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  1. Letters

    Posted Feb 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Hong Kong for 35 years, I subscribe to Deng Xiaoping's request to love Hong Kong and China. NAME AND ADDRESS SUPPLIED Stopping bird flu Scientists now suspect migratory birds of spreading bird flu. Chickens are usually bred inside sheds these days and have no opportunity to roam in the open, but such chickens have still been found to have contracted bird flu. The bird flu virus ...

  2. Virus far from minds of locals

    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... pedestrian mall, eyeing the skewers of scorpions, crickets and other exotic snacks along with the barbecued chicken, beef, lamb and various animal organs. But the threat of bird flu appears to be far ... casualties linked to bird flu, in the belief that they are safe from the virus as long as they stay away from live poultry and their droppings. Hotel occupancy in the major cities also remain ...

  3. WHO, China open centre to step up fight against infectious diseases

    Posted Jun 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or how fast they will spread,' he said. Within months of Sars being contained in July 2003, the even more pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus struck in Asia and has now spread to Europe, ... an area with a high outbreak of bird flu'. ...

  4. Business - Companies

    World car firms see China market as saviour

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 02:14pm by AFP

    ... an outbreak of bird flu centred in China’s commercial hub, organisers said. China became the world’s largest auto market in 2009, and last year sold just over 19 million vehicles, 15.5 million of them ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    Psy fever nothing new on mainland, where they call him Uncle Bird

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... affectionately known as Uncle Bird since his 2001 debut album, Bird. Although YouTube is banned on the mainland, clips from America's Ellen DeGeneres Show showing Psy teaching the dance to pop star ... is fresh; Uncle Bird's rap is catchy; the parody videos are so funny, and many US artists like Britney Spears love it." Drawn by the catchy tunes, flashy singers and synchronised dances, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    US firm to sell bird's-nest in China

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Company expects stringent American standards to make its product popular US firm to sell bird's nest on mainland It may be akin to selling snow to the Inuit, but a US company has become the first in North America to export bird's nest soup products to China. Golden Nest, which is based in Arcadia, Los Angeles county, was one of nine ...

  7. News - China

    Transparency a key lesson learned from Sars outbreak in mainland China

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... The ministry learned its lesson from the slow response to Sars. Six years later, in April 2009, it stepped up surveillance almost immediately after the WHO issued an outbreak notice for swine flu ... that the mainland was criticised for going too far. The WHO later declared swine flu a global pandemic but it was not as deadly as feared. Mao said at one stage he was asked if he was telling the whole ...

  8. Don't tolerate repression

    Posted Feb 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... official in Guangdong castigating the Hong Kong media for publicising a bird flu outbreak- despite the central government having admitted it. Realising this, he criticised Hong Kong's media ...

  9. Bunny business

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but residents don't have to worry about new outbreaks of Sars, or flu of the bird or swine variety. ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE

    Exhibition shows evolution of mainland conceptual photography

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... of the Chinese spirit and soul, through which the two then-young photographers also searched for their own identities. Hong Lei’s “Forbidden City” series, which includes images of a dead bird posed ...




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