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Chinese woman shares home with 1,300 dogs

December 08, 2020 5:00 AM

CHONGQING • Twenty years ago, Ms Wen Junhong saved an abandoned dog from the streets of Chongqing in south-western China. She now shares her home with more than 1,300 dogs, and they keep on coming.

Myanmar monk offers temple sanctuary for threatened snakes

December 04, 2020 9:45 AM

A 69-year-old monk has created a refuge for snakes at the Seikta Thukha TetOo monastery in Yangon.

Cambodia ready to welcome 'world's loneliest elephant'

November 30, 2020 1:20 PM

"Cambodia is ready to welcome Kaavan," deputy environment minister Neth Pheaktra told AFP.

Saving Bandung's zoo from a grim fate

November 29, 2020 5:00 AM

​On a recent weekday at the Bandung Zoological Garden, a lone male muntjac - or barking deer - was snug inside a feed trough, a sheet of corrugated steel providing shade from the midday sun.

Saving Bandung's zoo from a grim fate

November 29, 2020 5:00 AM

On a recent weekday at the Bandung Zoological Garden, a lone male muntjac - or barking deer - was snug inside a feed trough, a sheet of corrugated steel providing shade from the midday sun.

164 dogs found crammed into tiny house in Japan

November 05, 2020 5:00 AM

TOKYO • Japanese health officials have found 164 emaciated dogs crammed into a tiny house in one of the country's worst cases of animal hoarding, an animal rights activist said yesterday.

Cambodia's tourist hotspot Siem Reap bans dog meat trade

July 08, 2020 2:41 PM

PHNOM PENH (AFP) - The Cambodian tourist town of Siem Reap has banned the dog meat trade, a victory for animal rights campaigners who describe the area as the "lynchpin" of an industry that slaughters millions of creatures each year.

Animal lovers take to India's streets to feed coronavirus strays

May 01, 2020 3:44 PM

NEW DELHI (AFP) - Tails are already wagging as Ms Priyanka Gusain stops her car, sacks of cattle fodder and dog pellets on her back seat and water in the boot for her evening rounds in Delhi.

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