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  1. Arts festival organisers may ban fur ads in future guides

    Posted Nov 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... Hazel Parry Hong Kong Arts Festival organisers are considering whether to ban fur advertisements in future programmes after one showing a model in mink and fox fur left animal rights ... Fur Federation, which placed the advertisement in the booking guide of the publicly funded 2009 Hong Kong Arts Festival, said it believed the same advert would appear in the festival's ...

  2. 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

    ... their fur dyed in lurid shades. Poodles, other miniatures, and some bigger dogs are being paraded around at weekends with the latest accessory in animal fashion: pink legs, canary yellow ankles ... rights campaigners are concerned at the practice, warning that not all dyes used are harmless and using artificial colour on a dog's fur could trigger an attack by another animal confused ...

  3. Fur traders deny animal cruelty in Year of the Rabbit

    Posted Feb 06th 2011, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... Hazel Parry Fur traders hit back at appeals by animal rights campaigners for Hong Kong people not to buy rabbit fur in the Year of the Rabbit, saying claims the animals are skinned alive and tortured are untrue. The Hong Kong Fur Federation, which has about 150 members exporting fur worldwide, says rabbit fur is popular and that allegations of brutal treatment made by pressure group ...

  4. Buxom star's ad too hot for airport

    Posted Dec 29th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip An animal welfare group's video of a scantily clad Pamela Anderson and a nude couple campaigning against leather and furs has been deemed too hot for the airport. ... it 'did not meet guidelines', senior campaigner Ashley Fruno said yesterday. 'We are pretty shocked. It's just a light-hearted way to show some serious problems in the fur ...

  5. Fur ad in programme for Arts Festival sparks Peta outcry

    Posted Oct 19th 2008, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... Hazel Parry Animal rights campaigners have called on arts lovers to protest after a fur industry advertisement appeared in the programme for the publicly funded Hong Kong Arts Festival. The full-page advertisement by the Hong Kong Fur Federation appears in the booking guide for the 2009 festival, which was posted last week to thousands of people ahead of the event that runs from ...

  6. News - World - FASHION

    ‘Politically incorrect’ fur makes a comeback on the catwalk

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 08:23pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Oslo Two decades after Peta's successful campaign, mink and fox skins are featuring at top fashion shows- to the dismay of animal rights activists Fur flies back in the face of incorrectness Watch: Controversial Nordic farms flourish on fur comeback Fur has made a comeback on the world's most important catwalks, fostering a thriving industry ...

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    Arts preview: fur will fly as female malice rules in Battle of the Divas

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 10:35pm by Kylie Knott

    ... still ladies- but the audience can expect the fur to fly from the very start. We're not hiding it." Mak says the three shows at the Fringe Underground will push the boundaries: ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL RIGHTS

    Tighten rules on labels for animal fur: Green Sense

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 07:44pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Green Sense calls for regulations to be improved after rabbit hair is found in furry samples tested Tighten rules on labels for animal fur: group Rabbits are enduring "horrible" treatment on mainland farms as the use of their fur to make clothes and accessories grows, a green group says. Angora rabbits may have their fur plucked by hand ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Film review: Masochistic fantasy dominates Polanski’s Venus in Fur

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 03:13am by YVONNE TEH

    ... Yvonne Teh yvonne.teh@scmp.com Yvonne Teh Trance encounter VENUS IN FUR Starring: Emmanuelle Seigner, Mathieu Amalric Director: Roman Polanski Category: IIB (French) 4 stars   Roman ... offering starring Jodie Foster and Kate Winslet. This time, he turns American playwright David Ives' Tony award-winning Venus in Fur into a French-language film featuring only two players: ...

  10. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Video of Chinese farmers ripping fur off live rabbits damages angora trade

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 09:05pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com A viral video of Chinese farmers ripping fur off live rabbits has sparked outrage, dealing a major blow to global angora trade, writes Andrea Chan CRUEL HARVEST Many Chinese netizens were outraged when they saw a video clip of angora fur harvesting on a mainland rabbit farm, the animal screaming in pain as its hair is ripped out instead of being ...




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