East Coast

Romney takes ‘feel-your-pain’ tone as Sandy hits East Coast

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney Paul Ryan and his wife Janna at a campaign rally in Marion, Ohio. The storm on the East Coast caused Romney to join Ryan at the campaign stop in Ohio. Photo: AP

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was about to go on stage in Ohio on Monday when he decided to abruptly shift the tone of his campaign given the potentially lethal impact of Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast.

Tuesday, 30 October, 2012, 2:32pm

Diego Della Valle

STARTING POINT I took over my father's business in 1978. At the time, everything was very precise, with tailored suits, single coloured shirts and conservative ties. I wanted to create shoes that were smart and casual. I combined leather shoes with a rubber sole.

29 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Topic and Tone

Paper 1a

Read these e-mail messages. Match each message with the most appropriate item from the list of subjects. Then identify the tone of each message, selecting the correct adjective from the list.


24 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

CSAV joins group service

A group of lines comprising Blue Star Line, Contship Containerlines, DSR, Montemar and P&O Nedlloyd has agreed to combine its service with Chilean carrier CSAV in the northern Europe and east coast of South America trade.

Details of the service structure and port rotation will be announced soon. Each line will continue to market its own space in the new service.

22 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

An uneasy calm after the storm

Ayear after the gun-toting madness of Martin Bryant, it remains impossible not to have exploration of Tasmania's pristine, inspiring east coast tempered by a lingering atmosphere of unease at the island's premier tourist drawcard, Port Arthur.

26 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Maersk adds America route

Maersk Line is to launch a direct weekly service linking Asia and South Africa with the east coast of South America from next month.

25 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

US ports slash rates

East coast ports in the United States have reduced rates by as much as 30 per cent on US$80 billion of cargo to attract trade from other ports, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Philadelphia cut one of its cargo rates by 29 per cent, while rates have been reduced by 17 per cent at the port of New York and New Jersey, 14 per cent in Boston and 13 per cent in Baltimore.

8 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Grand Alliance plans trans-Pacific express services to the US

The Grand Alliance says it will operate four weekly fixed-day services on the trans-Pacific route and one weekly fixed-day service from Asia to the east coast of North America via the Suez canal.

1 May 1996 - 12:00am

Act of love

I WAS abandoned in the streets of Kowloon as a baby in October, 1961. I think it is fair to say it was an emotional tragedy.

15 Aug 1994 - 12:00am

Soraksan park the crown of east coast's attractions

A FOUR-HOUR drive along the expressway from Seoul is the east coast with its sandy beaches and spectacular national parks.

The area's historic sites, mountain scenery and interesting coastal towns, make it an ideal place to spend a few days away from it all, hiking, mountain climbing, swimming or skiing.

26 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

Lunar eclipse

HONGKONG will be plunged into darkness a week today when the territory experiences a full lunar eclipse for the last time before 1997. Providing the skies are clear, the eclipse will be visible from 8.12 pm to 9.49 pm next Friday.

The Royal Observatory recommends those wanting to see the eclipse go to the east coast of the territory for an east-southeast seaview.

28 May 1993 - 12:00am