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Asia Pacific Nov 22, 2018

South Korea closes biggest dog slaughterhouse complex

South Korean officials on Thursday began to dismantle the country's largest canine slaughterhouse complex, as animal rights activists push to end the custom of eating dog meat. About 1 million dogs are eaten a year in South Korea, often as a summertime delicacy, with the ...

Paws for peace: North Korea's Kim sends two dogs across DMZ

Asia Pacific Sep 30, 2018

Paws for peace: North Korea's Kim sends two dogs across DMZ

President Moon Jae-in received a pair of North Korean indigenous hunting dogs from Pyongyang, his office said Sunday, the latest token of the rapidly blossoming friendship on the peninsula. "Cheong Wa Dae (the presidential office) was offered a pair of Pungsan dogs from the North ...