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Nghe An: Over 200kg of ivory disappears, four officers arrested

 VietNamNet Bridge – The police agency of Vinh City, Nghe An province have arrested four employees of the Vinh City Law Enforcement Department for their connection to the missing of more than 200kg of elephant tusks in the warehouse of this agency.

Tropical storm to hit East Sea

Typhoon Nari, with gale-force winds gusting up to 149kph near its eye, is moving into the East Sea and is forecast to strike central Vietnam in a couple of days.

Businessmen and the ivory-item collecting hobby

VietNamNet Bridge - If Mr. Le, the owner of a wood furniture company, collects ivory items because "ivory represents the gentleman," his fellow businessman said that collecting ivory items is the "first-class hobby."

Quang Binh: Wild elephant body detected without head and four feet

VietNamNet Bridge – On the morning of April 4, Mr. Dinh Nhan - Chair of Minh Hoa district, Quang Binh province, confirmed the death of an adult elephant in the forest of the Minh Hoa forest farm.

The biggest ivory, rhino horn smuggling cases in Vietnam

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.