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  1. letters

    Posted May 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Many small steps lead to big changes, but hopefully the gap will not widen further. Vincent Ng Wai-lam, SKH Tsang Shiu Tim Secondary School Double standards While I agree that eating pets is cruel, there seems to be some inequality in the animal world. The steak on your plate was once an animal, too. So why is it different for pets? Why are pets protected, but not other animals? ...

  2. Family keepsakes

    Posted Aug 28th 2005, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... with Charmaine Chan Anya Hindmarch made it acceptable for pet lovers to go public with silk-screened images of their darlings on their handbags. Photographer Geoff Letchford is doing something similar for doting parents who want more than regular family photos. The Australian will be in Hong Kong for two weeks from September 15. Already a favourite portrait photographer of some ...

  3. Talkback

    Posted Mar 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... repeat animal abusers be barred from owning pets? There have been a number of news reports about cruelty to pets. In some cases, the animals have died. Some people who are frustrated with their lives take it out on their pets. People should realise that the lives of their pets are precious and they have a moral responsibility to look after them. The government should pass a law ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Oct 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... through education. Si Ka-hang, Tung Chung Dog-tired at customs For pet dog travel Hong Kong's import regulations are similar to those of developed countries of comparable rabies risk status. However, there is a major difference in the implementation of these regulations. While pet dogs leaving Hong Kong can enter these countries as checked baggage, on return they must enter as cargo. ...

  5. Tech Digest

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Stuart Biggs

    ... cent of the island. PETS Curious Researchers at Sony's Computer Science Laboratory in Paris have succeeded in making the firm's iconic robot 'Aibo' pets curious; a feature ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Mar 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... satisfactory. Education is very important. We must try to make people more aware of the need for responsible pet ownership. The police should crack down on the problem of smuggling pets to avoid the spread of disease and only professional breeders should get licences. I would like to see pet owners having to undertake courses so they can learn how to look after pets in a responsible manner. ...

  7. Party democracy has proved to be a failure for Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Having listened to the debates on democratic reforms, I have found that the main point is being missed. No government can operate in Hong Kong unless there is a balance between rich and poor. For example, if the dictatorial League of Social Democrats and the Civic Party ever formed a government, they could lavish money on their own pet projects and ruin the economy. That would ...

  8. Put protectionism aside, Wu Yi tells Washington

    Posted May 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... raise the subject of food safety in talks with Ms Wu, recently highlighted by the deaths of pets in the US who ate pet food contaminated with a Chinese-made ingredient. Ms Wu is scheduled ...

  9. Public Eye

    Posted Jan 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... tricks. But don't we do that with our own pets? And even with our children? We give them dessert when they're good but force-feed them broccoli when they're bad. ...

  10. Beauty Flash faces morning fitness test

    Posted Apr 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... to his pet course this time. Cruz has attributed the five-year-old's dazzling recent form, which also includes another Group One win at 1,400m, to his overcoming mucus problems that hampered ...




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