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Vietnam Bans Wildlife Markets and Imports Because of COVID

Vietnam Bans Wildlife Markets and Imports Because of COVID

Vietnam has officially banned illegal wildlife markets and imports due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The country's Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, signed a new directive on July 23, closing illegal wildlife markets. It also bans...
Vietnam May Ban Wildlife Trade to Mitigate Coronavirus

Vietnam May Ban Wildlife Trade to Mitigate Coronavirus

Vietnam may soon ban the wildlife trade to control the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Prime Minister Nguyen Phuc requested that the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development "quickly" draft a directive to ban the wildlife...
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Hanoi Becomes Vietnam’s First City to Ban Dog Meat Trade

Hanoi, Vietnam, will officially ban the dog meat trade by 2021, Southeast Asia Globe reports. The announcement follows a statement released in mid-September by the Hanoi People's Committee, which urges residents of the Vietnamese capital...
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KFC Launches 2 Vegan Chicken Meals Across All Vietnam Locations

American fried chicken fast-food restaurant chain KFC has debuted vegan options, including two plant-based chicken dishes, at all locations in Vietnam for a limited time. According to KFC Vietnam, the vegan options were introduced at...
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Art Exhibition in Hong Kong Challenges Mankind’s Complex Relationship With the Animal Kingdom

A new mixed media exhibition in Hong Kong explores the way mankind interacts with animals. Specifically, it delves into Vietnamese mythology and how these traditional belief systems impact animal populations in the modern world. The...

7 Vegan Friendly Activities for Backpacking Around Southeast Asia in 2018

If one of your new year's resolutions is to travel more and you’ve got your sights set on the wonders of Southeast Asia, there are many attractions and activities you can do to give...