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  1. News - World - SURVIVAL

    Nigerian attributes rescue after 3 days underwater to divine deliverance

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 09:23pm by AP

    ... cook rescued after three days underwater Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat for three days, Harrison Odjegba Okene begged God for a miracle. The Nigerian cook ... that his rescue after 72 hours underwater at a depth of 30 metres is a sign of divine deliverance. The other 11 seaman aboard the Jascon 4 died. Divers sent to the scene were looking only ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: Father's passion for diving brings sons closer

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... dive after they turned 10, and soon introduced them to underwater photography – another activity the boys have grown to love. Having them accompany him on dives across Southeast Asia ... love for scuba-diving and the ocean to his two teenage sons. “Sharing a hobby with children is an excellent way of giving both knowledge and confidence to them. As children and parents ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Careless divers putting coral colonies at risk

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 05:25am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Researcher's study finds underwater adventures bring danger to sensitive ecology in city's waters Careless divers putting coral colonies at risk Local ... University's biology department, found that more than 70 per cent of divers came into contact with coral when they were underwater, and she warned that this behaviour could lead to irreversible damage. ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - AQUATICS

    High diving to make its debut at world swimming titles

    Posted Jul 27th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Barcelona When the sport makes its debut at the world swimming championships, there will be 14 men and five women taking on roles as superheroes High-diving pioneers ... also qualify for superhero status. Rather than leaping buildings, they will be diving from them, or the equivalent at least. High diving will make its entrance in the Fina competition next week ...

  5. Sport - China - DIVING

    He makes it a hat-trick of golds for China

    Posted Jul 27th 2013, 08:34am by Reuters in Barcelona

    ... Reuters in Barcelona China secured a seventh diving gold out of eight contested when He Chong captured a third successive three-metre springboard crown at the world championships on Friday. After leading through the first two of six dives at the spectacular Montjuic hilltop pool, He surrendered the lead to Russia’s Evgeny Kuznetsov with a poor third effort. The 26-year-old ...

  6. News - China - HAINAN

    Sanya scuba tours accused of price gouging with photo packages

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:28pm by Ernest Kao

    ... by forcing tourists to take “underwater photographs”. The diving packages, priced at 400 yuan to 500 yuan, would usually include “some photos”, but some tour operators would often make visitors pay ... Ernest Kao Hainan authorities have come under fire once again after a recent report found scuba diving tour operators were duping tourists into paying more during the recent Spring ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Molasses spill off Hawaii prompts warning after killing fish

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... the molasses onto ships operated by Matson Navigation Co, an international ocean transport company, the health department said. Roger Smith, a dive shop owner who went underwater on Wednesday to survey the damage, said it was unlike anything he had seen in 37 years of diving, with brown-tinted water and a layer of molasses coating the sea floor. "Everything that was underwater suffocated," ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Photographer documents how we are killing our oceans

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... records the good, bad and ugly Sixty years of diving have shown David Hsiung Bing-kuan the most beautiful things in the ocean- and the ugliest. In a career that has taken him across much of the South China Sea, the 73-year-old scuba diver and underwater photographer has seen and photographed stunning vistas as well as "dead zones" created by poison and dynamite used ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ENVIRONMENT

    Turn back the tide

    Posted May 06th 2013, 10:21am by Charley Lanyon

    ... lived his life as an explorer in the truest, most classical sense of the word: scaling undiscovered peaks, climbing, diving and blazing a trail to the very ends  of the earth. But Rose ... Rose has remained a tireless explorer. He has participated in more than 8,000 dives – his work for Oceans saw him diving in each of the world’s oceans often spending weeks at a time at sea ...

  10. News - World - ENTERTAINMENT

    Underwater Bond car sells for HK$6.7m, below estimate

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Underwater Bond car sells for HK$6.7m, below estimate The submarine car used in the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me has sold for £550,000 (HK$6.7 million) at auction, which was less than expected. The white Lotus Esprit, which transformed into a submarine during a sequence in the 1977 movie starring Roger Moore as 007, had been expected to sell ...




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