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Police detain Vietnamese man for trafficking endangered primate

The dead bodies of a douc langur and four monkeys were brought into Vietnam from Laos, allegedly to make bone glue.

Vietnam releases endangered pangolins back into wild

Save Vietnam's Wildlife equipped the animal with tracking devices before their release.

Police detect frozen tiger in central Vietnam

The dead tiger weighs as much as 120 kilograms.
December 24, 2016 | 10:16 am GMT+7

One meal at a time, tourists kill wildlife in Vietnam

Conservation groups have asked hotels and travel companies to promote zero-tolerance toward illegal wildlife trade and consumption.
December 17, 2016 | 04:00 pm GMT+7

Activists to expose Vietnam wildlife trafficking hub to int'l scrutiny

A year-long investigation found $53.1 million worth of parts from rhinos, elephants and tigers.
November 11, 2016 | 10:08 am 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

Police rescue 149 pangolins from trafficker in northern Vietnam

Vietnam has become a smuggling hub for endangered animals destined for the Chinese market.
November 08, 2016 | 03:39 pm GMT+7

Frozen tiger carcass found in central Vietnam

Police are looking into what could be a larger wildlife trafficking network.
October 28, 2016 | 08:42 pm GMT+7

Vietnam seizes rare turtles from Cambodian bus

Forest rangers found elongated tortoises and yellow-headed temple turtles wrapped in packing tape.
October 23, 2016 | 04:50 pm GMT+7

Malaysia busts Vietnamese nationals for wildlife trafficking

Endangered animal parts worth $500,000 were seized in raids.
September 04, 2016 | 05:01 pm GMT+7

Police rescues endangered loris thanks to Facebook advert

Police in Hanoi rescued a shipment of wild animals on June 14 following a loris-for-sale Facebook advertisement.
June 15, 2016 | 07:39 pm GMT+7

Police seize bear paws in northern Vietnam

Police in the northern city of Mong Cai close to the Chinese border arrested a man carrying 32 bear paws by motorbike on June 8.
June 10, 2016 | 06:03 pm GMT+7