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Vietnamese pensioner nabbed at Saigon airport for smuggling leopard skins and elephant parts

The illegal haul was cleverly hidden in her luggage and worth an estimated VND2 billion ($88,000).

Lion fangs found in passenger's sandals at Saigon airport

Airport security also discovered items made from ivory and bundles of elephant tail hair in the latest incident.

Vietnam seizes ivory products, pangolin scales shipped from Africa

The illegal haul was hidden inside frozen salmon and tins of powdered milk.
May 04, 2017 | 09:39 pm GMT+7

Vietnam busts major wildlife trafficking ring

Two frozen tigers and 36 kilograms of rhino horn have been seized in Hanoi.
April 29, 2017 | 09:07 pm GMT+7

China shuts some ivory factories, Hong Kong seen as a loophole

It moves towards a formal ban on ivory sales by the end of the year.
April 01, 2017 | 02:05 pm GMT+7

China ivory prices fall on ban, but illegal markets abroad thrive - researchers

Some Chinese buyers have been getting around the domestic ban by visiting markets in Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam.
March 30, 2017 | 07:59 pm GMT+7

6 things Vietnam did better than any Southeast Asian country in 2016

Vietnam beat out its neighbors for safety, investment inflows and ... ivory consumption. 
January 02, 2017 | 07:20 pm GMT+7

China to ban domestic ivory trade by end of 2017

China, together with Hong Kong and the U.S., are the world's largest ivory markets.
December 31, 2016 | 09:48 am GMT+7

Vietnam seizes ton of African ivory en route to Cambodia

It is the third shipment seized at HCMC’s Cat Lai Port in November.
November 29, 2016 | 05:15 pm GMT+7

Another 500 kilos of African ivory seized in Vietnam

This is the fifth shipment stopped by customs officials in Ho Chi Minh City since October 6.
November 25, 2016 | 03:08 pm GMT+7

Vietnam destroys huge ivory, rhino horn cache

Conservationists have urged Vietnam's government to crack down on ivory and rhino horn smugglers.
November 12, 2016 | 06:59 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to destroy seized rhino horn, ivory

Customs departments throughout the country reported four major ivory seizures in October alone.
November 10, 2016 | 10:29 am GMT+7

HCMC seizes over a hundred African elephant tusks

Customs officials estimate the contraband to be worth VND40billion ($1.8 million).
October 27, 2016 | 11:29 am GMT+7

Port officials in Vietnam seize ton of African ivory, again

This represents the fourth major ivory seizure in the month of October.
October 27, 2016 | 09:29 am GMT+7

Vietnam seizes half a ton of illegal ivory

This is the second illegal ivory trafficking uncovered this week.
October 07, 2016 | 02:36 pm GMT+7