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Animal Rights

At Monsieur Chatt?, French authenticity is always de rigueur

Originally from Paris, Jean-Yves Chatt? has operated a successful wine import business in Hong Kong for more than 20 years. He opened French gourmet store Monsieur Chatt?

Thursday, 5 January, 2012, 12:00am

Peta, mixed up in pat?, cooks celebrity butcher's goose

Let me share a couple of delicious ironies: that a butcher can be a celebrity and the word 'pat?' is an anagram of Peta, the animal rights people.

5 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

At Monsieur Chatte, French authenticity is always de rigueur

Originally from Paris, Jean-Yves Chatte has operated a successful wine import business in Hong Kong for more than 20 years. He opened French gourmet store Monsieur Chatte in a three-storey shophouse in Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan, in 2008, and now has a second store in Elements in Kowloon and a production kitchen and private dining room in Chai Wan.

5 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

On style, she rules

I've never been able to get my hair into a proper chignon, but I heard there's a new, easy-to-use spiral pin in the United States? Can you buy it here?

Spin Class, Pok Fu Lam

1 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Lawmakers support ending seal imports

A campaign to stop the import of products made from Canadian seals killed in an annual hunt has won the support of more than half of all legislators, an animal protection group says.

20 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Animals deserve justice for abuse

For many people, especially pet lovers, cruelty to animals is as traumatising as violence committed against human beings. They feel the situation is more disturbing because such abuse cases are often not properly followed up by law enforcement agencies, which are perceived as thinking that animal lives are less valuable.

11 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

We cannot learn about behaviour of animals by keeping them locked in zoos

Your article ('Sea change for Ocean Park?' September 19), raises several important issues highlighting the ongoing battle between the proponents and opponents of zoological parks.

24 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Ocean Park should stick to roller coasters and stop being both a zoo and a circus

Ocean Park chairman Allan Zeman has done the right thing by choosing not to import beluga whales from Russia.

Due to the public outcry both in Hong Kong and around the globe, it became clear that the majority are opposed to animals being taken from their homes, transported across the globe and confined to small barren prison tanks.

7 Sep 2011 - 12:00am