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  1. News - World - HISTORY

    Vets honoured at Normandy ahead of main D-Day 70th anniversary event

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 10:36pm by AFP

    ... invasion beaches, and was the site of an artificial harbour established by the Allies to bring in supplies. It has long been a destination for tourists and second-world-war enthusiasts, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1526169/vets-honoured-normandy-ahead-main-d-day-70th-anniversary-event
  2. News - Hong Kong - HISTORY

    Hong Kong Maritime Museum ready for relaunch after facelift at Central pier

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... the ground floor of Murray House in Stanley to its new home- a prime four-deck waterfront location overlooking Victoria Harbour. After months of construction, the purpose-built space will open ... of Hong Kong's harbour and includes markings showing all the land reclaimed up to last year. Another key attraction is a 360-degree digital version of a scroll depicting tales of piracy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1152001/hong-kong-maritime-museum-ready-relaunch-after-facelift-central-pier
  3. News - China - HISTORY

    Danish queen's Nanking visit a crowning moment for China amid row with Japan

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:23pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... the Pearl Harbour is playing on TV, CCTV 7pm news broadcast the Queen’s visit and its news channel interviewed the filmmaker of documentary Diaoyu Islands. All of these show our firm position.” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1499250/danish-queens-nanking-visit-crowning-moment-china-amid-row-japan
  4. News - Hong Kong - HISTORY

    Site of crashed US warplane found in Hong Kong's Tai Tam country park

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... Other pilots reported that four of them crashed into Victoria Harbour, leaving two unaccounted for. Two were involved in a mid-air collision, and Mitchell has determined that one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1240922/site-crashed-us-warplane-found-tai-tam-country-park
  5. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: Noble Endeavours, by Miranda Seymour

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 04:36pm by GUARDIAN

    ... It was a wish Queen Victoria (who spoke German in private with Albert) shared, although she worried about the more aggrandising aims of her grandson Kaiser Wilhelm II. Other books have told at least ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1339618/book-review-noble-endeavours-miranda-seymour
  6. News - World - HISTORY

    US survivors of Doolittle air raid on Japan meet for one final reunion

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 05:53am by AFP

    ... the Japanese decimated the US Navy at Pearl Harbour. When he volunteered for the top-secret mission, Cole knew it would be dangerous but he only learned of the target aboard the carrier USS Hornet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1352775/us-survivors-doolittle-air-raid-japan-meet-one-final-reunion
  7. News - World - HISTORY

    Climate change may have triggered past dark ages

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... sediments of the Larnaca Salt Lake complex. Changes in carbon isotopes and local plant species suggest that the series of four lakes were once a sea harbour at the heart of trade routes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1296951/climate-change-may-have-triggered-collapse-bronze-age-civilisations-says
  8. News - Hong Kong - HISTORY

    Peter Tsang Yu-hung seeks to clear name over 1967 riots

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... or inflammatory materials in their schoolbags, the students were arrested and placed under detention in Victoria Prison for attending an illegal assembly in a public place under the emergency law in force ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1096725/peter-tsang-yu-hung-seeks-clear-name-over-1967-riots
  9. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    The East India company's supply line of wives

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... sail off to "see the Rock, the Grand Harbour, the Taj by moonlight and find a husband". This book is highly evocative, and Anne de Courcy takes the reader through an enchanted world. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1042273/east-india-companys-supply-line-wives

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