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New Delhi conference weighs plight of India's bears at hands of villagers

In the struggle for the bare necessities of life, Indian villagers find themselves pitted against bears, and sometimes, out of fury at their crops being ruined, stone them or try to set them alight, bear conservationists told a week-long New Delhi conference on the animal

Wednesday, 28 November, 2012, 4:51am

Look, could you stop drinking craft beer straight from the bottle. Thank you

31 Aug 2012 - 9:29am

Bear Hero back where he belongs

The gloss might have come off the very talented three-year-old sprinter Bear Hero, but the David Ferraris-trained colt returns to his best arena in the Hong Kong Jockey Club Community Trophy (1,000m) today and that can see him successful again.

21 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Bear farm media tour dismissed as a stunt

Guizhentang Pharmaceutical - the bear bile producer that has come under fire for planning a public listing - let selected mainland media tour its bear farm in Fujian yesterday.

23 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Adaptations reveal the bear facts about books

Early last month, I took my four year-old daughter to see the KidsFest stage performance of We're Going on a Bear Hunt, based on the book by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury. We have Helen Oxenbury's I Can and I Hear, two of her books for babies, but had not yet read Bear Hunt. We managed to borrow the book from a mummy-friend.

5 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Bear Hero's overseas foray remains priority

The irony was hard to miss when champion jockey Douglas Whyte proved the undoing of unbeaten junior Bear Hero yesterday after connections had elected to swap the Durban Demon for the 10-pound claim of apprentice Alvin Ng Ka-chun.

12 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Bear Hero can take centre stage with luxury weight

Two of racing's newest stars hold the key to the Hong Kong Jockey Club Community Trophy (1,000m) today with griffin Bear Hero ready to graduate against the older sprinters.

11 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Can you find Newton?

Our cheeky teddy pal Newton has hidden himself on the pages of this Holiday Bumper Edition (above not included).

Tell us how many times he appears for the chance to win one of three signed prints featuring the cute bear.

24 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Concerned bankers embrace bear market

Bankers aren't supposed to like bear runs, but three local financiers have put aside their reservations to help Animals Asia's moon bear sanctuary in Chengdu.

15 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

urban jungle

This week: The trade in bear bile and body parts

As a vet, I am often asked silly questions by clients. Some questions are innocuous, but others display a dangerous and offensive ignorance.

23 Feb 2007 - 12:00am