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Two friends saved their dog from jaws of three-metre python after wrestling with it for half an hour on Hong Kong trail

Two friends battled a three-metre python for half an hour to rescue an 18kg pet dog from its grip in the Hong Kong countryside area of Sai Kung last week.

Two friends battled a three-metre python for half an hour to rescue an 18kg pet dog from its grip in the Hong Kong countryside area of Sai Kung last week.

14 Sep 2015 - 5:21PM
The Hongkongers studying for free in Britain's state boarding schools

Affordability makes Britain's state boarding schools attractive to Hongkongers with the right passports. What's more, when they finish their schooling pupils qualify as local students for entry to British universities, meaning their fees are much lower. 

Affordability makes Britain's state boarding schools attractive to Hongkongers with the right passports. What's more, when they finish their schooling pupils qualify as local students for entry to British universities, meaning their fees are much lower. 

21 May 2015 - 4:01PM
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Hong Kong map pinpoints neighbourhoods with highest number of suicides

A detailed breakdown of where suicides occur in Hong Kong - believed to be the first such analysis for an Asian city - will help with the targeting of resources to counter the problem.

A detailed breakdown of where suicides occur in Hong Kong - believed to be the first such analysis for an Asian city - will help with the targeting of resources to counter the problem.

10 Mar 2015 - 5:21PM
You're kidding: live goat in Hong Kong shopping centre stunt infuriates animal lovers

A shopping mall which reportedly used goats as part of a Lunar New Year promotion to attract customers has come under fire from animal lovers.

A shopping mall which reportedly used goats as part of a Lunar New Year promotion to attract customers has come under fire from animal lovers.

10 Feb 2015 - 10:13AM
ID tag found in Tai Tam sparks search for family of wartime British sailor

Local historians have launched a search for the family of a British sailor who fought to defend Hong Kong from the Japanese during the second world war, after his Royal Navy ID tag was found on a mountainside in Tai Tam.

Local historians have launched a search for the family of a British sailor who fought to defend Hong Kong from the Japanese during the second world war, after his Royal Navy ID tag was found on a mountainside in Tai Tam.

8 Feb 2015 - 5:40AM
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Oliver, the rescued bear who became icon of campaign against bile farming, dies

A charismatic moon bear who became a symbol of the animal-welfare movement in Asia after being rescued by a Hong Kong-based charity from a bear-bile farm has died.

A charismatic moon bear who became a symbol of the animal-welfare movement in Asia after being rescued by a Hong Kong-based charity from a bear-bile farm has died.

16 Nov 2014 - 10:37AM
Hong Kong puppy-fostering scheme bolsters return of seeing-eye dogs

Guide dogs for the blind are returning to the city after a 30-year absence thanks to the help of a growing army of volunteers fostering puppies in training.

Guide dogs for the blind are returning to the city after a 30-year absence thanks to the help of a growing army of volunteers fostering puppies in training.

11 Nov 2014 - 11:37AM
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Jockey Club to ensure guide dogs allowed into betting shops after blind man barred

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has promised to post signs on its betting-shop doors saying guide dogs are welcome after staff tried to stop a blind man with a guide dog from buying a lottery ticket.

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has promised to post signs on its betting-shop doors saying guide dogs are welcome after staff tried to stop a blind man with a guide dog from buying a lottery ticket.

19 Oct 2014 - 5:45AM
Jockey Club staff under fire for 'trying to refuse entry to blind man with guide dog'

Hong Kong Jockey Club staff have come under fire for allegedly trying to stop a blind man and his guide dog entering one of their shops, telling him pets were not allowed on the premises.

Hong Kong Jockey Club staff have come under fire for allegedly trying to stop a blind man and his guide dog entering one of their shops, telling him pets were not allowed on the premises.

11 Oct 2014 - 4:02AM
Anger as hunters sent to cull wild boar damaging Sai Kung golf courses

A hunting party was called in to shoot and kill wild boar on the Kau Sai Chau public golf courses in Sai Kung after the animals breached electric fences and damaged 44,000 square metres of turf in the past two months.

A hunting party was called in to shoot and kill wild boar on the Kau Sai Chau public golf courses in Sai Kung after the animals breached electric fences and damaged 44,000 square metres of turf in the past two months.

28 Sep 2014 - 6:40AM
'Wanted? I'm going back to China': Man who put dog in washing machine flees Hong Kong

A man being investigated over a Facebook post featuring photographs of a dog churning in a washing machine claims to have fled to the mainland.

A man being investigated over a Facebook post featuring photographs of a dog churning in a washing machine claims to have fled to the mainland.

8 Sep 2014 - 1:19PM
Outcry over dog in washing machine

A man who apparently put a dog in a washing machine and posted photographs on Facebook showing it struggling in the water has sparked a police investigation into suspected animal cruelty.

A man who apparently put a dog in a washing machine and posted photographs on Facebook showing it struggling in the water has sparked a police investigation into suspected animal cruelty.

6 Sep 2014 - 5:12AM
BBC edits out lesbian kiss from Doctor Who episode shown in Hong Kong

The BBC has been accused of overcautious self-censorship for cutting a lesbian kiss scene in the first episode of the new Doctor Who series when it premiered in Hong Kong last weekend.

The BBC has been accused of overcautious self-censorship for cutting a lesbian kiss scene in the first episode of the new Doctor Who series when it premiered in Hong Kong last weekend.

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Huge driving-range towers in Sai Kung called 'blot on landscape'

A luxurious golf and tennis academy being built in Sai Kung has been branded a "blot on the landscape" because of 14 huge towers erected to support nets on its driving range.

A luxurious golf and tennis academy being built in Sai Kung has been branded a "blot on the landscape" because of 14 huge towers erected to support nets on its driving range.

29 Jun 2014 - 5:41AM
17 Jun 2014 - 10:01AM
Rocky the Rottweiler, one of the city's newest crime fighters

The remarkable transformation of Rocky the Rottweiler from street dog to police dog came after an animal welfare charity introduced him to the Hong Kong Police dog unit.

The remarkable transformation of Rocky the Rottweiler from street dog to police dog came after an animal welfare charity introduced him to the Hong Kong Police dog unit.

8 Jun 2014 - 6:54AM
Let your child fail now to help them succeed in the future, expert tells Hong Kong parents

Hong Kong is notorious for its academic pressure, with high expectations from parents and schools, along with relationship problems, often leading to depression, or even suicide.

Hong Kong is notorious for its academic pressure, with high expectations from parents and schools, along with relationship problems, often leading to depression, or even suicide.

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