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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Jockey Club staff under fire for 'trying to refuse entry to blind man with guide dog'

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 04:02am by Hazel Parry

    ... entering one of their shops, telling him pets were not allowed on the premises. David Wong Man-chiu, 65, and his dog, Google, were apparently surrounded by three members of staff when he visited ... Wing-ki, who was there. Wong, who has been blind for 30 years, stood his ground while staff ushered out his daughter and pointed at a sign saying pets were not allowed. "My dad knows his ...

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    Artist Au Yeung Tung not shy to lay bare his views on Hong Kong politics

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:46am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... times after eating it," he said. Comparing the pet food to the reform proposal that Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has urged Hongkongers to accept in the hope of something ...

  3. News - Asia - SOCIETY

    Boat cruises for pampered Singapore dogs

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Pampered dogs get theirsea legs on pet cruises The guests lean over the side of the boat to catch the morning breeze as their catamaran eases off from ... From boat cruises and spas to their own obituary section in the leading newspaper, pets are pampered in a big way in Singapore, a city state with one of Asia's highest standards of living. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Peter Woo's charity helps equip less academic teens for work and life

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Staff Reporter

    ... after leaving school. The boss of the Wheelock conglomerate is pushing his pet project, an ongoing effort to help pupils for whom higher education is a remote possibility. Next month, Woo- ...

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    Hongkongers take new view of old certainty- death

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Johnny Tam

    ... of a belief that seeing coffins or dead bodies would bring bad luck, with 3.5 per cent fewer agreeing. "Our population is ageing and many people keep pets now, which leads to people having more experience of bereavement as elderly family members and pets always pass away before we do," said Professor Christine Fang Meng-seng, of the university's faculty of social sciences. ...

  6. News - China - SOCIETY

    Urinating, spitting and trampling flowers: Mainland papers slam Labour Day crowds

    Posted May 05th 2014, 02:45pm by KEIRA HUANG

    ... to the restroom. Some bring their pets to parks where pets are not allowed," said Zhu. "These must be in the minority. However, when you see them one after another, you have the impression ...

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    Dogs help 'hidden youths' regain their confidence in Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... by the Chinese Evangelical Zion Church, young people either visit a youth centre in Tsz Wan Shan to learn pet grooming skills or are visited at home with animals. Most of the participants are finding ... as a pet groomer. "When I see the animals, I feel happy," the soft-spoken teen said. The project has been extended for two years after it secured another round of funding, for 100 young ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Call it animal instinct, Hong Kong schoolchildren want a big zoo

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 02:36pm by Shirley.Zhao

    ... Long, and they were ideal for a zoo, which would need a large, flat piece of land, he said. The sites are now used for recreational activities including a golf course and a pet park. Tang also ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Down, out and waiting to be evicted

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... in Yau Ma Tei are worried that officials may come any time to grab their few belongings and force them out to make way for "greening work" and a park for pets. The 17 street sleepers ... to transform the area. There are plans for a park for pets and a mini-car racing circuit. Since the notice was issued, three of the homeless people have moved into a 77 sq ft room in a subdivided flat ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Canine carer Sally Andersen to the rescue

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 04:46pm by Annemarie Evans

    ... Lam. But the landowner has just said they can stay for two more years. “We’re still looking for a permanent site,” says Andersen. While awareness of pet care is growing, she says ... the whole pet shop thing didn’t start until the ‘90s”, catering for Hong Kong’s passion for pure breeds and disdain for mongrels. Andersen spent her formative years in Germany, where he father ...




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