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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    The snake beneath Hong Kong's skin

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... 1972 film. But few are aware of its literary sequel, loosely translated, "Strike of the Snake". Placed fifth in the Chinese zodiac of a 12-year cycle, the Year of the Snake gives ... the forbidden fruit of knowledge. "As a snake sheds its skin every year, Hong Kong needs to re-invent itself to remain competitive," he said. Leung Man-tao, TV host and critic, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1146256/snake-beneath-hong-kongs-skin
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: soup of the day

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... "heating" items are disappearing for another year. Mutton is one and, as we've entered the Year of the Snake, that item will soon disappear from menus for several months, too. A steaming bowl ... Jason Wordie Snakes remain a perennial winter warmer in southern China, whichever appetite one wishes to sate, writes Jason Wordie Soup of the day Seasonality in food items has been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1150031/then-now-soup-day
  3. Heritage finds a voice in art

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... businesses in the Central and Sheung Wan districts. Ken Yip Kam-shun, a third-year product design student at the Design Institute, and his two schoolmates created a snake-wine bottle for 'She Wong Lam', or the Snake King, a shop that sells snake soup and snake wine in Sheung Wan. 'The exhibition organisers took us on a tour around Central and Sheung Wan and we met ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/708124/heritage-finds-voice-art
  4. News - China - ZHEJIANG

    Zhejiang 'Snake Village' seeks New Year boom

    Posted Feb 10th 2013, 12:50pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse For Zisiqiao in eastern China, the arrival of the Year of the Snake on Sunday carries a special meaning, as the scaly reptile has given the tiny village its main ... of Chinese zodiac animals – which are based on the lunar year and not the calendar month – but Gao said they provide food and medicine as well as his livelihood. “Some people don’t like to eat snake ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1147348/zhejiang-snake-village-seeks-new-year-boom
  5. News - China Insider - CHINA DIGEST

    Pet snakes infest residential building; Bullfrog farmer wants compensation for mass deaths from polluted water

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 03:42am by STAFF

    ... she bought more than 20 snakes over the past three years, but lost most of them. Firefighters are regularly called out to deal with the reptiles, with the largest now measuring more than ... Anhui Cop's lavish banquet A police officer in Bengbu was reprimanded after details were released on the internet of an extravagant banquet he held for his 10-year-old son's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1621526/pet-snakes-infest-residential-building-bullfrog-farmer-wants
  6. News - Hong Kong - YEAR OF THE SNAKE

    Snake species creeping up in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... and irresponsible pet owners have in recent years introduced new and exotic species to the list. Calabar pythons, originally from Africa, and the striped-tailed rat snake from Southeast Asia and mainland ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Whether they are menu escapees or were lost by reckless owners, exotic snakes from around the globe are increasing HK's reptile diversity Snake ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1146257/snake-species-creeping-hong-kong
  7. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    25+ Restaurants: Ser Wong Fun

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 10:09pm by JANICE LEUNG HAYES

    ... Text: Janice Leung Hayes Snake's perceived benefits in traditional Chinese medicine have made Ser Wong Fun a firm favourite in Central NIght on the reptiles The 125-year-old Ser Wong ... clients who love us," says Gigi Ng, the fourth generation in the business. "Originally, snake shops weren't restaurants. We sold snake meat, bones and medicinal products like balms. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1605044/25-restaurants-ser-wong-fun
  8. News - Hong Kong

    Snake catcher video sparks fury after Burmese python 'almost decapitated' during capture

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 08:47am

    ... Kong for 28 years, added: “The first time I saw the video my heart was bleeding.” Experienced Hong Kong snake catchers criticised the method of capture after seeing the video. Dave Willott, ... Stephen Loman, who has been rescuing and releasing snakes into the wild for years, described what he saw as “so unprofessional”. “That’s no way to catch a snake. The poor animal’s head was almost ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571866/fury-snake-catcher-after-burmese-python-almost-decapitated-during
  9. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL HEALTH

    New virus blamed for killing 31 snakes at Ocean Park

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 05:49am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Scientists link illness that decimated Ocean Park's newborn anacondas to new reptile bug HKU study finds virus that killed 31 baby snakes A new virus has been identified as the cause of an illness that killed 31 baby anacondas at Ocean Park three years ago. A study, led by University of Hong Kong microbiologist Yuen Kwok-yung, found ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1565198/hku-study-identifies-virus-killed-31-baby-snakes-ocean-park
  10. Lifestyle - Cityseen

    Year of the Snake festivities charm Sha Tin race-goers

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... played games and handed out lai see packets, while fung shui master Mak Ling-ling talked about what the various signs of the Chinese zodiac could expect in the Year of the Snake. To top it all ... Vanessa Yung vanessa.yung@scmp.com Year of the Snakefestivities charm Sha Tin race-goers The Lunar New Year race meeting at the Sha Tin Racecourse on Tuesday was not short of festive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1150386/year-snake-festivities-charm-sha-tin-race-goers

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