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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Is kicking a cat to death as bad as killing a deer? Animal cruelty man appeals sentence

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by JULIE CHU

    ... was convicted of cruelty to animals and was jailed for six months in a magistrate's court. The Department of Justice asked the appeal court to review the sentence, and the appeal court upheld ... out of a misguided and sadistic sense of fun at seeing an animal suffer over a prolonged time through torture". He said that if the court found a six-month sentence was enough ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1558424/man-who-kicked-cat-soccer-ball-appeals-16-month-sentence
  2. News - China

    Jinan circus cancelled after animal rights activists call for boycott

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 04:27pm by AP

    ... rights activists estimate hundreds of shows still take place each year. They say animals are kept in poor conditions and trained under fear and stress to perform tricks. The fact that people were ... said there was a growing effort to protect animal rights among Chinese younger than 40. Through social networking, “they learn from each other and communicate knowledge with each other in terms ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1327928/jinan-circus-cancelled-after-animal-rights-activists-call-boycott
  3. We cannot learn about behaviour of animals by keeping them locked in zoos

    Posted Sep 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... parks. Zoological parks claim their raison d'?tre is to educate, research and conserve, yet when it comes to sentient beings (which is a more accurate term than intelligent animals ... than 100 years ago, 'The question is not, Can they reason? nor Can they talk? but Can they suffer?' We now know that the ability of sentient animals to suffer is far greater than we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/979964/we-cannot-learn-about-behaviour-animals-keeping-them-locked-zoos
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    New-energy cars on the right road

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 05:24am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial New-energy cars on the right road A downside of the mainland's shift from an industrial to a consumer-driven society has been a flood of polluting private cars. Vehicle ... to petrol-driven models, more than the subsidies presently on offer are needed. An order that by 2016, 30 per cent of government purchases must be environmentally friendly sends the right message. Electric ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1561425/new-energy-cars-right-road
  5. Sport - Golf - RIGHT FIELD TIM NOONAN

    Right Field: Dedicated determination lifts the talented to pinnacle of greatness and beyond

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 09:06pm by Tim Noonan

    ... Tim Noonan Many with skill squander their gifts but some apply rare dedication to reach new heights, as Rory McIlroy has shown Grit can lift talent beyond greatness Sporting greatness is fickle and fleeting. Transcendent talent is even more elusive and fe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/golf/article/1559941/right-field-dedicated-determination-lifts-talented-pinnacle-greatness-and
  6. Poll backs centralised slaughter of chickens

    Posted Jun 04th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu 66pc would give up live poultry from local retailers to stop bird flu, it finds Two-thirds of people would be prepared to abandon live chicken retail outlets for a central slaughterhouse selling fresh chickens in order to prevent a bird flu outb ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/458132/poll-backs-centralised-slaughter-chickens
  7. Bag of tricks

    Posted Apr 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lounge lizards wanting to inject retro style into their homes might like to check out Slack's latest range of designer beanbags (see www.slackbeanbags.com). Inspired by the colours and designs of the 60s and 70s, the ModDeck series combines stripes o ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/452473/bag-tricks
  8. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL RIGHTS

    Animal-rights volunteers in Sai Kung slam lame way of catching strays

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... set by the government to catch strays should be banned because they inflict too much pain, campaigners of animal rights say. One dog had to chew off part of its paw to escape a trap in Sai ... Bradley said the dog had another owner before, but it was thrown out of a car and became a stray. "Now I will be prosecuted again [for animal cruelty]," Bradley said. The law requires ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1276985/animal-rights-volunteers-sai-kung-slam-lame-way-catching-strays
  9. The killing floes

    Posted Apr 06th 2005, 12:00am by Claude Adams

    ... and Mail said that the animal-rights protesters are 'misguided', and infatuated with the animals. Its highest-profile columnist, Newfoundlander Rex Murphy, savaged the critics. Murphy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/495509/killing-floes
  10. Lifestyle - Books - CULTURE

    Book review: Japanese Animation, edited by Masao Yokota and Tze-yue G. Hu

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 08:37pm by BEN SIN

    ... Ben Sin Japanese Animation: East Asian Perspectives edited by Masao Yokota and G. Hu Tze-yue HKU Press 3 stars Ben Sin Although it has lost, in the past decade, its status as a global ... of these is anime, a global phenomenon that has spawned several subcultures (the obsessive fans known as otaku, and cosplayers, for example) and influenced Hollywood films. Japanese Animation offers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1551897/book-review-japanese-animation-edited-masao-yokota-and-tze-yue-g-hu

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