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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - LAWN BOWLS

    Defending champ Lester falls at the first hurdle in International Bowls Classic

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 12:09am by Unus Alladin

    ... the Australian. Chau was overjoyed at claiming the scalp of the tournament favourite. “Barrie was only playing 60 per cent. He wasn’t used to the USRC [United Services Recreation Club] rink. He needed ... to win,” said the Australian, who lost to Club de Recreio’s Chau Wing-hon 9-8, 5-5. “I was struggling to find my rhythm and I was playing scruffy. My opponent was playing consistent.” Despite ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1351110/defending-champ-lester-falls-first-hurdle-international-bowls
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Health reasons to keep off the artificial grass, experts say

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... run-off during rain and the energy burned up in making the turf, have led to bans on its use in places including the United States and Australia. But in Hong Kong, the government has been quietly replacing natural grass turf at football fields, basketball courts and other recreational facilities with the artificial variety since 2010. It is favoured because its durability helps satisfy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1195658/health-reasons-keep-artificial-grass-experts-say
  3. News - Hong Kong

    The uphill battle for our green havens- Hong Kong's country parks

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... the homes of space-squeezed Hongkongers: an escape from the city for people too poor to take an overseas holiday and in need of free recreation. Statistics from the years since suggest ... and continued their mission to study the feasibility of a system of rural parks, reserves and recreation areas. He wrote the government report titled "Conservation of the Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1313224/uphill-battle-our-green-havens-hong-kongs-country-parks
  4. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Man United football legend Bobby Charlton's words of wisdom for Hong Kong youngsters

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... Nothing could sum up the character of Manchester United legend Bobby Charlton better as he patiently passed on some words of wisdom to Hong Kong's young sports lovers yesterday. Despite the searing heat and clamour for his attention, the 75-year-old made time for all the young people gathered from a variety of sports at the Police Sports and Recreation Club in Mong Kok. Charlton ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1292649/manchester-united-football-legend-gives-youngsters-kick-words-wisdom
  5. News - Hong Kong - HK SPIRIT

    The Hong Kong boxing club working hand in glove with troubled teens

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... The organisation generally holds three boxing tournaments a year. The next one is scheduled for August 17, Saturday, at the Police Sports and Recreation Club in Prince Edward, Kowloon.   ... two intensive days was boxing and it proved so popular that a permanent club was formed. Today, Operation Breakthrough has branched out into a number of sports, but in the early days, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1295301/hong-kong-boxing-club-working-hand-glove-troubled-teens
  6. News - Hong Kong - RECREATION

    Private clubs agree to extend public access to facilities

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi-fai and Olga Wong

    ... the Filipino Club, the Hong Kong Girl Guides Association, Kowloon Bowling Green Club, Kowloon Cricket Club, the Municipal Services Staff Recreation Club, the Pakistan Association of Hong Kong ... Cheung Chi-fai and Olga Wong Seven associations meet Home Affairs call to share facilities to obtain renewal on land leases Private clubs promise to offer more public time Some private ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1243646/private-clubs-agree-extend-public-access-facilities
  7. What can Manchester United’s visit teach us about business?

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 06:51pm by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Naturally football fans were in jubilant mood as they watched last week’s match between Manchester United and Kitchee at the Hong Kong Stadium. But the event also cast a shadow ... in revenue from tourists paying for hotels and services, sales of souvenirs associated with the teams, and higher spending in bars, restaurants and other outlets.  Representatives of another British ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1295606/what-can-manchester-uniteds-visit-teach-us-about-business
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Paul Chan should revive his plan for homes on golf club site

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by Albert Cheng

    ... by reviving plan for homes on golf club site A long-term housing strategy consultation document released recently proposed building 470,000 units over the next 10 years. Sixty per cent would be public ... Club and Fanling Lodge, the chief executive's summer residence, the whole lot could supply a total of 200 hectares, enough land to build residential units- both public and private- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1308854/paul-chan-should-revive-his-plan-homes-golf-club-site
  9. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    India joins nuclear submarine-building club

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... for the commencement of sea trials. The Indian navy put a Russian-leased nuclear submarine into service in April last year, joining China, France, the United States, Britain and Russia in the elite club ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi India joins nuclear sub-building club India announced yesterday that its first domestic nuclear submarine was ready for sea trials, a step before ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1295858/india-joins-nuclear-submarine-building-club
  10. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    English Premier League clubs cash in on Asia die-hard fans

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am by DANNY LEE

    ... Manchester United. City chief executive Ferran Soriano said the club was looking for a more permanent presence in Asia- like Barcelona- to support its aspiration to be a global player. However, ... for the first time, saw it become the second most televised English soccer club around the world. Its matches racked up 52,606 hours, only 2,221 fewer than Manchester United's. More than 16 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1292255/english-premier-league-clubs-cash-growing-chinese-fan-base

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