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Thailand crowned the friendliest country in Asia for vegetarians

DON’T eat meat? Thailand might then be your best bet for a Southeast Asian holiday. To mark World Vegetarian Month in October, accommodation booking website Oliver’s Travels ranked countries around the world by how “vegetarian-friendly” they were for travellers. The ranking was based on the number of vegetarian restaurants, the number of …

Quote: Inviting Iran

“Inviting Iran to discuss how to best transition to a post-Assad Syria is akin to inviting vegetarians to a barbecue.” – Karim Sadjadpour, an Iran analyst with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in comments after International envoy Kofi Annan tried to rescue his peace plan for Syria by seeking …

The New Indian Pariahs: Vegetarians : NPR

India has been home to vegetarians for centuries. Many Hindus and most Buddhists do not eat meat, but commentator Sandip Roy says in today’s India, meat is what’s for dinner. When my friend Lakshmi, a lifelong vegetarian, went to America as a student more than 20 years ago she knew …