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  1. Language exam paper is not the right place for moral education

    Posted Jan 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the wake of the 'naked capitalism that has poisoned Chinese skies and waterways'; and the old standby: childhood obesity. One reading task even pits the benefits of humane animal display ...

  2. Political Animal

    Posted Aug 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a bone for a worthy cause The Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong seems to be trying to brand itself as a lover of animals as well as a friend of the government. During a meeting on Tuesday it called on the chief executive to create 'animal police' in his policy address this year to look after the welfare of our furry friends and punish those ...

  3. China still seeking right mix for London

    Posted Jun 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com China are still searching for the best combination with which to launch their Olympic assault, despite winning all three of their pool matches in the World Grand Prix event in Macau at the weekend. The mainland women finish ...

  4. Animal house

    Posted Jan 18th 2009, 12:00am by Nadine Bateman

    ... Nadine Bateman If you've ever been scratched by a cat, barked at by a dog or treated with indifference by a goldfish, you'll know that animals are unpredictable. Pet owners know it and so do the keepers of wild animals in captivity. Which is why it's odd that there's been such a furore over the recent actions of a few animals at Ocean Park. A sea lion grazed its ...

  5. Asylum seeker beats odds for college

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simon Parry An African student who arrived in Hong Kong as a penniless 15-year-old unable to speak a word of English has taken up a university place in Australia after an astonishing turnaround in his fortunes. Duvalld Ndilou, 22, who studied under the da ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Apr 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as estimated in a study undertaken by the University of British Columbia. Everyone in Hong Kong has a right to know what the overall cost and benefit for this mega-project is likely to be, ... Perret, Wan Chai Figures on EU-UK laws incorrect Scott Davies is cavalier in his use of statistics in his letter ('It is time for Britain to quit the EU', March 25). While he is right ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 21, 2012

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... The bitter irony of it all is that they are not welcome to visit the mainland. I hope your readers will challenge their assertions and set the record right. Richard Paine, Tai Hang Dispute must ... On Shan Suffering of animals just not necessary Your short and rather simplistic report ("Cruelty-free policies ditched", August 13) and the Harry's View cartoon belies a serious ...

  8. Respect of rights vital to China's long-term growth

    Posted Jun 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... It is right that Britain expresses its concerns about human rights in China. We remain concerned by the recent detention of activists, including artist Ai Weiwei. We continue to call for his release ... good friends when they can discuss their differences, too. We highlight the treatment of individuals not just because it is the right thing to do but because we see the steady development ...

  9. Respect for human rights truly fosters prosperity

    Posted Mar 13th 2011, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp Li [former education secretary Professor Arthur Li Kwok-cheung] praised the mainland's economic success, saying critics of its human rights situation should consider the improvements made in people's lives. 'Even if it deprives people of all human rights, it has indeed raised the income of a fourth of the world's population.' SCMP, ...

  10. Right-wing activists in Japan attack bus carrying Chinese tourists

    Posted Oct 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mandy Zuo A group of Japanese right-wing activists attacked a bus carrying Chinese tourists in the southern Japanese city of Fukuoka on Wednesday afternoon, Japan's Asahi newspaper ... and Japan. About 160 activists from 50 right-wing groups from across Kyushu island took part in the parade. On the same day, ribenxinwen.com, a Tokyo-based Chinese news website reported ...




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