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Greenland

Gritty Tunstall roars back

In an era when artists like Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber are all the rage, Scottish singer-songwriter KT Tunstall, best-known for hits such as Suddenly I See and Other Side Of The World, returns after a three-year break to bring some grit back to the album charts.

Sunday, 5 December, 2010, 12:00am

Tiger Suit KT Tunstall (CD)

In an era when Gaga and Bieber are all the rage, Scottish singer-songwriter KT Tunstall, famous for hits like Suddenly I See and Other Side Of The World, returns after a three-year break to bring grit back to the charts.

26 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Coastal Greenland bucks small developer trend

Small developer Coastal Greenland expects to see an improved earnings growth in the year to March on the back of higher profit margin and larger sales volume.

29 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Go earlier in the year, Arctic explorer advises

Expeditions across Greenland are now best made in the early summer thanks to global warming over recent years, says leading Arctic explorer Ben Saunders.

23 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

HK adventurers end up in a hole lot of trouble

After a brush with death, trio airlifted from ill-fated trek

An intrepid trio set off across the Greenland ice cap in the steps of Fridtjof Nansen, inspired by the Norwegian explorer's battle cry, 'Death or the west coast'.

23 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Next stop Greenland in trio's quest to right children's sight

Some people will do anything to escape Hong Kong's stinking hot summers, but walking across the frozen landscape of Greenland seems an extreme way of beating the heat.

That's how three intrepid Hong Kong-based adventurers will be spending next month.

22 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Coastal Greenland eyes 11 mainland hotels

Hong Kong-listed Coastal Greenland, a small mainland developer, is expanding into the lucrative hospitality business, planning to have a portfolio of 11 hotels in the country within three years, according to a source.

2 May 2007 - 12:00am

Delta faces huge flooding threat from a melting ice cap

The Pearl River Delta region will face a huge flooding threat, with many of its most developed areas being submerged as a result of the Greenland ice cap melting, a university projection shows.

The projection, simulated by the University of Science and Technology's environmental facility, shows how the region would be submerged if the sea level rose by up to 20 metres.

11 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Proud heritage built on ice

WHEN VIKING EXPLORER Erik the Red named a vast, icy and barren tract of land 'Greenland' some time in the 10th century, and invited people to come and live there, he must have known he was not offering the most inviting piece of real estate around.

16 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

A spat and a hat

If this ever comes to war, blame it on a hat. In 1983, Canadian historian Kenn Harper had a chance encounter with an oil company scientist near Resolute, in the Canadian Arctic. The oilman was wearing a hat with the words 'Hans Island, Northwest Territories', in bold letters.

3 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Talk it up

AT 27, SAM GREENLAND is considered by his peers as 'old'.

'In the [United Kingdom], debating is a school or university activity,' he says.

'[Students there] might just look at people my age and say, 'Go away, grandad!' '

6 Mar 2002 - 12:00am