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15 kg of rhino horns seized at Vietnamese airport

15 kg of rhino horns seized at Vietnamese airport

VOV.VN -Customs officers in Hanoi were able to seize nearly 15kg of rhino horns at Noi Bai International Airport. The shipment itself had supposedly entered Vietnam from a foreign country.

Over 7kg of rhino horns seized at Tan Son Nhat airport

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

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.

More rhino horns seized at Tan Son Nhat airport

More rhino horns seized at Tan Son Nhat airport

Rhino horns weighing nearly 4 kilogrammes with estimated value of nearly VND8 billion (over US$352,000) have been seized at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, the airport’s custom officers said on June 14.

Huge wild animal transport discovered in Quang Binh

Huge wild animal transport discovered in Quang Binh

An instance of large-scale illegal wildlife transport was discovered on September 29 in the central province of Quang Binh, according to the Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park’s ranger unit.

Synthetic rhino horns could not solve poaching problem

Synthetic rhino horns could not solve poaching problem

The Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV) and international wildlife animal preservation organisations issued a joint statement on September 22 opposing the use of synthetic rhino horns as a solution to preventing the hunt for rhinos in the world.

OGC cracks down on wildlife crime

OGC cracks down on wildlife crime

The Operation Game Change (OGC) programme was launched in Hanoi on March 3, calling for joint efforts from the entire community to counteract wildlife crime.

Smuggled rhino horns seized in HCM City

Smuggled rhino horns seized in HCM City

A Vietnamese man was caught on March 10 at Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport while attempting to smuggle five African rhino horns weighing a total of 13.1 kg into the country.

Rhino horns seized at HCM City airport

Rhino horns seized at HCM City airport

Customs officers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City on May 20 found five kilos of rhino horns hidden in a suitcase of a Vietnamese passenger.