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  1. Talkback

    Posted Apr 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q Should the government step up regulation of diving instructors? It is lamentable that there has been another diving death in Hong Kong. But after every diving accident there are news reports and quotes from dive operators criticising nebulous 'foreign' dive shops that offer cut-rate or even fake certification. Can the critics name any? Was victim Chan Young Wai-man ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/453754/talkback
  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Wind and waves hamper search for hundreds trapped in South Korea sunken ferry

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 09:48am by Reuters

    ... carried out underwater searches five times from midnight until early in the morning, but the strong currents and murky waters pose big obstacles,” Kang Byung-kyu, a minister for public security, ... down to her knees. One parent, Park Yung-suk, said she had seen the body of her teenage daughter’s teacher brought ashore earlier in the morning. "If I could teach myself to dive, I would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1483623/rescue-underway-after-s-korean-ferry-carrying-447-sends-distress-signal
  3. Police to retrace last moments of fatal scuba dive

    Posted Apr 20th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... as police yesterday attempted to retrace her last moments during an underwater expedition off Sai Kung. Diving experts and police investigators believe the 33-year-old mother of one may have ... noon. After diving to a maximum depth of about 8 metres, it is understood she lost sight of her diving buddy and her underwater instructor. Visibility was about 4 metres. She lost a fin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/452756/police-retrace-last-moments-fatal-scuba-dive
  4. Exploring a new world

    Posted Aug 15th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... near a beach. I was fascinated by the underwater world. So I joined a diving course with my friends when I was 18. That was more than 20 years ago when diving was quite expensive. There were ... Smart customers should not only consider the price, but also the quality of the courses. YP: Why did you take up diving as your career? C: I think the underwater world is amazing and I like ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/512271/exploring-new-world
  5. Finswimmers make it look so easy

    Posted Aug 10th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... in Tsuen Wan. 'I enjoy diving underwater at high speed. I also get a lot of satisfaction from my previous achievements. I hope I will be able to establish a new record ... By Michelle Chan Moving swiftly underwater, Hong Kong's top finswimmers thrilled the crowd at the University of Science and Technology pool last Saturday. David Ng, chairman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/603710/finswimmers-make-it-look-so-easy
  6. Ship that raised Song dynasty vessel to help recover tugboat

    Posted Mar 25th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The floating derrick Hua Tian Long, which will on Friday join the salvage effort for a tugboat sunk off Tuen Mun, played a key role in one of the greatest underwater ... because of a lack of technology. Authorities guarding the vessel put out stories of underwater explosives to deter illegal salvagers. The merchant ship was finally raised last December in one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/631113/ship-raised-song-dynasty-vessel-help-recover-tugboat
  7. Quotes of the week

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Where we can't be given safeguards, it is better to be on the outside British prime minister David Cameron, standing alone against the 26 other European Union leaders willing to sign up to closer fiscal ties We usually call it a good day if we can se ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/987502/quotes-week
  8. Unsung hero

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... three disciplines,' Bvlgari says. 'Two years ago, my PE teacher encouraged me to join the finswimming fun day organised by the Hong Kong Underwater Association. I loved this new sport, ... for this optimistic girl, says Rock Lau Chi-wai, finswimming coach at the Hong Kong Underwater Association. 'She has two finswimming training sessions a week. She laughs a lot, but she is serious during ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983690/unsung-hero
  9. FILM (1988)

    Posted Oct 24th 2010, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... they don't use any scuba equipment. Mayol and Molinari have been competing to see who can dive deepest since childhood. They both dearly want the world record. Although they share a love of diving ... it,' he said. Besson opted to recreate the sea's beauty so that viewers could experience it for themselves. The long underwater sequences, co-photographed by Besson himself, are slow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/728402/film-1988
  10. Students compete in sub robot contest

    Posted Apr 18th 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau Secondary school students battled it out in an underwater robot war in City University's swimming pool this week. Finalists from 19 secondary schools competed in the 4th Hong Kong Underwater Robot Challenge, which had a submarine rescue theme and promoted the development of technical, teamwork and critical-thinking skills. Students were required to move ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/677211/students-compete-sub-robot-contest

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