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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. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    In the age of CGI, veteran animated filmmaker Neco Lo Che-ying still holds out hope for local industry

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 12:31pm by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott Neco Lo Che-ying, veteran of the hand-drawn days, says Hong Kong's young animators have the talent to excel, writes Mathew Scott Drawing on hope As Neco Lo Che-ying starts talking about the past, the people filling the Mong Kok coffee shop tables around us are fixated on the right here and now. Heads are buried in smartphones and tablets, and images flicker ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1559051/age-cgi-veteran-animated-filmmaker-neco-lo-che-ying-still
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. News - China - CONSERVATION

    Biggest Chinese producer of bear bile seeks synthetic alternative

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 03:38am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... as cruel by rights groups. Jill Robinson, founder of Animals Asia Foundation who has been instrumental in fighting the trade, said: "It's the first time we've heard this... initiated ... by animal activists. Shanghai's Kai Bao Pharmaceuticals- which accounts for half of the 30 tonnes of bear bile produced in China annually- will receive state subsidies to conduct research ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1563054/biggest-chinese-producer-bear-bile-seeks-synthetic-alternative
  9. News - Hong Kong - ALL AROUND TOWN

    When right to occupy met right of abode

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by Gary Cheung

    ... When right to occupy met right of abode Participation in politics comes at a price. And for Robert Chow Yung, now leading the anti-Occupy Central crusade with gusto, it may well cost him the right of abode in Britain. It all started when a woman phoned in to a radio talk show last week running down Chow's self-professed loyalty to China. He said his right to live in Britain, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562858/when-right-occupy-met-right-abode
  10. 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

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