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  1. Schools to vote on top stories

    Posted Dec 09th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh The Boys' and Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong is inviting Primary Four to Secondary Three students to vote on the 10 biggest news events of the year. There will be 20 topics, including the outbreak of bird flu, the Shenzhou VI space mission, the resignation of former Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa and the opening of Hong Kong Disneyland. The poll aims ...

  2. Migratory birds refuel at Mai Po for long trip

    Posted Nov 14th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... By Lilian Goh As fears of a global bird-flu pandemic grow, many people are wondering whether the Mai Po Nature Reserve should be closed to prevent migratory birds from spreading the deadly ... advised people not to panic although there have been several bird-flu outbreaks in southeast Asia as well as Europe. The green group said it's keeping a close watch on the birds' health ...

  3. What was your worst fear this year?

    Posted Nov 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... LILIAN GOH Bird flu (Avian flu) Avian flu (H5N1) is a type of influenza that mainly infects birds but occasionally affects humans. Avian flu can be transmitted from live birds to people, ... measures at the border last week after the mainland reported its first two confirmed human cases of bird flu- and a third probable case. There has been no human death case in Hong Kong so far. ...

  4. Worried? Me?

    Posted Nov 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... by Lilian Goh Bird flu, Sars, toxic eels, sick pigs... Hongkongers seem to have their fair share of health hazards. Although fear is not a pleasant thing, it is actually necessary to guarantee people's safety. But if people suffer from excessive fear which affects their daily lives, this could be a problem, psychologists say. Some students face a similar situation during ...

  5. A green message

    Posted Jun 06th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... contact with animals and diseases can mutate and be transmitted easily. Bird flu is an example. Pakchoi-Nino has to deal with an epidemic in the book. The full-colour, 110-page book will hit ...

  6. Top news stories of the year

    Posted Jan 06th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... that made the top 10 were: the success of China's second manned space mission Shenzhou VI, the worldwide outbreaks of bird flu, the opening of Hong Kong Disneyland, food-safety worries over ...



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