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Saigon murals seek to raise awareness of environmental dire straits

Walls of the Phan Liem Street in Ho Chi Minh City now sport colorful murals cataloging environmental destruction.

China seizes nearly 2,750 elephant tusks in huge bust

Chinese authorities have seized 7.5 tons of ivory, 2,748 elephant tusks, in one of the biggest busts in recent years as the country cracks down on the sale of illegal wildlife products.

Uganda hunts 18 Vietnamese for trafficking ivory, pangolin scales

Uganda is looking for 18 Vietnamese men involved in smuggled ivory pieces and pangolin scales worth $8 million.
February 09, 2019 | 09:35 am GMT+7

Two Vietnamese held in ivory and pangolin scales smuggling bust in Uganda

More than 700 pieces of ivory and hundreds of pangolin scales have been discovered inside hollowed out logs in the Ugandan capital Kamapala.
February 01, 2019 | 08:17 am GMT+7

Saigon a hotspot for ivory trade: report

Saigon had the largest number of shops in Vietnam selling ivory items between 2016 and 2017, a wildlife trade report revealed recently.
January 08, 2019 | 09:31 am GMT+7

Vietnam investigating China's detention of Vietnamese girl for ivory smuggling

The 13-year-old girl was caught crossing the border with 4.4 pounds of ivory necklaces and rings.
May 18, 2018 | 09:11 am GMT+7

Leading ivory trade investigator found dead in Kenya

A prominent American investigator was found dead in his Nairobi home, just before he was expected to publish a new expose on Asia's influence.
February 06, 2018 | 08:22 am GMT+7

Elephant poaching in Africa falls but ivory seizures up: study

Global illegal ivory trade has remained relatively stable for six years.
October 24, 2017 | 08:46 am GMT+7

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.
September 20, 2017 | 11:34 am GMT+7

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.
September 07, 2017 | 11:18 am GMT+7

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
 
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