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African rhino horn shipment seized at Saigon airport

The haul was identified as rare white rhino horn with an estimated street value of nearly $352,000.

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 customs officers seize 1.5 kilos of rhino horn shipped on flight from Africa

The hidden shipment was identified as black rhino horn from the critically endangered species native to eastern and southern Africa.
May 08, 2017 | 07:50 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese granny cheats death, gets life sentence for heroin smuggling

The 83-year-old woman had already been jailed for trafficking heroin.
April 05, 2017 | 11:22 am GMT+7

The man who stayed: Frenchman who rescued 2,500 Vietnamese women from trafficking

Georges Blanchard has lived in Saigon for 25 years. His ultimate focus: looking for trafficked children and women and bringing them home. 
March 08, 2017 | 06:38 pm GMT+7

Top Philippine drug war critic arrested at Senate - AFP

'I am innocent,' said arrested senator.
February 24, 2017 | 08:03 am GMT+7

Chinese police rescue 32 Vietnamese women from trafficking ring

The women had been sold across China as brides or prostitutes.
February 09, 2017 | 01:40 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese man charged for killing 4,000 rare turtles for souvenir business

The illegal products were meant to be sold to China and Taiwan.
December 03, 2016 | 05:13 pm GMT+7

Vietnam a 'supermarket' for illegal wildlife trade, hearing told

A village in Vietnam is accused of being 'an industrial-scale crime hub' for rhino horn and elephant products.
November 15, 2016 | 10:47 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

2 Vietnamese sentenced to death for trafficking 7 kilos of heroin

The ring was busted two years ago.
September 13, 2016 | 11:03 am GMT+7

Philippines warns of Japan human trafficking risk

The Philippines warned its citizens against illegally travelling to Japan in search of work, saying they risked being trafficked for sex or forced labor.
August 04, 2016 | 05:12 pm GMT+7

Three in four trafficked Vietnamese end up in China

“Criminals not only target poor women and children but also men and human organs,” Nguyen Phong Hoa, Deputy Director of Police Department.
August 03, 2016 | 09:38 am GMT+7

Chinese police seize nearly 400 baby Siamese crocodiles likely trafficked from Vietnam

The roughly 25-cm long crocodiles were about 15 days old and were likely trafficked from Vietnam, said state-owned Xinhua news agency.
August 02, 2016 | 11:56 am GMT+7

19 Myanmar trafficking victims rescued in Thailand

Nineteen Myanmar victims have been rescued in Thailand, a rare policing success against criminal networks that dominate the region.
July 13, 2016 | 12:55 am GMT+7