More than half of Venice was left under water when the historic lagoon town was hit by exceptionally high tides this week.Saturday, 3 November, 2012, 4:10am
Under the government's HK$100 billion plan to transform the former Kai Tak airport site into a modern district replete with housing and commercial towers, cruise terminals and a sports hub, it is proposed that the nullah there be turned into a river. However, government officials have admitted the river may not be clean enough for water sports activities.25 Apr 2010 - 12:00am
Manage your time and sleep well
Every day, there seems to be twice as much work as the day before with half the time to do it.
I think I'm not the only person who feels this way. Many people sleep less than six hours a night because they think they can get a lot of extra work done when the rest of the world is sleeping.27 Aug 2009 - 12:00am
Appeal over missing man21 Feb 2009 - 12:00am
Laughter Across the Bitter Sea
On a vast ocean I laugh
As flow tides rip the shores
Floating with the waves I care about only today
The vast heaven laughs
At the ebbs and flows on earth
Who wins and loses
Only heaven knows
Waves and waves dash and flow ...25 Nov 2004 - 12:00am
In 1998, fish farmers in Ma Wan protected their stocks by turning back toxic red tides using the motors of their sampans. The blooms we have seen in Hong Kong waters over the past two weeks have been of a less harmful variety, as luck would have it. But the outbreaks are a timely reminder of how urgent the task of cleaning up our harbour really is.11 Sep 2004 - 12:00am
Hebei province plans to ban the sale of phosphate detergents along its coast starting next year to try to stop the increase in the number of red tides in the regions seawater, the Xinhua News Agency has reported.14 Nov 2001 - 12:00am
How do ATMs work? KENNETH LUI La Salle College ATMs (automatic teller machines) are a convenient way of getting money out of your account, depositing money or paying bills outside of banking hours and without having to queue for a long time.21 Jan 2000 - 12:00am
Red tide was spotted off Lantau earlier this week, but the Government said it was non-toxic and did not affect fish.
Tides were seen by the Government Flying Service between Peng Chau and Hei Ling Chau and at West Lamma Channel on Tuesday, the Agriculture and Fisheries Department said.21 Aug 1999 - 12:00am
CROWD control measures will be introduced at the popular Wong Tai Sin temple during the Lunar New Year if the area becomes inundated with worshippers.
A tidal flow system would be operated with visitors only allowed to enter as a similar number left, police said.7 Feb 1994 - 12:00am
CROWD control measures will be introduced at the popular Wong Tai Sin temple during the Lunar New Year if the area becomes inundated with worshippers. A tidal flow system would be operated with visitors only allowed to enter as a similar number left, police said.7 Feb 1994 - 12:00am