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  1. 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 Service Society has, since 2010, desexed 197 stray dogs in the Wong Tai Sin area. But it says it does not 'release' any of them after they are neutered. 'We rehomed 82 ...

  2. Legal confusion clouds Ching Ming

    Posted Apr 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... as possible,' husband Kenny Wong said. Both operators have promised buyers a full refund if the government closes them down. The park has begun legal action against the government, while Hong Dao Tang ... said he did not bother finding out whether the upstairs urn home he had visited was legal. Pius Yum Kwok-tung, a Hung Hom district councillor, said he received more than 20 complaints last week ...

  3. Dog-lovers on Tsuen Wan estate lose legal fight against pet ban

    Posted Aug 06th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Fourteen current and former residents at the Serenade Cove private housing estate in Tsuen Wan have lost their legal challenge to a stipulation barring them from keeping dogs without permission and a 2008 resolution to take action to remove the pets. Joseph Chu Wing-hung, who has two dogs, said the group, which had spent HK$400,000 in legal fees, would consider whether ...

  4. Pampered pets get five-star service

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... charge for additional cleaning services. CHI 120 has created a 10-page guide for owners covering topics such as legal information about moving to Hong Kong with pets, good places for walking ... domestically, have a wide variety of accommodation, such as motels, self-catering apartments, bed and breakfasts, country pubs and roadside inns, many of which allow pets, very few hotels and serviced ...

  5. Talkback

    Posted Jan 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should legal aid fees for lawyers be increased? It has been revealed that low payment for doing legal aid work is deterring an increasing number of lawyers from taking up legal aid work (''Insulting' legal aid payments deter lawyers', January 22). This is a serious social issue that our government must not take too lightly. Legal aid is an important element of a justice-based ...

  6. Magazines - Faces

    Lip service

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Shiny, matte or stained — autumn's perfect pout is bold, bright and bursting with colour         Joy wears Guerlain Rose Aux Joues Blush Duo in Peach Boy (HK$390), M.A.C Fluidline Eyeliner in Local Wares (HK$150) and Estée Lauder Pure Color Velvet Li ...

  7. There can be legal problems rehoming an animal when its owner dies

    Posted Oct 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... This situation, says Andersen, highlighted her own potentially serious problem. 'I am the legal owner of all the dogs [at the HKDR]- 400 of them,' she says. 'I started thinking: 'What ... the predicament of finding a family member does not arise since the dog's ownership has not been legally established, explains Andersen. While these types of cases are rare, Andersen received another ...

  8. Internet vigilantes

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by David Frazier

    ... in less than a week. Did quick, firm, real-world legal action satisfy cyberspace's incensed cat lovers? Not really. Websites, YouTube videos and online forums went on to disclose ...

  9. Action needed now on funeral services

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Money-minded Hongkongers will not miss any opportunity to make a profit. Services for the dead are no exception. From funeral rituals to burial places, the industry makes every effort ... wrong with service providers making money in a free market. After all, there is always business when there is demand. But when flaws in government policies contribute to a heavily distorted ...

  10. Dating deception

    Posted Mar 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to women, or too many weird people of one sex or the other. There is also an increasing threat of legal action for the dating sites. At least one online service is facing claims that it put false ... on its website to provide clients with 'something they have never had - celebrity status'. Services include a party buddy who will get the person into a club, no questions asked. ...




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