Rhino horns seized at Tan Son Nhat airport Environment

Rhino horns seized at Tan Son Nhat airport

The customs at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City said on March 6 that it has discovered 12 pieces of rhino horn weighing a total 6.2 kg in the luggage of a passenger arriving on a flight from Doha (Qatar).
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.
Short film calls for end to rhino massacres Environment

Short film calls for end to rhino massacres

The Education for Nature - Vietnam (ENV), a non-governmental organisation on the reservation of the nature and the protection of the environment, on August 22 released a short film to call for people’s efforts to put an end to rhino massacres in Africa and protect the animal.
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.
Wildlife trafficker gets 13 months in prison Environment

Wildlife trafficker gets 13 months in prison

The People’s Court of Ha Dong district in Hanoi on March 20 handed down a jail sentence of 13 months on Nguyen Mau Chien for smuggling 36kg of rhino horn, according to the Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV).