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  1. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL RIGHTS

    Hong Kong zoo animals 'need laws to protect their psychological welfare'

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:41am by SARAH KARACS

    ... Sarah Karacs sarah.karacs@scmp.com Animal welfare laws 'lag behind' Hong Kong needs to "drag its animal protection laws out of the last century", according ... and Taiwan when it comes to legislation that forces zoo managers to ensure the psychological needs of its animals are met. "The only welfare protection zoo animals have in Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583962/animal-welfare-laws-lag-behind
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Animal welfare tough for MTR

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 02:46am by SCMP Editorial

    ... advice from animal welfare organisations in devising measures that strike a humane balance between protecting animals and maintaining services. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580461/when-it-comes-animal-welfare-its-tough-balancing-act-mtr
  3. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL RIGHTS

    Hong Kong fad of dyeing dogs' fur could prove fatal: animal welfare experts

    Posted May 18th 2014, 04:55am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Animal welfare experts warn latest indignity for man's best friend could have fatal consequences Canine 'fashion' is not worth dyeing for, say activists ... by its altered appearance. Animal welfare activist Angie Scott said she had seen dogs dyed "all the colours of the rainbow" in the city and called for a ban on the practice, similar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1514510/hong-kong-fad-dyeing-dogs-fur-could-prove-fatal-animal-welfare
  4. News - China

    Officials set 1,000 cats loose in Jiangsu forest: reports

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 01:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Animal welfare activists search forest as Jiangsu officials set 1,000 felines loose after police intercept truck destined for Guangzhou meat markets Animal activists are combing a forest in eastern China for more than 1,000 kittens rescued from a meat supplier only to be let loose in the wild by local authorities, an organiser said on Monday. Animal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1348179/officials-set-1000-cats-loose-jiangsu-forest-reports
  5. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL RIGHTS

    Hong Kong animal rights campaigners call for end to Japan's Taiji dolphin hunt

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 11:19am by James Griffiths

    ... and aquariums, when people buy tickets they are actually fuelling this industry,” she added. According to animal welfare groups, China is the largest export market for dolphins captured in Taiji. ... will influence consumers there,” said Hung. “People in China are starting to become concerned about animal welfare and we’re hoping to capitalise on that.” Hung is realistic about the uphill battle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594566/hong-kong-animal-rights-campaigners-call-end-japans-taiji-dolphin
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Bear bile firm's IPO pullout a boost for animal welfare

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial A boost for animal welfare A nugget of good news for animal welfare groups has emerged from the gloom in Chinese equity markets in recent months. The 269 companies that have ... and are exposed to a range of values through travel and the internet. This has, hopefully, stimulated consciousness of animal welfare which will result in elimination, not expansion, of barbaric ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1255138/bear-bile-firms-ipo-pullout-boost-animal-welfare
  7. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    'De-bark' our dogs? Animal-lovers have a bone to pick with Singapore

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 11:29pm by Reuters

    ... and was recommended as a solution of "last resort" to control noisy pets, according to Singapore's Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority's website. Animal welfare groups say the practice ... @salihinsuran. The board did not provide an immediate response to a query regarding the issue. The notice has been removed, the Agency for Animal Welfare, a non-profit organisation, said on Thursday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581860/de-bark-our-dogs-animal-lovers-have-bone-pick-singapore
  8. Chinese officials agree to monitor dog meat festival after activists protest

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 04:18pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... animal lovers, who have won a minor concession from local officials, an activist said on Wednesday. The annual festival, scheduled to take place on Friday in Guangxi province, sees dogs packed into cages before being killed, skinned and cooked-- but has met with increasing opposition from activists, highlighting China’s growing animal rights movement. Members of the activist group the Boai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1264310/chinese-officials-agree-monitor-dog-meat-festival-after-activists-protest
  9. Lifestyle - Technology

    Animals at home on the range in Danish zoo project

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:03pm by James King

    ... and almost non-existent animal-welfare laws, has much to shout about either. Free range would seem to be the future- and not just for chickens. ... designed lots of condos and other housing for humans, but to have new species to design for is interesting, because different animals behave differently. "Some can be contained with simple ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1590179/animals-home-range-danish-zoo-project
  10. News - Hong Kong - LEISURE

    Small cages and nothing to do: Hong Kong Zoo animals 'trapped in the 19th century'

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by SARAH KARACS

    ... the SPCA, Animals Asia and Orangutanaid- all of whom have expressed sincere doubts over the welfare of its animals and recommended that the park be returned to its original status as a botanical garden. "Hong Kong is not the right place to keep animals," said Karina O'Carroll, the animal welfare education manager of Animals Asia, who questioned whether it was appropriate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575582/zoos-animals-are-trapped-19th-century

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