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  1. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL RIGHTS

    Hong Kong fad of dyeing dogs' fur could prove fatal: animal welfare experts

    Posted May 18th 2014, 04:55am by Simon Parry

    ... Now, Hong Kong's ranks of mollycoddled pet dogs are being subjected to a further well-meaning indignity to make them less like animals and more like their human owners: they're having ... not think the practice was widespread in the city, it could cause "irritation, injury and distress". The fad appears to have originated in the US, she said, and had spread to Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1514510/hong-kong-fad-dyeing-dogs-fur-could-prove-fatal-animal-welfare
  2. first person

    Posted Mar 24th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... is. It is very different from other kinds of jobs. It's quite unique, and it's new to Hong Kong. My grandmother is very happy. Sometimes she sees my picture in the newspapers and she ... As told to Simon Parry Angela To Yi-leh, 27, was a corporate communications officer with Disney in Hong Kong for three years until she was chosen to be Hong Kong's first Disney ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/494035/first-person
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Cardboard cops retired from Hong Kong's roads (they just weren't cut out for the job)

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:28am by Simon Parry

    ... eye on Hong Kong's errant motorists. But in the end, it seems they just weren't cut out for the job. Two cardboard cut-out police officers created for HK$10,000 and put on duty near ... of the replica policemen would have been used across Hong Kong, police said at the time, although a taxi drivers' union warned that once motorists got used to the sight of bogus cops, they would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1532995/cardboard-traffic-cops-prove-theyre-just-not-cut-out-job
  4. First person

    Posted Jan 27th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... As told to Simon Parry Dr Philip Kwok Chi-kuen, 66, is founding chairman of World Wide Fund for Nature Hong Kong and one of the longest-serving competitors in the annual Big Bird Race, ... involved. I was founding chairman of the World Wide Fund for Nature in Hong Kong back in 1981. At that time, nobody in Hong Kong knew anything about conservation. They thought it was all a big joke. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/487136/first-person
  5. News - Hong Kong - FOCUS

    Safety questioned at Hong Kong Airlines

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Company defends its record as captain speaks out on what he calls 'terrible standards' Safety questioned at Hong Kong Airlines As Christopher Allan prepared to jet out of Hong Kong with his family before taking up a new job overseas, one thing was certain about their travel arrangements: They wouldn't be flying with Hong Kong Airlines. "I ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1287104/safety-questioned-hong-kong-airlines
  6. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    British envoy's pricey Hong Kong home 'goes over the top'

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Consul-general Caroline Wilson lives Hong Kong's most expensive apartment block British envoy's pricey home 'goes over the top' Britain's new consul-general has moved into Hong Kong's most expensive apartment block - giving her the grandest home of any British envoy in the city since Chris Patten left Government House 16 years ago. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1257385/british-envoys-pricey-home-goes-over-top
  7. Endangered sex-boosting seahorses given a lifebuoy

    Posted May 24th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... that the booming trade is putting the creatures at risk. More than a third of the world's trade comes through Hong Kong. Last week, the creatures were added to a global watch-list of endangered species, obliging Hong Kong and 160 other countries and territories around the world to monitor the trade in seahorses and prohibit the sale of specimens under 10cm in length. There is an irony ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/456869/endangered-sex-boosting-seahorses-given-lifebuoy
  8. Beauties and the beach: trapped in tedium

    Posted Dec 05th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... the Great Wall, seeing the Terracotta Warriors in Xian and riding an open-top bus through Hong Kong. By contrast, this year the 107 contestants have been confined since November 8 to the island ... than spend all her time on Hainan Island. 'I would like to see mainland China,' she said. 'Sanya is really just a holiday resort. I would like to see Beijing, Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/480772/beauties-and-beach-trapped-tedium
  9. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Wellcome's 'free' saucepan set may require you to spend HK$115,200

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 05:30am by Simon Parry

    ... of money They're smart and shiny, stylish, glass-lidded, they look as if they'd add a measure of practical panache to any Hong Kong kitchen … and best of all, they're free. ... with their customers instead of coming out with gimmicks like this. People are already realising that it's better to go to small shops. The prices in supermarkets in Hong Kong are just too high." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1340815/wellcomes-free-saucepan-set-may-require-you-spend-hk115200
  10. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Dog imports to controversial Macau track see big drop

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... compared with 248 in the same period last year and 228 in the first eight months of 2011, according to Hong Kong's Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department. All the greyhounds at the Canidrome- about 800 at a time- are imported from Australia via Hong Kong. A total of 378 dogs were imported to Macau last year to replace dogs destroyed by lethal injection when they could no longer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1325404/dog-imports-controversial-macau-track-see-big-drop

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