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  1. Climate change, bird flu raise valuation hurdles as Bosideng comes to market

    Posted Sep 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... could seriously hurt sales, as the principal raw material for Bosideng's products, feathers, came from birds, such as geese. Bosideng said it intended to diversify its apparel business ...


    Posted Aug 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to suffer a decline in earnings due to a surge in raw material prices and a slowdown in demand for soya bean meal and oil caused by bird flu and the government's austerity measures. ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Feb 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Early tests indicate H5 flu strain in 2 dead birds Preliminary tests on two dead birds have pointed to the suspected presence of H5 bird flu, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said yesterday. The carcass of a chestnut munia was collected by department workers in the area of St Teresa's Hospital on Prince Edward Road West, Kowloon City, on Sunday. The other ...

  4. Lai See

    Posted Apr 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... shown can be achieved for well under the HK$38 billion the government gave back to the public with its absurd HK$6,000 handout. Roadside pollution kills far more people than bird flu and Sars (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) combined. Since 2003 there have been 338 reported deaths worldwide from bird flu and 916 deaths from Sars. Yet bird flu and Sars created far more alarm within ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Jul 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong and overseas. IMPORTS OF PET BIRDS RESUME AFTER 5-MONTH BAN Imports of pet birds from the mainland have resumed after a five-month suspension caused by the bird flu outbreak. The first shipment contained 700 live birds, including a white-backed munia and a budgerigar. A spokesman for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said the birds, accompanied by health ...

  6. Hospital Authority cheers increased payout

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... It will receive $27.7 billion, an increase of 0.8 per cent, for 2006-07. Henry Tang Ying-yen also has allocated $1.5 billion for control of bird flu and other diseases. Mr Tang said the government ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted May 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... guaranteed in the Joint Declaration have been respected. Hong Kong has overcome the difficulties of the Asian financial crisis, Sars and bird flu, and remains a strong, vibrant economy, with an open ...

  8. Forte fixes share offer at top end of range

    Posted Jan 31st 2004, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... response came despite some analyst concerns the offer could be affected by fears of a bird flu pandemic in China and Asia and the uncertain outlook of the Shanghai property market in the short ...

  9. Middle-class unease spurs tax-relief plea

    Posted Feb 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by expectations that the current cycle of interest rate rises is peaking. Mr Leung said potential downside risks, including a sharp slowdown in the US economy and the threat of a bird flu outbreak, ...

  10. Poultry traders offered hope of price cut

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... supply from more than 20,000 to 10,000 in the wake of its buy-back of two-thirds of traders' licences. The buy-back was initiated after the H5N1 bird flu virus was found in chickens at four ...




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