More work needed to fight trade fraud, smuggling Business

More work needed to fight trade fraud, smuggling

More measures are needed in the fight against trade fraud and illegal cross-border smuggling between Vietnam and other countries, which continues to be a problem, the General Department of Customs has said.
Wild animals released in Son Tra reserve Environment

Wild animals released in Son Tra reserve

A wildlife rescue and conservation team, with the support of the Da Nang-based Douc Langur Foundation, has released two civets – an endangered species – and an Asian water monitor, in the Son Tra Nature Reserve.
WWF helps Vietnam combat wildlife trafficking Environment

WWF helps Vietnam combat wildlife trafficking

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is coordinating with forest rangers of Zone 4 to organise a training course on combating wildlife trafficking, in Buon Ma Thuot city, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak.
USAID acts to tackle rhino horn consumption Society

USAID acts to tackle rhino horn consumption

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) Wildlife Asia has released new Public Service Announcements (PSAs) as part of the third phase of the Chi initiative – a communication programme to help decrease consumer demand for rhino horn in Vietnam.
Vietnamese bamboo straws adorn world drinks Business

Vietnamese bamboo straws adorn world drinks

People are turning against plastic straws, and a 32-year-old man has come up with a reusable bamboo alternative for the once ubiquitous and popular item that has become a symbol of throw-away culture.