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  1. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    New Delhi conference weighs plight of India's bears at hands of villagers

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... They are going into corn fields and eating the corn," said Vivek Menon, adviser to the International Fund for Animal Welfare. "As they come into contact with farmers, people are being mauled ... Amrit Dhillon in New Delhi Animals being stoned and set alight by farmers after eating crops grown on former forest land India's bears face fiery demise amid shrinking habitat ...

  2. News - China - MACAU

    Fernando Chui Sai-on was groomed for a top political job in Macau

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 04:49am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... charismatic figure than Edmund Ho Hau-wah, his hard-nosed predecessor as Macau chief executive. As political animals they may be poles apart, but their backgrounds meant their family paths were bound ... to address the social issues a period of huge change had created. "Perhaps Ho ran the government more like a company, and [Fernando] Chui like a welfare state," said lawmaker ...

  3. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - EVENTS

    Make midweek a winning session for charity

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 05:23pm

    ... refugees, ethnic minorities, animal welfare and environmental programmes. HandsOn Hong Kong volunteers will help the event run smoothly on September 17, but "they're not allowed to drink ...

  4. News - China Insider - ANIMAL SMUGGLING

    Chinese authorities find almost 100 'man-killer' scorpions in parcels sent from Germany

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 01:32pm by James Griffiths

    ... or "southern man-killer"), one of the most dangerous in the world, with a potentially lethal sting.  The trade in exotic and endangered animals is rife in China, and many species enter the country via mail order or hidden in suitcases. In 2013, officials at exit-entry points across China seized more than 240,000 batches of wild animals concealed to avoid quarantine.  Under Chinese law, ...

  5. Magazines - Style - FRONT ROW

    Real fur is making a comeback in the fashion world

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 09:31pm by Francesca Fearon

    ... was regarded as elitist and was the focus of high-profile campaigns by animal-rights movements such as PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), fronted by supermodels such as Naomi Campbell ... away in the background, but animal-rights protesters lying down outside Roberto Cavalli's show in February were not getting the same attention they once did. The industry in the West has ...

  6. Animal warfare

    Posted Dec 18th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... annual meeting, executive director Pauline Taylor was on sick leave waiting for her contract to be terminated. What should have been a celebratory annual meeting, with the animal welfare charity ... of personality clashes and financial intrigue that led to a highly respected vet, who switched from the medicine to the politics of animal welfare, falling so sick with stress that her doctor has signed ...


    Japan slaughters first dolphins in widely-condemned annual cull

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 02:11pm by AFP, James Griffiths

    ... an annual cull repeatedly condemned by animal rights groups.  Activists from the environmentalist group Sea Shepherd calling themselves 'Cove Guardians' have been monitoring a by in Taiji, ... Kennedy has not commented on this year's cull.  Hong Kong animal rights groups have been publicly campaigning against the cull for a number of years. In August, Samuel Hung from the Hong Kong ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - AWARDS

    Recruiting officer for army of givers

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:03am by Annemarie Evans

    ... always had an interest in community welfare, and since 2011 she has run a charity called Givers. Every cent raised is spent on helping people, thanks to Leung injecting some of her own cash ... volunteers also provide entertainment at homes for the elderly, putting on magic shows, and having fun making balloon animals and singing. The Givers volunteers are also ready to step in to help ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Animals need care, not bureaucracy

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Animals need care, not bureaucracy It should come as no surprise that those paid by taxpayers to capture and take care of stray or abandoned animals are not usually those who care most about their welfare. Still, it was a bit of a shock to witness the cavalier or even callous attitude of workers from the SPCA and the Agriculture, Fisheries ...

  10. News - Asia - ANIMAL RIGHTS

    Animal abuse cases spur crackdown in Singapore

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 11:35pm by AFP

    ... a recent spate of high-profile cases including the poisoning of stray dogs and attacks on cats. Speaking at the opening of an Asian conference on animal welfare, Shanmugam, who is also foreign ... growth" in the number of cases reported. Within the last five years, the number of animal welfare and cruelty cases handled by the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) has surged ...




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