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  1. Peng survives scare in the final set

    Posted Sep 22nd 2005, 12:00am by James Tu

    ... James Tu in Beijing Peng Shuai threw away a 4-0 lead in the final set before recovering for a marathon 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 (7-0) victory over Argentine Mariana Diaz-Oliva to squeeze ... through. 'I played very well up to 4-0 in the third set but I was too eager to win and pushed too hard with my shots, so I made a lot of unforced errors,' said Peng, 19, after the epic ...

  2. Free athletes to make money: official

    Posted Feb 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shi Ting Liu Peng says management needs reform, after the Tian Liang sponsorship row The mainland's new sports chief has vowed to improve management to make the sector more self-sufficient and reflect the modern sporting world's commercial realities. Sports Minister Liu Peng, who was named chairman of the Chinese Olympic Committee on Thursday, said new management models ...

  3. Peng tearful after singles defeat

    Posted Oct 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung China's top-ranked tennis player, Peng Shuai, was left in tears after she lost the singles final to Zheng Jie yesterday. Peng, with a world ranking of 33 and representing Tianjin, was beaten 6-4, 7-6 (7-0) by Sichuan's Zheng, whose world ranking is 42. It was the second time this week that Zheng had got the better of Peng. In the women's doubles final, ...

  4. Peng Chau's concrete steps to turning green

    Posted Nov 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... euphorbia tree had blown over in a June storm, she and other Peng Chau villagers did not simply lament the destruction of an island landmark. Instead, volunteers armed with saws and axes went ... maps of Peng Chau. Today nine young euphorbia, known as yuk kei lun ('Jade Unicorn') in Cantonese, now grow on the northern shore of the eco-friendly island. 'In a few years, ...

  5. Peng Chau has the can-do spirit

    Posted Nov 17th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Islanders from Peng Chau yesterday vowed to continue to improve their community's quality of life after they won the honour of the top living village in the South China ... and honour communities that have tried successfully to help themselves that our newspaper became so enthusiastically involved in the project.' Daniel Lam Wai-keung, the head of Peng Chau's ...

  6. Tune in to Peng Chau's beauty

    Posted Sep 12th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh You can catch a glimpse of the natural beauty of Peng Chau on television tomorrow night. Radio Television Hong Kong arranged for a group of students from St Bonaventure Catholic Primary School to visit the island last month and recorded their visit. The aim of the trip was to make the students more aware of environmental protection. The resulting programme, Challenge ...

  7. Dissident accused of terrorism jailed for life

    Posted Oct 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A US-based dissident who disappeared while travelling in Myanmar has been sentenced to life in jail by a court in Wuhan, Hubei. Peng Ming was convicted of involvement ... Peng was formally arrested in August last year, four years after he fled to the US. Xinhua reported then that Myanmese police had turned Peng over to Chinese authorities in May because he ...

  8. US senator enters demolition debate

    Posted Apr 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... demolition of a villa belonging to American citizen Alexander Peng. In a letter to Senator Barbara Boxer last week, consular officer William Martin said the Guangdong Foreign Affairs Office had been contacted about the destruction of Mr Peng's house and the consulate was awaiting a reply. 'As this case is fairly complex, the reply from the Foreign Affairs Office may take several weeks ...

  9. Islands lose schools to green belts

    Posted Dec 08th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Lamma and Peng Chau could soon be allowed more green space, but at the expense of schools they had earlier been promised. Land previously set aside for primary and secondary ... Shing Yeh Beach; on Peng Chau it is the northern part of the island. The Education and Manpower Bureau decided recently the schools were no longer needed. The new Lamma green belt is about 1.11 ...

  10. Living Villages 2005 Winner

    Posted Nov 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... considered. More than 70 villages were proposed, and after exhaustive surveys we whittled them to seven. We have featured the six runners-up over the past six weeks, and today we reveal Peng Chau as the winning village. Our hope is that recognition for these villages will encourage others to improve their own surroundings. The winner: Peng Chau ...




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