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  1. Elephant tears

    Posted Aug 26th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... The temporary lifting of a ban on ivory trade may again threaten Africa's tuskers, writes Rebecca Tsui Amid an international outcry over the decision to allow China to import 108 tonnes of elephant ivory from Africa, shopkeepers in Hong Kong said that any stock on sale is legal, and dates back to before trade in ivory was banned. The United Nations agreed in July China ...

  2. Ivory out of Africa again

    Posted Aug 26th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... for ivory. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites) recently approved China as an importer of ivory. This has focused public concern on the welfare of elephants which once suffered heavily under the guns of poachers eager to make money from selling their tusks. 'We believe this trade will encourage illegal trading of elephant tusks not only in South Africa ...

  3. Chocolate power

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Do you know nearly half of the world's cocoa is harvested on the Ivory Coast? It was reported in 2002 that 284,000 children were being trafficked there and were denied education, ... Thousands of boxes of chocolates are sold every year, and how many hours of exploited child labour go into these boxes? Now people are finally becoming more aware and fair trade coffee is starting ...

  4. Hong Kong Arts Centre an artwork in itself

    Posted Jul 27th 2008, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... and eastern concepts and aesthetics. He said the building could be compared to a 'Chinese ivory ball' in which, within a confined area, multiple layers can often be skilfully carved while ...

  5. Narwhals: the unicorns of the sea

    Posted Oct 08th 2008, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... a handicap. Hunters like to kill elephants, walruses and narwhals for their tusks. A worldwide ivory trade ban in 1989 helped protect animals with tusks. But if people continue to buy ivory illegally, ... 1,000 narwhals every year. They eat the meat and use the oil from the narwhals' bodies to make candles. They also make money by selling the tusks. It is illegal to import ivory into many ...

  6. Mainland bourses face stock avalanche

    Posted Dec 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The capitalisation of shares traded on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges was valued at 4.9 trillion yuan yesterday. 'The negative impact from the sale of non-tradable shares will be huge next ... stakes on the block trading system if they planned to sell 1 per cent of a company within a month. In August, the CSRC allowed companies to issue exchangeable bonds to holders of locked up ...

  7. Style bites

    Posted Dec 31st 2008, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... collection as well as clothing, outerwear and cosmetics for young women. Peach John, 2/F World Trade Centre, Causeway Bay. Lucky dip Agnes b. has launched its so-called Fortune Bag (HK$250), ... the boutique is decked out in hues of ivory, light grey and chocolate brown, with lacquered wood furniture and wall shelves resembling bookshelves. Expect to find both women's and men's ...

  8. Eto'o is coming to HK

    Posted Jul 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ivory Coast and Cameroon will contest the ING Cup at Hong Kong Stadium on July 30 and August 2. The squads are made up of under-23 players and up to three senior players. The deadline ... of the Ivory Coast and Holland duo Ryan Babel and Roy Makaay are among the other stars set to light up the tournament. ...


    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Jennifer Cardenas

    ... Stylist Jennifer Cardenas Abide by the folk law this season with fringed boots or scarves and rich tapestry bags. Fringe silk-blend scarf by Bally HK$5,900 Tote by Etro enquiries 2907 3988 Hardwick clutch by Salvatore Ferragamo HK$17,750 Necklace by Emporio Armani enquiries 2532 7777 Wide enamel bracelet by Hermes HK$5,700 Ivory tapestry Hysteria bag by Gucci HK$12,900 Bill boots ...

  10. Babel is a definite for HK

    Posted Jul 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Dutch face Belgium in Genk next Wednesday before flying to Hong Kong, where they will play Cameroon and the Ivory Coast. ...




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