Health

Vietnam's capital urges residents to stop eating dog meat

Sep 11, 2018

Authorities in Vietnam's capital are urging residents to stop eating dog meat because it hurts the city's image and improper raising of the animals could spread rabies

Wildlife group: Exotic pets trade activity rises on Facebook

Sep 10, 2018

A wildlife monitoring group says research it has conducted since 2016 has found a sharp increase in the number of people belonging to Facebook groups in Thailand where endangered animals are bought and sold

Tariff fight adds to China's economic challenges

Sep 4, 2018

China faces bigger economic challenges than its trade war with the US as Communist leaders try to engineer slower, more self-sustaining growth

6 Asians receive Ramon Magsaysay Awards for accomplishments

Aug 31, 2018

Six people have received the Ramon Magsaysay Awards, Asia's version of the Nobel Prize, including a Cambodian who helped document Khmer Rouge atrocities and an Indian who led the rescue of thousands of mentally ill street paupers

UN: China's African swine fever outbreak could cross borders

Aug 28, 2018

The United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization is warning that an outbreak of African swine fever in China could jump the border to neighboring countries in Southeast Asia

China reports 4th outbreak this month of African swine fever

Aug 23, 2018

China has reported another outbreak of African swine fever that threatens the country's crucial pork industry, but says it has the situation under control

Heavily pork-reliant China battling African swine fever

Aug 22, 2018

China, the world's largest producer of pork, is battling an African swine fever outbreak that could potentially devastate herds

Thailand's Queen Sirikit, 86, admitted to hospital with flu

Aug 20, 2018

Thailand's Queen Sirikit is being treated in a hospital for the flu

Chinese vice governor, mayor fired over vaccine scandal

Aug 16, 2018

Chinese deputy governor, mayor fired over vaccine scandal that triggered public outcry

Chinese deputy provincial governors, mayor fired over vaccine scandal that triggered public outcry

Aug 16, 2018

Chinese deputy provincial governors, mayor fired over vaccine scandal that triggered public outcry

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