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  1. Space prosperity

    Posted Nov 01st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... spent on food, schooling and medicine. Some people may think spending on space is a waste of money, but this is shortsighted. Enormous advantages accrue from space exploration. It is a way ... making the nation more prosperous. Besides, space exploration can improve the level of technology and help boost the invention of new tools. There is also an unlimited amount of material outside ...

  2. Early oil years proved difficult for explorers

    Posted Sep 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... and representing a quarter of the world's proven reserves. However, the early oil years proved a difficult time for explorers who scratched around potential deposits on the east coast of the country ... that lasts until today. Steinke was battling to save oil exploration in Saudi, as Socal was on the verge of shutting down operations. But on March 4, 1938, news emerged that Dammam 7 was flowing. ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Talking points

    Posted Jul 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Exploration Agency to the International Space Station. ... overflights, an extraordinarily costly affair, and to restore a nationally televised presidential interview on the French national day. Next space station crew due to blast off A Russian Soyuz rocket ...

  5. Oman on map for tourism

    Posted May 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the list.' Oman has a land area of about 300,000 square kilometres and a population of about 3 million. The vast open spaces are ideal for sporting activities including sand skiing and dune bashing in the desert, scuba diving, rock climbing, cave exploration, trekking, surfing, sailing and birdwatching. The Oman Dive Centre in Muscat offers diving courses popular with expatriates and travellers. ...

  6. Forget UAE, Donald should embark on Space Station visit

    Posted Feb 01st 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... what our chief executive was doing in talking of US$3.4 billion of trade. It strikes me that we probably do more real trade with the Space Station than we do with the UAE. But Donald had ... and co-operation is concerned, we once again turn out to have stronger links with the Space Station than we do with the UAE. Our Donald is a resourceful man, however. As he knows, when short of the real ...

  7. Beijing confirms missile test in space

    Posted Jan 24th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... that it had conducted an anti-satellite missile test this month but pledged it would never engage in an arms race in space. Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Jianchao said China had informed other ... on Friday declined to confirm the incident. 'China has informed other countries about our test in outer space after it was conducted because we understand this has caused concern in those ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Secret group screens films over Saudi ban

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... films have been shown to the public in more than three decades, it is a radical step: a group of filmmakers in Saudi Arabia have launched a secret society showing their own films that explore ... space, which was then bolted shut. Most sat on cheap red plastic chairs placed in rows before a makeshift screen made from a large white sheet, but as the audience was larger than the organisers ...

  9. Artful lodgings add a sense of heritage to visit

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and features an impressive main bedroom and spacious bathroom alongside a reception area, breakfast terrace, meeting spaces, and a private lounge with sundeck overlooking the Kathmandu Valley. The grounds offer a chance to further explore Nepal's heritage and craftsmanship. Located in the middle of the hotel is its most notable feature: a large pool modelled on Malla dynasty royal ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2313 9198 Cinema Sea Rex: Journey to a Prehistoric World Omnimax film exploring the reign of giant marine reptiles in the world's ... (except Tue), 1.30pm, 5pm, 8.30pm, HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Feb 29 Wired to Win: Surviving the Tour de France Omnimax film about ...




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