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  1. Regional slaughter plan for poultry

    Posted Aug 17th 2003, 12:00am by Marcal Joanilho

    ... opposition to a proposed ban on the sale of live poultry by adopting a 'softly, softly' approach, according to a government source. But the source said Mr Tsang, the head of Team Clean, ... to establish 'regional slaughterhouses'' for poultry as opposed to a much-talked-about central slaughterhouse. The idea, similar to systems in place in many countries overseas, ...

  2. Fury at plan to ban live poultry

    Posted Aug 10th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Patsy Moy

    ... Official plans to put an end to the sale of live poultry were met with derision yesterday as consumers and traders accused the government of sacrificing the livelihood of poultry workers ... of proposals unveiled yesterday by Chief Secretary Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, who heads the government's Team Clean, four options were laid out for the future of poultry sales, including a complete ...

  3. 'President Sheen' backs ban on live poultry in wet markets

    Posted Sep 25th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... A 'US president' has given his personal support to Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa for a government proposal to ban live poultry in wet markets. Martin Sheen, best known in Hong Kong for playing President Josiah Bartlet in the hit television series The West Wing, said live markets were cruel to poultry and posed a threat to public health with diseases such as bird flu. ...

  4. Poultry payout policy riles lawmakers

    Posted Feb 25th 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... on the amount,' he told the bills subcommittee scrutinising proposed amendments governing the licensing of poultry kept at home. But Mr Cheung said what he was hearing yesterday was public health ... to cull the pigeons on a massive scale.' The government is also considering how much to charge for a licence to keep poultry at home- saying it will be 'reasonable'. Circuses ...

  5. Scheme for poultry slaughter months off

    Posted Jan 06th 2005, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Officials want more time to study a plan for an automated abattoir in Western Officials admitted yesterday that the launch of centralised or regional slaughtering of poultry ... to reduce the risk of bird flu. Poultry vendors say the move will put them out of business. During the consultation that began in April last year, 10,000 views were submitted on various measures ...

  6. Table Talk

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Susan Jung susan.jung@scmp.com John Kolasa, director of Chateau Rauzan-Segla and Chateau Canon in Bordeaux, will host a wine dinner on May 27 at Spoon by Alain Ducasse at the InterContinental Hong Kong in Tsim Sha Tsui. The cost is HK$1,588 plus 10 per ce ...

  7. Anger at huge Chinese foie gras project

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai william.clem@scmp.com China is set to become one of the biggest international producers of foie gras, much to the chagrin of the mainland's fledgling animal rights movement. The move comes as concerns about force-feeding connect ...

  8. Dished up

    Posted Dec 20th 2007, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... by Susan Jung (susan.jung@scmp.com) Water Margin in Causeway Bay is serving a three-course set menu with cocktails for HK$628 plus 10 per cent per couple. The menu, available until the end of the month, includes starters of vegetarian shark's fin wra ...

  9. Place in the sun

    Posted Jun 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chef Patrick Goubier dubs the small system of streets by Three Pacific Place 'the new SoHo' and he has been quick to claim a piece of it by opening the second branch of Chez Patrick on Sun Street. The month-old eatery is just a stone's thro ...

  10. Live chickens 'part of our food heritage'

    Posted Jul 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong Poultry trade representatives yesterday urged the government not to introduce a centralised slaughtering system, saying live chicken sales were part of the city's ... it was not an official submission to a consultation on the government proposal to sell chilled or frozen poultry through a centralised slaughterhouse, or regional slaughterhouses. The three-month consultation ...




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