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  1. HK must get rid of dog-eat-dog mentality and be creative again

    Posted Jul 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... adult life in Hong Kong, I have seen 'Asia's world city' deteriorate into a dog-eat-dog world that has finally turned rabid. Today, it is rare to have true friendships, business ...

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    Guide dogs return to streets of HK after 3-decade absence

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am by HELEN YU

    ... Helen Yu hoishan.yu@scmp.com Guide dogs open doors for visually impaired Two US-trained guide dogs are turning around the lives of their Hong Kong owners as helping hounds return to the streets of the city three decades after it was declared too noisy and crowded for them. A report in 1976, after the death of a guide dog in a traffic accident, deemed Hong Kong an inappropriate ...

  3. First guide dog in years hits streets with master

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei and Ada Lee Hong Kong's first guide dog in more than 30 years- a Labrador retriever named Google- graduated from training yesterday even as rival guide-dog groups continued ... who has been blind for 20 years. 'I attended Google's birthday party last year just because I was curious to learn a bit more about guide dogs,' Wong said. 'I had only seen ...

  4. Cruel killing of stray dogs by government can be replaced by more humane option

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with. The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department has slaughtered several thousand dogs in the past 10 years. This cruelty and killing is shameful and is deplored by most ... by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Animals Asia Foundation, No Kill City Forum, STOP and many dog-rescue charities, has campaigned for new animal-friendly policies. People across ...

  5. Farewell to Hong Kong's 'hot dogs'

    Posted May 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Have you ever taken a 'hot dog'? 'Hot dog' is the common slang in Hong Kong for a non-air-conditioned bus. KMB stopped using these buses this month and some people ... for air-conditioned vehicles. The hot dogs could be really comfortable and a unique experience, with all the windows down on a hot, sunny day. Is it really necessary to eliminate all these buses? Also, ...

  6. University urges 'rational' debate after 'dogs' jibe

    Posted Feb 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... following an incident where one of its professors called Hongkongers 'dogs'. The comment made last month by Kong Qingdong on an internet television show sparked tension between Hongkongers ... themselves as Chinese were 'running dogs of the British government', and called them 'bastards' when commenting on a row between Hong Kong and mainland passengers on an MTR train. ...

  7. Don's 'dogs' jibe outrageous, official says

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com The government has responded for the first time to disparaging comments about Hongkongers by Peking University professor Kong Qingdong, calling his remarks 'outrageous' and 'abusive'. Kong called Hongkongers 'running dogs for the British government' on an internet talk show on January 19 in reaction to an incident on the MTR in which ...

  8. 'Don must apologise for calling Hongkongers dogs'

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan Peking University students in Hong Kong have issued an open letter calling on their professor, Kong Qingdong, to apologise for labelling Hongkongers 'dogs'. The rant by the Beijing university's nationalist professor was prompted by a viral video of a row on an MTR train between locals and a mainland family eating on board. The 22 students who co-signed ...

  9. HK people labelled as dogs by mainlander

    Posted Jan 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com An ultra-leftist mainland academic branded Hong Kong people 'running dogs of the British government' when commenting on a quarrel between Hong ... 'dogs' and 'bastards' and criticised them for discriminating against mainlanders and refusing to be identified as Chinese. 'You [Hongkongers] are Chinese, right? But as I know, ...

  10. Ai Weiwei's 'Dog Mobile' parks up in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Dog Mobile: A Car for Francis Bacon by Ai Weiwei, arrived from Japan on Tuesday. It will be sold among nearly 100 lots at Est-Ouest Auctions' contemporary and fine art sale next Tuesday ... to the auction house, the owner of the dog was a Westerner living in Japan who bought the van so he could take the dog out. After the dog died in 2008, the owner no longer drove the vehicle. Ai heard ...




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