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  1. letters

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

    ... government's plan to build incinerators across Guangdong. Some residents have demanded that the construction of a second incinerator near their neighbourhood be scrapped because of fears it would cause ... surgical masks and mobilised by an internet forum posting- also demonstrated against the construction of an incinerator. One demonstrator said they requested to meet officials at the city ...

  2. Ashes issue laid to rest

    Posted Aug 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... There is an old joke about pet crematorium workers who return the ashes to owners. 'If it's a cat, one scoop; a dog, two scoops; a big dog, three scoops.' An enduring Hong Kong urban legend has it that the same joke applies to humans. I am ...

  3. Who said it?

    Posted Apr 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... There is a government now that says it is committed to reform and I think it is right to encourage those steps British Prime Minister David Cameron on Myanmar's reforms In any part of the world, waste reduction measures do not drag the amount of waste down to zero Environment Secretary Edward Yau Tang-wah insists on the need for an incinerator in Hong Kong Every mother works hard, ...

  4. Standards needed for pet funeral services

    Posted Aug 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to since the government closed the only public pet incinerator at Kennedy Town Abattoir in 1999. There is nothing wrong with leaving the pet-funeral business to the private sector, so long ... be difficult. It seems that at present an incinerator does not need a licence unless it cremates the unlikely volume of half a tonne of pets per hour. The government was reminded of the power of the pet ...

  5. Pet funeral comforts

    Posted Jul 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are seldom thrown away in Hong Kong- usually their carcasses are incinerated. It is more healthy that way. It's sad to think of such a fate awaiting our pets. But it is also a fact of life ...

  6. talk back

    Posted Aug 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is frozen until the funeral, during which it is incinerated. It will not transmit any diseases like Sars. Regarding the bad smell from the incinerator, this problem could be eliminated if the owners ...

  7. Peking U accused of using street cats for lab tests

    Posted May 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a chemical into one of the cat's legs to kill it. A cleaner packed the body into a plastic bag to be incinerated with that of another cat, which had died during the same class. The report said ...

  8. The finishing line

    Posted Jun 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... given lethal injections before being sent to government incinerators. 'When they are imported, the dogs are aged around two to three years. The longest they stay in the racing centre ... their racing days end- a HK$200 lethal injection in a 'killing room' inside the Canidrome followed by a HK$1,000 disposal at a public incinerator- but there are obstacles. The main ones, ...

  9. War of the Worlds

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... their father, a three-legged war machine suddenly emerges from underground and incinerates everything in sight. Ferrier and his children quickly escape to the countryside, but must fend for themselves ...

  10. Museum, academics fight taboos to study nation's culture of death

    Posted Sep 08th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... (HK$2.28 million) and six months to set up the 1,500 square metre museum, even though they had been talking about it for three years. It belongs to Shanghai Funeral and Incineration Services, ...




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