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Animal Rights

Plea for police action to halt animal abuse

Pet lovers want police to step up enforcement of laws against animal abuse.

Wednesday, 16 January, 2008, 12:00am

Plea for police action to halt animal abuse

Pet lovers want police to step up enforcement of laws against animal abuse.

In a survey by the Democratic Party and animal rights concern group Animal Earth, 65 per cent of 1,682 respondents said they wanted more police teams assigned to investigate cases of animal cruelty and abandonment.

16 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Mainlanders show major attitude shift

A grinning man clad in army fatigues brandishes a rifle, a dead boar lies at his feet. He wears a helmet and an ammunition belt stuffed with gun cartridges.

His image, plastered all over Beijing's subway, is the face of a new hunting reserve, a half-day's drive from the capital.

9 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

China's animal rights record

China has no national-level animal welfare protection laws. In 2004, it scrapped draft animal rights legislation, arguing the public wasn't ready.

9 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

animal rights

Word power

Match the words on the left with their meanings on the right.

1 brandishes

2 ammunition

3 backlash

4 bold

5 outrageous

6 notorious

a. immoral, shocking

b. well-known for some bad quality or deed

9 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

letters

Aimless teens cause for concern

A survey has revealed that about 80 per cent of teenagers have not set any targets and most of them want to make money from investments.

Our society is much more materialistic nowadays.

Many teenagers believe that no matter what they do, their main aim should be to make money and buy the things they want.

7 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

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