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  1. letters

    Posted Apr 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are employees. Officials are compensated for overtime work, while doctors are not. Why should doctors be the exception? I cannot think of any reason why they do not deserve employee welfare ... its mind in order to cope with the issue. If we don't treat public doctors reasonably, we will eventually suffer. Renee Wong, Methodist College Unhappy animals Has it ever occurred to you ...

  2. Suicide worry in welfare cuts

    Posted Sep 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The decision by Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa to cut welfare benefits has been described as mean-spirited, harsh, heartless, inhumane, and based on false assumptions. These are damning accusations about the planned cut in the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance allowance, in defence of which he should answer these points: If he were 100 per cent disabled, could he live ...

  3. One man's meat...

    Posted Feb 18th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... needs effective animal welfare and protection laws, and I agree with all the other provisions in the draft, except one. Until we outlaw the eating of meat in general, I fail to see why we should ... would be revolted. But, however hard I tried, I could not find myself condemning their consumption as food, in China and elsewhere. A new draft animal rights legislation has been prepared ...

  4. Simple solutions to keep your animals safe and sound this summer

    Posted Mar 28th 2010, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... but they won't cause any serious harm. But carelessness when you're responsible for an animal can result in anything from a toe amputation to death. Dr Kylie Griffin, of the Ark Veterinary Clinic, highlights animal accidents that can be prevented. Definite don'ts For the average dog, the escalator can be a terrifying toe-grinding machine. In the past six months, Griffin has treated three ...

  5. Shangri-La (Anime)

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... James Whittle Summer is in full swing and Japanese broadcasters are releasing new anime to keep children and otaku entertained. Shangri-La is a timely global-warming-themed sci-fi show, combining anime action with environmental issues for a thought-provoking programme. The premise is that the world has finally realised how great a threat global warming is. In an effort to stem ...

  6. Political Animal

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... reform, to focus on the economy. 'Here's the thing about being a president or prime minister,' Mr Blair told Political Animal when discussing whether world leaders would neglect ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Sep 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the border. The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals wants trials of this policy to see whether it could work in Hong Kong. Viable plans have been discussed for years. Animal welfare ... to consider this and grant approval as soon as possible to achieve a significant improvement in animal welfare. Katriona Bradley, Tai Wai House of Lords is different In his rejoinder to Richard Di ...

  8. Ivory out of Africa again

    Posted Aug 26th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... but in all elephant range states of Africa,' said Michael Wamithi from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (Ifaw). 'Elephant poaching is not as serious in South Africa ... for ivory. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites) recently approved China as an importer of ivory. This has focused public concern on the welfare of elephants which once ...

  9. Kung fu film animators to receive tech grants

    Posted Sep 19th 2003, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Kung fu film animation will be a key area in which universities and small enterprises will be funded as part of Hong Kong's plan to develop innovative industries. The government said ... requests in the fields of digital animation, video and online games, and other multimedia delivery services. Anthony Wong Sei-kei, Commissioner for Innovation and Technology, said martial arts ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Mar 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... no longer feels threatened it could stop buying weapons from the US. Suzie Chen, To Kwa Wan Far to go on animal rights The article ('Animal rights and wrongs', March 9) reminded me that we still have a long way to go in Hong Kong when it comes to protecting animals' rights and welfare. This is an international city, and cruelty to animals should never be tolerated. The key ...




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