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Reading comprehension

Answer the following questions:

1 Which of the following statements about the development is not true?

a. The number of bird species will drop dramatically.

Thursday, 19 May, 2011, 12:00am

ask toni & josh

Dear Josh

My friends have offered me drugs. I know that I shouldn't take them. But I really, honestly, don't know why.

In the old days people used to die from drug use, but not so much these days. So really, what is all the fuss?


You're wrong, kid.

10 May 2009 - 12:00am

Put public welfare first and act decisively on food

Immediate and effective measures should be carried out on unsafe food imports, rather than appeals ('Cancer chemical is found in fish', August 22).

It has been more than a week since malachite green was found in eels. But it seems that the government has not been exercising great concern over the issue, and that people's health was not made the priority.

24 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Chemical firm's earnings dip

Solvents and industrial chemicals company Yip's Hang Cheung (Holdings) said yesterday attributable profit fell 68 per cent to $17 million for the year to March 31 from $53 million. It attributed the poor result to difficult market conditions and a $20 million unrecoverable debt.

17 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

Accused to be extradited

MAINLAND businessman Larry Meng Wei-min, 38, is to be extradited to the Netherlands over the shipment of 12,000 litres of chemical which could have been used to make US$1 billion (HK$7.73 billion) worth of amphetamine.

18 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Chocolate poisons dogs

SOMETIMES people buy cocoa-bean hulls from organic nurseries to use as mulch, not knowing that they are poisonous to dogs.

Dogs have died not only from eating cocoa-bean hulls, but also from eating chocolate in any form. The culprit is a caffeine-related chemical in cocoa called theobromine.

12 May 1993 - 12:00am