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  1. Hypocrisy over cruelty to animals

    Posted Jul 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to 'Protest and be damned' (Sunday Morning Post, July 20). The profile of Ingrid Newkirk, president of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), illustrates ... ducks. In the strictest sense, either one hates all cruelty to all animals, or one is a hypocrite. The rolling of the eyes response to Ms Newkirk is our defence against being pulled from our ...

  2. McCartney's daughter fashions her own career

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... but at the end of the day, no child of a well-known mother or father is going to make it big if they have no talent in their own right. Having a famous name will give anyone a step up to the top ...

  3. Regional slaughter plan for poultry

    Posted Aug 17th 2003, 12:00am by Marcal Joanilho

    ... in the community. 'It's just a question of getting the right formula, with broad community agreement, to move to that end.' Also in Team Clean's post-Sars blueprint released last weekend ...

  4. Fury at plan to ban live poultry

    Posted Aug 10th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Patsy Moy

    ... away our rights to selecting our food.' Paul Chan Kay-sheung, a microbiologist at Chinese University, said central slaughtering could completely segregate chickens from humans ...

  5. 'President Sheen' backs ban on live poultry in wet markets

    Posted Sep 25th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... The American actor, famous for his advocacy of human and animal rights, also said the practice of selling live poultry had scared off many tourists. 'Tourists [are] shocked and upset when they encounter live markets,' he said in a letter on behalf of the international animal welfare group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta). 'Many other tourists, whose own ...

  6. SPCA chief 'was asked to leave after probation period'

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by Hannah Lee

    ... A day after the sudden departure of Winnie Sek Wai-yu from her post as executive director of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), it appears she was asked to leave. ... a lot of work to do and I've just got to get on and do it,' she said. 'I'm not going to rush anywhere. We'll do our best job to help all the animals out there.' ...

  7. First person

    Posted Oct 16th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that prompted me to join Peta. I was already an animal rights activist when I was in high school. After I graduated as a political science major in Detroit, I joined Peta. As part of my job, I spent quite a lot of time travelling Asia, including Japan, Korea, Singapore and the Philippines. But my first time in Hong Kong dated back to 1997 when I came here for a protest about animal rights ...

  8. Why a ban on pets is cruel - to people

    Posted Aug 15th 2003, 12:00am by Jean Nicol

    ... Should public tenants be allowed to keep pets? Indeed, is there a place for captive or domesticated animals in the city at all? As a psychologist, my answer is an overwhelming yes. Animals are as precious to our urban experience as open spaces and water. To deprive less privileged Hong Kong dwellers of animal companions for hygiene reasons is like banning trees in poorer neighbourhoods ...

  9. talkback

    Posted Jul 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... defining the number of animals allowed, and the size of dogs (a cocker spaniel is about the maximum). There are regulations in place, with fines, regarding owner responsibility, covering pet noise ... of forgetful pet owners. In addition to government regulations, the Singapore Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) and the Kennel Club are very active in running programmes ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Oct 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tsuen Wan Animal rights I refer to the article headlined 'Letter to Sheen puts gloss on chicken trade', (October 15). Many ordinary citizens would like to add their voices to Martin ... contributes to human health epidemics. Banning live animal sales at markets would be a step in the right direction for both animals and humans. RACHEL KONG, Kowloon ...




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