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  1. Monkeys come to aid of injured companion

    Posted Aug 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong A group of monkeys pulled their injured companion off a country road yesterday in an apparent act of compassion witnessed by a motorcyclist who knocked the animal down. The act of animal courage was played out on Tai Po Road at about 8.15 am, police said, when the motorcyclist, a 45-year-old woman, was heading towards Kowloon. The accident happened near Villa ...

  2. Social justice can come in many forms

    Posted Aug 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in cultural and social issues. This year's programme included four seminars on human rights, natural disasters, economic success and the role of government and law. Forum 1- Different Perspectives on Human Rights The Forum kicked off with a discussion led by lawmaker Cyd Ho Sau-lan about different interpretations of human rights and democracy. Ho remarked that the UN's ...

  3. Time is right for drug-driving tests

    Posted Mar 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The city lagged behind other advanced jurisdictions in introducing random breath-testing and tougher penalties for drink driving that fit a serious crime against society. Those deterrents were soon reflected in fewer cases of injury and death involving al ...

  4. Cattle exports halted

    Posted Jun 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff writer Shame on Indonesia! Australia has suspended all live cattle exports to the country for up to six months after a news report showed shocking pictures of the animals being abused before slaughter. Indonesia admitted it had no laws in place to safeguard the animals from abuse. The Australians were furious. But the ban may not help animals in Indonesia as they can ...

  5. How the world's population exploded

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... be moved around the world Food can be produced in distant areas Drawbacks: Pollution increases. Natural areas like rainforests are being cut down for cattle ranches. Increased animal farming increases carbon emissions Achievements: Antibiotics Benefits: Fewer animals die of disease Drawbacks: Can result in diseases which are resistant to medicine Achievements: Hormones Benefits: Animals ...

  6. HK on alert as mystery animal bug kills nine

    Posted Jul 24th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... wounds to any contaminated object; Avoid contact with sick or dead animals and their excreta or bodily fluids; Avoid contact with unknown chemicals; and Observe good hygiene practices. Returning ...

  7. Time to sign the UN convention

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... strategies to make it a truly fair and just society. The government can play a bigger role by signing the convention on refugees. Giving them the right to work in the meantime is also an option worth ...

  8. Chinese mines 'unfairly' criticised over safety

    Posted Feb 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com Two Hong Kong social scientists claim a Human Rights Watch report had a political agenda in accusing Chinese-owned mining of having the worst safety ... rights. The China Non-Ferrous Metal Mining Co was singled out for particular criticism. However, Barry Sautman, a professor from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and Yan ...

  9. Frog invasion spawns fears of earthquake

    Posted May 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the frogs began to gather on the road on Sunday night and many had been squashed by cars. The woman, who lives in Dunkou, said she was worried because she had heard that animals often acted ... that the gathering of frogs was a normal phenomenon and there was no need to panic. 'Animals like chickens, dogs and cats will actually exhibit abnormal behaviour before earthquakes. But it doesn't ...

  10. Infection claims life of 53rd victim

    Posted Jan 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang A 49-year-old man with diabetes and obstructive sleep apnoea became the city's 53rd casualty of swine flu. He was admitted to United Christian Hospital in Kwun Tong on December 22 with fever and flu symptoms. He was transferred to intensi ...




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