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  1. Bone of contention

    Posted Nov 04th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Patsy Moy

    ... pet shops only had to give animals enough space to stand in and turn around, and there were not enough resources to check on pet shops. AFCD and the Food and Health Bureau would study ...

  2. Plant a better office environment

    Posted Jun 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... adapt well to office environments, but success in keeping them alive is mixed, and depends on the dedication and expertise of those tending them. This is why more offices are turning ... environment, while tropical plants thrive in low light and process the gases they need to survive. Different plants have different functions in the office. Many help remove chemicals commonly found ...

  3. Volunteers clean up awards- and the environment

    Posted Nov 13th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... they were also ambassadors for creating awareness that more needed to be done to protect Hong Kong's marine and coastal environment. At an awards event held at Dragon-i on Tuesday to announce ... personal relevance for me,' said Yeung. 'When we take our boat out on the water, we often set aside some time to take a bag to the beach and do our bit for the environment by picking up ...

  4. Visitors receive tips on environment

    Posted Dec 08th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Hundreds of visitors to the Earth Champions Community Day yesterday took home a recycled bag full of tips on helping the environment, including how to make art from discarded ... to let people learn and see how everybody in the world makes a difference to the environment,' Ms Mathews said. 'If everyone does something in their building or in their neighbourhood, ...

  5. Trees are good for the environment and our minds

    Posted Jul 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... anymore. We should be environment-friendly and join green activities, such as Harbour Day. CHAN CHUNG-HIN The Chinese Foundation Secondary School Thanks for your letter, Chung-hin. I'm happy ...

  6. Environment-friendly funerals pose challenge to traditional values

    Posted May 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with environment-friendly paint, and free from metal decorations and impurities. No special offerings will be placed in the coffin, while her father will be dressed only in his favourite clothes and shoes, along ... to combating the deterioration of the environment. 'Being simple does not mean being raw. A green funeral can be as solemn as a splendid one,' she said. 'What really matters ...

  7. Environment heroes to visit Disneyland

    Posted Feb 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Students who took part in the pledge were required to discuss environmental challenges in class and make a commitment to protect the environment. Those taking part in the competition were asked to identify an environmental challenge and come up with an action plan to improve the environment. About 51,000 primary students took part in the environmentality pledge, while the class project ...

  8. Reports of deaths on mainland 'nonsense'

    Posted Feb 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and one person has died after eating chicken,' he said. A Jieyang government news bureau official dismissed the rumours as 'nonsense', saying there were as yet no deaths or cases ...

  9. U-turn means owners can keep pet birds

    Posted Feb 25th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau said the move was made after taking into consideration poultry owners' requests. Over the past 12 days, 38 households have been found to be keeping illegal ...

  10. Animal abusers face pet ban

    Posted Feb 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Health Bureau proposed raising the maximum penalty for the illegal trading of animals from HK$2,000 to HK$100,000, and for a breach of licensing conditions from HK$1,000 to HK$50,000. The sale ... were treated cruelly and the offenders are still at large.' The Legco panel on food safety and environmental hygiene will discuss the topic on Tuesday. The Food and Health Bureau argued ...




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