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This year's Trailwalker in Hong Kong looked to be the toughest yet, as participants battled high humidity, slippery conditions and at times physical injury - all in the name of ending poverty...
The Gurkhas: Special Force
by Chris Bellamy
The People's Liberation Army made it back-to-back titles in the 2010 Oxfam Trailwalker last night in a time of 11 hours 59 minutes and three seconds.
Preparation paid off for two teams from the People's Liberation Army who scooped the first two places in the Oxfam Trailwalker last night in the Hong Kong garrison's first attempt at the gruelling...
Only 4,300 ex-Gurkhas to get right of abode in Britain
About 200 former Gurkha soldiers left their guard posts at banks, commercial buildings and warehouses yesterday in a strike for pay rises of up to 40 per cent.
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4. Tony Blair
Hooray and three hearty cheers for the British judge who this week finally delivered a smidgen of justice to brave men who fought and nearly died for Britain.
Veteran Gurkha soldiers and members of the Nepali community in Hong Kong joined their former comrades in London in a day of protest yesterday to demand full pensions for service and the right to...
The rituals of Gurkha recruitment have changed only gradually over the years. But the nervous candidates competing for a place in the prestigious unit this week are likely to serve in a radically...
IN A BARE training hall in Yuen Long, some youngsters practise taekwondo while their instructor prepares a lesson. There's little about his slight build and unassuming manner to suggest it, but...