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Health ministry suspects hospital insiders abetting trafficking of newborns

Hospitals and other institutions in Vietnam have been warned to prevent staff’s complicity in the trafficking of newborns.

Six tons of pangolin scales seized in southern Vietnam

100 bags with six tons of pangolin scales were found hidden in two containers labeled dry cashew nuts shipped from Nigeria on Thursday.

Two arrested for smuggling meth from Cambodia on motorbike

Two Vietnamese men were arrested while carrying methamphetamine from Cambodia to Vietnam on a motorbike on Wednesday.
May 24, 2019 | 08:48 am GMT+7

Seven probed for trafficking job seekers to Taiwan

Police in the northern Quang Ninh Province are investigating seven people in a human trafficking case involving illegal work in Taiwan.
May 21, 2019 | 05:29 pm GMT+7

Eight tons of smuggled pangolin scales seized in Vietnam port

An 8-ton shipment of pangolin scales was seized at the northern Hai Phong port in March, the city’s customs department said this week.
May 16, 2019 | 04:13 pm GMT+7

Malaysia jails two Vietnamese, one for 19 years, for possessing wildlife parts

Two Vietnamese men have been jailed for 19 years and six years in Malaysia for possessing body parts of threatened wildlife species.
March 14, 2019 | 07:11 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese action movie to hit US screens

Vietnamese movie “Furie” about a martial artist’s rescue of her trafficked daughter has been bought by a U.S. distributor for release on March 1.
February 13, 2019 | 12:51 pm GMT+7

Russian woman gets 18 years in jail for drug trafficking in Vietnam

A HCMC court sentenced a Russian woman to 18 years in jail for smuggling drugs; she claimed she was set up.
November 24, 2018 | 02:28 pm GMT+7

Hanoian arrested for smuggling pistols from Paris

A Hanoian was arrested Friday after pistols and magazines were found in a suitcase he left unclaimed in Ho Chi Minh City.
November 24, 2018 | 09:28 am GMT+7

Myanmar torches illegal wildlife stockpile worth $1.3 million to deter smugglers

Hundreds of seized elephant tusks, pangolin scales and other animal parts were destroyed Thursday as part of a crackdown on illegal wildlife trafficking.
October 04, 2018 | 03:09 pm GMT+7

Cameroon arrests 6 people for trying to smuggle pangolins to Vietnam

Six people were caught at an airport in Cameroon allegedly trying to smuggle pangolins to Vietnam last week.
August 24, 2018 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Cambodia charges 33 mothers with trafficking over China surrogacy

The women were charged on Friday with human trafficking and a judge placed 32 in jail pending further probe.
July 07, 2018 | 07:28 pm GMT+7

Five dead tiger cubs found on way to wine brewers in Vietnam

Tigers are trafficked in Vietnam for their meat, bones, decorative skin and claws.
June 07, 2018 | 10:52 am GMT+7

Incomplete homecoming as Vietnamese trafficked to China escapes after two decades

She got to see her family again thanks to help from strangers. But after so long, she does not see her future here.
May 18, 2018 | 01:30 pm GMT+7

Campaigners concerned as India delays tough new anti-trafficking law

The draft bill aims to make India a leader in the fight against such crimes in South Asia.
April 26, 2018 | 04:59 pm GMT+7
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