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  1. Food prices being watched; help considered for the needy

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

    ... for discussions with mainland authorities to further open up the livestock market and ensure supplies of major foodstuffs from across the border. This would prevent price increases due to insufficient ... sector, believed the government could stabilise food prices by maintaining sufficient livestock supplies from the mainland. Civic Party legislator Alan Leong Kah-kit said the elderly would face ...

  2. From farm cow to crop cover, insurer assessing micro-market needs

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

    ... Nankai University in Tianjin to look into demand for micro-insurance products, specifically for coverage on crops, farm equipment and livestock as well as life and casualty in Jiangsu province. ... policies offer cheap, standardised coverage for farmers and workers on crops, livestock or simple tools. 'In some parts of the world, people's income stream is a cow, and that's just ...

  3. State of the nation

    Posted Oct 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Achievements: Steady and fast-paced economic growth in the past five years with double-digit growth each year Farmers benefit from a raft of preferential policies including abolition of agriculture tax, livestock tax and special agricultural products tax Most people are better off now than five years ago with less than 20 million people still living below the poverty line Most rural ...

  4. Insight into Beijing's hopes, fears, targets and changing priorities

    Posted Feb 08th 2011, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... the government set specific goals for everything from economic growth to steel production and livestock numbers. Under the old system, the government decided what people could consume, with production ...

  5. Amendment introduced to Legco to allow birds to be kept as pets

    Posted Mar 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... REGINA LEUNG Updated at 7.32pm: Despite the need to stop the spread of bird-flu in Hong Kong, current laws need to be amended to allow pet owners to keep specified birds as pets, Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food York Chow Yat-ngok said on Wednesday. Dr Chow was introducing an amendment of the Public Health (Licensing of Livestock Keeping) Regulation into the Legislative Council ...

  6. Proud to serve the motherland

    Posted Sep 04th 2010, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... providing livestock for mainland farmers. 'I hope they will contribute to society and not make the pursuit of fame and money their goal,' she says. Background Angelina Yuen's parents ...

  7. Three Gorges Dam migrants to be given free job training

    Posted Mar 14th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... and urban skills. Rural migrants to be educated in methods to boost agricultural production in areas such as citrus farming, livestock herding, and fish farming. Urban migrants will be trained ...

  8. Auditing of economic data to be tightened to ensure accuracy

    Posted Mar 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... statistical and audit methods for specific sectors of the economy, including agriculture, fishing, livestock farming, catering and retail and wholesale trading. Mr Li said it would make use ...

  9. Law spreads the load in Aids battle

    Posted Aug 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or its sale by others. The revised law also includes Sars and avian flu as infectious diseases. It allows for the mass killing of wild animals, poultry and livestock in the event of an outbreak. ...

  10. Mountaintop dwellers yearn for necessities

    Posted Apr 20th 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... to make way for [Nu River] hydropower projects?' Getting enough fresh water for the family and its livestock remains a top priority for Mr Mu daily. 'A return journey to the closest ...




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