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  1. Language exam paper is not the right place for moral education

    Posted Jan 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the wake of the 'naked capitalism that has poisoned Chinese skies and waterways'; and the old standby: childhood obesity. One reading task even pits the benefits of humane animal display ...

  2. Political Animal

    Posted Aug 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a bone for a worthy cause The Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong seems to be trying to brand itself as a lover of animals as well as a friend of the government. During a meeting on Tuesday it called on the chief executive to create 'animal police' in his policy address this year to look after the welfare of our furry friends and punish those ...

  3. Political Animal

    Posted Apr 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Celebrity couple unfazed by political divide The relationship between Pamela Pak Wan-kam and Paul Tse Wai-chun has endured its ups and downs- including reports of a split last year- so a mere political difference is not likely to do it any serious damage. ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 21, 2012

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... The bitter irony of it all is that they are not welcome to visit the mainland. I hope your readers will challenge their assertions and set the record right. Richard Paine, Tai Hang Dispute must ... On Shan Suffering of animals just not necessary Your short and rather simplistic report ("Cruelty-free policies ditched", August 13) and the Harry's View cartoon belies a serious ...

  5. Assurances sought on suspect's rights, fax shows

    Posted Sep 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... be carried out. It shows that the Hong Kong authorities demanded assurances that Munthir and his family would be 'treated humanely and in accordance with human rights standards'. ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Apr 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as estimated in a study undertaken by the University of British Columbia. Everyone in Hong Kong has a right to know what the overall cost and benefit for this mega-project is likely to be, ... Perret, Wan Chai Figures on EU-UK laws incorrect Scott Davies is cavalier in his use of statistics in his letter ('It is time for Britain to quit the EU', March 25). While he is right ...

  7. Respect of rights vital to China's long-term growth

    Posted Jun 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... It is right that Britain expresses its concerns about human rights in China. We remain concerned by the recent detention of activists, including artist Ai Weiwei. We continue to call for his release ... good friends when they can discuss their differences, too. We highlight the treatment of individuals not just because it is the right thing to do but because we see the steady development ...

  8. Respect for human rights truly fosters prosperity

    Posted Mar 13th 2011, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp Li [former education secretary Professor Arthur Li Kwok-cheung] praised the mainland's economic success, saying critics of its human rights situation should consider the improvements made in people's lives. 'Even if it deprives people of all human rights, it has indeed raised the income of a fourth of the world's population.' SCMP, ...

  9. Public Eye

    Posted Jan 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of this silliness. Public Eye has the greatest respect for animal welfare groups. They've done good work campaigning to protect sharks, seals and whales. But to stop live dolphin shows at Ocean Park? That's dumb. The Asia for Animals coalitions wants exhibitions and virtual reality shows instead. Ho-hum. Animal rights people say it's demeaning to reward dolphins with snacks when they do ...

  10. Fight for your rights

    Posted Aug 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Jessie Hui A group of teenagers have set up an organisation to fight for children's rights. It is the first ever in Hong Kong to be run by children. Kids' Dream, which ... on Children's Rights, as well as the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef). They have also received funding from Save the Children. Kids' Dream aims to arouse public awareness ...




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