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Shark fin

To eat or not to eat

That is the question.

Monday, 14 October, 2013, 3:27pm

Letters to the Editor, June 20, 2013

SMEs saving Sai Kung from big business

Sai Kung, like almost everywhere else in Hong Kong, is having to move with the times.

"Big Business" constantly threatens to engulf our home, but, thanks to the thriving small and medium-sized enterprises there, Sai Kung is keeping its head above water.

20 Jun 2013 - 12:31am 6 comments

Letters to the Editor, June 6, 2013

Door still open for anti-Beijing parties

I am grateful to Anson Chan Fang On-sang for clearing the air in her letter ("Not opposed to nomination committee", May 29), which was a reply to my letter ("Nomination process not negotiable", May 20).

6 Jun 2013 - 2:10am 1 comment

Letters to the Editor, May 16, 2013

Disruptive filibuster had to be halted

I agree with the decision of Legislative Council president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing to end a filibuster on the budget bill.

16 May 2013 - 2:47am

Air Pacific accused of hypocrisy over shark fins cargo

Fiji's national carrier has been accused by activists of hypocrisy for backing conservation in a public relations exercise while flying fins to Hong Kong. 

15 May 2013 - 8:53am 7 comments

Petition aims to end Hong Kong's shark fin trade

The call for a total ban on selling shark fins in the city is mounting following the setting up of a petition by a global civic organisation directed at Environment Secretary Wong Kam-sing.

11 May 2013 - 5:17am 1 comment

Letters to the Editor, March 19, 2013

I am writing as a concerned citizen of Hong Kong, on the issue of the banners that have been proliferating around this city in recent times.

19 Mar 2013 - 5:20am 3 comments

Shark fin traders must disclose their sources

A concerted effort by a number of nations and environmental groups has been responsible for a series of victories in Bangkok for the natural world, at the recent Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.

19 Mar 2013 - 5:39am

China bid to overturn shark protection deal fails

China, Japan and other pro-shark fishing nations on Thursday lost a bid to overturn a landmark deal to offer international trade protection for several species of the ocean’s oldest predator.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Lure of Chinese money blamed for plunder of Mozambique marine life

Standing among coconut and mango trees near the coast of Mozambique, Fernando Nhamussua carefully prepares shark meat for a family meal - and contemplates a basket with a profitable haul of four dried shark fins.

16 Feb 2013 - 3:21am

Letters to the Editor, February 6, 2013

Pedestrianise Des Voeux Road Central

One thing that is certain regarding the new administration is that it is serious about tackling environmental problems that have been around for years.

6 Feb 2013 - 1:38am 4 comments

Letters to the Editor, January 22, 2013

C.Y. is much better than predecessor

22 Jan 2013 - 2:03am 3 comments

Fin de fin: Hong Kong restaurants offer alternatives to shark's fin

Corporate banker Arthur Chan Yat-long, 27, plans to wed Rachel Chan Mei-kwan, 26, in October. After seeing "disturbing" images of how shark fins are procured, the pair want a banquet without the ocean predator.

23 Jan 2013 - 4:26pm 1 comment

Susan Jung: How a restaurant's name landed me in the soup

What's in a name? A lot, as I found out recently when I reviewed the new Fu Sing Shark Fin Seafood Restaurant in Central.

17 Jan 2013 - 10:33am 4 comments