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  1. Animal cruelty is wrong

    Posted Oct 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of humans. Currently, we are the masters of the planet. We are free to do whatever we wish with other animal species. We use rats and mice in laboratory experiments, and we raise cattle, pigs and poultry at giant farms so we could eat them. But do we have the right to decide the fate of these animals? In a recent anime, I saw aliens come down to Earth and begin using humans ...

  2. Political Animal

    Posted Dec 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... retirement of Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun- who has been an outspoken champion for universal suffrage and human rights- another familiar face will be missing from next year's July 1 march. ...

  3. News - World - SCOTLAND

    Church of Scotland votes by narrow majority to admit gay ministers

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Church of Scotland to admit gay ministers The Church of Scotland has narrowly voted to admit gay and lesbian ministers after traditionalists agreed to compromise after four years of division. The church's ruling general assembl ...

  4. Saint Seiyu Omega (anime)

    Posted May 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the original series, and seems to be more of a children's anime. As for storyline, it seems series creator Masami Kurumada has taken a page out of J. K. Rowling's books and created a world ...

  5. Animals on pedestals

    Posted Nov 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Susan Ramsay In October, Nepal holds a colourful five-day festival known as Tihar. While Hindus around the world celebrate Diwali- the festival of lights- in the name of the goddess Lakshmi, Nepal adds in more days and elements. The first day is Kag Puja, ...

  6. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Press Jakarta on growing religious intolerance, rights group tells Clinton

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta 'Pressure Jakarta on religious intolerance' Human Rights Watch yesterday called on US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to pressure ... Islamist groups against religious minorities, including the Ahmadiyah Muslim sect, Christians, and Shiites, the New York-based rights watchdog said. "Secretary Clinton should press ...

  7. Nature on our doorstep

    Posted Jun 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Step out of the city and into a world of insects, birds and interesting animals ...

  8. See a movie, help the animals

    Posted Sep 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui Animals Asia Foundation (AAF) will host the charity premiere of Dreamworks Picture's Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit on October 4. From the creators ... Bear mascot, Moonie, will attend the party. Tickets are $500. All proceeds go to the AAF to help animals in need. To buy tickets or for more information, call 2791 2225 or visit ...

  9. We have the right to loud protests

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Many people in Hong Kong say rowdy public protests are ineffective and cause danger and disturbance to the public. They say protesters should be polite. That argument has merit. Yet we live in a world where making a public scene draws attention. This is a ...

  10. Six degrees

    Posted Jan 17th 2010, 12:00am by Rachael Barker

    ... round'. The use of electric cattle prods, 'bucking belts' tied around the abdomen or genitals and spurs- employed to inflame the animal before a bout- routinely draws condemnation from animal-rights advocates. Banned in Britain and the Netherlands, the cowboy competition is popular in Canada and the western United States; it being the official state 'sport' of Texas ...




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