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Cambodia, VN, Laos to up wildlife crime fight

Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos have agreed to take concrete action and apply more effective measures against wildlife law offenders, and have committed to treating wildlife offences as serious crimes, although the number of cases referred to court in the three countries remains low. On June 2-3, ...

Mom Kunthear and Ry Sochan

Rhino horns pierce a wall between crime and affluence in Vietnam

A suspicious package listed as textiles arrived at Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport in July 2019. For fabric, the parcel was heavy, weighing in at 126.5 kilograms (278.8 pounds). Customs officials flagged the goods. On inspection, police found 55 rhino horns encased in plaster. An investigation ...

GOVI SNELL

EU funds effort to disrupt wildlife supply chain in Greater Mekong region

The EU will provide €10 million ($11.14 million) for a project to strengthen government actions to disrupt wildlife supply chains in the Greater Mekong Region, Malaysia and China. The ‘Partners against Wildlife Crime’ initiative seeks to “disrupt the illicit supply chains of wildlife from source to ...

Nguyen Xuan

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