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  1. Traditional coffins don't fit new crematorium

    Posted Sep 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... incinerators are big enough for Chinese-style coffins. And the largest of the incinerators is too big for many western-style coffins, resulting in them falling off their support frame. Reports ... structure of the new over-sized incinerator. 'The reason we needed a frame to support the coffins was that the incinerator would first burn the coffins on the upper level. 'After ...

  2. Crematoria operators to keep jobs: health chief

    Posted Dec 14th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez and Robin Kwong Management of two facilities to be transferred to different department There will be no redundancies when the running of two crematoriums is transferred to the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department, legislators wer ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. New tack to resolve lack of urn niches

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... an incinerator. Does it mean that we should have an incinerator in each district? We have a garbage transfer station on the west of the island. Should we also build one in Wan Chai, too?' Chan said, ... of any site there that could be used. He also rejected building one on the nearby site of a former incinerator and abattoir. 'The waterfront is the most precious resource of Hong Kong,' ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Coming clean on growing number of lonely deaths in South Korea

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by STEVEN BOROWIEC

    ... provide services such as cleaning and sterilising a room where someone died and decomposed before they were detected. They can also dispose and incinerate the deceased's possessions. ...

  6. Kwai Tsing agrees to new columbariums

    Posted Jul 09th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... on an old waste incinerator site, one on a site southeast of the incinerator and another at a spot close to a cemetery. Most Kwai Tsing district councillors principally supported the choice ...

  7. Solution to lack of urn niches sorely needed

    Posted Nov 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by more visually and socially confronting things that people prefer not to have in their own localities, such as waste incinerators and drug-addict rehabilitation facilities. As a result, ...



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