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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  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. Animal welfare message hits home

    Posted Mar 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... rights advocates and foreigners were barred. Being open to the public, fully explaining processes and procedures, proving beyond doubt that animals do not suffer and offering strategies to find ... to a range of opinions through microblogs. A vibrant, homegrown consciousness about animal welfare has taken shape. It is the best way to right what is wrong. ...

  5. Wild animals can feed themselves

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... heading for passers-by. You could be bitten or scratched, and may possibly catch a disease. We must be aware of animal rights, but also respect the natural order. Karly, Deputy Editor ... In Hong Kong, there are many wild animals such as cats, dogs and monkeys. Some live in the mountains while other live by the side of the road. Some people might think it is sad ...

  6. Whale tale can be a teaching moment about protecting animals in the wild

    Posted Oct 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... that it is right to take animals from their natural habitat and put them in a cage or an aquarium?' The main point in the beluga whale saga is not sustainability but the wrong message such imports ... wild animals. People should not see organisations opposing the imports as 'animal extremists' but instead understand that taking animals from the wild must be something from the past. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Should animals be kept in cages?

    Posted Oct 13th 2010, 12:00am by Cathy Chan

    ... not be a privilege of humans alone. Animals have the right to freedom, too. ... Cathy Chan, Jessica Leung Cathy Chan, 16, CCC Kei Chi Secondary School Alot of animals, especially endangered species like tigers and rhinos, are illegally killed for commercial purposes. ...

  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. How much do we love animals? Two women show us how to count the ways

    Posted Jul 31st 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... fourth last month, an abandoned poodle.' Another notable pet story is a new book from Ocean Park Conservation Foundation chairwoman Judy Chen (pictured right). The animal-lover decided ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Can anyone resist cute and cuddly animals? Probably not. Two local animal-lovers are pursuing their affection ...




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