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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.

German police arrest 2 Vietnamese in people smuggling raids

Officers seized wedding rings, identity documents, phones and cash worth more than $30,000.

Two dead tiger cubs found in Vietnamese bus

Police found them in a bus traveling from Saigon to Hanoi.
April 20, 2018 | 05:00 pm 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

Singapore seizes 3.5 tons of ivory en route to Vietnam

The shipment arrived from Nigeria and could have fetched $2.5 million on the black market.
March 08, 2018 | 05:32 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

Human smugglers in Libya have links to security services: UN

'Foreign fighters and armed groups... exploit the uncontrolled proliferation of arms and related material in Libya resulting in regular violations of the (UN) arms embargo.'
February 08, 2018 | 08:29 am GMT+7

US slaps sanctions on Laos Golden Triangle 'casino' in bid to break up narco-empire

Laos shares a border with Vietnam and Thailand, an important 'Golden Triangle' smuggling hub for narcotics.
February 01, 2018 | 10:07 am GMT+7

British woman sentenced in Egypt to three years in jail for smuggling painkillers

Laura Plummer, a 33-year-old shop worker from Hull, was arrested in October after the Tramadol tablets were found in her suitcase. 
December 27, 2017 | 09:51 am GMT+7

Chinese fakes hurting domestic products in Vietnamese market

Vietnamese businesses say copycats from China are costing them hundreds of thousands of dollars each year.
November 14, 2017 | 01:30 pm GMT+7

American sentenced to one year in jail for smuggling 93 rare birds from Vietnam: report

The birds were carried in 'horrific' conditions and all but eight of them died in transit.
October 17, 2017 | 02:14 pm GMT+7

Vietnam arrests recipient of crystal meth package sent from US

400 grams of methamphetamine was hidden in food and other products disguised as a gift package.
September 28, 2017 | 11:54 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

Venezuelan woman busted in Cambodia for smuggling 1kg of cocaine in her stomach

She swallowed 104 pellets of cocaine in an attempt to smuggle the drugs from Brazil to Southeast Asia.
September 15, 2017 | 10:59 am GMT+7

Vietnam seizes Apple gadgets smuggled from US, gold from Thailand

20 kilos of suspected gold was hid on a flight from Bangkok to Hanoi while the Apple package was sent to Saigon via post.
August 26, 2017 | 09:44 am GMT+7
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