Ranulph Fiennes

A Bad Week for … , March 3, 2013

Ikea found itself embroiled in the scandal over tainted meat.

Ikea found itself embroiled in the scandal over tainted meat - with the row even stretching as far as its ever-crowded Hong Kong stores. 

Sunday, 3 March, 2013, 3:32am

British explorer Fiennes pulls out of Antarctic expedition

Explorers Sir Ranulph Fiennes (left) and Anton Bowring talk to journalists in Cape Town. Photo: AFP

British explorer Ranulph Fiennes on Monday pulled out of an expedition to cross Antarctica during the region’s winter after developing frostbite – a bitter disappointment for an adventurer who had spent years preparing for one of the last great polar challenges.

26 Feb 2013 - 1:10am

Who said it?

Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah

I expect 2013 to be a year full of challenges - we cannot be too optimistic

Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah on the city's economic outlook


You can find a good judge just anywhere and a bad judge just anywhere as well

Former Court of Final Appeal judge Mr Justice Kemal Bokhary


8 Jan 2013 - 2:57am

Explorer Ranulph Fiennes due to set off on first Antarctic winter crossing

Ranulph Fiennes has previously crossed both polar ice caps

British adventurer Ranulph Fiennes said his bid to complete the world's first Antarctic winter crossing, with no option of rescue, would be a trip into the unknown.

Known as the world's greatest living explorer, Fiennes was due to depart yesterday for the coldest place on earth.

8 Jan 2013 - 7:12am

Ranulph Fiennes

Ranulph Fiennes

by Ranulph Fiennes

Hodder & Stoughton, HK$128

25 May 2008 - 12:00am

High on ice

Ranulph Fiennes is sitting on the edge of a stage at London's Royal Geographical Society. In a few hours the world's most famous living explorer will speak before a packed house about his life, adventures and new autobiography, Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know.

23 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Mixed-up tale of fact and fiction

Top-quality reportage is far more difficult than thriller writing. You can't sit in a tower and write down your imaginings. You have to retrace the steps of complex, unpredictable human beings, travel miles around the world and interview hundreds of people.

31 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

'Indiana Jones' visits with all toes intact

WE are happy to report that Sir Ranulph Fiennes did manage to make it to Hongkong from London yesterday - despite our earlier reservations following news reports in British tabloids that the distinguished explorer got lost trying to get from London to Cleethorpes last week.

2 Apr 1993 - 12:00am

Top explorer lost in deepest Lancashire

HAVING booked April 2 in my diary to go the Sheraton Luncheon Club to have celebrated explorer and adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes engage us with tales of his daring feats, I am now having serious second thoughts.

31 Mar 1993 - 12:00am