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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    When it comes to live-chicken sales, health should be the top priority

    Posted May 12th 2014, 03:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... measures- after the H7N9 virus was discovered in a mainland bird in the Cheung Sha Wan wholesale market. The live-chicken trade was linked to the 1997 outbreak of H5N1 bird flu that killed six ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Caution about Hong Kong's economic outlook is warranted

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to be cautious about the coming months. Their warnings may appear as if they see nothing but doom and gloom, but the outlook requires a need to be aware of the risks. To leap in feet first, without being ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    When it comes to chickens, put public health above tradition

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 03:57am by SCMP Editorial

    ... New Year, after the virus was discovered in a sample taken from a mainland bird in the Cheung Sha Wan wholesale market. As a result, many Hongkongers went without chicken for the traditional ... The latest scare has inevitably revived calls for defensive measures such as central slaughtering of poultry and more reliance on frozen chickens, at the cost of job losses and tradition. ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    For health's sake, Hong Kong must ban live chicken imports

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 04:09am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Health must trump tradition The Lunar New Year will not be the same without chicken for the traditional family feast. For many Hongkongers, that is a disappointing start to the season, but it is an inevitability now that 20,000 chickens have been culled to prevent the spread of bird flu. Many would rather go without than opt for frozen meat over fresh; the mindset can ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Time running out on waste charging scheme

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 05:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Time running out on waste charging If evidence is needed to show that Hong Kong is dragging its feet even in the face of a crisis, the waste charging proposal is the best example. The levy was floated as a solution to our mounting problem of refuse disposal as early as the 1990s. Despite a gradual public consensus on adopting fees to help reduce waste, ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Containing bird flu viruses a life and death battle in China

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 02:46am by SCMP Editorial

    ... for concern that it could lead to a pandemic. Such a development is especially worrisome for Hong Kong and countries that import poultry from the mainland. The sheer numbers of chickens- 14 billion at any one time- and the close proximity of people to animals and birds makes for ideal breeding conditions for cross-species flu viruses. Up to 80 per cent of chickens are raised in backyards ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Vigilance the key to containing H7N9 bird flu virus

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 04:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the spread of the virus. The authorities believe the case was imported from Shenzhen, after the 36-year-old live-in helper slaughtered and cooked a chicken for the family when travelling with them. ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    It's time Hong Kong explored gay civil unions

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 12:18am by SCMP Editorial

    ... minorities. Inevitably, the government has been criticised for dragging its feet. It is good that the commission is filling the gap by going ahead with its own public consultation next year. Hopefully ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Victoria Park slip road slips past public interest guardians

    Posted Aug 17th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Asleep at switch, slip road slips in Victoria Park will shrink by 20,000 square feet, lose some of its popular facilities and see hundreds of trees removed- all to make way for a slip road. It's one of those typically anti-civic ideas so beloved of government bureaucrats. Now that construction in the park has started, people are starting to notice and complain. How ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong should reconsider ban on live poultry stalls

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... for shelving the idea included: improved defences against bird flu, such as a big reduction in live-chicken stalls through a government licence buy-back; opposition from the poultry trade; and protests from residents near any proposed site of a slaughterhouse - not to mention local culinary preference. The live-chicken trade was linked to the 1997 outbreak of H5N1 bird flu that killed six ...




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