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  1. Hero's welcome

    Posted Nov 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is because they want to show respect to China's first man in space and to all the people who worked very hard for this success. As we know, China developed rocket technology long before other countries. Why did the Chinese not pursue space exploration centuries ago? The answer is related to the history of China- some dynasties did not rate space development as important, and some may have ...

  2. Documentary series to explore diversity of the new China

    Posted Oct 14th 2008, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... is a six-episode documentary that follows the brothers as they explore the new mainland, capturing stunning landscapes and the lifestyles of different communities. The show documents the brothers getting kicked out of Gansu province during the Tibetan protests, exploring the ancient Silk Road, cruising through the Three Gorges, and celebrating Lunar New Year in Yunnan province . They also revisit ...

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    Late geographer Neil Smith saw capitalism as transformer of spaces

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... Don Mitchell Late writer saw capitalism as transformer of spaces Neil Smith, who died in September at age 58 of liver failure, brought a new dimension to geography by exploring the relationship between cities, the wider world and capitalism. If we want to understand the economic system's workings, he argued, then we have to understand the spaces that make its existence ...

  4. Joint law course to focus on credit risk

    Posted Jul 21st 2007, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... HKU SPACE and RMS programme will be the first of its kind in Asia, writes John Cremer Business professionals in Hong Kong will have the chance to take a unique executive diploma programme from September in asset recovery law, receivable and fraud control practice. The course, offered jointly by the law division of HKU SPACE and Receivable Management Services (HK), or RMS, ...

  5. Explore Macau

    Posted Apr 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Charmaine Chan Explore Macau by Todd Crowell Blacksmith Books HK$96 If you have never been to Macau before, this is not the book to take for navigational help because it lacks an index. Divided into eight walks that take in Taipa and Coloane, Explore Macau provides rudimentary maps at the start of each chapter but these, too, are disappointing. They lack a distance scale, ...

  6. Explore hidden gems

    Posted Dec 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Victoria Burrows

    ... and birds, kayak down serene rivers or explore the area on horseback, visiting numerous ancient Mayan archaeological sites, including the Caana pyramid at Caracol, which is still the highest man-made ...

  7. Explore Yehliu Geopark

    Posted Aug 31st 2010, 12:00am by Chris Taylor

    ... Portuguese and means 'beautiful island'. Portuguese sailors named it when they were exploring and looking for Japan. You will be surprised at how many gorgeous places ... and have lunch in Yehliu before exploring the geopark. 2 Wear sturdy shoes- not flip-flops. Although there are paved trails winding through the geopark, visitors can hop off the path and look more ...

  8. Rich heritage opens up for visitors to explore

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... been drawn up to encourage domestic tourism, boost religious tourism and attract foreign visitors, especially families. The tourism commission wants more people to explore the country and use ... this growth industry. The commission has adopted a two-pronged approach to the development of inbound tourism: encouraging Muslim pilgrims to explore the country, and attracting more non-Muslim ...

  9. Thinking outside the box for storage solutions

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... space.' Among the features is a pull-down hanging rail that is stowed overhead, out of sight. 'We knew that we didn't have the space to install any cabinetry so we began to explore more ... Central. Transforming every floor of the former serviced-apartment block into an affordable business hotel in the heart of the city required careful space considerations. On each floor, two 473 sq ...

  10. Public gets more say in open space guidelines

    Posted Jan 20th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong and Joyce Ng Property companies should be required to consult the community on how public open space at private developments is managed, a government-backed consultancy study recommends. The suggestion is included in guidelines for public open spaces drafted by the consultants and submitted to the Legislative Council yesterday. The study was commissioned by the Development ...




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