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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Pussy Riot members suing Moscow in European Court of Human Rights

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 09:35pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Moscow Pussy Riot members sue Moscow in European court Two members of the feminist group Pussy Riot are suing the Russian government in the European Court of Human Rights ... their rights and amounted to torture. "They didn't get a fair trial here in Russia so they want to get it finally in the European Court of Human Rights," said Pavel Chikov, the head ...

  2. News - Asia

    Cambodian diary a rare glimpse of life under the Khmer Rouge

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 09:35pm by AP

    ... vase. In those dark days, when religion and schools were banned and anyone deemed educated could be killed, he had no right to own so much as a pen and paper. "Why is it that I have to die ... ex-president Khieu Samphan and 88-year-old Nuon Chea, right-hand man to infamous late leader Pol Pot. A UN-backed tribunal sentenced both men to life in prison for crimes against humanity, a verdict ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Wolf attack on Xinjiang village leaves six injured

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 12:21pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com A rare attack by wolves injured six people at a village in Xinjiang on Monday and prompted concerns about the deteriorating environment for wild animals ... of Ecology and Geography, as saying that intensifying confrontations in Xinjiang between humans and wild animals in recent years have severely reduced the animals’ habitat and food supply. ...

  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 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    Snake catcher video sparks fury after Burmese python 'almost decapitated' during capture

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 08:47am

    ... Alex Millson and Raquel Carvalho A video of a snake catcher and two police officers roughly capturing a Burmese python on Lamma Island has angered animal lovers who say the creature ... and tail are both trapped under the edge of the bin, and the reptile can be seen thrashing around wildly. By the time the animal is forced into a sack it is still. The film has sparked a chorus ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Studying Traditional Chinese Medicine

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 10:32am by Pim Savetmalanond

    ... and plants, but also may incorporate animal parts and minerals. There are more than three hundred herbs that a TCM practitioner might prescribe for his or her patient. Among the most popular ... herbalists, or sometimes both. Graduates can enter private practice, working community health centers, hospitals, or academia/research. Some practitioners are even called on to treat animals ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Objects of desire: animal prints

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by David Roden

    ... David Roden David Roden 1. Dessert forks, HK$250 each, from Heather & March, Gateway Arcade,Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 3580 8201. 2. Indian snakes and ladders game, HK$320, from Inside, 12/F, Horizon Plaza, 2 Lee Wing Street, Ap Lei Chau, tel: ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    Gwangju's art biennale is all fired up

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:25am by Victoria Finlay

    ... and I have come out with 35 new projects," the curator says. Most art biennales today are about trying to capture a state of the art right now, with only new work shown. But Morgan was greatly ... are lying around and there are cats and dogs … it's a very animated environment." A metaphorical house she is burning herself is the tradition in the biennial art world of producing ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Best to keep our 'truthiness' in check

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... years ago was when he said he didn't particularly like animals, even as a child. The philosopher who almost singlehandedly launched the modern animal rights movement arrived at his position ... of horses that fall in the mayhem. Animal rights are for us a matter of what US comedian Stephen Colbert calls truthiness- something we feel in our guts, not a conclusion reached through ...




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