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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Traditional Chinese medicine doesn't have to be cruel to animals

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 03:59am by SCMP Editorial

    ... a wide range of ailments. The availability of overseas-made synthetic substitutes has made little difference, despite pressure from animal rights groups and growing awareness of animal welfare ... Robinson of Animal Asia Foundation, public health also stands to benefit because bile taken from sick and dying bears often contains impurities and biological contaminants. State support follows ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong needs stiffer sentences for animal cruelty

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... SCMP Editorial Stiffer sentences for animal cruelty The importance of animal rights and welfare is often seen as a yardstick of how civilised a society is. Despite an increase in public ... rightly decided to appeal against what the groups called a "disgracefully lenient" sentence. Separately, a foreigner living in Ma On Shan was acquitted of animal abuse last week. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Guilt-free food- stem cell burgers

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to the research so far. But Mark Post, the lead scientist, believes the new food technology can be commercialised in a decade or two. Green and animal rights groups have long pointed out that the modern ... scientists, a success. For environmentalists and animal welfare activists, that is good news. If meat can be grown in labs and sold commercially, fewer animals will need to be slaughtered, and less ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Abe's nationalist revival does not have popular backing among Japanese

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Miyazaki, considered among Japan's greatest anime filmmakers, often touches on pacifism in his movies. Usually, there are only mild objections from right-wingers, but the latest, The Wind ... to the country's war dead, well knew their actions would unleash fury in China and South Korea. They are emboldened by the revisionist views of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and others in his right ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong's pink dolphin is no souvenir

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Pink dolphin is no souvenir Few Hong Kong animals are as beloved as the Chinese white dolphin. Native to the waters of the Pearl River Delta and Lantau, the marine creature ... for tourists and locals alike. That it was chosen as the mascot for the handover celebrations in 1997 further shows the special sentiments people attach to the animal. Sadly, the dolphins' ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    There are many ways we can reduce food waste

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... adopt a more aggressive target in the longer term. It takes only small behavioural changes to make a big difference. Cooking with the right portions at home, stopping the stockpiling ... food processing practices to reduce waste, donate unsold produce to the needy or turn food residue into compost or animal feed. Let's act together. ...



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