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Pig farmer Charles Chan in Yuen Long.Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Charles Chan Mo-chee is the owner of Wah Kee in the New Territories, arguably Hong Kong's best pig farm, with restaurant clients including one of Hong Kong's most established Cantonese restaurants, Fook Lam Moon, and Linguini Fini, which specialises in pork nose-to-tail d

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Briefs, October 3, 2012

Gunmen kill 26 at Nigerian college

3 Oct 2012 - 4:15am

When Pigs Have Wings

Starring: Sasson Gabay, Baya Belal, Myriam Tekaia Director: Sylvain Estibal Category: IIA (Arabic, English and Hebrew)

19 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Yurun halts share slide over tainted-meat reports

The Hong Kong share price of the China Yurun Food Group broke its seven-day slide yesterday after the mainland meat supplier said only one of its 590 slaughtered hogs was found to contain an illegal additive that poisoned several hundred consumers in Shanghai five years ago.

10 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Point a finger at pigs for inflation

Although many people believe that soaring property prices are to blame for spiking inflation on the mainland, it appears that pork prices have played a role, too.

According to investment firm Nomura International, rising pork prices will contribute to inflation exceeding 6 per cent on the mainland in June, up from 5.5 per cent in May.

5 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Cleanliness vital for 'fragile' Guinea pigs to enjoy stress-free lives

Most people like to keep clean by taking a daily shower or bath. The same goes for Guinea pigs. 'I bath my Guinea pigs every day in a very shallow bowl with lukewarm water and a small drop of shampoo - to get them clean underneath and rinse them. They seem to enjoy it,' says Josee Colley, who owns two long-haired Guinea pigs named Fluffy and Curly.

3 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Moving story

Even though the Year of the Rabbit is not one of the 'travelling years' - unlike those of the tiger, snake, monkey and pig - it does not necessarily mean it will be a bad year in which to travel, move or migrate.

1 May 2011 - 12:00am

Cartoon pigs flying into trouble with sensitive viewers

Red Bull, the energy drink, has given the phrase 'when pigs fly' a whole new meaning. A controversial new television advert has attracted at least one complaint to the Broadcasting Authority. The reason? It's animal cruelty.

26 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Animal magic

The rooster, the 10th animal of the Chinese zodiac, represents the peak of autumn and thus the metal element. For those who would benefit from this element, it would be advantageous to keep domestic birds, such as parakeets, as pets, as actual roosters, hens, ducks and swans would be impractical in an urban environment.

5 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

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