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  1. The Pig that Wants to be Eaten- And 99 Other Thought Experiments

    Posted Jul 16th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Compiled by Tim Cribb The Pig that Wants to be Eaten- And 99 Other Thought Experiments by Julian Baggini Granta, $135 'I have always rather identified with pigs,' Chris Patten once observed, and quoted Winston Churchill as saying: 'Cats look down on you, dogs look up to you; only pigs treat you as an equal.' In that respect, there is an argument to be made ...

  2. A city that keeps rising from the dead

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com 'This city is dying, you know?' Somehow this painfully pseudo-profound statement from a TVB soap opera has taken root and was recently adopted by an 'anti-locust' campaign against the influx of mainland tourist ...

  3. Gifts for the dead

    Posted Apr 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The mainland is planning to outlaw the burning of paper offerings for the deceased because the tradition is 'superstitious' and gifts for the departed such as mistresses and sedans are 'vulgar and obscene'. Do you agree? Write to us ...

  4. Phuket's glowing tribute to dead and the living

    Posted Jan 06th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... for the spirits of the dead. Many who suffered losses in the aftermath of the tsunami wept, but one monk suggested that this was perhaps the beginning of the healing process. Relatives of Hong Kong ... Peter Pakpoom of the Church of Our Lady of Assumption in Phuket led the Catholic prayers for the souls of the dead to find peace, for the survivors to be granted strength and for help for those ...

  5. poets' corner

    Posted Mar 24th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Unicorns Some say they're just a myth, Others say they're real. I wish I could say the truth, I wish I could appeal. It was a secret I hid for a long time, I kept on researching every night. I was on the verge of making a discovery, If everything I planned was right. 'Pixie dust is made from pigs.' 'The Bermuda Triangle is actually a square.' All ...

  6. Tao Heung cooks up growth plan

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... costs. Last year, it bought poultry- and pig-rearing farms. Tao Heung also has centralised kitchens in Dongguan and Tai Po to prepare dim sum. Stringent cost control and an integrated supply ...

  7. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    US soldiers ignored warnings by Afghan colleagues not to burn Korans

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington US soldiers ignored repeated pleasby Afghans not to burn Korans In the most detailed account of an incident that triggered deadly riots across Afghanistan, ... were not disclosed, were given "non-judicial punishment" for a video that came to light in January showing members of the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment urinating on dead ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine bishops fighting trends, and own flock, on reproductive health bill

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... of influence in Spain and Ireland, he added. Jesuit lawyer Joaquin Bernas also cautioned: "Let us not burn the house just to roast a pig." The church is prepared to lose members, insisted ...

  9. Animal cruelty is wrong

    Posted Oct 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I read a news story about some environmentalists in Australia who proposed killing the country's camels to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. This made me think about the status of humans. Currently, we are the masters of the planet. We are free to do whatever we wish with other animal species. We use rats and mice in laboratory experiments, and we raise cattle, pigs ...

  10. Paying homage

    Posted May 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Devotees in Fat Tong Mun off Clear Water Bay in Sai Kung burn incense sticks and make offerings yesterday to pay homage to Tin Hau, goddess of the sea, whose birthday festival is today- the 23rd day of the third month of the lunar year. Thousands of worshippers across the territory observed the festival, as young and old burned joss sticks and offered roast suckling pigs and fruit ...




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