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  1. De Kock eyes world's richest contests for Eagle Mountain

    Posted Dec 15th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Hong Kong victory is just the beginning for resilient colt The legend surrounding South African trainer Mike de Kock continues to grow and a brilliant gallop by Eagle Mountain ... II Cup with Irridescence and Archipenko, and has now claimed his first December international with a horse rated by the man himself as better than any of his recent stars. Eagle Mountain ...

  2. Scenic mountain pass now a road in ruins

    Posted Jun 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the third of a series a month after the Sichuan earthquake, Al Guo looks at the damage wreaked on the mountain pass to a popular beauty spot. Truck drivers Zhang Sanhei and Liang ... Mountain's pass, on the alert for falling rocks. All vehicles trying to reach Li, Wenchuan and Mao counties from Chengdu had to make a 500km detour west to avoid the destruction on the 56km mountain ...

  3. Family moves mountains to save young boy's life

    Posted Mar 13th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Jewish community comes to the rescue of seven-year-old Seven-year-old Aaron Zweig lies in intensive care: he breathes through a respirator, a machine by his bed does much of the work his young heart used to, and his sheets conceal he is missin ...

  4. A land of wonders for the brave adventurer

    Posted Mar 23rd 2004, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... alongside spectacular mosques and historical monuments. But it is to the country's spectacular mountainous north that one must travel to understand how and why Pakistan has grown to become so ... Silk Road destinations such as China, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. The 805km highway travels through high-altitude mountains and valleys surrounded by towering, ...

  5. Hot market fails to deter buyers

    Posted Aug 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the lower floors in the 12-floor residential building, the apartment has four bedrooms, including one with an en-suite bathroom. It also has a mountain view and overlooks Jardine's Lookout ... months. Another apartment on sale at Craigmount, on a higher floor, has an asking price of HK$35 million. Prices per square foot of apartments with a mountain view in Mid-Levels East range from ...

  6. How greed shattered a community

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... atop a major iron ore deposit on Taer Mountain and has boasted a thriving economy in recent years. At the foot of the village stands an archway decorated with peony paintings and dragon ... from the sacred vein of Taer Mountain,' villager Zhang Baosheng said. 'But doing this offended the god of the mountain, who appeared in several manifestations, but people ignored them ...

  7. The write stuff

    Posted Dec 10th 2010, 12:00am by Tessa Chan

    ... pen, set with a ruby, has a piston pump finished in soft-touch matt black. Visconti The Golden Man HRH Visconti pays tribute to the fifth-century BC nomadic tribes of the Ural Mountains ...

  8. Tests confirm fears of Zijin mine neighbours

    Posted Aug 16th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... levels of heavy metals in the soil and water in villages near Zijin Mountain. A high concentration of cadmium- extremely toxic even in tiny amounts- was found in five out of six samples ... downstream of Zijin Mountain, where the leakage from a copper mine occurred- complained about the death of their fish, the people who live close to the smelter have paid a heavier price. The home ...

  9. Travellers warned about drinking water in areas affected by oil spill

    Posted Jan 07th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... attraction, Hua Mountain. Xinhua reported that China National Petroleum Corp, PetroChina's parent company, had shut off the pipeline, part of a 1,188-kilometre network carrying oil from Lanzhou ...

  10. Nestle HK and King Car recall products tainted with melamine

    Posted Sep 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... and that the product should be safe. King Car Food asked shops to empty their shelves of five '3-in-1' Mr Brown instant drinks- Mandheling Coffee, Blue Mountain Coffee, caramel macchiato, Arabica ...




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