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  1. 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, ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Oct 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... and now dolphins at Ocean Park, and not international animal rights organisations. Simon Parry ('Sea change for Ocean Park?' September 19) provides clear evidence that the park's ... are the decision-makers at Ocean Park really dancing? It is the people of Hong Kong to whom they should listen, not overseas organisations that prioritise animal rights over conservation. Charlie Lim, chairman, ...

  3. Right to life without fear?

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mid-Levels Celebrities aglow I admire Maggie Q and Barbie Xu Xi-yuan even more now that I know they are passionate about vegetarianism and other animal rights issues ('In search of the sexiest ... to survey respondents. I was surprised not to see the question: do you think gays should be branded with pink triangles and put in concentration camps? The right to a life without fear ...

  4. Letters

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

    ... no vet anywhere near so, apparently, it's all right to hit animals. Finally, she concludes that a heavy blow to the head is no more painful than a jab with a needle. Ms Fung, you do ... government in order to improve our education system. Mr Tsang should also envisage a better education system when Hong Kong has universal suffrage. C. Y. Tsui, Tuen Mun Casual attitude to animal ...

  5. Annual march is an affirmation of our rights

    Posted Jul 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... there was 'no urgent issue'. Freedom of expression and association are not rights that have been granted to Hong Kong by the Communist Party. They are basic rights that have existed in Hong Kong for more than seven years and which the Communist Party is forced, grudgingly, to accept. The grey men in Beijing (and also Hong Kong) would be very happy if these rights go unexercised. Imagine ...

  6. Stability amid unstable times

    Posted Oct 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... you're imagining,' she says. 'A good question to ask yourself and bring you back to the present moment is: 'Do I have a problem, right now?' If you're not being attacked by a wild animal, or in imminent danger of being run over by a vehicle hurtling towards you, chances are that you are, in fact, okay right now. 'Maybe your challenging situation hasn't ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Aug 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... long term, by which time many more cows will have died and perhaps many motorists would have been injured. The solution that will solve the problem right now is relocating the animals ... Costly right of abode for helpers Giving right of abode to domestic helpers would indeed carry a high price tag. Those who believe it won't are living in denial. I had a domestic ...

  8. Why our schools must add 'rights' to the three Rs

    Posted Jul 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the fundamentals, namely education. Educating children about basic human rights would give them an early start on forming ideas of what treatment is right and wrong. It would give them the chance to break ... laws signify: a basic respect for human rights and dignity. More importantly, they would get an early grasp on what sort of treatment is wrong. Perhaps they could even teach their parents ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Apr 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... informed, officials should make corrections. Justice is a two-way street. There are ways of achieving 'harmonious society' that include expression and fulfilment of rights, rather than ... If only those dogs that bit Toh Zheng Han could speak, they might have a different version of the incident ('Dogs a danger to the public', March 25). Whether the animals are domesticated ...

  10. Have Your Say

    Posted Aug 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... day and ensure that it is clean. If you keep a dog, you should take it for a walk every day. I'm not sure whether people have the right to keep pets, because animals are meant to be free. But maybe they are happy to play with humans. I don't know what the animals think about us, but I believe people should treasure the relationship with their pets. They should think twice before ...




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