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  1. Lines in the sand

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by David Frazier

    ... on the sand for big-name performers sandwiched between the Taiwan Indie Rock Awards, an historic launching pad for the island's new talent. Past main-stage headliners have included ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/642977/lines-sand
  2. Shore things

    Posted Aug 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... during the summer, it's the dry, slightly cooler months of September to November which are the perfect time to explore, says Howe. Many of the city's beaches boast golden sand ... because of oil spills, though most in Hong Kong Island and Sai Kung regularly register among the cleanest. With the controversy surrounding a development near the pristine sands and clear waters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/721921/shore-things
  3. HK's Tsang second in Gobi March

    Posted Jun 15th 2008, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... Melanie Ho Hong Kong's Tsang Siu-keung finished second in the week-long 250km Gobi March race across the Gobi Desert. Winner Ryan Sandes from South Africa led the race from its first stage last Sunday and won all stages, including the demanding 79km 'Long March' section which traversed two days. Sandes completed the epic in 24 hours, 38 minutes and 20 seconds while ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/641585/hks-tsang-second-gobi-march
  4. Scourge that knows no boundaries

    Posted Aug 27th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... In East Asia, air pollution is the major cross-border environmental problem. Dust and sand storms affect Northeast Asia nearly five times as frequently as they did 50 years ago, according ... deforestation and climate change have contributed to the spread of deserts. A single storm can dump more than 8,000 tonnes of sand on South Korea, according to the country's Rural Development ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/468030/scourge-knows-no-boundaries
  5. Tree decayed over a long period before collapsing, arborist says

    Posted Jun 29th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Joyce Ng

    ... at the tree base. The roots could not extend. The black colour of the soil denoted too much silt in proportion to sand in the soil mixture. So's observations counter an explanation from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/718423/tree-decayed-over-long-period-collapsing-arborist-says
  6. Fung shui outlook shows strong finish for 2011

    Posted Feb 06th 2011, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... for the second half.' Cheung foresees the market rising by about 25 per cent this year, with CLSA's top picks being carmaker Great Wall Motors (metal), Sands China (water), GCL-Poly Energy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/737477/fung-shui-outlook-shows-strong-finish-2011
  7. In Brief

    Posted Sep 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at the Sands Macao Hotel, in suspected food poisonings, the Centre for Health Protection said. Five men and six women developed symptoms of gastroenteritis after the meals, which included seafood ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/651311/brief
  8. Leave the big smoke behind and head for the pelican coast

    Posted Jan 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... along the sand. Instead, it stands in the estuary's gently lapping waters, looking for dinner. There are lots of pelicans on New South Wales' Central Coast, a stretch of idyllic ... creating a marine sanctuary perfect for snorkelling, while the walk down to isolated Maitland Bay is a great way to spend an afternoon. Another beautiful stretch of sand is located just 20 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/702527/leave-big-smoke-behind-and-head-pelican-coast
  9. 'God of Gambling' attacked over wins, court told

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

    ... whom Siu yesterday described as the person in charge of the Chengdu gambling hall at the Sands Casino in Macau, one of the VIP halls he patronised during his winning streak. See Wah-lun, 30, ... and instructed Wong to hand it to Cheung at the Sands casino's service counter at the Shun Tak ferry pier. But he instructed the bank to stop payment after he reported the assault to police. He also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/694764/god-gambling-attacked-over-wins-court-told
  10. Lai See

    Posted Apr 29th 2005, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Sands, yesterday offered hard evidence that it is living up to its chosen Chinese moniker- Gold Sand. Its parent company yesterday broke out hard numbers for its 71/2 months of operation last ... tax, the Macau government scooped a $1.28 billion contribution into its coffers. Golden sands indeed. macau execs in the money The good news for Macau executives is that they seem to be quickly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/498597/lai-see

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