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dimanche 11 août 2019

Two women arrested in Vietnam seven years after selling girls to China

The Nghe An Province police have arrested two women after two teenage girls they allegedly trafficked to China in 2012 returned recently to Vietnam.

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dimanche 28 juillet 2019

Vietnam seizes 125kg of rhino horn hidden in plaster

Fifty-five pieces of rhino horn were found encased in plaster at an airport in the Vietnamese capital, authorities said on Sunday (Jul 28), as the country tries to crack down on sophisticated wildlife smuggling routes.

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jeudi 2 mai 2019

We asked people in Vietnam why they use rhino horn. Here’s what they said

Vietnam is one of the world’s largest consumers of rhino horn, contributing to the continued poaching of rhinos in the wild.

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jeudi 11 avril 2019

Vietnam man arrested smuggling tiger skin, bones to China

A Vietnamese man has been arrested for attempting to smuggle an entire tiger skin and tiger bones into China, police said Thursday in the southeast Asian country where illegal wildlife trade flourishes.

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dimanche 31 mars 2019

Vietnam arrests Chinese man with 300kg of heroin

Vietnam police have arrested a Chinese national found with a massive haul of heroin in Ho Chi Minh City, the second such bust in a week as the country cracks down on the illicit trade.

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lundi 4 mars 2019

News Cat meat on Vietnam bus headed for local pubs

Hundreds of cat carcasses found on a trans-Vietnam bus in seven styrofoam boxes were meant for local pubs, police believe.

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mardi 22 janvier 2019

Taiwan arrests seven over Vietnam group disappearances

Seven suspected members of a human trafficking ring have been arrested in Taiwan over the disappearance of a group of 152 Vietnamese who came to the island to work illegally, authorities said on Tuesday (Jan 22).

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samedi 5 janvier 2019

Vietnam’s illegal ivory market ‘continues to thrive’

Surveys show illegal trade is thriving with more than 10,000 ivory items on sale in retail outlets and online

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vendredi 28 décembre 2018

Smuggling cases up slightly, value doubles in 2018

More than 16,600 cases of smuggling and trade fraud have been uncovered this year, up 10 per cent against last year, the General Department of Việt Nam Customs reported.

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samedi 8 décembre 2018

Tracing the safeguards against illegal logging in Vietnam

The groundwork for obtaining and verifying legally sourced timber is being laid with a new deal between Hanoi and the EU, but the timber industry in Vietnam remains blighted by corruption, theft and illegal logging

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mardi 6 novembre 2018

Two sisters detained in central Vietnam for trafficking woman to China

Two sisters in Nghe An Province have been detained for smuggling a woman to China 10 years ago.

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vendredi 19 octobre 2018

Cambodia accuses Vietnam of complicity in illegal cross-border logging

Cambodia has asked Interpol to investigate Vietnam after accusing its neighbor of knowingly accepting fraudulent permits for rare, illegally logged rosewood timber for transport across their shared border

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lundi 15 octobre 2018

Enviromental NGOs call for EU not to sign timber deal with Vietnam

A group of environmental NGOs has called on the European Union to postpone the signing of a trade deal on tropical timber with Vietnam until Vietnam declares a moratorium on illegal timber import from Cambodia’s natural forests.

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vendredi 5 octobre 2018

Vietnam seizes eight tonnes of ivory, pangolin scales

Vietnamese authorities have seized more than eight metric tonnes of pangolin scales and ivory in one of the Southeast Asian country’s largest wildlife trafficking cases for years, the government said on Friday.

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dimanche 30 septembre 2018

Nearly a tonne of pangolin scales, ivory seized in Vietnam, which has banned the trading of both

Vietnam has seized around a tonne of pangolin scales and ivory hidden inside airline cargo packages, state media reported, as the country struggles to rein in wildlife smuggling across its borders.

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mardi 17 juillet 2018

Vietnam busts drug production ring led by French citizen

Vietnamese police have recently detained a French man of Vietnamese origin and his accomplice, and seized 1 kg of methamphetamine and 85,000 pills of the synthetic drug they produced in Ho Chi Minh City, the municipal police said Monday.

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dimanche 10 juin 2018

In Vietnam, traffickers getting high-tech using phones to lure girls

Human traffickers are getting more sophisticated – using high tech methods such as mobile phones and social media accounts to target young girls in remote mountainous areas leaving enforcements agencies with a mountain to climb to keep the girls safe.

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lundi 26 février 2018

Vietnam cops seize $2.5 mn heroin in China border drug bust

Five men were arrested in Vietnam for allegedly attempting to smuggle $2.5 million worth of heroin into China after police shot at their drug-packed vehicle as they tried to flee, local media reported Monday.

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jeudi 8 février 2018

Timber trade to Vietnam up – again

Despite a ban on timber exports and the government’s repeated declaration that “large-scale” logging has been stopped, Vietnamese customs data compiled by watchdog Forest Trends show a significant increase in the import of Cambodian logs and sawn wood in 2017.

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dimanche 14 janvier 2018

Home Office accused of cruelty for ordering cannabis slave back to Vietnam

Teenager spent five years as a cannabis gardener in the UK being beaten and threatened, after he was seized from Hanoi aged 10

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vendredi 20 octobre 2017

UK anti-slavery drive must stop victims before they leave Vietnam

Britain’s funding boost to stop people being trafficked from Vietnam and enslaved in brothels, nail bars and cannabis farms must prioritize people most at risk of falling into the hands of traffickers, anti-slavery charities said on Thursday.

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lundi 11 septembre 2017

Inside Vietnam City, the French holding camp for vulnerable UK-bound migrants

Hidden in woodland, camp houses up to 100 Vietnamese people allegedly on their way to work illegally in Britain

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lundi 28 août 2017

'I hope you’re ready to get married': in search of Vietnam's kidnapped brides

Phượng’s daughter was abducted from her village in Vietnam and sold into marriage in China. Could she track her down – starting with Facebook ?

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dimanche 23 juillet 2017

Bears are being milked for bile. Vietnam pledges to rescue them.

The country has agreed to move about a thousand animals to sanctuaries.

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mardi 23 mai 2017

Helping Vietnam step up its anti-human trafficking fight

China has said that the number of cross-border human trafficking cases dropped slightly last year, thanks to intensified efforts by China and Vietnam.

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mercredi 22 mars 2017

Five frozen, gutted tigers found in Vietnam

Five frozen tigers have been discovered in a Vietnamese man's freezer with their organs removed, according to official reports Tuesday, in a country seen as a global hub for the illegal wildlife trade.

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vendredi 24 février 2017

Loggers caught trafficking timber in 8 trucks bound for Vietnam

Authorities in Mondolkiri province seized eight trucks about to cross into Vietnam with illegally logged timber from the Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary and arrested seven of the drivers, six of them Vietnamese nationals, a provincial military police commander said on Thursday.

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vendredi 6 janvier 2017

Vietnam's human trafficking victims rise 13 pct in 2016

Police received reports of 1,128 victims last year, but only rescued around half of them.

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mardi 20 décembre 2016

UK condemned for deporting survivors of trafficking back to Vietnam

Activists say British authorities are failing to identify and protect victims who have been trafficked to the UK as slaves, many of them children

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dimanche 2 octobre 2016

Over 300kg of alleged elephant tusks seized at Vietnam airport

Customs officers at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi have seized more than 300 kilograms of tusks, allegedly belonging to elephants, shipped from Lagos Airport in Nigeria on Thursday.

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