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  1. Pet lovers want end to destruction

    Posted Apr 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung About 100 animal lovers, and 10 pet dogs, marched to the Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices building, the headquarters of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, yesterday to express anger at the government's policy of putting down stray animals. They want the animals sterilised instead. The protesters tied a white ribbon on the main gate. ...

  2. Emboldened Hu rolls out pet theory

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi An 18-month drive aimed at deepening the study and practice of 'scientific development' - President Hu Jintao's pet theory - will begin this month among the Communist Party's 75 million or so members, the Politburo decided at a meeting yesterday, according to Xinhua. A pilot campaign run from February to August in selected areas had proved ...

  3. Playing petty politics over a pet project

    Posted Aug 28th 2004, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... meeting this week to build a small pet park in Tsim Sha Tsui North for animal lovers. But Democrat Albert Lai Chi-lap went on a rampage before Mr Chan barely had time to finish. 'There aren't enough parks for humans and now you want one for pets?' he quipped. Mr Lai seemed to be objecting with more passion than was seemly. But then you would be too if you have been sharing ...

  4. Committee of owners close pet crematorium

    Posted Aug 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... Quinton Chan A pet crematorium that belched foul-smelling smoke and ash in Tai Kok Tsui was finally shut down- at the initiative of the building owners' committee rather than ... the building's tenants' contract. Christie Ho, a representative of the tenants, also said the landlord of the block had said he would terminate the lease with Don't Forget Pets Cremation ...

  5. Lawmakers urge more protection for animals

    Posted Nov 04th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... of trap-neuter-release policy- meaning catching stray dogs, sterilising them and releasing them, the establishment of 'pet police' and setting up a hotline for reporting animal cruelty cases. ... lawmakers tried to be humorous in voicing their support for pet rights. Pan Pey-chyou, representing the labour sector, put a doll of McDull the pig- the local cartoon character- on his table to show ...

  6. Liberal Party offers reward for capture

    Posted Dec 08th 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... found almost every day along the Mid-Levels path after news of the dogs' deaths was made public. The concern group urged pet owners to stay alert and the police to step up patrols. ...

  7. Beijing from Mars, pan-dems from Venus

    Posted May 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com It's touching to hear Tsang Yok-sing make yet another plea for understanding and rapprochement between Beijing and the pan-democrats. During his four-year tenure as Legislative Council president, he has made it his pet project, but each call he made has fallen on deaf ears. As his term comes to an end in July, it's unlikely his latest ...

  8. Hu halts dog cull after reading petitions

    Posted Dec 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and each family was restricted to keeping a single pet dog. Fines were introduced for owners of dogs that defecated on the street or were found unchained. The move infuriated dog owners. About 500 staged a protest in the capital a month ago against the seizure and killing of the pets. Beijing authorities announced good results from the campaign on Monday, saying more than 550,000 dogs had ...

  9. Fat cat Garfield trounces Chairman Mao at the box office

    Posted Oct 08th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... not as good as the sci-fi blockbuster District 9, which made HK$1.1 million on 34 screens. The big surprise, though, is that a computer whizz-kid's flick called Garfield's Pet Force (3D) ...

  10. Government needs schooling in tactics

    Posted Sep 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... The government's move to compel national education is proving to be quite an education in itself. Yesterday marked the end of a four-month public consultation on the idea, a key political objective of Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and a pet cause of pro-Beijing Hongkongers who fear that the city suffers from a lack of identity with the rest of China. In May, Tsang ...




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