Draft rules for restudy
Joaquin Henson(The Philippine Star) – September 23, 2020 – 12:15amMANILA, Philippines – Even as the PBA is now preoccupied with getting the table ready for the 45th season restart in the Clark bubble, the next draft is in the mind of commissioner Willie Marcial, who said yesterday there may be tweaks in the eligibility rules to restudy and submit to the Board of Governors for approval.At the moment, it’s not sure if the draft will be held late this year or early the next. If the restart is approved by the IATF to begin October 9, the season may extend to December 13 to include a maximum of 49 ...
Rights group welcomes draft rules that could end China dog meat trade
Beijing (AFP) - Draft rules by Chinese authorities that specify dogs as "companion animals" rather than livestock were hailed by a rights group Thursday as an "encouraging" step towards ending the dog meat trade in the country.China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs published a list of animals that can be traded for meat Wednesday that included pigs, cows, chickens and sheep, but excluded dogs and cats.The new list also specified that livestock refers to animals that have been domesticated and bred by people for a long time in order to provide products such as meat, eggs and fur.Chin...