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  1. Pork supply to HK stable, says minister

    Posted May 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang Minister of Commerce Chen Deming said the supply of live hogs and pork from the mainland to Hong Kong and Macau remained stable, despite the damage suppliers in Sichuan ... the disaster. Sichuan is a major producer of pig and meat on the mainland. It is also a major supplier of other staple foods to Hong Kong. Sichuan produces 9.5 per cent of the country's pork. ...

  2. Young tycoon accused in Taiwan pork scare

    Posted Feb 06th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... for months, if not years. Pork supplier Wang Chien-ming allegedly mixed the meat of sick pigs with healthy ones, with sales over the past two years making him a wealthy man. The suspect, 23, is a millionaire who owns luxurious properties. He allegedly supplied nearly 10 tonnes of bad pork, at cut-rate prices, to distributors, restaurants, five-star hotels, shopping malls, military bases, ...

  3. Lai See

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Southern's recent move to take pork off its inflight dining menu suggests the airline is ignorant of some key facts or, perhaps worse, is pandering to public panic over pig flu. The pork ban ... help limit the impact of swine flu on air-travel demand'. Now, China Southern's move would seem to suggest that eating pork is less than safe. That is not true. Consider this Q&A ...

  4. Sichuan pig farmers brace for shake-out

    Posted Jun 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the magnitude 8 earthquake that devastated Sichuan province were back to their daily routine. Some lingered in a riverside wet market, looking for bargains, examining pork, planning dinner. The price of pork was 24 yuan (HK$27.21) per kilogram, about the same as it was before the quake, villagers said. But industry watchers are worried that pork prices will soon rise, as the market begins ...

  5. City Briefs

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was taken to United Christian Hospital. Smuggled pork worth $90,000 seized at border Customs officers arrested a 22-year-old truck driver and seized 3,055kg of smuggled pork aboard his vehicle, which was bound for Hong Kong, at the Shataukok border checkpoint about 8am. The 130 bags of pork were worth about $90,000. The driver was still being detained by officials for questioning last ...

  6. Table talk

    Posted Jul 08th 2010, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... 2376 1001. Sha Tin 18 at the Hyatt Regency Sha Tin has started Sunday brunch. The six-course menu is HK$250 plus 10 per cent and includes roast pork belly and barbecued pork; pan-fried duck ...

  7. Steaming ahead

    Posted Sep 30th 2010, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... of a restaurant. Without it, good service or pretty furnishings mean nothing,' says Mak, whose baked bun with barbecue pork- one of around 30 dim sum selections- is served straight from the oven. The bolo char siu bao- a hybrid of crispy pineapple bun and milky Mexican bun with a savoury roast pork filling- is the shop's signature dish and can sell 700 to 800 pieces a day. Mak says he ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Jun 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Quake to hit frozen pork imports The government has estimated that the Sichuan earthquake will lead to a monthly reduction of about 500 tonnes of frozen-pork imports to Hong Kong, about 3 per ...

  9. Import tariffs slashed

    Posted May 29th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang The mainland will slash import taxes on pork and foodstuffs temporarily to avoid a sharp rise in inflation arising from the earthquake in Sichuan. Tariffs on 26 types of food ... such as frozen pork, cod, pistachios, baby food and enzymes will be cut from 6 per cent to 12 per cent to 2 per cent to 10 per cent. To aid reconstruction, the existing 3 per cent import tax on medical ...

  10. Import barriers may be lowered as food shortage threat grows

    Posted Feb 19th 2011, 12:00am by Ed Zhang

    ... As of April 1, major meat imports- pork, beef, and mutton- will be included into a system, in which importers will have to report to provincial-level commerce administration about their purchases ... meat processing company. During the Lunar New Year holidays, there were reports that some allegedly quality 'green' pork was selling for 60 yuan (HK$71) to 100 yuan per kilogram ...




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