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  1. SPCA urges ban on seal imports from Canadian hunts

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com An import ban in Hong Kong would prevent products made from Canadian seals from entering the mainland market without hurting local business, an animal welfare group that wants to end seal hunts says. The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) is stepping up its three-year petition drive for an import ban on seal products as Canada ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Jan 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and Christine Nichol. According to Dr Nichol, foie gras production causes the animals unacceptable suffering. She says it causes 'pain during and as a consequence of the force feeding, feelings ... that these birds are suffering. Jason Baker, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Asia Rich-poor gap in society is divisive Regarding the rich-poor gap in Hong Kong, many critics of the government ...

  3. A love for animals and a fighting spirit wanted

    Posted May 12th 2007, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... Elizabeth Horscroft SPCA seeking an executive director who will make a difference while sticking to the budget A love of animals and courage to stand your ground are prerequisites for this top role leading an animal-welfare organisation. The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Hong Kong (SPCA) celebrated its 85th anniversary last year, and was the first charity ...

  4. Have your say

    Posted Mar 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is all right for people with desk jobs to wear casual clothes. But those who have to go out and meet clients might have a different view. When it comes to office attire, employees should strike a balance between comfort and the nature of their work. Tiffany Tse Shek Lei Catholic Secondary School Equal rights for all We should accept all humans, irrespective of whether they are homosexuals ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... basic knowledge to more sophisticated issues of animal welfare, encouraging students to think through issues from a human perspective and that of the animal and to distinguish what is right from ... working and many are too proud to claim the benefits to which they are entitled. Amy Wong, Tai Po Teaching young to love animals T. Tsang (Talkback, June 1) suggests that to improve animal welfare ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Oct 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tsuen Wan Animal rights I refer to the article headlined 'Letter to Sheen puts gloss on chicken trade', (October 15). Many ordinary citizens would like to add their voices to Martin ... contributes to human health epidemics. Banning live animal sales at markets would be a step in the right direction for both animals and humans. RACHEL KONG, Kowloon ...

  7. Quotes of The Week

    Posted Feb 28th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Chickens are inquisitive and interesting animals who understand sophisticated intellectual concepts, learn from watching each other, demonstrate self-control... and even have cultural knowledge that is passed from generation to generation Film star Anthony Wong Chau-sang, calling on KFC to treat chickens humanely as part of animal rights group People for the Ethical ...

  8. Abattoirs 'fail to meet standards'

    Posted Jul 08th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy, Amy Nip Standards at Hong Kong's major slaughterhouses to protect animal rights are below those adopted widely overseas, a law professor says. University of Hong Kong associate law professor Amanda Whitfort made the assessment after leading a comprehensive study of animal welfare in the city. She said that pigs, for example, were stunned with 180-volt electric ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Oct 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... weak. LAUREN MOUNCE, Tai Tam Taste test I refer to the letter headlined 'Animal rights' (October 24). The vast majority of people in Hong Kong most certainly do not add their voice to that of Martin Sheen in calling on the government to ban the sale of live animals in Hong Kong markets. I suggest that your correspondents go down to their supermarket and buy a frozen American chicken, ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Minorities of all stripes must have a voice

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... of our community, from race, sexual orientation and ideology to religion and animal rights. Why do ethnic minority students get third-rate education and fewer job opportunities? Why ... and slaves had no rights. Why are our educational and democratic agendas dominated by the Catholic and Anglican churches? Because they have money and land? Taoist, Buddhist and Islamic leaders run ...




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