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  1. Democrats seek new path amid shifting sands

    Posted Jun 26th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung and Ambrose Leung On the back of its success in securing amendments to the government's political reform proposals but facing a bitter split with its former allies, the Democratic Party aims to seek more dialogue with Beijing loyalis ...

  2. Setback for Sands as Macau court suspends 10-day-old ferry service

    Posted Dec 11th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... tendering process. The Macau government awarded a ferry operating licence to Cotai Waterjets, a firm controlled by Venetian Macau parent company Las Vegas Sands Corp, and Giant Dragon, a firm ...

  3. Common bond for the 'basin of loose sand'?

    Posted Aug 15th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... movement has entered a low point and the pan-democratic camp is being likened to a 'basin of loose sand', the Legco by-election could prove to be a golden opportunity for members to boost ...

  4. Welcome to wonderful Aceh, land of sun, sand- and canings

    Posted Nov 24th 2007, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... Fabio Scarpello in Banda Aceh 'Visit Aceh- see sharia law in action, including public canings.' It is not your standard tourist billboard but one that the head of Aceh's tourism department believes could be used to market the region as a ho ...

  5. Head in the sand

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letters 'Victory for voters' (March 29) and 'End the cycle of violence' (March 28). Both correspondents believe that by burying one's head in the sand and staying out of al-Qaeda's way, the Spanish can avoid future terrorist attacks. This is nonsense. One letter says we should listen to the terrorists' reasons for the attacks ...

  6. Gaza's sand gets pulled out too

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Ben Lynfield

    ... trucks have been hard at work carrying away large quantities of Gaza sand from dunes adjacent to where the Nisanit settlement existed until recently. Palestinian environment minister Youssef Abu ... Zemach, a spokesman for military administrators. 'This is not illegal. We have the permission of the Environment Ministry.' Army officials declined to say how much sand was being taken. ...

  7. Heads in the sand

    Posted Aug 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are held tomorrow. It is time Mr Tien and die-hard conservatives like him take their heads out of the sand and observe how President Hu Jintao is moving China towards the rule of law and, ...

  8. Villagers draw line in sand over local chief

    Posted Sep 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin Government-backed candidates excluded from poll body Defiant villagers in Taishi yesterday voted down all seven government-backed candidates for an election committee, setting the stage for a final showdown with unpopular village chief Chen J ...

  9. Terrorists of the future

    Posted Apr 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter headlined 'Head In the sand' (March 30), written in response to my letter 'End the cycle of violence' (March 28). I think correspondent Evan ... to the democratic decision by the people of Spain to pull their troops out of Iraq. Is Mr Blanco saying they have their heads in the sand? Withdrawal from Iraq does not mean avoiding dealing with terrorist ...

  10. ESC sequences

    Posted Mar 13th 2006, 12:00am by Danyll Wills

    ... DANYLL WILLS Game of sand This game is great fun. I'm not sure whether I understand it but that is irrelevant. You set up walls and other things to divert a few streams of falling sand. Easier to understand if you see. http://chir.ag/stuff/sand Moving Red Square Another simple but fun game (fun for some, a real pain for others). Use your mouse to move a red square inside ...




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