• Saturday
  • April 19, 2014
  • Last updated: 3:16pm
Hong Kong




Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 1749 for education department

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Department takes integrated approach to control strays

    Posted Oct 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not hinder desexing. The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department has all along been promoting the importance and benefits of desexing our companion animals. Pet owners are encouraged ... not fulfil all the acceptable criteria for good animal welfare. The department encourages the public to consider adopting stray dogs and cats through animal welfare organisations which provide ...

  2. Education, laws the answer to stray dog crisis

    Posted Aug 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... unnecessary. Education is at the heart of the matter. Pets are not just another consumer item like handbags or shoes. In return for the companionship and joy they bring, they have to be cared ... Fisheries and Conservation Department's approach is flawed. There are calls by concern groups for it to improve its adoption system and co-operate with animal refuges and shelters. ...

  3. Portraits of furry friends an ideal way to treasure the dearly departed

    Posted Nov 28th 2010, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... Jade Lee-Duffy Many pet owners are so devoted to their furry friends that they call in a professional photographer or artist to capture the animal's sensitive or humorous side. Photographer Ali Bullock, at Animals in Photos (www.animalsinphotos.com), ...

  4. 50 avid readers to receive certificates for their efforts

    Posted Sep 07th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... LILIAN GOH To encourage young people to read, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) will award certificates to 50 students who have read 1,000 to 3,000 books a year. The Awarded Reading Programme is organised by the Hong Kong Public Libraries (HKPL) of the LCSD. The presentation of certificates will take place at the Hong Kong Central Library at 3pm this Saturday. ...

  5. Animals group says department neglect led to dog's death

    Posted Apr 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng The Companion Animal Federation met with officials from the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department yesterday, alleging the department's neglect of a dog in its ... a pure-bred Shar Pei that had been lingering in the area for two weeks. An estate worker had apparently been scaring the dog with a broom and hitting it. The SPCA contacted the department ...

  6. Dearly departed

    Posted Aug 13th 2009, 12:00am by David McNeill

    ... David McNeill Rows of panelled alcoves in a columbarium in Tokyo, stacked floor to ceiling like bank safety deposit boxes, are just one sign of an ongoing revolution in Japan's 1.5 trillion yen (HK$120 billion) business of death. Until recently a sta ...

  7. Activists accuse department of failing to prevent animal cruelty

    Posted Apr 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Animal-welfare advocates yesterday accused the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department of failing to prevent animal cruelty. David Wong Kai-yan, of Animal Earth, claimed the department's bureaucracy had ultimately cost the lives of animals. 'The situation has worsened over the past six months and it worries us when animal abuses are constantly ...

  8. Stage-fall singer sues department

    Posted May 31st 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Canto-pop singer George Lam Chi-cheung is suing the Leisure and Cultural Services Department for negligence over injuries he suffered in a fall from a stage during a concert ... Wing Entertainment Company to perform a show on May 30, 2003, at the Hong Kong Coliseum in Hunghom, which is managed by the department. In the writ, Lam claims the accident was caused ...

  9. It's rarely as easy as ABC to identify learning difficulties

    Posted Sep 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the Education Bureau has implemented the Early Identification scheme for primary students with special learning needs. A checklist and guidelines were issued to help teachers identify students with specific learning difficulties. The teacher I mentioned became the school co-ordinator of students with special education needs, including my son. With increased knowledge of dyslexia, she became ...

  10. The right way to look at it

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of dyslexic children. As I prepared, I discussed with my husband how we had tried to help our son with the challenges of dyslexia. Since he started primary education, my husband and I have shared ... to have a child whose special needs bring me both suffering and joy, and have helped make me a better person with a humble gratitude for life. Dr Lau Yuk-king is a consultant with the department ...




SCMP.com Account