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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Animal welfare tough for MTR

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 02:46am by SCMP Editorial

    ... advice from animal welfare organisations in devising measures that strike a humane balance between protecting animals and maintaining services. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LEISURE

    Small cages and nothing to do: Hong Kong Zoo animals 'trapped in the 19th century'

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by SARAH KARACS

    ... the SPCA, Animals Asia and Orangutanaid- all of whom have expressed sincere doubts over the welfare of its animals and recommended that the park be returned to its original status as a botanical garden. "Hong Kong is not the right place to keep animals," said Karina O'Carroll, the animal welfare education manager of Animals Asia, who questioned whether it was appropriate ...

  3. High hopes

    Posted Jul 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... International Fund for Animal Welfare group, helps rehabilitate birds and prepares them for release back into the wild. ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong's massive surpluses could fund pension scheme

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:41am by Alex Lo

    ... every penny is needed to defend the peg in a crisis. But is there a limit to this accumulation beyond which the excess could be used for other purposes? The International Monetary Fund ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Massive surpluses could fund pensions What kind of a study on universal pensions puts forward proposals which are all financially unsustainable? The headline news ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR staff need guidelines on handling animals on tracks, unions say after dog is killed

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Phila Siu

    ... into the incident and come up with guidelines for staff in future cases. Animal welfare groups had been approached to offer staff training, the spokesman added. Meanwhile, about 100 people protested outside ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com MTR staff want guidance on handling animals on track MTR staff have little idea of what to do when animals get onto railway tracks because the company has ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Bear bile firm's IPO pullout a boost for animal welfare

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial A boost for animal welfare A nugget of good news for animal welfare groups has emerged from the gloom in Chinese equity markets in recent months. The 269 companies that have ... citizens against the IPO, which would have raised funds to increase the size of its bear farm from 470 to 1,200 animals. The campaign included a restricted tour of its farm for selected journalists ...

  7. HKU steps up to offer law studies on animal rights and welfare

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by N. Jayaram

    ... local animal welfare laws with those of other jurisdictions. Results of the project, funded by the Research Grants Council and the government's Central Policy Unit, will be released ... the trend in the rest of the world,' she said. 'Global trade in animal products has made animal welfare issues an international concern.' Professor Whitfort is quite guarded ...

  8. News - World - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Prague, Johannesburg zoos in hot water over deaths of eight antelopes

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 08:16pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg Zoos in hot water over deaths of 8 antelopes Animal welfare campaigners have criticised two leading international zoos after eight antelopes shipped ... for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA) said. It claimed they had been without water for four to five days. "All the animals were in various stages of dehydration and four had already ...

  9. News - World

    British animal experimenters sign new code to ensure more openness

    Posted May 14th 2014, 09:40pm by Reuters

    ... in scientific research- in other words, they agreed with it for medical purposes and/or in good welfare conditions. But around a fifth of Britons are unhappy about the use of animals in research, ... and animal health which our funding seeks to support," Farrar said. "But like all research, animal experiments should proceed with the consent of society, and that requires openness about ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    RTHK union criticise government for ruling out internal candidates for chief editor

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Staff favourite for post of broadcasting director is considered 'unsuitable' RTHK union angry at internal promotion snub The RTHK staff union criticised the government yesterday for ruling out an internal promotion in the search for the broadcaster's next chief. This came after the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau, which ...




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