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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: bad gelato: on thin ice

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... brain freeze. Italian gelaterias are the stuff of sweet dreams. Long, glass-fronted cabinets bursting with mountains of colourful, creamy goodness. Quality ingredients give their fare a taste ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    The final frontier: Ha Giang, Vietnam

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36am

    ... the clock; and the sight of three pigs and four chickens balanced on a motorbike behind its rider is a common one. The best way to take in Ha Giang’s high rocky mountain passes, black stone forests ... serving as a route planner, we leave Ha Giang bright and early the next morning, on motorbikes hired in town for 300,000 dong (HK$110) a day. As we make our way up mountain passes, I breathe ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: farmers in arms

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:43pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... monopoly on all natural resources, so instead of enjoying the bounty of the mountains, forests and water for free, the public were asked to pay the government to consume them. Those who spoke up ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT YOU LIKED

    What you liked, April 12, 2014

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 03:47am by STAFF

    ... show how their passions give them a different view of Hong Kong. Meet mountain biker Kenneth Lam, paraglider Yuen Wai Kit, rock climber Wong Ming O, spear fisher Ernesto Spicciolato, ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Bradley Wiggins proves he now has the legs for a fight

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:55pm by AFP

    ... to be there, but obviously as [Sutton] said, it is Chris' team and he'll have a big say in who he puts around him and who he's confident having in front of him in the mountains," said Wiggins. "Because one thing this team has is a lot of strength in depth, particularly in the mountains. "It's not as simple as saying, 'You've won the Tour so ...

  6. Business - Economy

    No pain, no gain for Spain

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:23am by DAVID BROWN

    ... In the meantime, Spain's mountain of public sector debt continues to spiral higher. Before the crisis, it had one of the lowest debt to GDP ratios in the euro zone, around 60 per cent. By next year, ...

  7. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Google pays 1m euro fine in Italy over Street View concerns

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 11:00am by Reuters in Milan

    ... the regulator said on Thursday. “Cars belonging to the giant of Mountain View roamed Italy’s streets without being entirely recognisable as such, therefore not allowing the people present in those places to decide whether to be photographed or not,” it said in a statement, referring to Google’s headquarters at Mountain View in California. Google has faced numerous privacy lawsuits ...

  8. News - Asia - NEPAL

    European climbers flee Everest after confrontation with Sherpas

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... and two companions, confronted on Everest by an angry mob of Sherpas, are returning home after deciding they no longer feel safe enough to stay on the mountain. Speaking from Lukla, the town that acts as gateway to the Everest region, Jon Griffith told of the moment when a group of up to 100 Sherpas confronted them about an argument higher up the mountain. "It was obvious ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    'Dumped' HK$28m painting ‘covered by insurance’

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 01:38pm

    ... painting, Snowy Mountain, by Cui Ruzhuo, went under the hammer for HK$28.75 million in a sale on Monday, held at the Grand Hyatt Hongkong in Wan Chai. It was found to have gone missing after ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Engineering innovation can shape Hong Kong's future

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:14pm by ALAN MAN

    ... and wildlife were saved. In fact, an entire mountain side was preserved. These cavern solutions are now being considered elsewhere in Hong Kong and around Asia. Engineers also serve as stewards ...




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