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Police intercept restaurant supply, rescue dozens of bamboo rats in Vietnam

Bamboo rat is a species of rodent that makes a popular delicacy in both Vietnam and China.

Colorful rhinos storm Saigon alleys with a message: save them

Lively rhino graffiti has been popping up in Saigon's backstreets, bringing the illegal rhino horn trade to public ...

Vietnam seizes 100 kilograms of rhino horn from Kenya

The country is a hot market where a single kilogram of rhino horn can reportedly fetch up to $60,000.
March 15, 2017 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Vietnam seizes nearly 300,000 dead seahorses smuggled from Peru

The seahorses, prized in Asia for use in traditional medicine and as aphrodisiacs, are masqueraded as horse and donkey skin.
March 11, 2017 | 09:45 am GMT+7

Vietnam to build sanctuary to protect elephants in central region

The number of elephants in Vietnam fell to around 160 in 2015 from 2,000 in 1980.
March 10, 2017 | 03:17 pm GMT+7

Things are getting better for African rhinos, but don’t thank Vietnam yet

Fewer rhinos are being killed, but activists don’t think Vietnam as the main market has done anything worth praising.
February 28, 2017 | 03:51 pm GMT+7

Prince William urges Vietnamese to protect wildlife in New Year video message

'Happy New Year, the Year of the Rooster,' he said in Vietnamese.
January 23, 2017 | 02:05 pm GMT+7

The skin cure fad threatening Myanmar's elephants

'Elephant's skin can cure skin diseases like eczema.'
January 22, 2017 | 09:57 am GMT+7

Police seize 26 frozen monkey corpses in central Vietnam

Vietnam is considered a hotspot for wild animal trading.
January 13, 2017 | 03:09 pm GMT+7

How we shop hurts endangered species

Thirty percent of worldwide species threats are due to international trade.
January 05, 2017 | 01:11 pm GMT+7

Vietnam seizes 50 kilos of rhino horn from Kenyan cargo flight

The horns, which have an estimated street value of around $880,000, were packed in a suitcase registered to no one.
December 30, 2016 | 10:16 am GMT+7

Vietnamese cops discover dozen rare monkeys dead on bus

The animals had been eviscerated, dried and stuffed in a suitcase.
December 29, 2016 | 05:22 pm GMT+7

We found you: Scientists discover 87 new species in Vietnam

'They are racing against time to ensure that these newly discovered species are protected,' the WWF has said.
December 19, 2016 | 03:44 pm 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

Vietnam launches last ditch effort to save its wild elephants

The giant mammals will disappear from the country forever unless poaching is stopped and their habitat is preserved.
December 14, 2016 | 07:17 pm GMT+7