Birth pains

You may have heard that those born in a Year of the Rooster are going to have a hard time in the Year of the Rabbit as there is a clash between the two animals.

Sunday, 23 January, 2011, 12:00am

Mainland soccer craze spreads like bird flu ... to Shenyang farmer's football-mad roosters, whose aim is true

Everyone knows Chinese are crazy about soccer, but apparently some mainland roosters are too.

12 May 2007 - 12:00am

Plenty to crow about

With a raucous crow and a cocky strut, the Year of the Rooster is upon us. But even though I live across the street from a KFC and, therefore, thought I knew everything possible about such birds, I am nonetheless confused.

11 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Written in the stars

Roll up your sleeves and put your thinking caps on because this will be a good year for career building and academic pursuits, according to Au Chung-tak, an astrologist and fung shui master of almost 20 years.

13 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Walk on wild side proves fatal for coddled cock

Ah Lui, the beloved world-famous rooster with one testicle, is dead. He was three years old.

The cause of death was not immediately known. Pam, the Lamma Island resident who adopted him just over two months ago, suspected he died from a snake bite last week.

5 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Ode to an unfortunate rooster

This was sent to me anonymously by a reader who was deeply moved upon hearing of Ah Lui's death. The aspiring poet has assured me she has a full-time day job.

You were a proud cock

Your crow was loud

Too bad the neighbours

Weren't so avowed

To let you stay

With your adopted 'mother'

5 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

A woman, a rooster and a love that couldn't be

A widow who shared her bed with a rooster for 2 1/2 years is heartbroken after she was forced to give it away because of complaints about its crowing.

3 May 2004 - 12:00am

Who's who? Who knows?

THE identities of the President's Seven, a side which chopped and changed in the build-up to the tournament, remained a mystery yesterday when the team took the field without numbered jerseys.

The invitation side were provided with a strip by the HKRFU.

27 Mar 1994 - 12:00am