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  1. Visit a city laced with canals in a land fizzing with beers

    Posted Apr 30th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... Nick Walker MENTION THE Netherlands and most people have a mental picture of canals in the capital Amsterdam and vistas of tulip fields, with a couple of windmills on the horizon. ... is said to be the oldest city in the Netherlands, and, wedged between Belgium and Germany, has for centuries served as one of Europe's most important trading crossroads. This proud trading ...

  2. What's On

    Posted Mar 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or visit www.hkapa.edu NETHERLANDS DANCE Prestigious dance group Nederlands Dans Theatre III will perform three works on Saturday and Sunday at 8pm in HKAPA's Lyric Theatre. Formed in 1991 in the Netherlands, the company is a dominant force in the world of contemporary dance. The three works in the programme are Birth-day- a comic piece set to the music of Mozart; When Time Takes Time- a piece ...

  3. Star Ferry cafe opens in Amsterdam

    Posted Apr 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... world for the past 30 years, who also happens to harbour a passion for ships. Visiting Hong Kong a decade ago, he is said to have fallen in love with the Star Ferry and immediately acquired the rights to use the name from the privately run Hong Kong company. The cafe recently opened to an audience of more than 200 guests, including artists, academics, members of the Netherlands Hong ...


    Posted Jul 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... (Philippines), Lambis Nikolaou* (Greece), Anita Defrantz (US), Anton Geesink (Netherlands), The Princess Royal (Britain), Fidel Mendoza (Colombia), Tay Wilson (New Zealand), Wu Ching-juo (Taiwan), Ram ... Ali (Pakistan), Ung Chang (North Korea), Gunilla Lindberg* (Sweden), Julio Maglione (Uruguay), Lee Kun-hee (South Korea), Hein Verbruggen (Netherlands), Guy Drut (France), Ottavio Cinquanta* ...

  5. Summer camps set stage for mini-Olympics

    Posted Jun 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Korfball and soft volleyball have been included in a youth summer programme at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). Co-organised by the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (SF&OC) and HKBU's Physical Educ ...

  6. Evidence exposes HK link to African tyrant

    Posted Jan 01st 2006, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Niki Law Local firms and ship implicated in arms smuggling to Liberia Evidence that could lead to the conviction of a suspected international war criminal has been unearthed by Hong Kong authorities. Investigators have handed prosecutors in the Netherlands a file detailing the Hong Kong business connections of a man suspected of having been a key accomplice of exiled African tyrant ...

  7. HK residents held in Shenzhen drug busts

    Posted Jun 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... be used to make Ecstasy had been seized in the Netherlands in two containers on a ship from Shenzhen last July. It was found that a 38-year-old Hong Kong man, identified as Tang, was responsible ...

  8. Filipino entrepreneurs think inside the box

    Posted Jul 13th 2005, 12:00am by James Tu

    ... Sandy Li in Manila Surplus shipping containers are being converted into cost-efficient homes, restaurants and shopping centres in Manila While most surplus shipping containers in Hong Kong are being used as temporary mobile offices on building sites, Filipinos are making these steel boxes into homes, cafes and even shopping complexes. The cost of converting the shipping containers ...

  9. Police seize 3 tonnes of Ecstasy chemicals

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... of chemicals that could be used to make Ecstasy were shipped from Shenzhen to the Netherlands last July. Police seized 158,195 tablets of Ecstasy in Hong Kong between January and April this year. Last ... of Ecstasy. They estimated the materials could have made about $100 million worth of the party drug. The chemicals, hidden among barrels containing oil, were found in two containers shipped from ...

  10. Van der Sar deprives Au of saying goodbye in style

    Posted Jul 24th 2005, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung A brilliant save by the Red Devils' new Dutch goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar in the closing stages of the first half deprived striker Au Wai-lun of a goal in his final international appearance for Hong Kong. The 33-year-old player, awarded ...




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