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Authorities crack down on bird abusers

Posted on December 19, 2014 at 3:02 pm | by | Permalink | Comments Off

It’s easy to become a bit cynical about expecting the government to take real action, particularly when it comes to the issue of animal welfare. …

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“It Was Raining Pigeons”: Millions Die in Taiwan Sea Races

Posted on May 30, 2014 at 6:18 pm | by | Permalink | Comments Off

More than a million homing pigeons die every year during Taiwan’s seasonal pigeon races, grueling sets of seven races over the open ocean from …

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Vegan Eats Take Over Taipei

Posted on September 24, 2013 at 9:05 am | by | Permalink | Comments Off

The sea, the flowers, the mountains, one of the tallest buildings in the world—there are a lot of reasons to visit Taipei, but the best …

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Get Fit, Help Animals: Taiwan Yoga Marathon 2013

Posted on March 19, 2013 at 3:48 pm | by | Permalink | Comments Off

Have you ever wanted to try yoga? Are you an experienced yogi? Or are you somewhere in between? No matter which, the Taiwan Yoga Marathon

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Urgent Alert: Ask Taiwan to Introduce a Dedicated Animal Protection Agency

Posted on August 22, 2012 at 8:21 am | by | Permalink | Comments (26)

In September, the Legislative Yuan in Taiwan is going to review various proposals, including one that asks for the establishment of an independent animal protection …

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Show Luo Takes a Stand Against Animal Homelessness

Posted on November 8, 2011 at 9:17 am | by | Permalink | Comments (3)

Show Luo has a special costar in his brand-new ad for PETA: Sammy, a very lucky dog who was rescued from an animal shelter.

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Victory! Taiwan Bans Steel-Jawed Traps

Posted on July 4, 2011 at 1:08 pm | by | Permalink | Comments (2)

Although it has long been illegal to use steel-jaw traps (also known as “leghold traps”) in Taiwan, it was formerly legal to sell them and …

Vegan Cake! Need We Say More?

Posted on April 20, 2011 at 9:28 am | by | Permalink | Comments (3)

The highlight of my recent trip to Taiwan came in dessert form. What could be better than the appropriately named Heavenly Cake from Loving Hut …

Victory! Sale of Cruel Steel-Jaw Traps Will Soon Be Banned!

Posted on April 7, 2011 at 8:06 am | by | Permalink | Comments (3)

Thank you to everyone who took the time to write to Taiwan’s officials in order to urge them to ban the sale of cruel steel-jaw …

Take That, Canada

Posted on April 5, 2011 at 11:31 am | by | Permalink | Comments (4)

Visitors to the Canadian Trade Office in Taipei were greeted by an unusual surprise last week: two PETA protestors, wearing nothing but painted Canadian emblems. …

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