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S’pore public invited to air views on animal welfare | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

S’pore public invited to air views on animal welfare | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

This is the largest and most diverse local animal protection event to be held in Singapore (Yahoo! photos/Clarence … Singaporeans are invited to voice their concerns about animal welfare issues and offer suggestions on amendments to legislation on the matter at the largest animal protection event to be held in Singapore this Saturday. More than 600 participants are expected to attend, including Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Law K Shanmugam . "I welcome this event, and support it. How a society treats animals, which cannot take care of themselves, says much about the nature of the society. The increasing support we are getting for animal welfare events is heartening," said Shanmugam, who is also a Member of Parliament (MP) for Nee Soon group representation constituency. Louis Ng, executive director of animal welfare group ACRES, one of the main organisers of...

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