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  1. A new nightmare-in-waiting

    Posted May 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk in Beichuan Quake lakes engulf villages lying along river banks in stricken Beichuan county; Town evacuated amid threat of flooding, aftershocks, deteriorating sanitation Bio-warfare soldiers dressed in blue and white protective suits have se ...

  2. Brooklyn

    Posted Mar 28th 2010, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... As this is T?ib?n, Eilis' American dream is more like a sorrowful nightmare, defined by farewells, arduous journeys and that Toibin staple, heart-breaking alienation. 'Eilis would have given ...

  3. Cost should not be a fire-safety factor

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Of all the elements - and notwithstanding our obsession with the violence of typhoons - fire has to be this densely populated, high-rise city's abiding nightmare. There are no typhoon-style warnings to take evasive action. Sometimes only the professionalism and courage of our firefighters can save lives and property. In this respect we are well served, but at a tragic cost. ...

  4. Propaganda push hits the presses

    Posted Aug 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of such coverage was a nightmare and cost a lot of money,' said one newspaper reporter, who refused to disclose his name. 'Most of the articles were shabby- and we reused many old articles just ...

  5. Holidays that ended in horror

    Posted Aug 24th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Yesterday's hostage drama is not the first time that Hong Kong holidaymakers have found themselves in nightmare situations over the years. But it was the first of its kind to involve a package tour from the city. In 2001, two Cathay Pacific pilots and 10 flight attendants were among 120 hostages held in a hotel in Istanbul, Turkey, by pro-Chechen gunmen armed ...

  6. Voices from around the nation

    Posted May 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It has been the most touching moment of my life so far. I thought I would be strong enough to hold my emotions [in check] but it turned out to be a total collapse. Wang Kun, 37, a Sichuan native I couldn't watch TV for the past week because I feared it would trigger my worst nightmares. But today, I can't pretend any more that [the Sichuan earthquake] never happened. ...

  7. Forgotten Voices of Burma

    Posted Jan 17th 2010, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... Lord Slim, son of the chief Allied general, covers the ground from the nightmare first western coast campaign that sparked the longest retreat in history to the capture of Mandalay followed ...

  8. Police 'tricked me into signing false statement'

    Posted May 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that has led her into a four-year nightmare. Gurung Yurbraj, whose woes began when a bamboo pole fell to the street during a storm and injured a hygiene officer in 2005, says she did not receive ... 'I would have paid the compensation to end this nightmare if I had the money.' ...

  9. A voice for the mute

    Posted Mar 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and are living with the nightmare of its aftermath, but they have not received counselling. Some of the young girls who were lucky enough to survive the tsunami have been forced into marriage ...

  10. Drenched June one for the record books

    Posted Jul 10th 2005, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... more than 200mm of rain onto Kowloon and the east of Hong Kong Island, caused havoc, particularly in Western, where flooded streets proved a nightmare for shopkeepers in a district known ...




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