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  • Jul 31, 2014
  • Updated: 4:39pm

Easter Island

A dreamy friendship

Some years ago, local artist Fion Ko Hiu-har hit a rough patch. She knew life has its ups and downs, but this time everything felt grey.

At the time, Ko was unhappy working as a designer for a famous brand, where she had a very busy schedule.

Thursday, 5 April, 2012, 12:00am

Mountaintop dwellers yearn for necessities

Mu Jiawu's wife had been sick for days, but the couple could not afford to see a doctor or buy food.

Apart from poverty, their mountaintop home near a proposed dam site at Liuku township, Yunnan province made it almost impossible for the sick woman to make the descent of more than 2,000 metres to the township.

20 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Easter Island

1 Moai

14 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

An article on Page 6 of yesterday's Business section incorrectly stated that Chaoda Modern Agriculture plans to 'tap funds to double farmland area'. Chaoda does not need to tap the market for funds. The company has enough internal revenue to fund its expansion plans for the next five years.

30 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Easter Island - paradise lost

1. It has been confirmed that the mysterious giant heads of Easter Island were[1]..... there by dangerous aliens. The island has [2]...... puzzled visitors with the great statues on their platforms staring out [3]... sea, others lying on their side, and many more at various [4]..... of manufacture in a great quarry. How could the few islanders have created such wonders?

31 May 2004 - 12:00am