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Police seize bear paws in northern Vietnam

Police in the northern city of Mong Cai close to the Chinese border arrested a man carrying 32 bear paws by motorbike on June 8.

Police rescues endangered loris thanks to Facebook advert

Police in Hanoi rescued a shipment of wild animals on June 14 following a loris-for-sale Facebook advertisement.

Malaysia busts Vietnamese nationals for wildlife trafficking

Endangered animal parts worth $500,000 were seized in raids.
September 04, 2016 | 05:01 pm GMT+7

Vietnam seizes rare turtles from Cambodian bus

Forest rangers found elongated tortoises and yellow-headed temple turtles wrapped in packing tape.
October 23, 2016 | 04:50 pm GMT+7

Frozen tiger carcass found in central Vietnam

Police are looking into what could be a larger wildlife trafficking network.
October 28, 2016 | 08:42 pm GMT+7

Police rescue 149 pangolins from trafficker in northern Vietnam

Vietnam has become a smuggling hub for endangered animals destined for the Chinese market.
November 08, 2016 | 03:39 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to destroy seized rhino horn, ivory

Customs departments throughout the country reported four major ivory seizures in October alone.
November 10, 2016 | 10:29 am GMT+7

Activists to expose Vietnam wildlife trafficking hub to int'l scrutiny

A year-long investigation found $53.1 million worth of parts from rhinos, elephants and tigers.
November 11, 2016 | 10:08 am GMT+7

One meal at a time, tourists kill wildlife in Vietnam

Conservation groups have asked hotels and travel companies to promote zero-tolerance toward illegal wildlife trade and consumption.
December 17, 2016 | 04:00 pm GMT+7

Police detect frozen tiger in central Vietnam

The dead tiger weighs as much as 120 kilograms.
December 24, 2016 | 10:16 am GMT+7

Vietnam releases endangered pangolins back into wild

Save Vietnam's Wildlife equipped the animal with tracking devices before their release.
December 29, 2016 | 05:27 pm GMT+7

Police detain Vietnamese man for trafficking endangered primate

The dead bodies of a douc langur and four monkeys were brought into Vietnam from Laos, allegedly to make bone glue.
June 07, 2017 | 09:44 am GMT+7

Vietnamese poacher nabbed for hunting, trafficking endangered primates

The man was busted smuggling rare black-shanked douc langurs he had killed in Cambodia.
August 01, 2017 | 10:46 am GMT+7

Vietnam, US launch joint project to combat wildlife crime

The $10 million project will focus on protecting rhinos, elephants and pangolin.
May 12, 2018 | 10:22 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
 
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