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Vietnam circuses accused of animal abuse

Animal welfare organization calls for total ban, circus federation defends ‘long-standing tradition.’

Black bear enjoys freedom after 10 years behind bars in Vietnam

Having been locked in a tiny cage and malnourished, the bear is spending better days at a rescue center.

Two bears freed from 20 years of cage life in Vietnam

Carrying many diseases from the long captivity, they are now spending better days at a rescue center.
April 29, 2018 | 07:06 am GMT+7

Chinese man jailed by Dutch court for smuggling rhino horn

Demand comes mostly from China and Vietnam, where the horn is coveted as a traditional medicine, an aphrodisiac or as a status symbol.
April 07, 2018 | 09:07 am GMT+7

Hong Kong shops defy ban on trade in pangolin scales

The reclusive pangolin has become the most trafficked mammal on earth due to soaring demand in China and Vietnam.
March 22, 2018 | 02:55 pm GMT+7

Dogs vs. boar deathmatch in Hanoi sparks outrage on social media

The event was caught on camera and shows several fighting dogs ganging up on a lone boar.
March 21, 2018 | 12:36 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's controversial pig slaughtering festival returns behind closed doors

The 800-year-old festival has been criticized as barbaric by many Vietnamese and international organizations.
February 22, 2018 | 10:23 am GMT+7

3 moon bears freed after nearly 20 years behind bars in Vietnam

The bears were being held in tight cages and farmed for their bile.
November 07, 2017 | 11:31 am GMT+7

Dog thief killed during fight with angry villagers in Hanoi

His accomplice escaped and sought help at a government office.
October 16, 2017 | 11:29 am GMT+7

Taiwan bans eating dogs and cats

A new bill imposes fines of up to $8,170 for consumption of the animals and a maximum two-year jail term for killing or abusing animals.
April 12, 2017 | 02:25 pm GMT+7

Vietnam praised for less gory version of centuries-old pig slaughter fest

Animals Asia says it will continue to fight ‘until no live animals experience fear and trauma.’
February 08, 2017 | 04:03 pm GMT+7

Taiwan bans euthanasia of stray animals

'Animal protection in Taiwan has moved towards a new milestone.'
February 06, 2017 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

7 uplifting stories from Vietnam in 2016 that will make you smile

Even in the toughest of times, kindness and hope prevail.
December 25, 2016 | 12:26 am GMT+7

47 dogs seized as police bust dog meat ring in southern Vietnam

Most of the stolen dogs were already slaughtered and about to hit dinner tables at local restaurants.
December 24, 2016 | 11:43 am GMT+7

The cost of fashion: Activists release 'horrifying' images from Vietnam crocodile farms

Vietnam exports 30,000 crocodile skins every year, joining a global supply chain that involves brutal killing of millions, PETA said.
December 23, 2016 | 02:35 pm GMT+7
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