Greyhound owners are rebelling over the mass killing of retired racing dogs at the Macau Canidrome, where animals are euthanised at the rate of more than 30 a month despite an outcry from welfare groups worldwide.Sunday, 16 December, 2012, 4:40am 1 comment
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Problem lies with local teachers
I refer to the letter by Rob Leung ('NETs should be replaced by locals', July 17) in reply to my letter ('Disappointed by standard of English', July 10).
I don't think you can blame native English-speaking teachers for the poor standard of English in Hong Kong.24 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
More than 5,000 people have signed an online petition calling for an end to greyhound racing in Macau amid an international outcry over the mass death of dogs in the territory.17 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
Who created it? Greyhound is an edgy label considered one of Thailand's hottest fashion brands. Founded in the 1980s by Bhanu Inkawat, it specialises in clean and sleek urban looks. Having launched as a menswear-only label, it began to gain wider recognition when womenswear was added to its portfolio.25 May 2008 - 12:00am
Greyhounds are the second-fastest accelerating animal on the planet. They can reach 72km/h in six strides. The cheetah is the fastest.26 Aug 2007 - 12:00am
THE longest-standing record in world greyhound racing was equalled at the Macau Canidrome last weekend, but few in the 3,000 crowd realised they were watching sporting history being made.
Smart Irish import Ruscar Dan, whelped in October 1989, clocked a time of 26.8 seconds for the 490-yard trip, winning by half the straight.10 Jan 1993 - 12:00am