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  1. Animal rights group targets restaurant serving up foie gras burgers

    Posted Apr 28th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. After tackling big fast food chains, rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' (Peta) latest ... also leaves animals with neck injuries, and induces shock and fear. Carnivores and some farmers though may debate that evidence. CitySeen asked why it was targeting a single establishment when ...

  2. Peta's faux pas on the faux fur

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Animal rights militants in Peta (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) have had to backtrack from ... Kim Basinger urging him not to use animal pelts in future collections. Mainland designer Luo Zheng received similar treatment. Recently, Peta also accused singer Kelly Chen Wai-lam (pictured) ...

  3. Gillian Chung promises she'll shun real fur

    Posted May 27th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... the scandal-plagued entertainer told People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta). According to the animal rights' organisation, Chung's handlers contacted them after Peta sent a letter to the artist suggesting there were public complaints about her wearing animal skin at events. They also forwarded to the singer the group's usual assortment of anti-fur literature detailing ...

  4. How much do we love animals? Two women show us how to count the ways

    Posted Jul 31st 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... fourth last month, an abandoned poodle.' Another notable pet story is a new book from Ocean Park Conservation Foundation chairwoman Judy Chen (pictured right). The animal-lover decided ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Can anyone resist cute and cuddly animals? Probably not. Two local animal-lovers are pursuing their affection ...

  5. The beauty of scoring production rights

    Posted Oct 17th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... musical, they took a chance and, to their own surprise, managed to get the rights to perform Disney's version of Beauty and the Beast. Based on the 1991 hit animated feature film, the stage ... is very difficult to get the rights to these shows,' producer Ian Robinson said. 'There are a lot of shows we'd like to put on but their performing rights are booked by professional ...

  6. Animal warrior is fighting fit despite being grounded by case of swine flu on aircraft

    Posted Jul 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Animals Asia founder Jill Robinson has been grounded by the swine flu. No, she doesn't have it and hopefully she won't get it- even though it is now about as common as the common cold. However, the animal warrior was on a flight from Hong Kong to her Moon Bear Rescue Centre in Chengdu, Sichuan, on Tuesday ...

  7. Thursday Think-tank

    Posted Dec 11th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... officials 3 Court rules prisoners have the right to vote... at last our elections will involve some people with real convictions 4 Electrical fault disables MTR line during rush hour... the train temporarily losing power is a common problem for a lot of guys, too 5 Panda attacks Ocean Park keeper... it's no wonder these supposedly cuddly animals always seem to have black eyes ...

  8. Pseudo-models play starring role in launch of HK Asian Film Festival

    Posted Sep 28th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... conference for this year's Hong Kong Asian Film Festival. Held last Thursday at the Langham Hotel, its organisers announced that 75 full-length movies, short films, documentaries, animations and experimental productions will be screened between October 15 and 30. Sitting in the front row were director Danny Pang Fat (right) and cast of his new suspense movie, Seven 2 One, one of the closing ...

  9. Runners set off for Namibia to take part in gruelling marathon

    Posted May 19th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... 250km race is part of the Racing The Planet circuit of endurance tests. Many of the competitors left on Sunday to fly to Africa. Of the competitors, two local athletes, Martyn Sawyer (right ... for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, while Sawyer, a group manager for Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, is trying to boost Camp Quality Hong Kong's coffers. Prominent former Hong Kong resident Ilyas ...

  10. iCandy

    Posted Nov 10th 2008, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... would normally be a girly look into a tough, edgy outfit. I spotted this fashionista (right) in Causeway Bay and she immediately stood out from the crowd with her flattering V-neck jersey dress, featuring abstract floral and animal prints. What I like most about her look is the pair of violet tights she's wearing underneath. The colours work nicely together and the tights add a nice ...




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