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Woman who rescues dogs from the frying pan

Uyen Nhu runs a shelter where abandoned and sick pets get a new life. 

Myanmar torches illegal wildlife stockpile worth $1.3 million to deter smugglers

Hundreds of seized elephant tusks, pangolin scales and other animal parts were destroyed Thursday as part of a ...

Do the civilized eat dogs? That’s a stupid question

Whining about the ethics of eating dog meat is basically barking up the wrong tree.
October 04, 2018 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

Dog thief arrested upon delivery to restaurants in Vietnam

Police in the southern Hau Giang Province arrested a man with four dogs he allegedly helped gun down on Saturday.
September 23, 2018 | 06:55 pm GMT+7

Dogs are back on the table in Vietnam

The debate has been joined yet again. Should we or should we not consume dog meat?
September 14, 2018 | 10:20 am GMT+7

Why dogs are not meant to be eaten

There are many reasons for people to avoid eating dog meat, health is one of them.
September 13, 2018 | 08:50 am GMT+7

Eating cats and dogs spoiling Hanoi’s image: authorities

It’s official. Hanoi wants residents to stop eating cats and dogs to preserve the city’s ‘public image.’
September 12, 2018 | 09:44 am GMT+7

Vietnam's caged bears dying off as bile prices plummet

Recent release of two bears from 18 years of caged life was uplifting news, but for some, it might be too late.
August 18, 2018 | 09:31 am GMT+7

Indonesia works to ban trade of meat from pets, exotic animals

Indonesia is preparing to ban the trade of meat derived from pets and exotic animals, aiming to promote animal welfare.
August 08, 2018 | 09:26 am GMT+7

Australia to 'vehemently' oppose Japan push to ease whaling ban

Australia Thursday vowed to "vehemently" oppose a new push by Japan to undermine a global moratorium on commercial whaling.
August 02, 2018 | 10:04 am GMT+7

Vietnam circuses accused of animal abuse

Animal welfare organization calls for total ban, circus federation defends ‘long-standing tradition.’
June 10, 2018 | 06:57 am GMT+7

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.
May 10, 2018 | 02:57 pm GMT+7

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
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