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  1. First person

    Posted Aug 18th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... to hire staff it helps a lot that Hong Kong has some sort of animal rights movement. When I first came to Hong Kong two years ago, we only had about three people who were activists. Now we have ... want to see restrictions on the way animals are being treated. Awareness of animal rights in Hong Kong is still relatively new and makes our job difficult in some respects but not so difficult ...

  2. 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, ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at the population level, and advancing 'animal rights' agendas, which are opposed to individual animals being kept in captivity. Hong Kong can have its dolphin exhibits and shows, and it can ... become truly threatened and conservation action is required. The claim that digital images, manipulated by people, can replace a real experience with real animals, breaks the connection between ...

  5. Talkback

    Posted Aug 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... if a big portion of their payment is used in administrative expenses and not for provision of medical services by way of payment to the doctors. Dr K.H. Lam Q Are animal abusers treated too lightly? Any talk by the government of taking the issue of animal rights seriously must be taken with a pinch of salt. They have been 'looking into' this for the past 10 years, yet ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Talk back

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

    ... Q Is animal cruelty being taken seriously enough? There's a saying that if you want to know how a society really is, look at how it treats its inferiors. The recent spate of incidents concerning animal cruelty indicates there is something very wrong with the general population's attitudes towards animals. People don't treat animals with the rights they deserve ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the rights they have as legislators through their childish tactics in Legco last month, depriving the majority in the council of its rights.' The reality is that the pro-government lawmakers, who form the majority in the legislature, always abuse their dominant position to ensure the passage of unjust government bills which seek to undermine citizens' rights. The recently ...




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