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  1. Lady Luck smiles on Tsui as Bauhinia and Turf Winner come good

    Posted Jun 08th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken A little bit of luck goes a long way and Me Tsui Yu-sak reckoned Golden Bauhinia caught a rainbowful in the opening event yesterday as the first leg of the trainer's double. And Tsui wasn't just talking about the remarkable performan ...

  2. Camille and Ian are champions by design

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... with Robby Nimmo Camille Le Brecy and Ian Chan can count on a career in design if their love for rugby wanes. Camille, 10, and Ian, 7, won the UBS prizes for designing the best jerseys. 'I was born in France and came here when I was two. I don't ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    A tree is the deepest symbol of life for artist Isaac Pereira

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:31pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... Text: Edmund Lee Out on a limb TREE Ox Warehouse   When Isaac Pereira decided to create an installation at Macau's Ox Warehouse, he wanted to make an intervention based on several ... around the abstract concept of "tree", which the Portuguese artist considers "the deepest symbol of our life cycle" and "a metaphor of our human condition". ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Passengers stranded as roller coaster ride near Los Angeles is halted by tree branch

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 09:56pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Roller coaster halted by a tree branch More than 20 thrill-seekers were trapped for nearly three hours on a high-speed roller coaster ride after a car was derailed by a tree branch. Four people were injured on the Ninja ride at the Magic Mountain amusement park in Valencia, north of Los Angeles. The ride was in a "precarious position" ...


    2,000 Nepalese tree-huggers claim world record

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 11:29am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kathmandu More than two thousand people including lawmakers and students hugged trees in a park outside Nepal’s capital Kathmandu on Thursday to claim a new record on World Environment Day. After organisers sounded a horn, eager students, many wearing their school uniforms, clasped tree trunks and held tight for two minutes as Nepalese musicians beat ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Plan for green-belt site misses wood for the trees: campaigners

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:10am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Forest could be fung shui wood in 20 years, says campaigner- but government is planning flats Plan for green-belt site misses wood for the trees A regenerating forest of 3,000 mature trees will be killed if the government insists on rezoning a green-belt site in Tai Po to build flats, a green group says. The Conservancy Association says the government ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Green sites earmarked for homes 'full of trees', environmental group says

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:50am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Green sites earmarked for homes are 'full of trees' About 60 per cent of the green-belt sites identified by the government for rezoning to build flats are covered by trees, a green group says, despite the administration's claim that the sites are "devegetated". The government plans to convert about 50 plots of green-belt ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Ancient trees suggest Genghis Khan's success was built on grass

    Posted May 11th 2014, 03:19am by SARAH LAZARUS

    ... secret told by ancient trees Scientists have discovered an explanation for the phenomenal success of Genghis Khan in a most unlikely place- tree trunks. Amy Hessl of West Virginia University and Neil Pederson of Columbia University in New York conducted a study on a stand of millennium-old Siberian pine trees growing in cracks on a lava flow in northern Mongolia. Their team cut cross ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Orange trees signal the end of green light for speeding

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 03:39am by Mike Rowse

    ... Mike Rowse Sudden appearance of strange-looking police speed traps puts brakes on speeding culture Orange trees signal end of the green light for speeding I suspect I am not the only person who has noticed the sudden growth of strangely shaped "orange trees" alongside many of our highways. Others must have seen them too, because the result has been a sudden outbreak ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Green group launches Christmas tree recycling effort

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Recycle your Christmas tree for free this year People who buy wooden Christmas trees will have a chance to recycle them for free this year. The Hong Kong Environmental Protection Association has booked two trucks to collect unwanted trees beginning two weeks after Christmas. Hongkongers can call the association, at 8201 0030, to book a space ...




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