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  1. Wild side of Australia

    Posted Jul 27th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Taylor

    ... Dear Travel Guru, This summer my family and I are going to Sydney to visit family. I can't wait. I'm really looking forward to seeing the harbour and the Sydney Opera House. I'm also excited about Australia's seafood - I hope we don� ...

  2. Cut emissions with scissors

    Posted May 31st 2010, 12:00am by Chris Huang

    ... Call them the 'scissoring generation'. Young people on the mainland concerned about the carbon footprint their lifestyle leaves on the planet are using scissors to get the most out of their purchases before throwing them away. Kam Xie, an office ...

  3. Industry shake-up raises questions over business models

    Posted Apr 25th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... The global financial crisis has prompted wealthy individuals to ask their investment advisers more questions and even to query the relationship they have with their private banks. Scorpio Partnership, a London-based consultant for the wealth management in ...

  4. Lack of interest in cultural activities

    Posted Apr 13th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Huang

    ... A survey conducted by Foshan University and Foshan Municipal Bureau of Culture showed many locals lacked interest in leisure and cultural activities organised by the government. The survey, conducted last year, polled 8,000 people in Foshan and received 6 ...

  5. The kilt

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... National dress The Scots are famous for the kilt. But actually it was also worn by other Celts in Britain and parts of France. The Celts were the people who first lived in Britain. They spoke Gaelic. They now mostly live in Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Bu ...

  6. HK$47,000 awarded for loss of dog

    Posted May 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... shepherd-cross, Jay, from his cage by accident at the Hong Kong airport. The owner, Claire Buckley, was about to board a flight to London. Buckley, a banking technology specialist, was notified ... a HK$3,707 deduction to her bill, but Buckley refused. The final settlement, awarded by tribunal adjudicator Wong Lai-wing, comprised HK$5,000 for stress and inconvenience experienced, HK$13,486 ...

  7. Last boarding call for runaway pet

    Posted Apr 12th 2010, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... him a toy bone in the terminal's public car park as he was on his way to board a flight to London. Owner Claire Buckley has postponed her return to London and searched hillsides around the airport for up to 12 hours a day for her pet. Two sightings of Jay near oil tanks about one kilometre from the airport were yesterday reported to Buckley, whose friends have offered a HK$50,000 ...

  8. Tearful pet owner awarded more than HK$47,000 for loss of dog

    Posted May 18th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... in refunds and compensation. The Small Claims Tribunal ruled the company, Relopet, was negligent and in breach of contract over the loss of Claire Buckley's dog, Jay, which bolted when a Relopet ... On her victory, Buckley said: 'It's not about money. I think it's the principle that [Relopet] was negligent and in breach of contract that is important. I am happy the judge ...

  9. Owner appeals for help finding dog missing from airport

    Posted Apr 09th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Vivian Chen. Dog owner Claire Buckley is sick to death that her beloved Jay is missing. The three-year-old mixed German shepherd male was due ... and Conservation Department and later adopted by Buckley, a resident of Discovery Bay. Jay was featured in this year's Hong Kong Dog Rescue calendar and will also be in a coming HKDR tribute book. ...

  10. Claim for HK$50,000 after escaped pet dies

    Posted May 08th 2010, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Buckley's German shepherd-cross Jay, who bolted when a Relopet employee opened his cage in the cargo terminal car park as he was about to be loaded on a flight to London on April 1- was found dead in a ditch near the airport on Thursday. Banking IT specialist Buckley, 41, who postponed her return to London and spent a month searching for Jay, had left for England only a day before airport ...




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