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  1. ParknShop joins effort to end dog-meat trade

    Posted Dec 19th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... the anti-dog eating message. The move by ParknShop comes after it admitted selling dog meat- which is legal on the mainland- in six stores in Shenzhen and Dongguan despite promising two years ago ... last Saturday. Ms Mather said: 'He was absolutely appalled that they had been selling dog meat. He was very shocked. 'We also took some pictures from the dog-meat markets to show him ...

  2. Dog-eating

    Posted Dec 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... With pet ownership now common in Chinese cities, should the central government discourage the practice of eating dogs in the mainland? Share your views: write to us. ...

  3. Friend or food?

    Posted Dec 19th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... the mainland dog-meat trade will be a task of Herculean proportions. China is believed to be the world's biggest consumer of dog meat, with estimates suggesting 10 to 20 million dogs a year ... singer with rock group Beyond, rationalising the case for an end to the dog-meat trade. 'We Chinese claim to be civilised,' says Wong. 'But in places in Asia including Hong Kong ...

  4. Like hounds to the slaughter- it's a dog's life

    Posted Sep 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the trade in dog meat flourishes on the mainland. 'In the north [of China], people need to eat dogs to get the calories to resist the winter cold,' says one buyer. 'I'll come more often in the winter.' Dog meat has long been valued in China for its reputed warming properties, but animal rights activist Lu Di, a retired teacher of classical Chinese literature, ...

  5. slice of life

    Posted Jun 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Service. Mr Maclehose said he did not know where his next posting would be. Sixteen people were fined for having dog meat after the police intercepted public vehicles at roadblocks at Tsuen Wan and Sha Tin over the weekend. They were each fined $100. The quantities of dog meat seized weighed from 1 to 8 catties. The Park Hotel in Kowloon was offering weekend tea dances, at 4.30pm ...

  6. Pet peeves

    Posted Apr 21st 2004, 12:00am by Tony Camaropolous

    ... Tony Camaropolous, GUANGZHOU Dogs have never had it easy in Guangzhou. In the past, the city was replete with restaurants specialising in serving dog meat. Now, in the aftermath of Sars, ... by their owners. The cost of owning a dog is one reason. According to Christie Yang, the China relations manager of the Animals Asia Foundation, dog owners in Guangzhou have to pay a 10,000 yuan ...

  7. slice of life

    Posted Oct 05th 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... the territory of the country to which he was accredited', and interned him for 16 months. Sixty journalists from Hong Kong and Macau were treated to a four-course dinner of dog meat by a member ...

  8. Three novels red

    Posted Sep 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and values in life emerged early, long before she left for Britain in the wake of the 1989 massacre. 'I always refused to eat dog meat, even before I got my dog,' she says. 'I also ... to the dog and describes herself as an environmentalist, as well as animal lover. Both occupations are hardly easy in China, where nature and animals are routinely- casually- sacrificed ...

  9. Drug addict confesses to eating his brother

    Posted Sep 05th 2004, 12:00am by Jason Gagliardi

    ... for fighting with workers. He returned to his village but could not find a job. Suriya told police he had spent his time hunting for food, eating raw dog, cat and gecko meat. But he had heard ...

  10. Dr Dog video teaches pets are friends, not food

    Posted Aug 26th 2004, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... Flora Wu Friend or food? While most Hongkongers never think of their precious pets as food, this is not the case in neighbouring places where the consumption of dogs and cats is widely ... educational short film: 'Dr Dog: Friend... or Food?' As a dog lover, Ren is dedicated to helping end the eating of dogs and cats. The Dr Dog programme started in 1991 and is responsible ...




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