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  1. Activists stage human zoo to show fur trade cruelty

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey Activists crammed themselves into wire cages in Causeway Bay yesterday to illustrate the plight of animals in the fur trade. The action by three members of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals coincided with the opening of the Hong Kong International Fur and Fashion Fair 2006 at the Convention and Exhibition Centre. As part of the protest opposite Sogo ...

  2. Academics push for law to protect animal rights

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei In a country where the protection of human rights remains a sensitive topic, one man hopes to make a breakthrough in the protection of animal rights- and believes he took a step ... into action. 'I know the road is long, but this is an issue society is highly concerned about,' said Chang, who has been involved in drafting legal documents related to animal rights for 11 ...

  3. Animals have rights too

    Posted Jan 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... keeper who had been looking after him for the past seven years at Ocean Park. This makes me wonder whether we should keep animals in cages just to look at them. Just like humans, animals have rights but we put them in cages. Imagine how you would feel if you were a sea lion or giant panda in a cage. However, it is not just a question of the animals' rights. Sometimes ...

  4. talk back

    Posted Mar 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... animal welfare be improved? I appreciate Laurie Hippmann's response and sharing his/her experience. I can't begin to imagine what it's like to have to put animals to sleep. It must be a very disheartening task. However, Dr Lippmann has digressed a little from the issue at hand. No one doubts the dedicated staff at the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals do ...

  5. All creatures, all hours

    Posted Sep 14th 2007, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... that sentiment. This is a city ever more doting on animals. Government figures show more than 280,000 Hong Kong families, or 12.6 per cent of households, keep pets. The number of animals adopted at the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) annually has risen 10 per cent in the past two years to about 2,800. With swelling ranks of animal lovers, the number of vets has risen ...

  6. Setting the record straight on SPCA plan for neutering stray dogs

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

    ... I refer to your editorial 'SPCA plan shows way out of stray-dog killing cycle' (September 2). The writer seems to have misunderstood the fundamental concept of what the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is planning to do. As the same misunderstanding has been made by some district councillors (whose votes are vital to the plan's implementation), I wish to make ...

  7. Concern over bear bile farm company's IPO

    Posted Feb 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai Mainlanders' growing awareness of animal rights looks set to foil an initial public offering by Gui Zhen Tang Pharmaceutical, an operator of bear bile farms. ... and online, charging Gui Zhen Tang with infringing animal rights. Investment bankers said the protests, if they became stronger, could force the regulator to kill the planned offering. The CSRC ...

  8. liberal studies

    Posted Mar 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... agreed to close their farms and release the caged bears. c. People believe bear bile has medicinal value and cannot be replaced by herbs. d. People are concerned about animal rights ... the reason why animal rights activists oppose it. 2 Rights advocates believe governments should work harder protecting children because they are vulnerable and____________. 3 There will be highs ...

  9. Caught up in bear blues

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... farm, from 470 animals to 1,200. But animal rights activists have opposed the plan. They say the company engages in a cruel and inhumane practice. Bile is extracted through holes cut ... and animal rights activists were barred. Issues After the tour of the bear farm, one journalist asked a Gui Zhen Tang worker: 'How can you be sure the extraction is painless for a bear?' ...

  10. Amber Chia strips down to her stripes to send a Year of the Tiger message

    Posted Feb 13th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... be a good reason to work for the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, even if you are not a diehard animal rights activist. It seems ever since Pamela Anderson and Naomi Campbell bared all ... is campaigning against zoos where animals are sentenced to 'a lifetime of boredom, loneliness, and abuse'. She is asking people to boycott zoos. Chia follows the caging of Mongolian ...




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