09 February 2015

#Moonbearmonday: Valentine’s couples

Valentines’ Day is just around the corner, and it seems that Cupid has been popping up at our Vietnam and China sanctuaries if the amount of super cute moon bear couples is anything to go by.

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06 February 2015

Moon bear’s recovery is fruit of compassion

Rescued moon bear Nhan Ai finally completed her long process of rehabilitation as she stepped out onto the grass of her enclosure at Animals Asia’s Vietnam Bear Rescue Centre.

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06 February 2015

Pig sacrifice can’t hide behind tradition

By Nguyen Tam Thanh
Each year on the sixth day of the new lunar year, thousands of people gather in Nem Thuong village in Vietnam’s Bac Ninh province to witness the brutal sacrifice of two pigs.
After…

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05 February 2015

Virginia McKenna implores Vietnam PM to save Halong bears

Virginia McKenna, Founder Trustee of the Born Free Foundation, has sent a heartfelt plea to Vietnam’s Prime Minister asking him to allow 23 dying bears to be rescued from three bear bile farms in Halong Bay.

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04 February 2015

ACPA Statement: cats seized in Vietnam

The Asia Canine Protection Alliance (ACPA) released a statement condemning the treatment of cats seized in Hanoi and offering help to make positive future changes.

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03 February 2015

Change suggested as pig slaughter becomes hot topic

Animals Asia’s campaign to end the pig slaughter festival in Nem Thuong Village has prompted huge debate in Vietnam and seen politicians suggest change is a possibility.

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02 February 2015

Breakthrough for Halong bears as campaign hots up

The campaign to save 23 moon bears in Halong City has received a boost as a government ministry appeared to back Animals Asia’s request to be allowed to rescue the bears.

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02 February 2015

#Moonbearmonday: bears snuggle to beat winter chill

Getting up on a Monday morning can be hard – and when chilly winter mornings are compared to a snug bed, it can feel like an impossible task.

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