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  1. Minibus passenger punched driver for travelling too slowly

    Posted Mar 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... service reports. Outside court, Mr Lam said his minibus was travelling at 20kph that morning and that he only stopped to pick up passengers. 'I was trying to earn a few more bucks,' said ...

  2. Long-distance traveller finds no cure for his itchy feet

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan Eighteen days on trains, buses and tuk tuks failed to satisfy Tony Wheeler's wanderlust. After travelling overland from Singapore across five countries to arrive in Macau, the founder of the Lonely Planet travel guides will continue his trip later this week, travelling from Hong Kong to Shanghai by land. 'Maybe I will write a book about it, and call it Changes, ...

  3. Officials relive man-in-a-suitcase border plot

    Posted Mar 05th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Stella Lee Observant immigration assistants stopped traveller hidden in luggage entering HK A senior immigration assistant yesterday recalled the day he found a man hiding inside a giant suitcase at the Lowu border checkpoint. Chan Wai-leung told himself to stay calm when he asked a traveller to unzip the case last year. In the gap of the partly opened case, the officer saw ...

  4. Family looks to bring body home

    Posted Aug 13th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... A spokeswoman for Modern China Travel, which organised the tour package, said the relatives and representatives from the travel agency, left for Tibet yesterday morning. The spokeswoman added ... Fong's] return to Hong Kong, or to work. It's something that is out of our control,' she said. Travel Industry Council executive director Joseph Tung Yao-chung said the council had asked ...

  5. Craftsmen carve out a trail of German tradition

    Posted May 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from craftsmen in foreign lands. The tradition stipulates that the travelling carpenters cannot come within 50km of their home town during this period. And the nomadic tradesmen are not allowed ... when you arrive, you know it's time to move on,' Mr Euezmann said. For centuries, these travelling craftsmen wandered only through western Europe, but now a new breed of globalised ...

  6. Corker of a party

    Posted May 13th 2005, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... and his wife, Lucy, Claudia Shaw-d'Auriol, Bertrand Michaud, Sally Lo and friends arrived in a large entourage for a change of pace from an earlier event. With world travel as one of the themes of the night, there was a prize for the person who'd travelled the furthest to get to the party. Socialite turned actress Teresa Cheung Siu-wai, who flew in from Hollywood ...

  7. Revolutionary trip

    Posted Oct 31st 2004, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... Guevara (Gael Garcia Bernal) who in 1952 travels with his friend Alberto Granado (Rodrigo De la Serna) through Chile, Peru, Colombia and Venezuela on a motorcycle. The trip starts off as a fun ... The film delivers an important message that travelling can be a life-changing experience that exceeds a shopping spree or night out dining. ...

  8. Terminal facelift

    Posted Dec 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Being delayed at Chek Lap Kok will never be dull again, thanks to an upgrade of facilities that will allow local artists to showcase their work. 'I see seating areas pleasing to our travellers' tired legs. I see inspiring, exquisite artwork and products pleasing to our minds,' said Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa's wife, Betty Tung Chiu Hung-ping (centre), who launched ...

  9. Visitors flock to a recuperating Asia-Pacific

    Posted Jun 13th 2005, 12:00am by Murray Bailey

    ... in the first quarter was above the average annual rate of 6 per cent since 2000. The largest growth from January to March was in the number of visitors travelling to the mainland from all market ... points to 80 per cent. heavy traffic The number of air travellers flying between Hong Kong and Singapore appears to be mushrooming, boosted by low air fares on both regular and low-fare airlines. ...

  10. A foreign affair

    Posted May 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... a very competitive person. Harriet says she's low-profile but I'm high-profile. I'm on the radio as a travel expert in Manhattan and I'm documenting this on my website ... travelling pair who knew each other before the trip and the only two who had also done the first Great Escape Global Scavenger Hunt in 2002- were handing to Chalmers proof of their successful quests ...




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