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  1. Towing a Boeing is a jumbo effort

    Posted Mar 18th 2011, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... The event was organised by the Civil Aviation Department and the aviation industry to celebrate 100 years of flight in Hong Kong. A century ago the first powered aircraft- a Farman biplane- took off from a beach in Sha Tin, signalling the launch of the aviation industry in the city. Held in the restricted area inside Hong Kong International Airport early yesterday morning, ...

  2. Audience thrilled by photos of 'UFO' trails

    Posted Jun 07th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... he could not give any explanation, even though he has a wealth of photographic knowledge. Szeto wrote to the Civil Aviation Department asking if any flying objects had been spotted above Sai Kung between 1am and 2am on November 18, 1999, when the photos were taken. The department told him only a plane had flown in that area. He knew the erratic lines could not have been created ...

  3. 'Mr Taxi's' daughter wanted to cut ties, recording shows

    Posted Mar 05th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Department filing, but is rumoured to have had foreign exchange assets and hundreds of taxi licences to his name, the court has heard. A licence is worth HK$5 million, auction prices show. Also under ...

  4. Portraits of furry friends an ideal way to treasure the dearly departed

    Posted Nov 28th 2010, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... Jade Lee-Duffy Many pet owners are so devoted to their furry friends that they call in a professional photographer or artist to capture the animal's sensitive or humorous side. Photographer Ali Bullock, at Animals in Photos (www.animalsinphotos.com), ...

  5. Department takes integrated approach to control strays

    Posted Oct 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not hinder desexing. The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department has all along been promoting the importance and benefits of desexing our companion animals. Pet owners are encouraged ... not fulfil all the acceptable criteria for good animal welfare. The department encourages the public to consider adopting stray dogs and cats through animal welfare organisations which provide ...

  6. Fire dogs honoured for sniffing out trouble

    Posted Sep 14th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... but yesterday they were rewarded with a civil service award. The two-year-old labrador retrievers are relatively new additions to the Fire Services Department, having joined in January when the fire dog ... a valuable asset to firefighters. 'They can locate the fire accelerators in two to three minutes,' said Lo Chun-hung, deputy director of the department. The labradors have been equipped ...

  7. Animals group says department neglect led to dog's death

    Posted Apr 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng The Companion Animal Federation met with officials from the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department yesterday, alleging the department's neglect of a dog in its ... a pure-bred Shar Pei that had been lingering in the area for two weeks. An estate worker had apparently been scaring the dog with a broom and hitting it. The SPCA contacted the department ...

  8. Key battle is over the control of facilities, says Wilson

    Posted Feb 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Association. And he said if the government was serious about cutting costs, then it should look at ways to trim the massive $2.3 billion budget of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, rather ... and organised sports have no say,' said Wilson. He added: 'The best models to follow are those used in many parts of Scandinavia where government departments are responsible for the cleaning ...

  9. The Aviator

    Posted Feb 17th 2005, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... finest. You leave with the sense that you were always watching more than actually feeling anything. But maybe that's what a man like Hughes would have liked. The Aviator opens today ...

  10. Dearly departed

    Posted Aug 13th 2009, 12:00am by David McNeill

    ... David McNeill Rows of panelled alcoves in a columbarium in Tokyo, stacked floor to ceiling like bank safety deposit boxes, are just one sign of an ongoing revolution in Japan's 1.5 trillion yen (HK$120 billion) business of death. Until recently a sta ...




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