Tag: animal welfare

Co-founder of animal welfare group fined for harassment

Singapore—The co-founder and director of volunteer organisation Society for Animal Matters was fined for harassing a driver who was mistaken to have run over a shelter dog. Mark Lin You Cheng (27) was fined S$1,400 for publicly revealing the personal information of Ms. Soon Kim...

MP to raise issue of cats not being allowed in HDB flats

Singapore — Member of Parliament for Nee Soon GRC Louis Ng is well-known as an advocate for animal rights, being the founder of ACRES (Animal Concerns Research and Education Society). And in the new year, Mr Ng will be fighting for the right to...

Animal cruelty: ACRES rescues mynah hanging from pole outside Yishun apartment

Singapore — On Wednesday, Dec 11, Singapore animal rights advocacy ACRES (Animal Concerns Research and Education Society) posted a video showing a mynah that a woman had hung from a laundry pole stand outside her apartment in Yishun. ACRES said on its Facebook page that...

ACRES calls for RWS boycott in the wake of dolphin slamming incident

Singapore—Advocates for local animal rights group ACRES (Animal Concerns Research and Education Society) has called for a boycott of Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) after a 2018 video emerged of a dolphin repeatedly slamming its head against the tank where its kept. In a Facebook post dated...

Dolphin filmed slamming its head repeatedly against tank walls, animal rights group upset

Singapore—Animal rights group Empty The Tanks posted a video of a dolphin on slamming its head repeatedly against the wall of a tank, reportedly at the Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) S.E.A Aquarium. The video was filmed on December 1 and to date; the post has gone viral,...

Tampines Town Council issues apology for cat placed in rubbish chute

Singapore— Tampines Town Council said that it was “very sorry” for “a lapse in the protocol in the handling of the recent cat-related matter,” after a post made rounds on social media detailing how a cat had been placed in a bin center as...