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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/443024/letters
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/542761/virus-far-minds-locals
  3. Comment - Blogs

    China news round-up: India border stand-off continues, Tibetan self-immolations reported

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 06:46am by Patrick Boehler

    ... sales to recover  by fourth quarter after bird flu scare. Tibet Asia News Nepal promises China to crack down on Tibetan refugees. Radio Free Asia Three further Tibetan self-immolations reported ... relatives. Beijing News* The second official to die while being investigated had suffered a heart attack, says a local propaganda official. Health Reuters The World Health Organisation says new bird ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1222589/china-news-round-india-border-stand-continues-tibetan-self-immolations
  4. Comment - Blogs

    China news round-up: Mental health law enters into effect, Chen Guangcheng's family harassed

    Posted May 01st 2013, 06:52am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Civil Society Beijing News* Two Foxconn workers commit suicide. Radio Free Asia As of Wednesday, Xinjiang cell phone users have to register with real names. China Digital Times Censorship instructions forbade reporting on bird flu panic, Xiamen riot, parts of the  Red Cross scandal. Xinhua New mental health law enters into force  on Wednesday. Exiled dissident ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1227283/china-news-round-mental-health-law-enters-effect-chen-guangchengs
  5. 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'. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/552723/who-china-open-centre-step-fight-against-infectious-diseases
  6. Comment - Blogs

    China news round-up: Investments in Europe soar, another Tibetan self-immolates

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 06:51am by Patrick Boehler

    ... poultry sector losses exceed $1.6 billion on bird flu scare. Government debt and taxation Financial Times China local authority debt reaches 20 trillion yuan  (HK$25.1 trillion), ‘out of control’. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1216510/china-news-round-investments-europe-soar-another-tibetan-self
  7. 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1067410/psy-fever-nothing-new-mainland-where-they-call-him-uncle-bird
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1022850/us-firm-sell-birds-nest-china
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1217380/world-car-firms-see-china-market-saviour
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/445391/dont-tolerate-repression

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