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  1. News - Hong Kong

    SeaWorld, others trying to import beluga whales caught in wild

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 09:28am by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

    ... By Jason Garcia (Orlando Sentinel (MCT)) ORLANDO, Fla. — For the first time in many years, a consortium of U.S. marine-park and aquarium owners — including SeaWorld Parks & ... by the Georgia Aquarium, which would own all 18 whales. But Orlando-based SeaWorld Parks, the largest marine-park operator in the world, may gain the most: Records show that 11 of the 18 whales could ...

  2. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    US aquariums look to catch and import wild whales from Russia

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... whale plan in U.S. For the first time in many years, a consortium of US marine-park and aquarium owners- including SeaWorld- is attempting to import whales that have been captured from the wild ... Bay off the eastern coast of Russia. The application for the import permit was submitted by the Georgia Aquarium, which would own all 18 whales. But Orlando-based SeaWorld Parks, the largest ...

  3. Lessons for HK park in killer whale horror

    Posted Feb 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... marine theme park is a case in point. There is much controversy over the park's decision to keep Tilikum, the six-metre killer whale that seized trainer Dawn Brancheau while she was feeding ... of ocean to exercise properly and relieve the stress of captivity- which has likely deprived him of the ability to survive in the wild- or even that he be destroyed. Instead, SeaWorld will tighten ...

  4. Hotel developments exceed Ocean Park's original mandate

    Posted Jun 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... SeaWorld or Disneyland, then maybe Ocean Park should not be in its current location at all but be relocated, as happened to the Star Ferry. Sophie Rey, Happy Valley ... The potential to redevelop the Wong Chuk Hang area and Ocean Park into one of Hong Kong's hot spots is undeniable and such a revamp should go ahead. However, there should be a grand ...

  5. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Apr 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Last-minute changes made by AECOM Economics to its report on attendance at big global attractions, on which our report, 'Asian parks draw fewer visitors but HK Disneyland bucks ... only. As a result, the fall in attendance for parks in the Americas was 1.1 per cent, not the 1.3 per cent we reported, and Hong Kong Disneyland was the 17th most visited attraction, ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 10:44pm

    ... icon and notorious stoner Willie Nelson … The octogenarian crooner recently pulled the plug on a concert scheduled to take place at SeaWorld due to “the unfair treatment of animals” at the Florida theme park. Nelson, a long-time animal-rights activist, announced the cancellation after SeaWorld’s practice of keeping orca whales in captivity was brought to light in the documentary ...

  7. Tilikum

    Posted Mar 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... Compiled by Chris King Tilikum is an orca. Some aquariums in other countries have orcas, just like Ocean Park has dolphins. Tilikum lives at SeaWorld in Orlando in the United States. ... seals on the beach. They have also learned to vomit fish to lure birds they can eat. The orcas at SeaWorld perform tricks to please the crowds. Let's discuss... What should happen ...

  8. Ocean Park to spread its net as the competition hots up

    Posted Sep 14th 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... Park?' To position Ocean Park as a world-class sea-world attraction, its $5.5 billion revamp, announced in March, will mainly focus on bringing in more species of animals and marine life. Work ... is the only sea-world park accredited [in Asia] by the American Zoology Association,' he said. 'Disneyland is all about fantasy, cartoons and fireworks and castles, while Ocean Park is all ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    SHKP manager tells court of shock at theme park setback

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:42pm by Austin Chiu, Stuart Lau

    ... Austin Chiu and Stuart Lau SHKP manager tells of shock over setback A senior executive of Sun Hung Kai Properties was "shocked" to learn in 2005 that plans for a theme park on Ma ... and fellow co-chairman Raymond Kwok Ping-luen, Hui and two others in the high-profile corruption trial. Lu also said SHKP had planned the theme park, adjacent to its Park Island development, ...

  10. Nissei Build Kogyo creates space-saving parking systems

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:10pm by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan Parking convenience and safety issues are steadily rising in Asia as emerging economies charge to business and infrastructure development. Providing valuable space and efficiency with its automated parking systems and prefabricated houses, Nissei Build Kogyo is creating next-generation space management solutions that add ...




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