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Proposed Chinese law to recognize animal welfare for first time

This handout photo taken on January 2012 and released by the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries on February 13, 2014 shows a dead juvenile great white shark that was killed in Sussex Inlet, south of Sydney. An Australian man has been fined 16,000 USD (18000 AUSD) for killing a juvenile great white shark by ramming it with his boat then beating it to death with a metal pole, officials said on February 13, 2014. AFP PHOTO / New South Wales Department of Primary Industries

The first draft of the law on the protection of wildlife has been revised, in which animal welfare has been recognized for the first time in China, reported thepaper.cn on Tuesday.

Posted: December 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Former maid tells court of ‘torture’ by Hong Kong employers


former Indonesian maid on Monday told a court for the first time how she was starved, beaten and ritually humiliated by her Hong Kong employers in a case that has sparked international outrage.

Posted: December 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Philippines probes ‘prison’-like children’s center

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Top Philippines officials said Monday they had launched investigations into a Manila children’s center overseen by a former president, after months of complaints about the “prison”-like conditions.

Posted: November 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Davao cop chief stays despite abuse raps

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Senior Superintendent Vicente Danao Jr. would not be removed from his post as city police director despite the filing of physical and verbal abuse complaints against him by his wife, the spokesperson of the Southern Mindanao Police Office said.

Posted: November 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Suspected dog abuser apologizes after online manhunt

China Dog Abuse

Pictures and videos of a dog tied to the rear of a car being dragged along a road to near death have prompted an outcry on Chinese social media, and a vehement manhunt for the driver by web users has resulted in his confession and apology on local television. The images and videos were first […]

Posted: September 25th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »