Pet peeve: Animal lovers fear for pet pigs in Lunar New Year

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 - 09:20 GMT

Pig lovers in Taiwan fear that a rush of people wanting to usher good fortune into their homes by getting a piglet as a pet may lead to a wave of abandoned pigs later on.

Garbage collectors’ demand legalizing pig-raising

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 - 10:53 GMT

Raising pigs in Egypt has encountered criticism as being a source of environmental pollution, though their keepers totally believe the opposite.

WHO warns against outbreak of Nipah virus

Fri, 25 May 2018 - 05:30 GMT

The World Health Organization issued a report on Friday warning against an outbreak of the Nipah Virus, NiV, which is transmitted from sick animals to both humans and animals.

Will pig-keeping thrive again in Egypt?

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 03:46 GMT

Pig-keeping begins to return in Egypt, as doctors said the swine flu no longer exists.