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Alleged rhino horn smuggler busted at Vietnam airport

The contraband would have fetched around $200,000 on the black market.

The dirty business of rhino horn and ivory smuggling in Vietnam

Vietnam is among the biggest markets in the world for the illicit trade. 

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

Over 100 wildlife rangers died on duty in past year: WWF

More than 100 wildlife rangers died on the job in Asia and central Africa over the last year, the WWF says.
August 01, 2018 | 10:29 am GMT+7

Vietnam seizes 13 rhino horns shipped from South Africa

Authorities in Vietnam seized 13 rhinoceros horns and related items from South Africa on Friday, just days after the seizure of 10 tons of illegal wildlife products.
October 13, 2018 | 07:24 am GMT+7

Thai prosecutor among trio jailed for $1.4m rhino horn haul

A public prosecutor and two Thais were sentenced for four years Tuesday for rhino smuggling attempt.
November 21, 2018 | 08:35 am GMT+7

Thai court dismisses wildlife trafficking case against Vietnamese smuggler

A suspected wildlife trafficking kingpin accused of smuggling $1 million worth of rhino horns to Thailand has had the case against him dismissed.
January 31, 2019 | 08:16 am GMT+7

Sharp drop in S. Africa rhinos killed by poachers

The number of rhinos killed by poachers in South Africa for their horn fell sharply last year, though more than 750 were still slaughtered.
February 14, 2019 | 08:26 am GMT+7

Hong Kong customs seizes 40 kg of rhino horns bound for Vietnam

Hong Kong customs officers Thursday made a record seizure of 40 kg of rhino horns worth $8 million that were en route to HCMC.
February 15, 2019 | 11:07 am GMT+7
 
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