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9 bears, after a decade in captivity, saved by wildlife group in Vietnam

A local bile farm has handed over the bears and the animals are about to start their new life at a sanctuary.

Rare monkeys left to disappear in central Vietnam

No efforts have been made to protect the critically endangered doucs in Quang Nam from poaching and deforestation.

Vietnamese rhino horn smuggler nabbed in South Africa

The man was caught by customs officers in possession of about $466,000 worth of rhino horn.
June 16, 2017 | 10:25 pm GMT+7

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.
June 14, 2017 | 10:57 pm GMT+7

Malaysia seizes 300kg of pangolin scales

The scales of the endangered pangolin are highly prized in Vietnam and China.
June 13, 2017 | 04:51 pm GMT+7

Protesters urge Hong Kong restaurant to stop selling shark fin

With more than 70 million sharks killed each year, over a quarter of species have been driven to extinction, the WWF says.
June 10, 2017 | 03:59 pm GMT+7

Skin cure fad driving Myanmar elephant poaching surge: WWF

'If the current trend continues then you're going to lose the wild elephant population in the next 1-2 years.'
June 05, 2017 | 04:57 pm GMT+7

Zebedee, moon bear rescued from bile farm, to receive face surgery in Vietnam

The bear has a hole in his nasal cavity sustained during an escape attempt that makes him prone to pneumonia and bronchitis.
May 27, 2017 | 08:45 am GMT+7

Police investigate five Vietnamese for trafficking live tiger

Police rescued the tiger just as the group was about to kill it to make bone paste.
May 25, 2017 | 10:15 am GMT+7

Court upholds Vietnamese poacher's jail term for killing endangered 'costumed apes'

The poachers sneaked into a nature reserve in 2015 with over 100 traps baited to catch wild animals.
May 16, 2017 | 03:22 pm GMT+7

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).
May 14, 2017 | 08:25 pm GMT+7

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.
May 14, 2017 | 10:56 am GMT+7

Trapped and maimed: Vietnamese wildlife rescuers share painful journey of trafficked animals

Even after being saved, some pangolins could not survive the critical wounds caused to them.
May 12, 2017 | 10:18 am GMT+7

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

Vietnam frees 93 pangolins saved from traffickers

The country has been serving as both a market of the helpless anteaters and a transit point for trafficking networks.
May 08, 2017 | 10:54 am GMT+7