Over 7kg of rhino horns seized at Tan Son Nhat airport Society

Over 7kg of rhino horns seized at Tan Son Nhat airport

Customs officers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City, in cooperation with relevant forces, on July 15 arrested a Vietnamese man who had been on a flight from Angola and illegally transporting 12 rhino horns weighing over seven kilogrammes in total.
Smuggled rhino horns seized at Noi Bai airport Environment

Smuggled rhino horns seized at Noi Bai airport

Vietnamese customs officials at Noi Bai International Airport on June 1 reported that they found rhino horns and wild animals’ fangs in the luggage of a Vietnamese woman who had been on a flight from Bangkok to Hanoi on May 30.
Illegal shipment of ivory intercepted by customs Society

Illegal shipment of ivory intercepted by customs

Hanoi Customs has confiscated more than 47 kilos of ivory tusk products and nearly eight kilos of synthetic drug illegally transported into Vietnam in two separate cases through express postal services.
Environment

New species of lizard discovered in Vietnam

A new species of lizard in the Agamidae family has been discovered in southern Vietnam by German and Russian biologists according to the Vietnam Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources (IEBR).
Hanoi issues quake plan Society

Hanoi issues quake plan

The Hanoi People's Committee has issued a plan to protect the public with timely earthquake warnings and safety measures.
Aliens threaten Hanoi legend Environment

Aliens threaten Hanoi legend

Scientists have introduced measures to wipe out invasive red-eared turtles that are threatening endangered local species, including Hoan Kiem lake's giant turtle linked to legendary Kim Qui the Turtle.
Environment

Rare wild cattle on verge of extinction

An international working group dedicated to saving the sao la , a rare species of wild cattle in the mountains of Viet Nam and Laos, has warned of its possible extinction.