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January 5, 2018 12:13 AM Animals galore at Pet Lovers Fiesta 2018

The fiesta would also feature animals such as rabbits, tortoises and birds, as well as a collection of 5,000 cat-related artefacts. — Picture via Facebook/Pets Lover Fiesta 2018KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 5 — Pet lovers will have the chance to see more than 200 cats and 300 other animals at the Pet Lovers Fiesta 2018 to be held from Feb 3 to 18 at the Kuala Lumpur 23

December 29, 2017 9:14 AM China ban on ivory sales begins Sunday, aims to curb elephant poaching

The ban on all ivory sales has already led to an 80 per cent decline in seizures of illegal ivory entering China as well as a 65 per cent decline in raw ivory prices, said conservation group WildAid. — AFP picHONG KONG, Dec 29 ― A ban on ivory sales in China, the world's largest importer and end user of elephant tusks, takes effect on Sunday with wildlife 43

December 23, 2017 6:40 PM Gaza zookeeper puts lion cubs up for sale

GAZA CITY: The owner of a private zoo in the impoverished Gaza Strip has put three lion cubs up for sale, saying he can no longer afford to feed them. Mohammad Ahmad Jumaa took to social media to advertise the animals at 3,500 Jordanian dinars (US$5,000) each. "Because of the bad economic situation and the difficulty of finding food and drink (for the animals) 22

December 23, 2017 9:48 AM Fire breaks out at London Zoo

LONDON: A fire broke out at London Zoo early on Saturday morning, engulfing a cafe and shop near an animal petting area, although it was not immediately clear if any of the creatures were hurt. "Ten fire engines and 72 firefighters and officers have been called to a fire at a cafe and shop at London Zoo," the London Fire Brigade said in an initial statement 21

December 21, 2017 8:41 AM AVA to roll out 5-year sterilisation programme of stray dogs

SINGAPORE: The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) said on Thursday (Dec 21) it is working closely with animal welfare groups (AWGs) and veterinarians to embark on a 5-year Trap-Neuter-Release-Manage (TNRM) programme to manage the stray dog population in Singapore. AVA stressed that the TNRM programme is a "humane and science-based method" 16

December 13, 2017 1:40 PM Dutch police ground drone-fighting eagles

THE HAGUE: Dutch police have clipped the wings of their airborne drone-fighting force of eagles, and fired their winged warriors deeming them too expensive and too unruly to be effective. After a series of tests in 2015, the police last year announced they were putting into operation a flock of the birds of prey to take down drones believed to be posing 36

December 13, 2017 3:44 AM Rhone Ma shares up despite possible profit shortfall next year

PETALING JAYA: Rhone Ma Holdings Bhd share price’s rose 7.1% this morning despite having warned of a potential shortfall in its revenue and profit next year. As at 11.25am, Rhone Ma's share price stood at 83 sen with 664,200 shares changing hands. Rhone Ma warned that a major supplier Merial amended an initial distribution agreement signed between its unit and Merial 16

December 12, 2017 2:00 PM Seremban Pets Fiesta at MPS Hall this Friday, Saturday

SEREMBAN: Cat lovers should not miss the Seremban Pets Fiesta 2017 to be held at the Seremban Municipal Council (MPS) Hall this Friday and Saturday. The event is organised by the Malaysia Cat Club/Kelab Kuching Malaysia (KKM) and MPS. KKM president Khalid Rashid said the fiesta would see the holding of the International Cat Competition as well as competitions 11

November 2, 2017 9:16 AM Man fined for illegally keeping wildlife including venomous snakes, scorpion at home

SINGAPORE: A 42-year-old man was fined S$4,700 on Thursday (Nov 2) for possessing and keeping wildlife including venomous snakes and a scorpion in his home. Clement Lau Kin Wei did not pay the fine and was jailed 23 days in default, the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) said in a press release. AVA raided Lau's house on Nov 16 last year after 17

October 27, 2017 10:49 PM Australia's Deputy PM Is Removed From Office Over Dual Citizenship

Barnaby Joyce is now Australia's former deputy prime minister, after a court ruled his dual citizenship made his election invalid. Australia's leadership is facing disarray, after its High Court said Barnaby Joyce was ineligible to hold office; the now-former Deputy Prime Minister is a dual citizen of Australia and New Zealand. The ruling also means 15