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    Posted Nov 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong Gold Coast will be swarming with thousands of yellow rubber ducks wearing sunglasses on December 12. Protected by trademark, the idea of rubber ducks racing for charity has caught the world's attention. There have been almost 200 races held in 11 countries this year. The public is given the chance to 'adopt' the ducks knowing they could be in line ...

  2. Unprotected workers on fowl duty

    Posted Feb 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... settling, in rubber flip-flops. Mr Wu was paid 200 yuan for his five ducks and has been promised compensation of 20 yuan per bird. None of the villagers who handed over their fowl to a clerk, who ... Leu Siew Ying Lupi village, Jiedong, Guangdong Wu Xiong reached into his bicycle's side basket and grabbed a duck by its wings to hand over to a sanitary worker in a protective suit. ...

  3. Golden Hair and Curly lay rubber on their truckie mates

    Posted Jul 27th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Volunteers teach fellow drivers how to prevent the transmission of HIV/Aids The sticker 'I am a safe driver' has taken on new meaning for four cross-border truck drivers travelling through Lok Ma Chau and Man Kam To. They are pi ...

  4. Home of duck the authentic Peking way

    Posted Jun 25th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Reports by Michael Taylor If you want to sample authentic Beijing cuisine, you have to start with the city's signature dish- Peking duck. In my search for the real deal, I spoke to taxi drivers, hotel employees and local friends. Everyone had a list of favourite restaurants but one name kept coming up: the Beijing Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant (tel: 010-6525 3310). ...

  5. Smuggled chicken seized as imports resume

    Posted Mar 24th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... it was intercepted, the 40-metre-long vessel was heading towards the Cha Kwo Ling cargo handling area. On board were 4,328 boxes of chilled poultry- including chickens, ducks, geese and pigeons. The two containers were not equipped with air-conditioning systems, but were lined with a layer of foam rubber to keep the cargo cool. Senior Inspector Fung Po-sum, of the Customs and Excise marine ...

  6. Shoppers shun chicken, diners offered duck

    Posted Feb 01st 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... nearby, ducks and chickens were off the menu but wild duck was available. 'It is absolutely safe,' said the owner. 'It is from outside Shanghai.' Officials of the Sanguantang ... market who was only selling pork and beef. 'All the chickens and ducks were burned, and it will take months before the farmers can raise new stock and sell them. They will receive some ...

  7. Tarred and feathered for roast duck secrets

    Posted Jan 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alice Yan The next time a group of people in Beijing gather to discuss the best way to roast a duck, they might want to make sure they're mixing with the right people. Pigeon fanciers ... activities by the groups have been declared illegal. Among the 51 organisations recently ordered closed by the Beijing Municipal Civil Affairs Bureau are the Beijing Association on Roast Duck ...

  8. Bishop swings, education chief ducks

    Posted May 28th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung and Benjamin Wong Church leader runs ads against school bill; Arthur Li misses Legco meeting Bishop Zen Ze-kiun, the leader of the Catholic Church in Hong Kong, has stepped up his criticism of the education chief for supporting changes to scho ...

  9. Stadium 'was a duck, not a swan'

    Posted Jan 28th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford Hong Kong Stadium's former manager could not be blamed for failing to turn 'what was effectively a duck into a swan,' the Court of First Instance was told yesterday. Adrian Huggins SC told Mr Justice William Stone that Wembley International (HK) had inherited a pitch with inherent defects. 'It did all that it reasonably could to maintain what ...

  10. Ducking the thorny questions

    Posted Feb 01st 2004, 12:00am by Stephen Seawright

    ... but ducked many thorny issues. The first announcement was the SFC's blueprint on how regulations should be divided up between it and the stock exchange. For the best part of a year an argument ...




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