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2019/05/17 | Waleed Tariq
Proposal to Export Donkey Hides From Pakistan to China Incites Outrage
A donkey export plan drawn up as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has incensed environmentalists and animal rights advocates.
2017/07/22 | John C. Cannon
Asia's Rhino Horn Trade is Thriving
The Elephant Action League sent undercover investigators into Vietnam, China and several other Asian countries to understand the intricate network involved in getting rhino horn from African countries into the hands of Chinese consumers.
2017/04/12 | ZiQing Low
Is Eating Dog Meat Really on the Way Out in Asia?
Taiwan's dog meat ban has been welcomed but China’s largest 'dog meat festival' is set to enter its eighth year, and Indonesia sees an increase in dog meat consumption.
2017/04/07 | Rosemary Chen
FEATURE: Taiwan Stray Dog Adoption Languishing as Shelters Overflow
Taiwan’s new ban on euthanizing stray dogs will lead to more dogs left on the streets if adoption rates don't pick up, animal welfare workers fear.
2017/03/15 | Basten Gokkon
Alarms Raised as Timber Firm Said to Pierce One of Indonesia’s Last Orangutan Strongholds
Environmentalists are desperately calling for President Joko Widodo’s administration to put a stop to the company’s land clearing in the Sungai Putri forest of Borneo.
2017/02/21 | Sarah Karacs
Should Hong Kong Keep its Zoo?
The debate around the existence of Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Garden comes at a time of shifting values towards animal rights in the city and across Asia.
2017/02/15 | Rosemary Chen
‘We Don’t Always Agree’: A Much-Needed Dialogue on Stray Dog Issues in Taiwan
Underfunded and understaffed animal shelters were the focus of a documentary “Twelve Nights” released in 2012. The film sparked public outrage over the practice of euthanasia in stray dog shelters in Taiwan and eventually led to the ban of euthanasia practice that came into effect this February.
2016/11/22 | Mukta Patil
Back from the Brink: The Surprising Survival of India's Rhinos
India’s Rhino population was barely 75 in 1905. It has now increased by 35-times In 107 years.
2016/10/13 | Mo Tz-pin
Student Sentenced to 10 Months in Jail for Killing Cats in Taiwan
Commentators are calling for tougher penalties due to disappointment in the Court's decision.
2016/09/26 | Hsu Chia-yu
Taiwan Prison Dog Training Helps Inmates Stay Away from Crime
Dog trainers say the recidivism rate among inmates who trained dogs is 'very low.'
First Political Party Dedicated to Animal Protection Founded in Taiwan
The Taiwan Animal Protection Party is striving to raise more public awareness of animal rights through politics.
2016/08/05 | Yuan-ling Liang
More than 100 Animals Found Dead at Airport in Taiwan
The animals were due to be shipped to Malaysia appear to have died from heat exhaustion at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport.
2016/06/23 | Shuhei Omi
Yulin Dog Festival: Western Criticism vs. Local Patriotism
The controversial Yulin Dog Festival kicked off on Monday amid an outpour of opposition from U.S. celebrities. But how is China reacting?