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  1. Impressive Sea The Stars not ready for stud career

    Posted Jun 26th 2009, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... a goldmine on its hands. Sea The Stars is the latest topliner from the family's 1993 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe winner Urban Sea, who had already produced the 2001 Epsom Derby winner Galileo ... Murray Bell The owner of Europe's best three-year-old this season, Sea The Stars, has put potential buyers on hold while his superbly bred galloper cements his racing credentials. ...

  2. Big-money colt glistens for Moore

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... 2000 Guineas winner, Irian, for prominent owner Siu Pak-kwan. Unconfirmed reports suggest US$2 million was the price, but Moore would not comment, saying only the colt from the family of Urban Sea- and thus this year's super colt Sea The Stars- was the second most expensive horse he had ever bought. 'Normally I would not be looking at German horses, but this one caught my ...

  3. Urban Jungle

    Posted Mar 13th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... everything to adhere to a more uniform and compact form. In Melbourne the various cultures have their own urban centres far apart from each other, and this allows them to retain much ...

  4. Urban crush

    Posted Feb 15th 2009, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... and urban mythology pad out the rest. A Sense of Place: Hong Kong West of Pottinger Street, edited by Veronica Pearson and Ko Tim-keung, avoids most of these shortcomings. This worthwhile book grew ...

  5. Architectural landmark shows the potential of urban renewal

    Posted Sep 25th 2009, 12:00am by Ajay Shamdasani

    ... Ajay Shamdasani When a cement factory and a facility for storing ice are no longer needed it can spell uncertainty for a thriving industrial area. But urban renewal plans for Kwun Tong ... be revitalised. The open portal in the structure's centre helps a free-flowing sea breeze pass through the entire district. The building form uses a full curtain wall facade. Moreover, ...

  6. TST bus terminus a historic part of Hong Kong's urban landscape

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they are considered historic? And the second argument displays an ignorance of local history. Transport operations at the terminus have gone through repeated changes over the past 120 years as urban life has ... the terminus. The terminus developed in tandem with the urban areas. With the growing popularity of motorised transport, the interchange was transformed in 1921 from a rickshaw to a bus terminus. After ...

  7. Urban Jungle

    Posted Sep 25th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... at an alarming rate and sliding into the sea; the melting water is lubricating their passage over the underlying rock. Satellite photos from all over the planet reveal the same pattern of lost glaciers. Shipping is looking for an all-year passage through the Arctic Sea as the North Pole melts. Scientist think that once a tipping point is reached, there will be nothing we can do to stop our trip ...

  8. Urban planning guide published to allay transparency fears

    Posted Apr 10th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Macau has publicised its urban-planning guidelines for 21 zones in response to public demands for transparency in planning and land use. The Cotai Strip is marked for 'comprehensive development' rather than just gaming under the guidelines revealed yesterday. Lao Iong, head of the urban planning department of the Land, Public Works and Transport Bureau, said more ...

  9. Shanghai to develop a vessel for river and sea to cut transport costs

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of classification and certification of ships, to design and develop the new vessel, Huang Rong, a director of the Shanghai Urban-Rural Development and Transport Commission, said the weekend. The plan ...

  10. Don't reward developers, it's their duty to provide green features

    Posted Dec 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be applied over areas with a high building density to avoid wall effects, which block air flow. Public bodies, such as the Urban Renewal Authority, should stop setting bad examples of overbuilding, as in one case in Central, where four big towers will be built over the small streets of a historic outdoor market. There is a lot the government can do to improve the urban environment and our ...




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