One Step Closer to An End to Vietnam’s “Pig Slaughter Festival”
Every year, on the sixth day of the new lunar year, a small village in Vietnam’s Bac Ninh province close to the capital Hanoi, is the scene of horrific animal cruelty.
No More Elephant rides at Singapore Zoo!
Singapore Zoo has announced that as of the 5th January 2015, visitors will no longer be able to ride or have contact with the elephants, as part of their adoption of a "protected contact elephant management" system.
Good News for macaques in Jakarta
On 20th October 2013 the Governor of Jakarta announced an end to the use of macaques in street performances and the confiscation of the dancing macaques from the Jakarta streets.
Beijing rodeo postponed
Animals Asia is delighted to hear the news that the China Rodeo scheduled for October 2011 has been postponed.
Victory for Zimbabwe elephant calves!
Five elephant calves captured from the wild in Zimbabwe have been saved from a life of misery in Chinese zoos.
Suspension of the development of a foie gras operation in Jiangxi province, China
The coalition are delighted to hear the news that the Creek Project Investments PLC have suspended the development of a foie gras operation in Jiangxi province following concerns expressed by animal welfare organisations.
Beluga Whale Import Cancelled
AFA are delighted to hear that HK Ocean Park have abandoned plans to bring wild-caught beluga whales to Hong Kong, and we thank the HK Ocean Park management team for making this important decision.