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Animal Rights

Hong Kong should take a stand against inhumane slaughter of seals in Canada

I refer to the letter by Jean-Francois Tremblay ('In defence of seal hunts in Canada', March 14).

Wednesday, 21 March, 2012, 12:00am

Hong Kong should take a stand against inhumane slaughter of seals in Canada

I refer to the letter by Jean-Francois Tremblay ('In defence of seal hunts in Canada', March 14).

Your correspondent is correct about only one thing, the harp seals are not endangered at this point in time. However, this issue is not about conservation - it's about cruelty.

21 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Anger at huge Chinese foie gras project

China is set to become one of the biggest international producers of foie gras, much to the chagrin of the mainland's fledgling animal rights movement.

The move comes as concerns about force-feeding connected to the French delicacy is driving the industry out of developed nations.

14 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

SPCA urges ban on seal imports from Canadian hunts

An import ban in Hong Kong would prevent products made from Canadian seals from entering the mainland market without hurting local business, an animal welfare group that wants to end seal hunts says.

9 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Bear-bile business has already lost the PR war

Let's be honest and admit that we Chinese do not have a good reputation among people of the world in terms of our treatment of animals. There is a joke about the Cantonese that they are entrepreneurial people capable of excelling in many professions - but not zookeeper.

23 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Bear farm media tour dismissed as a stunt

Guizhentang Pharmaceutical - the bear bile producer that has come under fire for planning a public listing - let selected mainland media tour its bear farm in Fujian yesterday.

23 Feb 2012 - 12:00am