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  1. Journey up the mountain of love brings Canto-pop frontman to tears

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen Canto-pop boy band C AllStar shot to fame last year with their hit single Ladder to Heaven, which was inspired by the real-life love story of a couple living in Sichuan province. Liu Guojiang hand-carved 6,000 steps up a remote mountain so his wife, Xu Chaoqing, could travel safely. It was only recently that the four band members visited the ladder of love. ...

  2. Modern Peking Opera

    Posted Jul 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Peking Opera Theatre of Shanghai and national class one performers stage The Azalea Mountain (Jul 4), excerpts from The Red Lantern and Sha-Jia-Bang (Jul 5) and Taking Tiger Mountain by Stratagem (Jul 6, below). In Putonghua with Chinese and English subtitles. Today, 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$350 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323 ...

  3. The hidden secrets that save lives

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... water to prevent the hillside from giving way while ensuring enough water pressure within the mountains to stop surrounding buildings from sinking into the ground. In a densely populated city that is hemmed in by mountains and sees more than 300 landslides a year, the drainage system is crucial to avoid a repeat of the twin disasters that took down buildings and killed about 140 people ...

  4. A reluctance to get on your bike

    Posted Aug 09th 2004, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... Flora Wu The immediate impact of yesterday's Critical Mass-inspired bike ride may not have been what participants were hoping for. More than 50 riders (road bikers and mountain bikers ... to ban bikes from the MTR. But local mountain-bike enthusiast and rabble-rouser Mark Keith says the tourists out on Nathan Road on Sunday morning must have thought this a bike-loving town, seeing ...

  5. Science of speed on film

    Posted Aug 05th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... lets viewers explode from the blocks with the world's fastest sprinters, career downhill on a mountain bike, and fly through bends in a Porsche. The film begins on a racetrack where Lucas ... their courage and imagination to be the best they can.' The show also follows Marla Streb, a champion mountain biker, as she hurtles down the dangerous, boulder-strewn course at the World ...

  6. A fair to remember

    Posted May 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the hotel's marketing communications manager Edith Cheng. 'There are only mountains, trees, grass and the pagoda. It's an exclusive open area.' Other areas around the hotel for wedding ...

  7. My Shangri-La

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... winners include He Fa, Liao Xiaoxi, Luo Pinxi and Li Yayuan, who won the special conservation award with The Dawn of the Red Mountain (above). Lobby and M/F, Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel, 64 Mody ...

  8. Monkey business

    Posted Aug 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... equal, if not better, foreign goods. He says his designs draw on elements of Chinese and Japanese culture and the importance of nature, citing the wave, mountain and bird motifs that appear ...

  9. Developers create conditions that make people unhealthy

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... streets and surrounding buildings. The ground is being cleared for another New World mega wall on the harbourfront. It will restrict views of the Kowloon mountains from Hong Kong Island ...

  10. Canadian consul general shares fond memories as he prepares to take a hike

    Posted Aug 04th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... Hong Kong is a lot like Vancouver in that the mountains and oceans are always nearby. Maybe that's one reason I'm attracted to Hong Kong. There's also always something happening ...




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