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  1. Fun all summer

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... will be run on a weekly basis and cost HK$2,500 to HK$3,000, depending on location. A 10 per cent discount is available on payments made by June 13. The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union ... on Lantau. Aimed at experienced outdoor adventurers, it will be run by professional instructors from New Zealand. The programme includes abseiling, surfing, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, ...


    Posted Jul 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The long-standing front-row forward resigned as director of clubs on the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union's board of directors this week, rebelling against his peers' decision ... will win the World Cup? I have to say New Zealand. But after watching England, they seem to be real contenders. ...

  3. Public's support is the key to Games' success

    Posted Feb 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to put on a good show. Like last year's successful Olympic Games equestrian competition and the sell-out Australia-New Zealand rugby union clash at Hong Kong Stadium, the East Asian Games ... For an international city, Hong Kong does not figure prominently as a sporting venue, despite the annual success of the home-grown Rugby Sevens and Standard Chartered Marathon. The East ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Planned joint maritime security exercise shows Asean can lead

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 06:35pm by MARK VALENCIA

    ... and Vietnam- while maintaining Asean unity. A fundamental question facing Southeast Asia is whether it can resist these new outside influences- currently manifest in the South China Sea disputes- ...

  5. Pannell & Co set stage for brilliant HK future

    Posted May 28th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ...- their IRB world ranking of 30 is bound to go up- and is also bound to trigger a new-found feeling of self-belief in local rugby's bid to become the second-best team in Asia, behind Japan. 'We have a long way to go, but this is a start,' said Hong Kong's new coach, New Zealander John Walters, who was in charge of the team for the first time. And it does not get any ...

  6. News - China

    Beijing considering new South China Sea air defence zone, says Japanese report

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 10:30pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo China is considering declaring a new Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ) over the South China Sea, according to a Japanese report on Friday, a move likely ... level officials in the Chinese airforce have drafted proposals for the new zone, which could set the Paracel islands at its core and spread over much of the sea, the Asahi Shimbun said, citing ...

  7. New lease of life for troubled youths thanks to Operation Breakthrough

    Posted Mar 28th 2009, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... to Operation Breakthrough, which five years ago worked with the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union and Standard Chartered to introduce a rugby programme. Lam was one of the first to give it a try. ... in the future.' Robbie McRobbie, a former policeman who is the HKFRU's community rugby manager, said the union was proud of Lam's progress. 'When Tank came to us, he was a very different ...

  8. Kowloon cook up recipe to leave their rivals eating humble pie

    Posted Sep 28th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... get a heady brew - inProjects Kowloon, the team to watch this season. New Zealand-based trio Ionatana Tala Fuatai (Iona), Misiluni Maonanu (Lungi) and Villaimu Lafaele (Vili) are the three ... for the player-of-the-season award. He will be a big influence on the club,' said Kowloon director of rugby John Bruce. Kowloon have flattered many times in the past, only to let down their fans in the end. Bruce ...

  9. HK intend to nullify Korea's powerful scrum

    Posted May 27th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong will need to conquer the powerful South Korean scrum if they are to give new coach John Walters a welcome house-warming gift at King's Park today. For New Zealander Walters, the Asian Nations Series encounter will be his first game in charge as XVs head coach. But having watched the Koreans ad infinitum- or is it ad nauseum- on the video, it is clear ...

  10. News - China - MARITIME DISPUTES

    US says Chinese fishing rules for South China Sea 'provocative'

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 08:57am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Washington The US says new restrictions by Chinese authorities on other countries’ fishermen in the disputed South China Sea are “provocative and potentially ... cover much of the South China Sea, an area encompassing island groups also claimed by Vietnam, the Philippines and others. It follows China’s late November announcement of a new air defence zone ...




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