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  1. In Brief

    Posted Jul 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Beaches closed by oil, big waves Five beaches were closed yesterday as temperatures rose to 33 degrees Celsius. An oil spill forced the closure of Hung Shing Yeh Beach, Lamma Island, ... kitchen worker suffered 30 per cent second-degree burns to his forehead, arms and legs after spilling a bucket of boiling water. He was treated at Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Learner arrested ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/685552/brief
  2. Thrills and spills as HK competitors enjoy a day to remember

    Posted Dec 14th 2009, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Hong Kong athletes had a day to remember as thrills and spills abounded at Tseung Kwan O Sports Ground. Hong Kong finished on a high with three more bronze medals- all in women's events- and two national records, including the longest-standing mark set in 1982 in finishing fourth in the women's 4x400 metres. High jumper Yip Hiu-laam took bronze with a leap ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/701241/thrills-and-spills-hk-competitors-enjoy-day-remember
  3. Panic over counterfeit 100 yuan notes spills across border into HK

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

    ... Staff Reporter Some money changers in Hong Kong are refusing to accept 100 yuan banknotes with serial numbers starting with HD90 as panic over fake mainland notes spills over the border. Hong Kong police said yesterday that they were staying in close contact with their mainland counterparts to keep updated on the issue. Yesterday, some money changers in Hong Kong put up notices ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/666497/panic-over-counterfeit-100-yuan-notes-spills-across-border-hk
  4. Thrills, spills and mischievous magic in an enchanting tale

    Posted Mar 29th 2009, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... John Millen Spellbound By Anna Dale by Bloomsbury ISBN 978 0 7475 8716 3 If you've got a younger brother or sister who gets on your nerves, and who you sometimes wished would just vanish into thin air, you'll enjoy Spellbound. Athene Enright ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/675085/thrills-spills-and-mischievous-magic-enchanting-tale
  5. Grade school

    Posted Nov 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung A glance at the olive oil section in the supermarket will show an array of choices and prices, with labels that can seem redundant, contradictory and confusing: ... There are oils from Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, Greece, the United States and Australia, some proudly proclaiming the tiny region their olives are grown in. Confused? First off, ignore the boasts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/699056/grade-school
  6. Brand story: Ila

    Posted Jun 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... Leicester is a qualified nurse, aromatherapist and yoga teacher. She says she was interested in essential oils and aromatherapy long before it became mainstream, and has always looked ... It's found in their body scrubs, bath salts, energy spray and face mask. She also uses argan oil and rose otto oil for face products, body balms, cleansers and oils. The range is built ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/684500/brand-story-ila
  7. Be scent-sible

    Posted Apr 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak Hibernating in an air-conditioned room may seem like the perfect way to survive the humid summer heat, but there is a greener, healthier way- essential oils. The use of essential oils is called aromatherapy. It uses natural plant essences, called essential oils, to cure ills and promote health. The oils come from the flowers, leaves, bark or roots of a plant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/676127/be-scent-sible
  8. Hongkonger killed, two injured in crash on way to Taipei park

    Posted Dec 21st 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... on spilled oil at the scene of the crash. Police said they found no skid marks and they believed the accident was the result of a driver unfamiliar with road conditions in the hilly area. Local media ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/701863/hongkonger-killed-two-injured-crash-way-taipei-park
  9. Crash leaves 1,000 litres of diesel on road

    Posted Jul 28th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok About 1,000 litres of diesel were spilled when a fuel truck rolled onto its side in Tsing Yi Hong Wan Road, Tsing Yi, yesterday. The driver lost control of the vehicle near container terminal nine at about 9am. A following vehicle failed to stop in time and hit it in the rear. Firemen used chemical foam and sawdust to stop the spill getting to the nearby sea. The truck ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/688150/crash-leaves-1000-litres-diesel-road
  10. Proper debate needed on petrochemical plant

    Posted Mar 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a bridge linking Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai across the estuary will make navigation for big ships even more of a challenge. Second, in the case of an emergency, such as an oil spill from a tanker ... from population centres including Hong Kong. But Guangzhou city officials have continued to insist that a controversial oil refinery already planned for Nansha in the densely populated heart ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/674377/proper-debate-needed-petrochemical-plant

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