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Giant Panda

Liver problem to blame for panda cub death, says US zoo

National Zoo scientists have determined a 6-day-old giant panda cub’s death last month wasn’t momma bear’s fault, and life was returning to normal on Thursday for giant panda Mei Xiang.

Friday, 12 October, 2012, 1:01pm

Briefs, September 24, 2012

Panda cub dies a week after its birth in US zoo

24 Sep 2012 - 4:11am

A bad week for ...

Toshimitsu Doi

15 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Pregnant pause for park's pandas

The honeymoon ended yesterday for Ocean Park's young giant pandas Ying Ying and Le Le after three days tucked away from view to give them an opportunity to mate naturally.

But it seems they weren't up to the task.

So staff proceeded with two artificial inseminations on Ying Ying with Le Le's semen.

2 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

Being unsuccessful this time does not mean they are not compatible. Ying Ying and Le Le need more opportunities

Ocean Park panda minder Suzanne Gendron

For the two countries to work closely together as partners, genuine courage and wisdom to face the truth are required

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak urges Japan to settle war-era grievances

2 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Tag team king ensures his future is in the can

KDG's first graffiti was a tag hastily written at night on the facade of the New World Renaissance Hotel (now the Renaissance Kowloon) in Tsim Sha Tsui in 1998. Fast forward 13 years and Ken (he wants to keep his full name private) is one of the three owners of Dirty Panda which, behind the tagline 'Keep your hands dirty since 2002', is the main importer of graffiti spray paint in Hong Kong.

18 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Passion for Homeland

Feng Xuemin's photographs (including, Panda 6, left) depicting his personal impressions of scenic spots in China. Mon-Sat, 11.30am-7.30pm, Art Beatus Gallery, 50 Peel St, Central. Inquiries: 2522 1138. Ends Dec 22

7 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Singer Ella Koon coos about panda-themed silver jewellery at launch

The hip night-spot Dragon-I, where German jewellery brand Thomas Sabo launched its sterling silver collection last week, looked different in daylight.

The nightclub was awash in a silvery glow as the models, led by singer-actress Ella Koon Yan-na, paraded the jewellery.

1 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Students to visit conservation sites

Cathay Pacific will take 40 students from 10 countries to learn first-hand about environmental conservation on the mainland. The eight-day 'Green Explorer' programme gives students a chance to visit various green project sites in Hong Kong and Sichuan . For example, students will learn about efforts to preserve giant pandas at the Daxiangling National Reserve.

13 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Wealthy tourists return to their roots with green tours

Wealthy Chinese are increasingly interested in eco-travel and they are prepared to shell out for tailor-made tours. Agencies such as Wild China and Eco-tour China are capitalising on that demand by offering treks into the wild, stays with minority families and even 'voluntourism' holidays, during which participants might help teach poor children or work on a village project.

29 Sep 2010 - 12:00am