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  1. Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart- Thirty True Things You Need to Know Now

    Posted May 14th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Compiled by Tim Cribb Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart- Thirty True Things You Need to Know Now by Gordon Livingston Hodder Mobius, $135 Two characteristics separate us from other animals, says Gordon Livingston in Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart: the ability to laugh, and the ability to contemplate our own death. 'There's a connection between these two uniquely human ...

  2. Woman loses battle to keep squatter-hut rescue kennel

    Posted Dec 20th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Thirty animals were made homeless on the coldest day so far this winter when the government evicted a pet shelter in Tsuen Wan. Chui Yuk-lan, 55, who has taken care of abandoned ... homes. William Tung, a volunteer who helped Chui, said about 100 people have joined a Facebook group he set up to explain Chui's case. ...

  3. Feat firsts

    Posted Feb 19th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... has provided an outlet for people across the nation to turn their bizarre and often solitary pastimes into record-breaking feats. Thirty-thousand copies of the Guinness World Records were sold ...

  4. Mark Six

    Posted Mar 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There were five winners of HK$13,161,965 each in last night's draw. The numbers were 7, 11, 22, 27, 32, 46 and the extra was 17. Thirty seven tickets won second prize of HK$159,090. Third prize paid HK$21,710. ...

  5. Talking points

    Posted Jul 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... banks have already taken steps to abide by the rule- JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Citibank, Morgan Stanley, PNC Financial Services Group and Wells Fargo. Part of the Dodd-Frank Act's ... of a technical investigation into the sinking of the Costa Concordia. Thirty-two people died when the cruise ship ran aground and capsized off the Tuscan coast in January. The vessel's captain, ...

  6. Group desexes 197 strays but keeps its work legal

    Posted Feb 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip It is illegal for anyone to desex a stray dog and return it to the wild, but one non-profit group has managed to neuter nearly 200 of them without breaking the law. The Veterinary ... that it would be illegal to release the dogs back to nature, without saying whether this had been the case with any dogs in his group's care. As well as neutering, about 50 volunteers from ...

  7. Italy's newest 'knight' belts out an aria by way of thanks

    Posted Jun 04th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Mok (pictured flanked by Chief Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen, and de Pedys) belted out a rousing rendition of Puccini's Nesun Dorma aria. 'Thirty years ago I saw La Boheme and fell ... founder Anna Wuang. Three other local residents were to be bestowed an award too- Italian chamber founder Angelo Pepe, businessman Eligio Oggionni and Gaia Group restaurateur Pino Piano- but alas ...

  8. Video competition encourages animal protection

    Posted Oct 10th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau A group of budding filmmakers have made short videos of their pets to help spread the message of animal protection on World Animal Day. The touching videos, some of which can ... Dale. Thirty children from Ma On Shan Ling Liang Primary School and Chinese International School also attended the event. Jessica Jenner, six, won first prize and Roos Kooiker, 14, ...

  9. SPCA closes its doors to abandoned puppies

    Posted Dec 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jasmine Wang Animal welfare group inundated as canine adoptions decline A drop in the number of people adopting stray dogs has left the SPCA with 100 animals on its hands. Thirty-three dogs have been adopted so far this month compared with 67 last December, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said. Fiona Woodhouse, the group's deputy director, said ...

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

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

    ... and told the federation before it was released, but the group insisted on taking the dog. He said it was unclear if the dog's treatment had veered from standard procedure, and the department ... be found, and the animal is deemed suitable for adoption, it is passed on to animal welfare groups. However, if the animal is in poor health, has an unmanageable temperament or if no one can adopt ...




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