Daily Archives: 2015-12-21

ACRES investigates illegal pet advertisement in Singapore

The Animal Concerns Research & Education Society (ACRES) documented 156 illegal pet advertisements online over a six-month period, involving animals that cannot be kept, imported, sold or advertised without authorisation under Singapore law. The findings were part of a six-month investigation from June to December this year on how wildlife traffickers user online advertising platforms to ply their trade. ACRES …

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Greece on a knife edge

By Isidoros Karderinis It’s been five years since Greece joined the European Support Mechanism, with the close cooperation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). At that time (around the end of 2010), the nation’s GDP amounted to about 222 billions dollars. The public debt was 148.3 per cent of the GDP. Unemployment stood at 12.5 per cent. The percentage of Greeks living below …

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