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Animal Rights

Laws must be updated to save pets from abuse

Hong Kong likes to think of itself as a caring society. We're undeniably charitable and devote a large part of our financial resources to the needs of the least well-off in society.

Monday, 25 April, 2011, 12:00am

Laws must be updated to save pets from abuse

Hong Kong likes to think of itself as a caring society. We're undeniably charitable and devote a large part of our financial resources to the needs of the least well-off in society. But that devotion doesn't extend to the well-being of animals, thousands of which are put to death each year because no one wants them.

25 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Pigs get star treatment as slaughterhouses are graded

Star-graded hotels or office towers are no novelty. But star-graded pig slaughterhouses?

28 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Prosecutions up for cruelty to animals

The number of people prosecuted for cruelty to animals increased from 30 in 2006 to 42 last year, government figures reveal.

All but two of the 42 prosecutions led to convictions. Among them, 26 cases resulted in fines and seven led to imprisonment.

17 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Talkback

Should the sex trade be legalised?

In the past few decades, the operations of sex workers have created many problems for nearby residents.

These residents have had their lives disrupted. Some of them have been mistaken for prostitutes and this has led to them being victims of sexual harassment over a long time.

27 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Sealing the fate of wildlife

Few issues in Canada provoke greater furore among animal rights groups than the annual spring hunt for seals off the Atlantic coast.

16 Mar 2008 - 12:00am