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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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samedi 24 septembre 2016

Vietnam’s role in Africa’s poaching crisis cannot be ignored

In South Africa, nearly 6,000 rhinos have been poached since 2007

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mardi 16 février 2016

Vietnamese man accused of selling pregnant girlfriend, 6 others to China

Police in the northern province of Lang Son have arrested a 34-year-old man who they said sold seven women including his girlfriend to China.

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lundi 13 avril 2015

Vietnam poachers charged for killing langurs

Five people have been charged with killing three primates listed as endangered by International Union for the Conservation of Nature, a Danang official said Monday.

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vendredi 23 janvier 2015

7 women returned to Vietnam after being abducted, sold as brides

A total of seven women abducted from Vietnam were handed over by Chinese police officers to police in Vietnam at the Dongxing Port in Guangxi yesterday.

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mercredi 3 juillet 2013

Human trafficking on the rise in Vietnam, police warn

Vietnamese police have warned that human trafficking in the country is becoming increasingly complex and international in nature.

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dimanche 17 février 2013

13 seized as 2 women-trafficking rings smashed in Vietnam

Police in the Mekong Delta province of Tay Ninh have arrested 13 people belonging to two gangs for allegedly "trafficking" 60 Vietnamese women to China.

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lundi 17 septembre 2012

Vietnam jails six youth for selling women to Chinese brothels

A Hanoi court Saturday awarded jail terms of up to 13 years to a group of six youths for trafficking and selling Vietnamese women to Chinese brothels.

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lundi 24 octobre 2011

Customs officials seize a tonne of ivory in Vietnam

HANOI — Vietnam customs officials on Monday said they had seized more than a tonne of ivory, believed to be from elephant tusks, being smuggled on the country's border with China.

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samedi 17 septembre 2011

Vietnam officials to visit S.Africa over rhino poaching

JOHANNESBURG — A delegation from Vietnam will next week visit South Africa to discuss ways to stem the growth rhino poaching, with nearly 300 animals killed so far this year, the government said Friday.

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