Rock symbol. Our new symbol should be a mountain of money, with everyone clamouring to climb it. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1426222/its-goodbye-lion-rock-hello-money-mountain
  4. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Twelve Nepali guides killed by avalanche in worst-ever Everest accident

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 01:24pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kathmandu First major avalanche on Mount Everest this climbing season and deadliest avalanche in eight years hits the most popular climbing route to the mountain’s peak An avalanche swept down a slope of Mount Everest on Friday killing 12 Nepali mountaineering guides at the beginning of the main climbing season, a Tourism Ministry official said. The avalanche, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1486790/avalanche-sweeps-mount-everest-six-sherpa-guides-dead-more-missing
  5. News - World - THEATRE

    Brokeback Mountain opera to open in Madrid, nine years after hit film

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 10:17pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Madrid Next week will see world premiere of new version of love story of two American cowboys Brokeback Mountain opera to open in Madrid It is a tale that has pushed the boundaries of print and film. Now, Brokeback Mountain, the tragic love story of two American cowboys, is looking to again chart new territory. Next week will see the world premiere of the opera ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1410564/brokeback-mountain-opera-open-madrid-nine-years-after-hit-film
  6. News - World - ADVENTURE

    Nine-year-old the youngest to reach summit of Aconcagua mountain

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:21am by AP

    ... the summit of Argentina's Aconcagua mountain, which at 6,962 metres is the tallest peak in the Western and Southern hemispheres. Tyler Armstrong, from Orange County, reached the summit ... a kid's drawing of a mountain. It's probably as big as a house at the summit, and then it's a sheer drop." Only 30 per cent of the 7,000 people who obtain permits to climb Aconcagua ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1391992/nine-year-old-youngest-reach-summit-aconcagua-mountain
  7. News - World - ANTARCTICA

    Diamond-bearing rock formations found in mountains of Antarctica

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 10:07pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Oslo Researchers in Antarctica find a rock type which points to the presence of diamonds in mountains in the east of the frozen continent Icy wastes give hint of hidden ... Nature Communications, an Australian-led team reported finding the kimberlite around Mount Meredith, in the Prince Charles Mountains in eastern Antarctica. Kimberlite is a rare rock that occurs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1385191/diamond-bearing-rock-formations-found-mountains-antarctica
  8. News - Asia - NEW ZEALAND

    Climbing couple die on New Zealand mountain

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 01:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Wellington

    ... in a snow cave on a New Zealand mountain for two nights in bitterly cold conditions, police said on Monday. Police identified the pair as 31-year-old Hiroki Ogawa, a Japanese geoscientist studying ... that he received a text from his daughter on Sunday night saying she did not think she would survive. Keith Sutton described Ogawa, an experienced mountaineer, as “a very special man” who tried ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1341821/climbing-couple-die-new-zealand-mountain
  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Debt mountain looms for university students

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 03:26am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Debt mountain looms for university students Cash-strapped students who seek government loans to get them through their tertiary studies may face debts of up to HK$192,000 at the end of their courses, a survey has found. Some of those polled could not see themselves repaying the loans until they are in their 40s, the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1339051/debt-mountain-looms-university-students
  10. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMERISM

    'Blue Mountain' coffee claim 'grounds for alarm', says licensed seller

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Many retailers wrongly advertise they sell premium Blue Mountain beans, says importer Coffee claim 'grounds for alarm' Many coffee products sold at a premium in Hong Kong as "Blue Mountain" have only a remote connection with the Blue Mountain Range in Jamaica from where they are supposed to come, an importer claims. Jim Coke, CEO ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1319457/blue-mountain-coffee-claim-grounds-alarm-says-licensed-seller

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