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  1. Talkback

    Posted Mar 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... rope strangles baby', March 25) on the tragic accidental death of an 18-month-old boy in Discovery Bay on Tuesday. I preface this with the disclaimer that I do not know the family ... that a childminder was there, I did clearly state that I was not in a position to comment on the case as without detailed facts of the family and what happened, such comments would be undesirable. But every ...

  2. Kadoorie should clean up the air

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter 'Heliport link with delta' (April 30), by Sandra Mak for the Hong Kong Regional Heliport Working Group. If Michael Kadoorie really cared for the environment he would be doing much more to reverse the dreadful air pollution ...

  3. Hongkongers' top concern is the family, despite crisis, survey finds

    Posted Nov 10th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam About 80 per cent of Hongkongers were satisfied with their lives and ranked family issues as their top concern despite the financial crisis, a poll taken at the start ... the US government. Despite the gloomy economic situation, 88 per cent of the people interviewed over the phone ranked family issues as their No1 concern. The respondents considered work-life ...

  4. Families look far afield for burial plots

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... of remembrance to attract more people to spread the ashes of family members there. However, the gardens of remembrance have attracted fewer than 100 families over the past five years. In response to the shortage of land, more families are being forced to choose either a burial spot outside Hong Kong or to cremate. Official figures showed the number of coffin burials has plummeted by 38 per cent ...

  5. Family battle moves into funeral parlour

    Posted Aug 24th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong, Paggie Leung

    ... the burial and engrave his family name on his mother's tombstone. Police had to restrain Mr Chiu and his relatives as the Lee family moved the coffin out of the funeral hall to a hearse. Later ... family did not allow us,' Mr Chiu said. He accused the officers of using excessive force and said he had already made a formal complaint to the police. 'It was so violent. All ...

  6. Organic market the place to go

    Posted May 30th 2008, 12:00am by Victoria Burrows

    ... Victoria Burrows Hongkongers love to shop and with the growing number of local eco-friendly products out there, shoppers now have the chance to help the environment by spending their dollars at the right places. While organic produce has been too expensiv ...

  7. CLP is branded a 'climate criminal'

    Posted Apr 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Greenpeace activists hijack the power firm's annual meeting Tycoon Michael Kadoorie was forced to make a strong defence of CLP Holdings' use of coal yesterday, when Greenpeace activists hung a banner from The Peninsula hotel. It b ...

  8. Special burial offered for hostage victims

    Posted Aug 28th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The families of the eight victims of the Manila hostage tragedy will be offered burial in a special cemetery reserved for brave non-civil servants. If the families accept, ... Yam-kuen said after visiting Jason Leung Song-xue, the 18-year-old hostage who has severe head injuries, that the government would take care of survivors and families affected by the tragedy. ...

  9. In memoriam

    Posted Nov 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... their seniority within the family or clan) and the year in which he/she was born. Older tablets may mention the year of the reigning emperor of a specific dynasty. The characters for 'spiritual ... will be reincarnated and the third resides in the ancestral tablet. The tablet is kept and worshipped by the family for three to five generations but never beyond five. Some families prefer to place the tablet ...

  10. High-fliers flee Hong Kong to breathe freely

    Posted Jan 04th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... All seemed to be well. Twelve months later the family was on the move to Singapore. Ethan suffered five bouts of bronchitis in three months and was diagnosed with asthma for the first time ... Relocasia, said that 70 per cent of the more than 1,500 families that his company moved in the past year cited air pollution as the major or a major contributing factor towards their departure. His ...




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