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The Day My Dog Was Cooked for Dinner
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Dogs, dog-meat festival, China )

- 8 days ago -
This week about 10,000 dogs and a number of cats were killed at an annual dog-meat festival in south-western China, to celebrate the longest day of the year. For the BBC's Juliana Liu it was a reminder of one of the most traumatic days of her childhood,
The Village and the Gir
Offbeat  (tags: One Girl, China )

- 14 days ago -
She spent her childhood working in the fields, feeding the familyâEUR(TM)s pigs. The destruction of rural China became for Xiao Zhang a liberation - and an opportunity. This is the story of how her life changed as much as her country.
China Yulin Dog Meat Festival Under Way Despite Outrage
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Dogs, dog meat festival, China )

- 14 days ago -
A price is negotiated before the dog is killed and cooked (Picture),An annual dog meat festival in south-west China has begun, amid uproar on the part of animal rights activists.
The Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Con: The Top Make-Up Brands Testing on Animals Abroad (and the Ones You CAN Trust)
Offbeat  (tags: Cosmetics, EU, animal testing, loopholes, make up, china, animal welfare )

- 6 days ago -
When the EU banned cosmetics that had been tested on animals in 2013, there was a collective sigh of relief from pet-lovers everywhere.
Revealed, the Hero of the Chinese Dog Meat Festival: How One Widow Spent £45,000 and Defied Death Threats to Save 800 Canines
Offbeat  (tags: China, dogs, hero, saves, rescues, dog meat festival )

- 4 days ago -
You can smell the Common Home For All dog shelter in Tianjin, northeast China before you see it.
China Ready to Set Out Climate Pledges, Says Li
Offbeat  (tags: CO2emissions, climate-change, globalwarming, pollution, environment, China )

- 6 days ago -
China is set to reveal how much it intends to cut its carbon emissions by beyond 2020, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has said.

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