Published: Jun 23, 2019
THE REGION needs a clear action plan to tackle wildlife trafficking, experts stressed this past weekend as the leaders of Asean nations meeting in Bangkok endorsed the “Chiang Mai Statement of Asean Ministers Responsible for CITES and Wildlife Enforcement”.
Published: Jan 30, 2019
A SUSPECTED wildlife trafficking kingpin accused of smuggling US$1 million (Bt31 million) worth of rhino horns to Thailand has had the case against him dismissed, in a surprise court verdict slammed by conservationists.
Published: Dec 07, 2018
The newly-wed couple is about to cut their wedding cake and share it with their guests, when it suddenly transforms into a live shark. The couple then slices off its fins, which spill into the guests’ soup bowls.
Published: Sep 27, 2016
I just finished reading a Guardian report headlined “The crime family at the centre of Asia’s animal trafficking network”. I was disgusted to find out that elephant ivory and rhino horn is being smuggled through Thailand and Laos to China.