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  1. Get off the couch, turn off the TV and live longer

    Posted Jul 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Smoking, as we know, is bad for our health. It can kill. But few of us would have placed a lack of regular exercise into quite the same category- until now. A report released on Friday ... findings is that the deaths of almost 6,500 of these people could be attributed to a lack of exercise. This translates to the cause of death for one in five Hong Kong people. The survey ...

  2. Hong Kong's islets remain untouched due to physical constraints on development

    Posted Dec 12th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun More than 200 uninhabited islands in Hong Kong remain deserted and the government has shown no intention of exploiting their commercial value. Hong Kong comprises around 260 islands in an area of 1,600 square metres. Yet only a small number hav ...

  3. Military movement 'just an exercise'

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Top security officials yesterday moved to reassure the Hong Kong public that a movement of People's Liberation Army military hardware through the streets of the city late on Friday night was no more than a normal troop redeployment exercise. Photos of more than a dozen PLA armoured personnel carriers (APCs), trucks and bulldozers appeared ...

  4. An exercise in misguided logic

    Posted May 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Taking to Hong Kong's hiking trails is as much about being at one with nature as exercise. They are a pleasant, and for some people necessary, break from city life and all its noise and pressure. On them can be found peace, tranquillity and beautiful views. The last thing we expect is to find them infested with the urban trappings that we have gone so far out of our way to escape ...

  5. University raises HK$709m in grant exercise

    Posted Mar 29th 2011, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The Chinese University of Hong Kong raised most donations in the fifth matching grant exercise. It raised HK$709 million, followed by the University of Hong Kong with HK$666 million. Both universities receive HK$220 million, the ceiling amount. The eight UGC-funded institutions, the Open University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Shue Yan University, with Hong Kong Academy ...

  6. HK's sporty attitude

    Posted Jan 25th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... a dream. People here are much more aware now of the importance of sports and exercise in maintaining a healthy body. The demand for professional coaches and trainers is expanding and teenagers who ... and Professional Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong will provide two courses related to sport: Sport and Exercise Psychology for Practitioners and Sport and Exercise Psychology for Mental ...

  7. Hongkongers have no time for exercise

    Posted Mar 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am writing in response to a news story about Hong Kong being one of the laziest cities on earth. The article says Hong Kong people never exercise. It says they always rely ... Although I know exercise is good for you, as a student I spend more time studying than exercising. I think Hong Kong people are hard-working. We are not lazy. Iris Tsang, HKBUAS Wong Kam Fai ...

  8. Exercises, bad weather causing flight delays

    Posted Jun 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yau Chui-yan The civil aviation chief admits that bad weather and military exercises contribute to delays in flights from Hong Kong to some mainland cities. Speaking on a radio programme, ... said flights to Shanghai and Beijing were always affected by bad weather, which limited the number of flights. He said military exercises also delayed civilian flights. In the past two years, ...

  9. Learning exercise

    Posted May 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Japanese tour agents take time out for a tai chi class at the Cultural Centre piazza. Led by the Japan Association of Travel Agents, the group of more than 120 agents is on a four-day visit to learn more about the city's latest attractions. It is hop ...

  10. Exercise your mind at this year's G-Generation camp

    Posted May 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Students interested in current affairs are invited to the Interflow Camp 2004- G Generation to be held from July 26 to 28. With this year's theme being the Global Village, the camp, organised by the Hong Kong Outstanding Students' Ass ...




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