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  1. In Brief

    Posted Mar 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... said. Vancomycin is an antibiotic used to treat enterococci infections. Dead robin sparks bird flu scare An oriental magpie robin suspected to have died from bird flu prompted the fisheries department to clean out the Tai Po Kau Nature Reserve. The bird was found on Friday near the management centre and the department organised a chicken farm within 3km to check its birds. All were ...

  2. Come back gourmets, your goose is cooked

    Posted Sep 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy and Robin Kwong Goose lovers cheered the return of a delicacy as sales of chilled geese, halted temporarily by a bird flu scare, resumed yesterday in time for next week's ... ducks were imported on Monday when mainland authorities resumed exports, which were suspended on August 2 for checks for the bird flu virus. Yung Kee, a restaurant famed for its roast goose, ...

  3. Expand your word power

    Posted Jan 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... (historic and modern). C A dead bird found in Causeway Bay on New Year's Eve carried the lethal H5N1 bird flu virus, the government said last night. The case is the first confirmed in Hong Kong ... influenza (bird flu virus)?____________________________________ 2. What sorts of birds should children enjoy playing with?_________________________________________ D Complete parts of the words ...

  4. Policeman dies in fall while tackling protest on bridge

    Posted Jun 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a bird flu scare in 2008, caused rush-hour traffic chaos. Roads were closed after he climbed onto the covered walkway shortly before 9am and unfurled a banner. His actions prompted an immediate ...

  5. Birds

    Posted Sep 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... David Roden Tray, HK$680, from I.D., Miramar Shopping Centre, 132 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2377 9923. Gien plate, HK$1,120, from Heather & March, Prince's Building, tel: 2530 0686. Narumi owl salt and pepper shakers, HK$150, from Exclusiv ...

  6. Birds

    Posted Nov 21st 2010, 12:00am by David Roden

    ... David Roden 1 Bali bird cushion, HK$480, from Laura Ashley, K11, 18 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 3122 4428. 2 Silver-plated flamingo, with nautilus shell, HK$1,600, from Lane Crawford, Pacific Place, Admiralty, tel: 2118 3652. 3 Owl tea-light holder, HK$160, from White Contemporary Homewares, 156 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, tel: 2907 5338. 4 Chinese tea cup and saucer, ...

  7. Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens

    Posted Mar 13th 2004, 12:00am by Tara Jenkins

    ... On the other side (via a tunnel under Albany Road) there's a solitary jaguar with the most beautiful fur coat. Given that the authorities have roped off the bird exhibits to reduce the risk of avian flu, the assorted fowl that reportedly include pheasants, cranes, ducks and vibrantly pink flamingoes (we spied them from a distance) are strictly off limits. But my lot didn't care, ...

  8. Have Your Say

    Posted Dec 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chinese around the world, especially Hongkongers. But many locals may still remember Dr Chan's performance during the 2003 Sars crisis and the bird-flu outbreak in 1997. She overlooked the seriousness of both H5N1 and Sars outbreaks, and made mistakes in handling the deadly diseases. Bird flu claimed 18 lives, while Sars killed 299 people. Although Dr Chan does not have a perfect ...

  9. Great goose giveaway brings patrons flocking back

    Posted Jun 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong, five months after mainland poultry imports were suspended amid the bird flu outbreak. At Yung Kee, crispy roast goose has reclaimed its place at the top of the menu, relegating its ...

  10. Family is the essential ingredient for Kam

    Posted Dec 10th 2006, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... forces, from riots of the late 1960s, to economic crashes. Most severely, the repeated cases of bird flu- three times since 2000- have led to bans on goose imports. 'To cope, we have created ... of roast goose alone spins a daily gross income total of about HK$108,000 for some 300 birds, and during the Mid-Autumn Festival or Lunar New Year period, HK$144,000 a day for the 400 sold daily. ...




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