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125 kilograms of rhino horns seized at Hanoi airport

Hanoi customs said Sunday they’d seized 55 rhino horns weighing 125 kilograms in plaster blocks sent from the United Arab Emirates.

Two arrested with 167 rhino horns in huge South Africa haul

South African police said on Sunday they had found 167 rhino horns believed to be destined for Southeast Asia and nabbed two suspects.

Seven Chinese nationals in Zimbabwe court over rhino horn stash

Seven Chinese nationals appeared in a Zimbabwe court Thursday after they were arrested last month with rhino horn pieces worth nearly a million dollars.
January 04, 2019 | 08:54 am GMT+7

China permits limited trade of rhino, tiger goods

China on Monday announced it was authorizing the trade of rhinoceros and tiger parts for scientific, medical and cultural purposes.
October 30, 2018 | 08:20 am GMT+7

Chinese man jailed by Dutch court for smuggling rhino horn

Demand comes mostly from China and Vietnam, where the horn is coveted as a traditional medicine, an aphrodisiac or as a status symbol.
April 07, 2018 | 09:07 am GMT+7

Quackery and superstition: species pay the cost

A surge in demand in Vietnam is ascribed to a senior politician claiming in the mid-2000s that rhino horn cured his cancer.
March 25, 2018 | 09:30 am GMT+7

World's last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya

Conservationists put Sudan on dating app Tinder last year after all attempts to get him to mate naturally failed. 
March 20, 2018 | 03:03 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese man jailed in Singapore for smuggling rhino horn

The rhino horn pieces were cut from three horns from at least two black rhinos.
February 26, 2018 | 06:11 pm 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

One in 20 of South Africa's rhinos slaughtered in 2017

Demand for rhino horn surged in newly-affluent Asian ​countries, such as Vietnam.
January 26, 2018 | 10:30 am GMT+7

3 Vietnamese arrested in Thailand for smuggling rhino horns

The group was busted trying to smuggle about $453,000 worth of rhino horns from Angola to Vietnam.
September 24, 2017 | 05:09 pm GMT+7

Say NO to illegal wildlife products!

The illegal wildlife trade is an urgent problem. A more urgent problem than most of us realize.
September 07, 2017 | 10:01 am GMT+7

Vietnam seizes 5 kilograms of rhino horn smuggled from Cambodia

Three Vietnamese smugglers were busted transporting the horn to Saigon.
July 27, 2017 | 10:30 am GMT+7

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
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