VietNamNet Bridge - The majority of Vietnamese people still support eating dog meat because this is a nutritious traditional food in the country. French tourists threaten to boycott Vietnam for dog meat Vietnam's tourism does not depend on dog meat To be civilized, Vietnamese should stop eating dog meat! A recent survey on VietNamNet, with the participation of more than 3,000 readers, showed that only a small part of them protested eating dog meat (20 percent). The majority of people still supported eating dog meat. Up to 66 percent of the readers said that dog meat is nutritious food and it has been traditional food for a very long time. Some 13 percent said eating dog meat is okay but dog slaughtering must be strictly controlled, avoid embarrassing images. Most readers said foreign tourists to Vietnam should respect the country's culture. They should not condemn or boycott the Vietnamese tourism because the Vietnamese eat dog meat. Each nation has its own culture and it is … [Read more...] about 80 percent of Vietnamese still support eating dog meat
After VietNamNet published the story "French tourists threaten to boycott Vietnam for dog meat," we have received a lot of opinions from readers. Part of them disagreed with the French visitor and part of them agreed with him. Below are the opinions of the later group. Vietnam's tourism does not depend on dog meat French tourists threaten to boycott Vietnam for dog meat "People in the civilized countries never eat pigeon meat because this bird is a symbol of peace and happiness. They also do not eat dog meat because the dog is the most loyal friend of human. Our country has integrated into the world and to become a rich and civilized country, we need to change bad habits in society," wrote reader Nguyen Van Trung."Indeed, not only French, but people in developed countries do not eat dog meat. Why? Have you ever wondered that in other countries they have doctors for pets but Vietnam does not have? In the civilized countries, people consider pets as … [Read more...] about To be civilized, Vietnamese should stop eating dog meat!
After VietNamNet published the story "French tourists threaten to boycott Vietnam for dog meat," we have received a lot of opinions from readers. Part of them disagreed with the French visitor and part of them agreed with him. Below are the opinions of the first group. "This French man is too arrogant and disrespectful to Vietnamese. Apparently he imposed his culture on Vietnam. If the French do not eat dog meat, it does not mean that the Vietnamese must not eat dog meat, too! If he said so, perhaps I will boycott France if the French do not stop eating a horror food - snails!" wrote Thanh Hai.According this reader, throughout history, dog meat is a specialty and the quiche of the Vietnamese. The Vietnamese eat dog meat like pork, chicken, buffalo meat or beef. If saying like the French man, then the French should be vegetarian because they also raise chickens, pigs, goats, cattle and they should not slaughter them for meat. "The French also loves to eat goose … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s tourism does not depend on dog meat
VietNamNet Bridge - In the western world, dogs and cats are pets and are considered friends. Killing dogs and eating dog meat is considered brutal and that act is banned in many countries. Many foreign tourists to Vietnam were very shocked seeing Vietnamese people killing dogs and eating dog meat. Annie Peysson, a French resident at 14 RUE DE L'EGALITE 69330 PUSIGNAN said he was profoundly shocked to witness the Vietnamese eating dog. He did not understand why the Vietnamese people raise dogs in their houses but they can still eat dog meat in a tasty way."We do not understand why Vietnam has opened its doors to other countries in the world, but it continues to horribly massacre dogs, cats - smart, sensitive and useful domesticated animals to our humanity," Peysson said. Like many other travelers, Peysson knows Vietnam a beautiful and hospitable country. But when he came and witnessed the slaughter of animals, he lost sympathy. He was chilling to participating in a wicked … [Read more...] about French tourists threaten to boycott Vietnam for dog meat
Hanoi Times - Wearing shorts, a greasy ba ba (shirt used by south Vietnamese), an old pair of rubber sandals, with a dishrag across his shoulder, San and his staffs run from this table to another to serve customers who come to taste his dog meat. The author called five times to arrange an appointment with San but he still hemmed and hawed (in Vietnamese): âOk, ok, thatâs okay! But Iâm too busy to meet you. You should come to my restaurant and see me working if you want to write. I will invite you for a free dog meat meal ! Is that okay?â When the author went to the restaurant, San was very busy serving customers. âThis is the peak hour at my restaurant. Look! You have to wait for a while,â San said in Vietnamese and ran up to the second floor, where some customers were calling his name. One more group of foreigners entered the restaurant. They did not glance at the menu, and immediately called âDog meat and Tao meo wineâ in Vietnamese. âTao meo wine is available … [Read more...] about French dog-meat seller