“We are disappointed in the pig-chopping ritual”: Asia Animals Foundation

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“We are disappointed in the pig-chopping ritual”: Asia Animals Foundation

VietNamNet Bridge – Dr. Tuan Bendixsen, chief representative of Animals Asia in Vietnam, said he would launch a stronger call for removal of the rituals "causing pain to animals".

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Bac Ninh pig slaughter goes ahead despite protests

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Bac Ninh pig slaughter goes ahead despite protests

Despite international and local criticism about animal cruelty, the annual Pig Slaughter Ceremony in Bac Ninh Province will go ahead today (February 24), with participants maintaining they want to keep traditional customs alive.

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Pig-chopping festival is one of the most brutal: Animals Asia

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Pig-chopping festival is one of the most brutal: Animals Asia

VietNamNet Bridge - "Chopping a live healthy pig is cruel behavior, and it hardens the feelings of viewers, especially children," said Nguyen Thanh Tam, of the Animals Asia Foundation (AAF), in an interview with VNE.

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Vietnamese authorities seek release of maltreated bears from private farms

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Vietnamese authorities seek release of maltreated bears from private farms

2 captive bears died in the northern province of Quang Ninh on January 28. Photo credit: Lao Dong

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Animal rights activists demand end to Bac Ninh pig slaughter

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Animal rights activists demand end to Bac Ninh pig slaughter

The Animals Asia Foundation has launched a campaign to stop Bac Ninh Province's traditional pig slaughter during Nem Thuong Festival amid growing official concern about the barbarity of the practice and the impact it has on Vietnam's international reputation.

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NGO blows lid off massive bear deaths in Ha Long

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Photo credit: Animals Asia Foundation

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Bear deaths in Ha Long spur urgent calls for gov't action

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Bear deaths in Ha Long spur urgent calls for gov't action

Animals Asia Foundation has warned that a number of bears are being starved and left to die at bear farms near Ha Long Bay, prompting serious calls for action.

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New bear enclosures opened in Vinh Phuc Province

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New bear enclosures opened in Vinh Phuc Province

The Animals Asia Foundation (AAF) announced the opening of four new bear enclosures in the northern province of Vinh Phuc on November 5.

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Rescue ends bear bile farming in Binh Thuan

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The Animals Asia Foundation (AAF) and authorised agencies of the central province of Binh Thuan rescued the last farmed bear in the locality, putting an end to bear bile farming here.

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Quang Ninh cracks down on bear bile tourism

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Quang Ninh cracks down on bear bile tourism

Quang Ninh Province will ban local bear farms from bile extraction starting in 2014, after strong condemnation from activists.

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Quang Ninh campaign calls for bear protection

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Quang Ninh campaign calls for bear protection

A communication campaign has been launched in the northern province of Quang Ninh in a bid to raise public awareness about the need to protect bears during the first tourism months of 2014.

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Quang Ninh campaign calls for bear protection

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VOV News English 15 month(s) ago

A communication campaign has been launched in the northern province of Quang Ninh in a bid to raise public awareness about the need to protect bears during the first tourism months of 2014.

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Australian couple reaches out to Vietnamese bears

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Australian couple reaches out to Vietnamese bears

Taurus, one of the four bears that Richard and Joanna Collins sponsored at the Tam Dao bear rescue center

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Bear necessities

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VietNam News English 29 month(s) ago

Bear necessities

Actress Ali MacGraw (centre) strokes a bear at a rescue centre run by the Animals Asia Foundation in Tam Dao District in the northern province of Vinh Phuc on Monday.

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Bears face uncertain fate

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VietnamNet English 35 month(s) ago

Bears face uncertain fate

VietNamNet Bridge – More than 100 bears at the Bear Rescue Centre were condemned to almost certain death until Animals Asia Foundation established a Bear Rescue Centre in Tam Dao national park, the northern province of Vinh Phuc.

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