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  1. Depths of destruction

    Posted Jan 30th 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... the Padi course director of Prodive in Wan Chai, has been exploring the underwater regions of Hong Kong for more than 14 years. Mr To said the conditions for diving had gone from bad to worse ... with visibility of up to 30 metres underwater. Now, on a good day, there might be 10 metres of visibility and a pretty barren diving experience at Pedro Blanco, he said. 'There [are] so many more ...

  2. Eco-tourism warrior

    Posted Jul 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... as a part-time tour guide. In 1995, I went diving in Bali and remember marvelling at the beautiful sights underwater, with so many pretty fish swimming around. I started to realise I wasn't very ...

  3. Primed to take the plunge

    Posted Feb 24th 2007, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... of IT, writes Andrea Li ELIZABETH QUAT HAS always had a taste for adventure. That was well illustrated a few years ago when, during a diving holiday in the Maldives, she received a long-distance ... work has paid off. Ms Quat runs her business, volunteers for community projects and still finds time for diving, one of her great loves. She is a qualified diving instructor, and she is skilled ...

  4. With all this fake wine, Henry can play safe with Old Ma Moosejaw's

    Posted Mar 08th 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... of Guangzhou paddling about and screaming for help as their homes vanished underwater but it was his implication. This bridge does not need three separate customs checkpoints for Guangdong, Macau ... could then dive faster than a Shanghai A share and this lucrative monopoly for Guangdong and Shenzhen officials would be wiped out. No, they don't want that bridge, particularly as it would ...

  5. Ferries threat to dolphins, study finds

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei Wei.lo@scmp.com Boat traffic and underwater noise in Hong Kong waters is proving too much for Chinese white dolphins, and has steadily driven down their numbers over the past ... The society, working with Professor Bernd Wursig of Texas A&M University, started underwater acoustic studies in 2010, setting up noise measuring stations at 19 points in Hong Kong waters. ...

  6. The plight of Hong Kong's dolphins

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Staff writer What? What happened? A news report says boat traffic and underwater noise in Hong Kong's waters are proving too much for Chinese white dolphins (Sousa chinensis chinensis). Numbers have dropped sharply. Who? Who raised the alarm? The Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society did. The charitable society was formed in 2003. Its website says it is the only society ...

  7. Shenzhen-Zhongshan bridge back on agenda

    Posted Jan 25th 2011, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Ivan Zhai

    ... Gary Cheung and Ivan Zhai in Guangzhou An ambitious plan to build an underwater tunnel or a bridge across the Pearl River delta between Shenzhen and Zhongshan is back on the map after ... to build an underwater tunnel or a bridge linking the two cities was mooted after Beijing picked a single-Y-shaped design in 2004 for the bridge connecting Hong Kong with Zhuhai and Macau, leaving ...

  8. Work starts on delta bridge after legal delay

    Posted Dec 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a method that will reduce the amount of mud churned up from the seabed and dumped elsewhere by 97 per cent and cause less disruption to the underwater environment. A series of interlocking steel ...

  9. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Qianhai as the 'Connecticut' of the PRD

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... for the Qianhai authorities. Dive for the bottom, fellows. What you must do is ban regulatory oversight, abandon all listing requirements, encourage large-scale money laundering and promote yourself ...

  10. New bid hurdle for HK-Zhuhai bridge

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... quoted prices based on worst-case assumptions- such as having to carry out underwater tunnelling at night- although the government made no such requests. 'We will soon re-tender ...




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