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  1. Water sports fans' paradise

    Posted Jul 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... around the lake deal with water sports. Dive to the submerged remains of Lion Town or jet ski from island to island; the lake is large enough to handle a number of windsurfers and sailing boats, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Updated water quality standards needed for Hong Kong's beaches, says DAB

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 07:59pm by CHARMINE CHE

    ... Territories, particularly for many elderly people who enjoy swimming as a leisurely sport,” he said. He proposed building more swimming facilities on Hong Kong Island and parts of the New Territories, ...

  3. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - ARCHITECTURE

    Design duo foster debate on the built environment

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by Catherine Shaw

    ... for example, they were commissioned as cultural curators for Nike's greater China Flyknit collective at the Festival of Sport in Shanghai, where they developed a platform designed to generate communication between creatives in diverse fields. "Nike had just developed a revolutionary technology called Flyknit that creates a knitted upper for sports footwear that is light and almost ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLLUTION

    Athletics coach Paul Wright to quit Hong Kong for sake of son's health

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... to the US, where his wife is from. Hong Kong Sports Institute chief executive Trisha Leahy credited Wright for the recent rise in athletic standards. "Paul is moving on after a very successful ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Bicycles part of the transport solution

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... is another, such as using it on the Central-Wan Chai bypass to be opened in 2017. We need to promote not only the use of public transport, but also cycling. Officials still think cycling is a sport ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted May 04th 2013, 12:00am

    ... rolls on in Kentucky Derby The United States goes to the races for one of its biggest sporting events of the year, the Kentucky Derby. The Shug McGaughey-trained Orb is a slight favourite ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Lamma quarry site could be an environmental Eden

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Andy Cornish and Jo Wilson

    ... of housing, restaurants, waterfront promenade, and a water sports facility. The unique nature of Lamma as the car-free, biodiverse "back-garden" of Hong Kong is recognised and then ignored ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Happy Valley residents protest rollout of artificial grass plan

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Happy Valley residents, councillors and experts want a review of policy that will see most of the area's natural pitches replaced with plastic turf Bid to stop rollout of artificial grass plan Sports and environment experts together with district councillors are calling for a review of a three-year-old policy under which at least nine natural ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Chance to host Formula E electric car race missed as pollution soars

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... environmentally friendly and high-profile sporting events to the city. The air pollution index at the roadside station in Causeway Bay peaked at 202 yesterday, the second highest level since recordings ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Thick smog closes airports and highways across China

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Sports Centre in the Chaoyang district at 4pm, with levels of PM2.5- fine respirable particulates- reaching 421 micrograms per cubic metre, nearly 17 times the maximum recommended by the World ...




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