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  1. Memoirists' first requirement: get a life

    Posted Sep 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Another week, another autobiography. This time it's In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir, by former US vice-president Dick Cheney. The book outlines Cheney's thinking on and version of the September 11, 2001, attacks, the 'war on ter ...

  2. Why we must all try to stamp out the horrific torture of moon bears

    Posted Nov 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... died in 2006 because the years of torture had injured him too much. As a Chinese, I think I should do something special to let more Chinese know about the poor bears and to protect the animals. ...

  3. Should animals have rights?

    Posted Apr 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and responsibilities. Admittedly, we should strive to prevent animals being subjected to unnecessary pain or torture. Yet beyond this, animals do not deserve 'rights'. Rights are privileges ...

  4. iPond 'torture box' removed from sale by Australian chain

    Posted Dec 17th 2007, 12:00am by Billy Adams

    ... through a speaker attached to a brick-shaped 650ml tank- as a fish 'torture box'. Pet shop employees said customers had hurled abuse at them following reports in Australian newspapers ... if [the fish] does live, it's not a life worth living,' Animal Liberation Victoria spokesman Noah Mark told The Sunday Age. 'It's really just a torture box.' Pets ...

  5. Being alpha species carries obligations

    Posted Aug 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... yesterday, at the very least our closest cousin, the chimpanzee, deserves recognition of the rights to life, liberty and protection from torture because they are self-aware and have emotional lives. ...

  6. I'll still eat mooncakes

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen I just need to work out harder and do more slimming treatments. It's torture when you can't eat whatever you like. I hope my face won't get any thinner. It won't be too flattering since I have thick lips. Actress Joyce Cheng Yan-yee, daughter of the late television host Lydia 'Fei Fei' Sum Tin-ha, talking about enjoying Mid-Autumn ...

  7. Caged shame

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... resources into preserving natural habitats. As for our sad little zoo, the animals should be moved to places where they will not be psychologically tortured and it should be shut down. Peter ...

  8. SCMP sweeps board at Amnesty awards for human rights reporting

    Posted Apr 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a special merit for stories about suicides at the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen. Ng Tze-wei won a prize for stories about mainland lawyers and China's torture techniques. He Huifeng was awarded ...

  9. Love dogs the way they love us

    Posted Jun 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... create animals for humans to kill, torture, abuse or eat. Dogs make me happy. They are truly our best friends. I cannot understand why people do evil things to them. We should take action to save ... in return. Katie Kwan, Heep Yunn School From the Editor Thank you for your letter, Katie. While you'll get no arguments about not abusing or torturing animals, you might stir up some debate ...

  10. Star quality

    Posted Aug 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... opening and being so uncomfortable in my skin; it was torturous. I was worried with aligning myself with different things and making a statement, so that came out in my wild dress sense: pink ...




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