A restaurant worker loads crabs into the seafood restaurant’s claw machine in Singapore on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

Grab-a-crab? Anger at Singapore restaurant’s arcade-style claw machine

  • The restaurant’s CEO said he was surprised at the reaction, as a similar promotion at two eateries he operates in China was a success
  • A video of the pink machine emblazoned with a picture of a smiling red crab under the phrase ‘come and catch me’ went viral after being posted this week
Topic |   Singapore

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A restaurant worker loads crabs into the seafood restaurant’s claw machine in Singapore on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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People protest against the treatment of race horses during The TAB Everest race day at the Royal Randwick Racecourse in Sydney on Saturday. Photo: EPA

Australia opens investigation into ‘industrial’ slaughter of racehorses

  • A report by national broadcaster ABC found up to 4,000 horses ‘disappeared’ each year, their meat shipped abroad or turned into pet food
  • But the country’s racing industry insists that less than 1 per cent of retired racehorses end up in an abattoir or knackery
Topic |   Australia

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People protest against the treatment of race horses during The TAB Everest race day at the Royal Randwick Racecourse in Sydney on Saturday. Photo: EPA
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