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Vietnam in top 10 countries for pangolin trafficking as new routes open up: study

Smugglers use dozens of new routes for the illegal pangolin trade every year, driving the mammal toward extinction.

Vietnamese man nabbed for killing rare monkeys in protected park

The population of Hatinh langurs has shrunk by half in less than 40 years.

Actually, Trump was not served shark fin soup in Vietnam

‘If we'd served shark fin soup we'd have damaged the environment, which should be completely avoided.’
November 16, 2017 | 11:12 am GMT+7

Police raid uncovers tiger, rare monkeys being boiled down for medicine in southern Vietnam

The head and jaw of the tiger were later found in the house.
November 10, 2017 | 10:46 am GMT+7

Malaysia rescues 140 pangolins from suspected smugglers

Despite concerted efforts to clamp down on trafficking, the illegal pangolin trade remains a major problem.
November 08, 2017 | 05:33 pm GMT+7

Live tiger rescued from car en route to Hanoi

Wild tigers can be counted on one hand in Vietnam, where people consume everything from the skin to the bones.
November 08, 2017 | 09:54 am GMT+7

3 moon bears freed after nearly 20 years behind bars in Vietnam

The bears were being held in tight cages and farmed for their bile.
November 07, 2017 | 11:31 am GMT+7

Police raid finds rare pangolins, king cobras packed for restaurant delivery in Vietnam

The owner said he was going to sell them to Vietnamese consumers up north.
October 27, 2017 | 10:30 am GMT+7

This is what Saigon's much-anticipated safari park looks like after 13 years

The ecological park is home to some animals, just not the species you want to see unless you're a fan of cows and pigs.
October 18, 2017 | 05:09 pm GMT+7

Viral video of toddler riding python creeps up on Vietnamese family

The family had been keeping the 16-foot python as a pet for two years.
October 18, 2017 | 03:46 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

Police hunt for two suspects after endangered monkey shot dead in Vietnam

The red-shanked douc langur was dumped along with a gun as the suspects fled from forest rangers in a protected national park.
October 17, 2017 | 12:14 pm GMT+7

Stillbirth of baby elephant crushes Vietnam’s 30-year hopes of reviving domesticated herd

The herd of 44 elephants is likely to disappear in the next two decades.
October 09, 2017 | 03:49 pm 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

Ornamental bird trade a threat to wild species in Vietnam: survey

Only 10 percent of popular species in Vietnam are protected by trade regulations.
September 21, 2017 | 11:35 am GMT+7