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  1. Livestock charity in plea for donations

    Posted May 28th 2008, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Kobi Chan The Hong Kong chapter of a charity that provides livestock is appealing for donations for its Sichuan Earthquake Rehabilitation Fund. Heifer Hong Kong hopes to raise at least ... for villagers on raising livestock and help them to rebuild confidence. The provision of livestock and other equipment is part of our job to help quake victims.' Heifer China country director Chen ...

  2. Tao Heung plans upstream expansion into livestock breeding

    Posted Sep 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... upstream in the supply chain and into the livestock breeding business. Chief executive Eric Leung Yiu-chun said the company planned to set up joint ventures with mainland pig or poultry farms ... into the breeding business, we can further control raw material costs and food quality.' Tao Heung is the latest of several food-related companies to set their sights on livestock breeding ...

  3. Festival seeks out silent-movie talent

    Posted Nov 27th 2008, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... Sunny Tse The i3 Annual Silent Film Festival Contest is calling on young filmmakers, aged 13 to 21, around the world to submit one-minute silent videos. Contest organiser iCUBED.us hopes to discover new talent and give budding filmmakers a platform to sho ...

  4. Horsing around

    Posted Aug 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the wake of the Olympics events in the city, four Hong Kong students talk to our reporters about their trip to the UK to further their equestrian careers While most people in Hong Kong have been left puzzling over the equestrian Olympic events held in ...

  5. Aborigines take up camel hunting to tackle boredom and drug abuse

    Posted Feb 11th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires in Sydney Aborigines in Australia's arid desert interior have hit on an innovative way of tackling the boredom and substance abuse that have ravaged so many of their communities- hunting camels. Where their forebears pursued traditional ...

  6. Poultry slaughterhouse likely to be scaled back

    Posted Sep 26th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez and Loretta Fong Plans for central slaughtering are expected to be scaled down following the surrender of 72 per cent of poultry retailers' licences, the health minister said yesterday. Secretary for Food and Health York Chow Yat-ngo ...

  7. An industry milked dry

    Posted Sep 21st 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma finds it is little wonder the mainland's dairy sector is plagued with problems Ask a former owner of a small dairy company about the quality of the product and his answer is blunt: 'I never drink milk.' 'I don't know ...

  8. Cheng leaves nothing to chance

    Posted Aug 08th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Hong Kong's heat and humidity are bound to be problematic for most of the visiting riders and their horses, but should be less of an issue for showjumper Kenneth Cheng Man-kit. Even though Cheng (pictured) is representing Hong Kong, his pr ...

  9. Egg-throwing, but no chickens on streets as trade protests at buyout

    Posted Jun 28th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Peter So

    ... Peter So, Ng Kang-chung and Mary Ann Benitez Chicken farmers and traders hurled eggs outside Government House and the Legislative Council building yesterday as the administration gazetted a measure to ban the keeping of live poultry overnight at wet marke ...

  10. Sichuan pig farmers brace for shake-out

    Posted Jun 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Heavy losses may lead to industry consolidation with corporate piggeries coming to the fore, writes Jane Cai In An county in Mianyang city on the afternoon of June 6, survivors of the magnitude 8 earthquake that devastated Sichuan province were back to th ...




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