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  1. Weather - Hong Kong

    Vicente strikes HK

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Staff reporter Typhoon Vicente was the second storm to shut down the city this year. It was strong enough for the Observatory to issue the No 10 hurricane signal for almost three hours early yesterday morning. It was the first time that the No 10 signal w ...

  2. HK girls strike award with lightning proposal

    Posted Aug 31st 2010, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... named 'Lightning Bolt, Strike', also believes shopping malls can be made greener by setting up water and rubbish recycling systems and planting a lot of trees outside. 'Hong Kong ...

  3. Striking a balance amid growth

    Posted Oct 12th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang The Yellow River, the cradle of Chinese civilisation, is now the site of what is claimed to be the country's first environmentally friendly economic development zone. But the main priority of local governments on the northern Shandong coas ...

  4. Magnificent five strike gold

    Posted Apr 15th 2009, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... Wilson Lau Five companies bagged the coveted Gold Sectoral Awards at the Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence (HKAEE) event because of their well-developed environmental management systems. A spokesman for the HKAEE's adjudicating panel also ...

  5. Tragedy strikes polar mission

    Posted Apr 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk Tragedy has struck China's Antarctic expedition team, with one person missing last night after a helicopter crashed and sank after taking off from the ice-breaker Xue Long yesterday morning, only days after its return to Shanghai. The th ...

  6. Quake strikes Ruili

    Posted Dec 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng A magnitude 4.9 earthquake struck Ruili, a city on Yunnan province's border with Myanmar, early yesterday, injuring 19 people and damaging property. The quake came two hours after a slightly weaker quake hit just north of the provincial ca ...

  7. Strike a pose: students fake it for a good cause

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Dressed in fake animal pelts and strutting their stuff on a makeshift catwalk, 10 students from HHCKLA Buddhist Ching Kok Secondary School were the centre of attention at the busy Hong Kong MTR station yesterday. Modelled on the pelts of endang ...

  8. Magnitude 6.3 quake strikes Qinghai province

    Posted Nov 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale jolted a town in Qinghai province yesterday, triggering panic in nearby cities. Residents of Da Qaidam felt the ground rock violently for more than a minute at 9.22am as the tremor erupted 10km ...

  9. Uranium miners in underground strike

    Posted Aug 29th 2005, 12:00am

    ... S.N.M. Abdi in Calcutta Desperate workers at a uranium mine are risking their lives to improve their paltry wages by staging an underground hunger strike in flooded tunnels. More than ... and children since 1994 and caused large-scale radiation sickness among tens of thousands of poor tribespeople living in the shadow of the mines. More urgently, striking workers have stopped pumping ...

  10. Obvious and hidden ways a flu pandemic might strike

    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In your report on the first urban human case of bird flu, in Guangzhou, microbiologist Ho Pak-leung was paraphrased as saying it was a mystery why the man had been infected when no outbreak had been reported among birds in Guangdong. Perhaps Dr Ho is bein ...




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