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Wildlife crime becomes more serious in Vietnam

Environment

Wildlife crime becomes more serious in Vietnam

As wildlife-related crimes are able to generate profits almost equal to those from the trafficking of drugs, firearms, and human beings, they are quickly becoming increasingly more of a threat to Vietnam, according to an official from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Vietnam.

Ivory, pangolin scales seized in Da Nang

Society

Ivory, pangolin scales seized in Da Nang

About 8 tonnes of ivory and pangolin scales were discovered in a container at Tien Sa port in the central city of Da Nang on October 4, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Da Nang proposes early building of Lien Chieu port

Business

Da Nang proposes early building of Lien Chieu port

The People’s Committee of the central city of Da Nang has asked the Ministry of Planning and Investment to consider the early start of phase 1 of the construction of Lien Chieu port, in order to reduce traffic accidents in the city and boost local development.