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Horror vid shows bat and cats in filthy cages as dying rabbit convulses in ‘wet markets’ STILL open despite coronavirus (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 15/05/2020 11:57:57

WORRYING images have emerged of a rabbit convulsing and dying at a bizarre wet market flogging animals destined for the dinner table. PETA has released horror footage –  captured just last month...

Angkor turtle shell held secret treasure (source — www.thesundaily.my) 12/05/2020 08:13:12

ARCHAEOLOGIST Chea Socheat is seeking help from international experts to identify artefacts found inside the shell of a turtle sculpture which was recently unearthed at an excavation site at Kandal Sr...

Dog and cat meat sales surge after medics say it can ward off coronavirus (source — www.mirror.co.uk) 18/04/2020 08:23:52

Doctors have been telling people in Vietnam and Cambodia that dog and cat meat can help fight illnesses such as Covid-19, leading to a spike in sales via takeaway apps

Sales of dog and cat meat surge on food apps in Vietnam and Cambodia after doctors claim it can ‘fight off coronavirus’ (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 17/04/2020 18:30:56

THE coronavirus crisis has led to a surge in the sale of dog and cat meat through food delivery apps in Vietnam and Cambodia, an investigation has found. Despite other countries looking to reduce the ...

Gun-toting scarecrows pop up in rural Cambodia to 'ward off' Covid-19 (source — www.telegraph.co.uk) 16/04/2020 19:32:44

Coronavirus causes surge in dog and cat meat sales in Vietnam and Cambodia, investigators say (source — www.independent.co.uk) 16/04/2020 18:38:00

Stop the Wildlife Trade: Even doctors sometimes recommend it in false belief it protects against viruses and heals scars

Coronavirus lockdown leads to a spike in poaching in Cambodia (source — www.dailymail.co.uk) 16/04/2020 15:55:43

Conservationists in Asia are reporting increases in the hunting of protected species since the spread of coronavirus began to disrupt traditional economies.

Thailand extends ban on passenger flights until end-April (source — www.thesundaily.my) 15/04/2020 07:01:18

BANGKOK: Thailand has extended a ban on incoming passenger flights until the end of April in a bid to curb the coronavirus outbreak, the country’s aviation body said on Wednesday.The ban was first int...

Cambodia is using coronavirus as an excuse for human rights abuse (source — www.smh.com.au) 15/04/2020 05:50:48

Legislation ostensibly designed to contain the pandemic is being used to crack down on those who dare to question the government's authority.

Sun Bear Centre perseveres despite closure to public (source — www.thesundaily.my) 14/04/2020 05:44:10

SANDAKAN: The Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) near here is digging into its financial reserves to look after the 43 rescued endangered sun bears under its care.BSBCC founder and CEO Wong ...

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