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  1. No excuses for bloated dog population

    Posted Feb 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak Sally Andersen, who runs Hong Kong Dog Rescue, said the incident highlighted the need for tighter canine population control in the villages. 'There are so many dogs like Bogi all over the New Territories and the Outlying Islands,' she said. 'The government really needs to stop talking and start acting to make a difference to the stray dog population ...

  2. City's greying population extends to geriatric pets

    Posted Oct 13th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy It's not only Hongkongers who are getting older on average- their pets are, too. As the greying of the population raises demand for geriatric medical care, veterinarians say ... the geriatric population, we are seeing increasing cancer. The older they get, the more the risk they have of developing cancer,' said Jane Gray, the organisation's chief veterinary surgeon. ...

  3. Fifth of population keep pets at home against regulations

    Posted Nov 05th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Calls for a relaxation of rules to allow responsible owners to have companions Calls mounted yesterday for the ban on pets in public and private housing to be lifted as a survey showed up to a fifth of people may be keeping animals in defiance o ...

  4. Waitress guilty of throwing baby into toilet

    Posted Nov 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Ip and Austin Chiu In the early hours of a Tuesday in September last year, Chong Ching-yuet, a 27-year-old nightclub waitress who had checked herself into a Mong Kok guest house for the night, awoke with severe stomach pains. Five hours later she ga ...

  5. Disabled driver overcomes daunting odds

    Posted Nov 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hu Yuming spoke to Ada Lin Hu Yuming, an electric tricycle driver whose legs were amputated when he was young, has been transporting passengers around Beijing for several years with a strong sense of self-esteem, self-reliance and self-improvement. Hu say ...

  6. 'I fled hell- now at least I have hope'

    Posted Mar 06th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... This is the first in a three-part series to mark International Women's Day, celebrating the extraordinary qualities of Hong Kong women. Ravina Shamdasani meets a mother left destitute by war, who is fighting to give her children a better life Angel t ...

  7. Birds, Bills, billions

    Posted Nov 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 5 O'Clock (feat. Wiz Khalifa & Lily Allen), T-Pain New Trend on the Web What's your number? Last week, the world's population hit seven billion. To mark this important occasion, BBC created a population calculator for people to find their number out of seven billion. All you need to do is enter some basic information like your date of birth, where you live, and your gender. ...

  8. Dolphin-study funds on hold after Solomons changes leaders

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... criticised the theme park last year when it emerged that it was to fund a US$100,000 government study in the islands that would lead to the import of wild-captured dolphins if the population ... in August. Gendron also said the previous government had discussed importing 50 dolphins to Hong Kong depending on the study results, but that she had not been convinced the population in the wild ...

  9. Runaway gibbon captured safely

    Posted Oct 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... was returned to the zoo uninjured. The gibbon species is native to Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos, where their populations have dropped over past decades. ...

  10. Neutering plan to cut number of stray dogs

    Posted Feb 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of preventing unwanted births and reducing the population of stray dogs. Two groups- the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) and the Society for Abandoned Animals (SAA)- want ... in the wild. The SPCA began neutering cats on Lamma in 2002, a programme that proved successful in controlling the island's feral cat population. Their number fell by about 50 per cent in three ...




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