Photo of the Day: Hot 'dogs?' in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A hot dog stand in New Taipei City has caught the eye of many Western netizens for including the photo of a canine in a country once known for eating dog meat. On Sunday eve...

50 years after fists: Who would listen, who would care?

Two men stood together, utilizing the worldwide platform that only the Olympics can provide, to call attention to the struggle they shared with fellow Americans during a divisive, seemingly intractabl...

Vietnam's dog meat culture clashes with modern tastes

Hoang has been eating dog meat since he was young. He can't imagine there will be a time that he won't be eating it at least twice a month. However, Vietnamese officials announced in September...

Vietnam's capital urges residents to stop eating dog meat

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — 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. ...

Groups in Taiwan demand harsh penalties for foreign workers who eat dog meat

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Representatives of several civic groups staged a protest outside the Ministry of Labor on Friday, demanding that local employers be held accountable for their foreign workers who eat d...

Dog meat campaign say tests find rabies at Indonesia markets

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Anti-dog meat campaigners say tests of just nine dog carcasses from markets on the Indonesian island Sulawesi revealed one infected with rabies, highlighting the public healt...

Man bites dog: North Koreans eat dog meat to beat the heat

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — In North Korea, summer is not a good time to be a dog. With the sizzling heat upon the country, North Korea's biggest brewery is pumping out twice as mu...

Stars urge Indonesia to ban 'brutal' trade in dog meat

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — International stars of acting, music and sports have signed a letter urging Indonesia's president to ban what they say is a brutal trade in dog and cat meat for human consump...

'Heartbroken' Kenworthy visits South Korean dog meat farm

SIHEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Gus Kenworthy stood stone-faced, a shivering black puppy curled in his arms and more scurrying around him on the dirty, uneven cement floor. A few feet away, the pups' moth...

Dutch apologies galore after double faux pas at Olympics

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — After the Dutch speedskating team botched its men's team pursuit race and had to settle for Olympic bronze, things might have gotten even worse. On Thur...

Figure skater saving pups from SKorean dog meat trade

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Canadian figure skater Meagan Duhamel is hoping to win a gold medal in South Korea this month — though no prize could be more life-changing than her previous Pyeongchan...

Groups call for shutdown of brutal Indonesia animal markets

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Campaigners are calling for the closure of Indonesian animal markets touted as tourist attractions where dogs are bludgeoned by the thousands and blow-torched alive. ...

Carrefour pulls dog meat products from its shelves in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The French retailer giant Carrefour has removed dog meat products from two of its supermarket chains in China. Carrefour announced the measures following outcry from th...

46 dogs arrive in NY from South Korea, saved from slaughter

NEW YORK (AP) — A dog meat farm in South Korea is missing 46 dogs that arrived Sunday at New York's Kennedy Airport after being rescued. The animals are headed for shelters in New Yo...

Dog deformed by Thai butcher is now thriving in New Jersey

SEWELL, N.J. (AP) — A dog rescued from the dinner table but left with half a face in Thailand has found a new home in New Jersey and is thriving. Karen Quigley and Michelle Weirich r...