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  1. Helicopter rescues hiker after 10-metre plunge into stream

    Posted Jun 26th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... trail. 'It is quite dangerous for hikers to go there. The area was very rocky. Our records show three or four accidents have happened there before. A death was also reported ... Mountaineering Training Centre, Liu Ka-wah, said many people preferred hiking along streams during summer, as they were shaded and cooler. 'There are trees and water running along the streams ...

  2. Time out from tragedy

    Posted Sep 13th 2005, 12:00am by Jacqui Goddard

    ... 'Operation Cover Your Ass'. If we were to record on paper the trail of official finger-pointing, it would make for a tangled diagram, and the list of failures would run off the page. I saw ... in some spots are up and running, how families torn apart during the pandemonium are finding one another in the mass of shelters that have been set up over the country, how the death toll may ...

  3. Slippery trails make dangerous obstacles for long-distance runners

    Posted Feb 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the race was held in April and two athletes collapsed from dehydration in a stiflingly hot gully, prompting a helicopter rescue. Both recovered after treatment. The 11km 'swim, run ...

  4. India braces to renew battle with flowering bamboo forests

    Posted Oct 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the cycle varies from 10 to 100 years depending on the species. But when it does, it can leave a trail of destruction in its wake. After flowering, the bamboo crushes the land with the weight ... entire bamboo forests before they start flowering. And time is fast running out. Moreover, the harvested bamboo has to be transported and the mass produce utilised.' The logistics ...

  5. Suzuki has Lamborghini running scared

    Posted Mar 15th 2006, 12:00am by Roger Maynard

    ... the Gallardo has a top speed of 309km/hour, police said the Swift (top speed 190km/h) was on the sports car's trail for more than half an hour through heavy traffic along Sydney's Parramatta ...

  6. Survivors count cost of Typhoon Saomai

    Posted Aug 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and moved inland into Jiangxi province. But it left a trail of devastation in Zhejiang and Fujian. At least 4 million people were affected in the two provinces, with more than 300 killed or missing. ... and was now homeless.' Families in Cangnan were still without power and running water late yesterday although the rain had stopped. Shanghai television showed residents wading and cycling through ...



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