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  1. Staff poaching a 'way of life' on the mainland

    Posted Sep 30th 2003, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma Businesses operating in the mainland are resigned to the rampant poaching of staff trained at heavy expense, according to a panel of leading businessmen. Giordano chairman and chief executive Peter Lau said the plunder of employees on the mainland had extended beyond managerial targets to shop-level staff. He was speaking at yesterday's Getting Serious About ...

  2. Tree-poaching suspect arrested

    Posted Jul 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong A man was arrested yesterday for allegedly chopping down trees which are used to make incense on the mainland. The 36-year-old, who was caught carrying a saw and an axe, entered Hong Kong using a two-way permit. His arrest came after emergen ...

  3. Thanyamundra, Thailand

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... hour. Thanyamundra guests can explore with park rangers trained by naturalist Thom Henley, who's trying to persuade locals that poaching isn't the way forward. A word of warning: ...

  4. Low tiger count stuns Indian wildlife experts

    Posted Jul 21st 2006, 12:00am by Azizur Rahman

    ... said. 'The government figure of 3,600 is grossly inflated. In the last 10 years, 1,500 tigers have been poached and every year 150 of them are vanishing. 'Tigers cannot sustain the present rate of poaching and by 2015 there will not be a tiger left in the wild in India.' ...

  5. Top universities need to pay top salaries

    Posted Oct 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... If we don't adopt this flexible pay system to recruit quality staff from overseas, we will only see a vicious cycle of 'poaching and prising' begin soon among local universities. ...

  6. Bellinter House, Ireland

    Posted Sep 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Nicolette Loizou

    ... on the menu? The vaulted cellar restaurant can seem a little gloomy but starters such as juicy wild mushrooms on toast drizzled with truffle oil, and mains such as rose-pink poached fillet of organic ...

  7. Never the twain shall meet

    Posted Feb 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that 18th-century plantation slaves worked shorter hours than those working for modern Chinese firms. The arrival of many Chinese workers in Africa has led to an increase in elephant poaching, while ...

  8. Mountain to climb

    Posted Sep 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... an inspirational project initiated by Rwandan Edwin Sabuhoro, who won Young Conservationist of the Year in 2008. He said the way to stop gorilla poaching was to find a way for the community to benefit from ... a haven for gorilla poaching. Nyabigoma, Kinigi, Musanze district, Northern province, cbtrwanda.org Volcanoes National Park This well-managed park is home to the rare mountain gorilla. Park entry ...

  9. Duley bids a final fond farewell to Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 08th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... package that was supposed to help develop local Chinese players while at the same time countering player imports and poaching in the First Division. His peers watered down his proposal, ...

  10. Lee-Ann Ford

    Posted Jul 27th 2008, 12:00am by Jo Baker

    ... are very supportive: they take us around and protect us while we're diving. The fishermen who are losing their livelihoods, we encourage them to stay away from dynamite fishing and poaching ...




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