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Vietnam seizes 1.4 tons of African ivory smuggled via fishing boat

The shipment had arrived from Malaysia and was on its way to the north of the country.

Saigon customs seize 1.3 tons of smuggled ivory

It's the first time Cat Lai Port officials have discovered a shipment hidden in barrels of asphalt.

Bent Hanoi customs officer caught stealing ivory seized from smugglers

The customs warehouse manager tried to replace more than 150 kilos of ivory with a fake batch.
August 17, 2017 | 10:53 am GMT+7

Vietnamese man fined $7,000 for smuggling ivory accessories into Singapore

The man even used his family to try and carry the contraband through the airport.
August 03, 2017 | 11:19 am GMT+7

Malaysia seizes rare animal parts worth almost $1 mn

The tusks had been sent from Nigeria, and the cargo was listed as food items.
August 02, 2017 | 02:56 pm GMT+7

Why the Vietnamese have an appetite for ivory and rhino horn

The rarer it is, the more valuable people believe it to be, leaving little hope for the country's remaining giants. 
July 27, 2017 | 02:46 pm GMT+7

Malaysia arrests Vietnamese man for 'ivory smuggling'

Authorities said the haul was worth about 300,000 ringgit (almost $70,000).
July 18, 2017 | 09:48 am GMT+7

Three tons of ivory seized in Vietnam

'This is the largest seizure of smuggled ivory ever in Thanh Hoa province.'
July 09, 2017 | 03:35 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

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