The People’s Court of Phu Quoc District, Kien Giang Province has just punished by terms of imprisonment the four killers of the Indochinese Silvered Langur on Phu Quoc Island. According to this sentence, each indictee is going to be imprisoned from two to two and a half year.
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Rooservelt's barking deer - a species of deer has been announced as extinct in the wild in the last 85 years has been rediscovered at Xuan Lien Nature Reserve, Vietnam.
The Police Department of Environmental Crime Prevention (PC49) provided information that the unit of Quang Nam Provincial Police coordinating with the provincial Market Management, ranger of Nui Thanh district detected a new base of wildlife trading. Through checking the trading business of cattle and poultry meat, the authorities detected six wildlife individuals that had been butchered, frozen, waiting for consumption.
There are thousands of jubliant festivals in Vietnam taking place every year but only the festival held in Perfume Pagoda (My Duc, Hanoi) is notorious for a knotty problem of wild animal hunting and trading directly. Why vice minister of the ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism, vice chairman of Hanoi people’s committee and many other organizations are not able to inhibit this cruel business? The underlying reason for this, which everyone knows but no one dares to speak out, is “money”. It is said that the rent of these restaurants are up to tens or hundreds of million VND in the festival.