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  1. Poll backs centralised slaughter of chickens

    Posted Jun 04th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu 66pc would give up live poultry from local retailers to stop bird flu, it finds Two-thirds of people would be prepared to abandon live chicken retail outlets for a central slaughterhouse selling fresh chickens in order to prevent a bird flu outb ...

  2. Bag of tricks

    Posted Apr 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lounge lizards wanting to inject retro style into their homes might like to check out Slack's latest range of designer beanbags (see www.slackbeanbags.com). Inspired by the colours and designs of the 60s and 70s, the ModDeck series combines stripes o ...

  3. Cheers for cliches

    Posted Oct 08th 2004, 12:00am by Stephen Downes

    ... Stephen Downes Good old-fashioned fine dining is alive and marinating in Hong Kong THE BEST FOIE gras concoction I have been served and the oldest fine dining cliches? these are the things I remember most from eating at nine of Hong Kong?s most celebrated ...

  4. Live chickens 'part of our food heritage'

    Posted Jul 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong Poultry trade representatives yesterday urged the government not to introduce a centralised slaughtering system, saying live chicken sales were part of the city's 'unique culinary culture'. The claim was contained in a petition ...

  5. Chickens have rights, too

    Posted Mar 04th 2004, 12:00am by Tony Henderson

    ... sparrows, or even elephants? Robert Webster, a top flu expert who researches animal viruses for the World Health Organisation, has said Hong Kong should not think about introducing centralised ... but it faces a living hell. Among land animals, chickens constitute the largest-expanding mass of pain and suffering on the planet. To waste precious opportunities to boost their quality of life- ...

  6. Bear crusaders forging ahead

    Posted Feb 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sophie Taylor and Kristine Kwok Animals Asia has freed 140 of the 500 animals it vowed to save from mainland bile farms by next year, and says attitudes to abuse are changing Four years after a groundbreaking agreement with the central government to rescue 500 bears from bile farms by 2005, the charity Animals Asia Foundation last week made a 3,200km journey to rescue two ...

  7. SPCA chief on sick leave faces dismissal

    Posted Dec 16th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Outspoken vet's attempt to probe financial losses upset committee members The SPCA will dismiss its executive director after she returns from sick leave following a dispute with committee members over its finances. The Hong Kong Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals also ditched Pauline Taylor's article for its annual report sent to its 25,000 ...

  8. Soulful sound of emotion

    Posted Oct 31st 2004, 12:00am by Joyce Siu

    ... original material, including songs she wrote with her vocal mentor, Betty Wright- a soul veteran of the 1970s. The opener Right to be Wrong is a perfect example of her true colours. In it, she ...

  9. Australia on screen

    Posted Sep 04th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... from recent years. The Australian Consulate-General Hong Kong has been organising the festival since 1994. Tracy Hansen, the consulate's director of public affairs, said sourcing the right ... with are universal,' she said. Among this year's screenings, animation programme Harvie Krumpet and Adam Elliot's trilogy, Uncle, Brother and Cousin are not to be missed. 'The characters ...

  10. Anti-graft team to examine SPCA's books

    Posted Dec 18th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Anti-corruption advisers are to be invited to examine the books of the Hong Kong Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in a move aimed at dispelling speculation over its finances. SPCA chairman Lisa Tsui Wing-miu has agreed to invite the Independent Commission Against Corruption to look into the charity's affairs following controversy over ...




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