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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - ASTRONOMY

    Chilean mountain to lose its top for European Extremely Large Telescope

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:19am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Mountain blown up to reach the stars The top is being lopped off the 3,000-metre Cerro Armazones in Chile to host the world's largest optical and infrared telescope. Once the dust has settled and the rubble has been cleared, the mountain will be ready for the astronomers. The European Extremely Large Telescope, or E-ELT, will serve astronomers and cosmologists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1537732/chilean-mountain-lose-its-top-european-extremely-large
  2. News - China

    Tibetan official shot dead in mountain ambush; police name suspected killer

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 02:57pm by WU NAN

    ... a team to visit a remote mountain area where they were tasked to prevent a fight among local residents over the harvesting of a Chinese caterpillar fungus. They spent 40 days in the area – which had no telecommunications access – starting in May, before returning from a farm on June 14. On their way back, near the mountain, they were ambushed by gunmen. Zhang was shot dead. Police ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1536142/chinese-official-shot-dead-tibetan-area
  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Utah’s fabled Mountain Man gets 10 years behind bars

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 09:11pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in St George, Utah Troy Knapp raided cabins for supplies, trekking on snowshoes with rifle slung over his shoulder Utah's fabled Mountain Mangets 10 years behind bars ... For most of the next decade, he'll live behind bars in a federal prison. Troy James Knapp, known by many as the Mountain Man, has agreed to a package of plea deals on burglary and weapons ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1529432/utahs-fabled-mountain-man-gets-10-years-behind-bars
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s public holiday tally climbs to 16 with Mountain Day

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 10:32pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Holiday tally climbs to 16 with Mountain Day Japan yesterday established Mountain Day as its new public holiday, taking the annual total to 16 ... with the support of a majority of ruling and opposition lawmakers. It came after the Japanese Alpine Club and other mountain-related groups lobbied for the bill, claiming that Japan- where Shintoism's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519138/japans-public-holiday-tally-climbs-16-mountain-day
  5. News - Asia

    Many mountains still to cross in Sino-Indian relations

    Posted May 07th 2014, 11:33pm by NEETA LAL

    ... Neeta Lal in New Delhi As Singh era comes to an end in India, its relations with China are troubled by a trade imbalance and continuing border tensions Many mountains still to cross It would be reasonable to expect an Oxford-educated economist like Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh- architect of India's economic reforms in the 1990s, which put the country ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1506936/many-mountains-still-cross-sino-indian-relations
  6. Consistency flavours Snowy Mountain's quality spring water

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 11:21am by Reports by Mia Daughenbaugh, Christina Liedke and David Bell

    ... acquainted with the distinctive taste of Snowy Mountain Natural Spring Water from Australia's Macedon Ranges. The consistent flavour, which comes from a sustainable single source at the foothills of Musk, makes Snowy Mountain an iconic brand in Australia. "Our customers can identify the taste as coming from a particular source," says Tony McMahon, spokesperson for Snowy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1445121/consistency-flavours-snowy-mountains-quality-spring-water
  7. 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
  8. Mountains Beyond Mountains

    Posted May 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Charmaine Chan Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder Profile Books HK$150 Had it been written by a different author, this could have been a hagiography. But in the hands of Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Kidder, who for three years followed his subject, Paul Farmer, as he treated innumerable patients, it is the sort of book that will change readers. Farmer's mission ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/967137/mountains-beyond-mountains
  9. 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
  10. Sport - Hong Kong - SKYRUNNING

    The sky's the limit for Stevie Kremer

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 08:45pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline World champion likes nothing better than running up the side of a mountain, and she is blazing a trail for Hong Kong to follow Where earth meets heaven Twenty years ago, mountaineer Marino Giacometti dreamed of blurring the lines between mountaineering and running. He dreamed of races where runners would rise, meet the sky, then return- not in a day, but in a few ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1574986/where-earth-meets-heaven

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