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Pro-independence activists arrested in Hong Kong

Two Hong Kong independence activists who were barred from taking up their seats as lawmakers last year were arrested Wednesday and charged over chaos at the city’s parliament, their office said. Baggio Leung and Yau Wai-ching were arrested at their apartments and are to be charged with “illegal assembly,” according ...

Consumption of dog and cat meat banned in Taiwan

/ Apr 12, 2017

Consumption of dog and cat meat banned in Taiwan

Taiwan’s legislature has explicitly banned the sale and consumption of dog and cat meat and increased the penalty for animal cruelty, underscoring the growing awareness of animal welfare in one of Asia’s most prosperous societies. The legislature amended Taiwan’s animal protection law to double ...