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  1. News - China - ANIMAL RIGHTS

    Dog-eating festival loses its bite as animal rights activists step in

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:39am by He Huifeng

    ... festival loses its bite The influx of hundreds of animal rights activists and dog lovers to Yulin, Guangxi, during the past month appeared to have an impact on the city's much-criticised ... to the festival saw a series of confrontations between locals and animal right activists. On Friday night, more than 100 restaurant owners, residents and dog traders surrounded four animal right activists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1537990/yulin-festival-dog-meat-sales-down-activists-take-fight-tradition
  2. News - China - CULTURE

    For animal rights activist, dog meat fight extends beyond summer festival

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:32am by He Huifeng

    ... to adopt a lower profile after an intense campaign by animal rights groups and lawyers, at home and abroad, who say the tradition promotes animal cruelty. Celebrities including actresses Betty Sun ... the Yulin festival were to spread to Guilin or Lingchuan, the local economy would "undoubtedly" suffer. One Guilin resident wondered why animal rights activists had focused their campaign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1537252/animal-rights-activist-dog-meat-fight-extends-beyond-summer-festival
  3. News - World - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Mexico's 'circus wars' heat up amid animal bans

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57pm by AP

    ... beat him and other animal rights activists in front of a circus in his state in late June. "They broke two of my teeth... it was a direct hit," Gutierrez said. "It was an attack ... animal rights activists of opening the pen so the giraffe could escape. Animal rights activists say they are fighting the kind of abuses that came to light in March when environmental inspectors ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557625/mexicos-circus-wars-heat-amid-animal-bans
  4. News - Hong Kong - BOOK FAIR

    Try talking to your pet like you would on Skype, animal communicator advises

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:23am by BRIAN YAP

    ... Fair yesterday. Animal communication "depends on the animal, not on me", she said. "If the animal doesn't tell me the right information or it doesn't want to talk ... in a "mysterious" foreign city and ended up staying for good. At the time, ownership and public awareness of animal rights were limited, and locals often ridiculed her for her weird ways. "I ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555432/try-talking-your-pet-you-would-skype-animal-communicator-advises
  5. News - China

    Dog meat restaurants hit back at rights’ groups as foreign reporters snapped eating dog

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 05:18pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zhou@scmp.com Dog meat restaurants seize on photos of Western reporters eating dog in battle with animal rights activists Restaurants in Yulin, Guangxi, at the centre of the dog meat controversy have hit back at animal rights activists by circulating photos of foreign reporters eating dog. A man and a woman from New York-based current affairs website Vice were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1540369/dog-meat-restaurants-seize-photos-western-reporters-eating-dog-battle
  6. News - World - SCIENCE

    It’s a pee coup: scientists find most animals take 21 seconds to urinate

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 09:26pm by NYT

    ... he got the idea for the experiment while changing diapers a couple years back. "I was thinking, 'How could anything be worse right now?'" Hu said. "I thought, 'Well, maybe if I was changing an elephant's diaper it would really bad.'" The researchers headed over to Zoo Atlanta to watch the animals do their business. They watched videos ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1541144/its-pee-coup-scientists-find-most-animals-take-21-seconds-urinate
  7. News - World

    Despite Change.org petition, polar bear Arturo to stay in Argentina

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57pm by AP

    ... Animal rights advocates say the bear, named Arturo, paces nervously in his concrete enclosure, and they suggest the animal suffers from depression. They have campaigned to move the bear to a zoo in Winnipeg, Manitoba, which has welcomed the idea. Even Newt Gingrich, the former US House speaker, has rallied to the cause. "If you love animals the way I do, please sign the petition to help ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557624/despite-changeorg-petition-polar-bear-arturo-stay-argentina
  8. Magazines - 48hrs

    Outtakes

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:18pm

    ... Text: Ben Sin OUT FOR A SPIN Gildas Loaec, co-founder of French music/fashion label Kitsuné, is in town with his wife this week. In addition to being a popular DJ, Loaec (right) discovered ... Mastroianni. The festival runs from August 12 to 26, and tickets are on sale now. KOWLOON BAY FOR ANIME Kowloon Bay’s MCL Telford theatre has earned a reputation in recent years as the go-to spot ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1554749/outtakes
  9. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Death row dogs: 80 rescue animals face being put down after Hong Kong charity made homeless

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:16am by Hazel Knowles

    ... Board. "We are in a dark place right now. I really don't know what is going to happen," she said. "We cannot euthanise all these wonderful, loving dogs that we have nurtured ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1520583/rescue-dogs-death-row
  10. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL RIGHTS

    Hong Kong fad of dyeing dogs' fur could prove fatal: animal welfare experts

    Posted May 18th 2014, 04:55am by Simon Parry

    ... rights campaigners are concerned at the practice, warning that not all dyes used are harmless and using artificial colour on a dog's fur could trigger an attack by another animal confused ... Simon Parry Animal welfare experts warn latest indignity for man's best friend could have fatal consequences Canine 'fashion' is not worth dyeing for, say activists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1514510/hong-kong-fad-dyeing-dogs-fur-could-prove-fatal-animal-welfare

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