Update news trafficking
A Vietnamese man thought to be a major people trafficker has been arrested in the United Kingdom.
Police from the southeastern province of Binh Phuoc have seized 10 civets transported from Cambodia to Vietnam for investigating the case of trafficking rare and precious wild animals.
In the early hours of Saturday morning, just about most of Vietnamwould have been sound asleep.
VietNamNet Bridge - The road section on Highway No 62 that runs through Thanh Hoa Town in Thanh Hoa district in Long An Province has become noted for its wild animal markets.
VietNamNet Bridge - In recent years, many HCMC residents have decided to breed crocodiles and several wildlife species as a solution to escape poverty.
Vietnamese police are urging charges be filed against 14 people for allegedly trafficking 280 kg of heroin to China on 22 different occasions, earning more than VND10 billion (US$450,000).
VietNamNet Bridge – There could be between 2.3 million to 4.3 million less women than men in Viet Nam by 2025,
Customs officials in the northern port city of Hai Phong have seized about 2.4 tonnes of elephant tusks smuggled from Malaysia.
The price for ivory is from $1,500-2,000 per kilo and $50,000 per a kilo for rhinoceros horns. For hefty profits from these products, many smuggling cases worth of millions of US dollars have been detected in Vietnam.
VietNamNet Bridge – Elephant tusks are now trading at VND30-40 million per kilo, while rhino horns at VND1 billion. The colossal profits have prompted people into conduct trafficking cases worth hundreds of billions of dong.