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  1. Sea burial made easier, but few are interested

    Posted Sep 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Joyce Ng

    ... that most Chinese prefer to keep the ashes of relatives rather than see them disappear with a sea burial. Since July 10 last year, people can apply to scatter human ashes into three designated areas ...

  2. Good grief

    Posted Oct 10th 2010, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Christy Lam Cho-yin and 32 classmates are looking at social worker Gary Sham Chi-wing, who is holding a bag of human ashes: the remains of an elderly welfare recipient. 'This person was five ... hillside full of graves. They witness human bones being dug up from graves on which burial land leases have expired. The remains will be ground into powder and placed in niches, they are told. ...

  3. Arthritis and pollution can make for woeful winters

    Posted Oct 25th 2009, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... to that for humans, says Potter, with drugs and inhalers common remedies. Rabbits are the most sensitive pet to pollutants and dry air. 'They will have much more trouble with pollution than any other ... at a human's height can be up to 10 degrees Celsius. While cats can have arthritis, Potter says they are not as heavy so they will less likely have joint problems. Dr Kylie Griffin, of The Ark ...

  4. Ashes to bashes

    Posted Jul 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A new generation of funeral directors are giving clients what they want, including music and cocktail parties, writes Lau Kit-wai Long shrouded in mystery, local undertakers are often seen as taking advantage of the grief and confusion of bereaved familie ...

  5. Film

    Posted Nov 18th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui, Paul Fonoroff

    ... Film Archive. Human Cargo Drama based on Chun Muk's novel The Gold Coast about a country boy who is sold as a migrant labourer and suffers from years of toil at a sugar plantation. ...

  6. Up close and personal

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Jocelyn Wong

    ... (approximately 24 in human years). As we waved goodbye to the dolphins, we saw them move their flippers up and down in response! They made our day- I certainly hope we made theirs! Stephanie Siu ... old, (about 40 in human years). Dolphins are among the smartest mammals. Wave two fingers as if conducting an orchestra, and they sing a high-pitched tune. The Ocean Park pair were extremely ...

  7. Facing challenges head-on

    Posted Aug 25th 2004, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... Tale about mother and daughter encourages people to take risks and live life to the fullest, writes Lau Kit Wai What WOULD you do if your mum, who left you and your father years ago for another man, suddenly came back? This is the question posed by theatr ...

  8. Family battle moves into funeral parlour

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

    ... Paggie Leung and Martin Wong Two dozen police called in as man tries to open mother's coffin Jewellery designer Edward Chiu Chung-leung scuffled with police as he tried to open his mother's coffin and prevent it from leaving the Universal Funera ...

  9. Designer wins delay to battle half-brother over mother's funeral

    Posted Aug 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Magdalen Chow Siblings fight over right to put surname on gravestone A jewellery designer yesterday obtained a court's approval to delay his mother's funeral while he pursues a legal tussle with his half-brother over which of them should be in c ...

  10. Burying the past

    Posted Jul 24th 2004, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Chiang Kai-shek, who died in 1975, is again in the news. So is his son, Chiang Ching-kuo, who died in 1988. That is because the two men were never buried. Chiang senior, defeated by the communists in the Chinese civil war, fled to Taiwan in 19 ...




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