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City in new James Bond movie No Time to Die is ‘Shame of Italy’ no more: how Matera left its dark days behind

Matera, one of the most striking locations featured in the new 007 film No Time to Die, has transformed since its shockingly backward days in the mid-20th century.

Matera, one of the most striking locations featured in the new 007 film No Time to Die, has transformed since its shockingly backward days in the mid-20th century.

City in new James Bond movie No Time to Die is ‘Shame of Italy’ no more: how Matera left its dark days behind
30 Sep 2021 - 2:19PM
Death row dogs: 80 rescue animals face being put down after Hong Kong charity made homeless

These are three of the 80 dogs that could be put down in 22 days' time unless the charity that cares for them finds a new home.

These are three of the 80 dogs that could be put down in 22 days' time unless the charity that cares for them finds a new home.

Death row dogs: 80 rescue animals face being put down after Hong Kong charity made homeless
29 May 2014 - 4:14PM
Pet dog crushed to death by python in second attack in two weeks

A pet dog has been crushed to death in front of its owner and her two young children in the second attack by a huge python in Sai Kung West Country Park in less than a fortnight.

A pet dog has been crushed to death in front of its owner and her two young children in the second attack by a huge python in Sai Kung West Country Park in less than a fortnight.

Pet dog crushed to death by python in second attack in two weeks
19 Jun 2014 - 10:55AM
Woman stabs 5-metre python with pocket knife to save her dog's life in Hong Kong country park

A dog walker stabbed a python the head after it clamped its jaws around her beloved pet Dexter and attempted to crush him to death.

A dog walker stabbed a python the head after it clamped its jaws around her beloved pet Dexter and attempted to crush him to death.

Woman stabs 5-metre python with pocket knife to save her dog's life in Hong Kong country park
19 Jun 2014 - 10:55AM
Sai Kung Stray Friends Foundation in race for time to fund new site

Sai Kung Stray Friends Foundation have just five weeks to build new kennels for 70 dogs on a piece of barren land, or deal with the prospect of closing down and leaving all their dogs homeless - or facing the fate of being put down.

Sai Kung Stray Friends Foundation have just five weeks to build new kennels for 70 dogs on a piece of barren land, or deal with the prospect of closing down and leaving all their dogs homeless - or facing the fate of being put down.

Sai Kung Stray Friends Foundation in race for time to fund new site
23 Mar 2014 - 4:47AM
Stop-work order on site of historic Hakka terrace in Pak Tam Chung

A New Territories villager who demolished a 160-year-old Hakka terrace in what has been called an act of cultural vandalism has been ordered to stop work on three new houses he has started to build on the site.

A New Territories villager who demolished a 160-year-old Hakka terrace in what has been called an act of cultural vandalism has been ordered to stop work on three new houses he has started to build on the site.

Stop-work order on site of historic Hakka terrace in Pak Tam Chung
26 Jan 2014 - 5:33AM
Sai Kung shelter appeals for help to save 66 dogs

This may be the last Christmas for 66 stray dogs at a Sai Kung shelter. Sai Kung Stray Friends says it has been told to vacate its Ho Chung premises, and unless it can find HK$3.5 million to buy an alternative site, the dogs will most likely have to be put down.

This may be the last Christmas for 66 stray dogs at a Sai Kung shelter. Sai Kung Stray Friends says it has been told to vacate its Ho Chung premises, and unless it can find HK$3.5 million to buy an alternative site, the dogs will most likely have to be put down.

Sai Kung shelter appeals for help to save 66 dogs
22 Dec 2013 - 4:51AM
Woman faces fines after saving stray dog

Sue Cuthbertson has been charged with breaching the Rabies Ordinance by not having a licence and failing to have the dog vaccinated. She has also been charged with failing to leash the dog in a public place, and faces up to HK$4,000 in fines.

Sue Cuthbertson has been charged with breaching the Rabies Ordinance by not having a licence and failing to have the dog vaccinated. She has also been charged with failing to leash the dog in a public place, and faces up to HK$4,000 in fines.

Woman faces fines after saving stray dog
24 Nov 2013 - 6:12AM
Pupils deliver proposal to their teacher
24 Jun 2012 - 12:00AM
Delivery includes nasty spider
17 Jun 2012 - 12:00AM
Past master
20 May 2012 - 12:00AM
Plots on the landscape
20 May 2012 - 12:00AM
Bereaved find diamonds are forever
6 May 2012 - 12:00AM
Seeking alternatives to niches and burial plots
6 May 2012 - 12:00AM
Look after your Pets, or else - new law mulled
19 Feb 2012 - 12:00AM
Fung shui master is in his element
29 Jan 2012 - 12:00AM
Bad year for Jobs? Fung shui master on defensive
29 Jan 2012 - 12:00AM
Feral cattle get HK$20,000 GPS collars
18 Dec 2011 - 12:00AM
Locals ready for bullfight over four-legged friend
11 Dec 2011 - 12:00AM
Lawmakers support ending seal imports
20 Nov 2011 - 12:00AM
Women 'used as bait' in sex probe
13 Nov 2011 - 12:00AM
Fans defend 'grumpy' Bieber at HK airport
15 May 2011 - 12:00AM
More myth than fact
9 Jul 2006 - 12:00AM
Dreams are made of this
15 Jun 2007 - 12:00AM
Million-dollar babies
7 May 2006 - 12:00AM
Rich experiences guaranteed overseas
23 Jun 2007 - 12:00AM
Experts say aptitude and attitude count
23 Jun 2007 - 12:00AM
Loan pitfalls for HK investors
13 Jun 2007 - 12:00AM
Samba magic to dazzle with colourful show
7 Oct 2007 - 12:00AM
The story behind samba
7 Oct 2007 - 12:00AM