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  1. Poisoned pets

    Posted Aug 01st 2005, 12:00am by Steven Ribet

    ... with nuisance animals. Should Rottweilers and Dobermans appear in the capital's suburbs, then we will surely see more incidents like those at Fangxingyuan. ...

  2. Awareness of abuse is growing, says SPCA

    Posted May 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak Animal group points to rise in complaints Hongkongers are becoming more aware about animal abuse, a senior official of the city's top animal welfare group says. This was borne out by the rising number of complaints about suspected animal cruelty but a drop in prosecutions in the past decade, said Chief Superintendent Tony Ho Tse-tong of the Society ...

  3. Plight of elderly overwhelms welfare groups

    Posted May 08th 2008, 12:00am by Mark Chipperfield

    ... Snowdon, a professor of psychological medicine at the University of Sydney, says the numbers are now so great, they are overwhelming government welfare agencies and local authorities. 'Across ... been able to help 17 old people return to their own homes, while ensuring regular support from neighbours and welfare agencies. Despite such efforts, the elderly continue to die alone. Last ...

  4. letters

    Posted Apr 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are employees. Officials are compensated for overtime work, while doctors are not. Why should doctors be the exception? I cannot think of any reason why they do not deserve employee welfare ... its mind in order to cope with the issue. If we don't treat public doctors reasonably, we will eventually suffer. Renee Wong, Methodist College Unhappy animals Has it ever occurred to you ...

  5. Helping the poor for the welfare of all

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

    ... Hong Kong's welfare payments are not generous by any stretch of the imagination, but they do provide the bare minimum in terms of a social safety net, even after recent cuts were ... the problem. But these statistics- along with the outcry about social problems in poor suburban areas, as well as the changing nature of Hong Kong's economy- raise tough questions about welfare ...

  6. Political Animal

    Posted Nov 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Michael Tien lashes out at mean bosses Unionists and political activists have an unexpected ally in garment retailer Michael Tien Puk-sun, chairman of G2000. The wealthy businessman voiced his support for the fight against restaurants scrapping paid meal ...

  7. Ministry orders more checks on animal feed

    Posted Nov 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of animal-feed suppliers. It hopes to prevent the tainted-egg scandal from escalating into an industry-wide disaster on the scale that gripped the milk industry in September. The ministry called on its ... illegal additive in animal feed is the poisonous industrial chemical melamine, which was found in eggs imported from the mainland in Hong Kong last month. Experts suggested the melamine could have ...

  8. Political Animal

    Posted Apr 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Arise sick lawmakers and vote There are a number of occupational hazards faced by politicians who are government allies. Two legislators had first-hand experience of one of them yesterday when they were recalled from their sickbeds to rubber-stamp the bud ...

  9. Political Animal

    Posted Sep 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to Lourdes in France, a Catholic religious shrine traditionally associated with many miracles. Political Animal understands the trip has nothing to do with the 'miracle' ...

  10. Political Animal

    Posted Sep 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Paul Tse Wai-chun, will be disappointed, as Political Animal was told over a cuppa before taking a stroll down the corridors of power that she will not show up 'except during the Legco ... defeat,' an emotional Ms Choy said. Political Animal assumes that leaves a number of plausible temporal reasons which include: a mistaken canvassing strategy, faulty exit polls and too much ...




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