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  1. Activists step up campaign to block dog-meat law

    Posted Feb 20th 2006, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Indigenous people say they have right to eat the animals Animal rights activists are campaigning against a resolution allowing legal consumption of dog meat in one ... 'They all opposed the proposed legalisation of dog-meat trading in Benguet,' the aide said. Anneleise Smillie, education director of Hong Kong-based Animals Asia Foundation, wrote to Mr ...

  2. slice of life

    Posted Feb 14th 2006, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... billion in 1989-90 to nearly $5 billion in 1990-91. The South Korean government decided to legalise the consumption of dog meat after a six-year ban on the traditional delicacy failed to dent its popularity. Reports said the Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry would revise the law on meat processing to allow slaughterhouses to butcher dogs and sell dog meat. The decision came after a government ...

  3. City Briefs

    Posted Feb 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... until March 22. puppies found at alleged Dog meat factory Police rescued eight puppies, a rabbit and a bird from a hut alleged to be an illegal dog meat factory on a hillside opposite Hang Yee ...

  4. Dinner's in the dog

    Posted Mar 16th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... to certify a resolution legalising the consumption of dog meat, a practice that proponents say has lasted for generations- even centuries. But animal-rights activists from Hong Kong and Britain ... in the mountain provinces have long eaten dogs. One writer explains that the ritual sacrifice and consumption of dog meat is part of the fierce warrior culture of the mountain tribes, who defied ...

  5. dogs

    Posted Jan 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Paul Kay

    ... Dogs in 1985? Solution: 1 Straw Dogs 2 Snowy 3 Korean dog-meat soup 4 To help them swim on bird hunts 5 Pickles 6 The pads of their feet 7 Cujo 8 b) White 9 The Isle of Dogs, London 10 Tom ... Compiled by Paul Kay 1 Which 1971 film, starring Dustin Hoffman, takes its title from a quote by philosopher Lau Tzu? 2 In the popular comic books, what was the name of Tintin's dog ...

  6. Paws for thought

    Posted Jan 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that has not been publicly released, about 20 per cent of the poll's 1,000 respondents admitted they had eaten dog meat within the past two years, mostly during trips to Shenzhen or Guangzhou. More surprising was the fact that about one-third of those who had not eaten dog meat said it was not because they took offence to the practice- which is illegal in Hong Kong- but because ...

  7. Lesson from man's best friend

    Posted Mar 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... dog meat. The animal welfare group also hopes the campaign will discourage people from buying fur products. 'Many people don't realise they are actually wearing the fur of dogs ... In a shocking case, a dog named Pan Pan, whose legs had been crudely cut off when it was a puppy, was found in a Yuen Long rubbish dump last week. The 'Dogs Making a Difference' campaign ...

  8. China offers eating champ more than she can stomach

    Posted Jul 30th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... will refuse to touch when she comes to Hong Kong next month. She will not eat anything weird and, definitely, under no circumstances, will she ever eat frogs' legs or- heaven forbid- dog meat ... to Japan's Takeru Kobayashi, whom she describes as her 'role model for putting competitive eating on the map'. Kobayashi, who set the world record by eating 533/4 hot dogs in 12 minutes, ...

  9. Blonde Lotus

    Posted Jan 15th 2006, 12:00am by Gillian Bickley

    ... Kat bought from a Hong Kong funeral wares shop. But, there are differences. 'Now, I was going to taste dog meat,' Kat says. 'Well, anything to shock my mother.' But, ...

  10. Police uncover possible dog slaughtering operation

    Posted Feb 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for human consumption as a source of meat is illegal in Hong Kong, although eating dogs is common in China. Animal concern groups in Hong Kong have also called for tougher penalties for people ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.50pm: Police on Thursday discovered a hillside hut in the New Territories which might have been used for slaughtering dogs, local media reported. Officers had ...




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