Conference highlights elephant conservation

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Only around 100 wild elephants, and an additional 60 in captivity, remain in Vietnam, with most living in Đắk Lắk, Đồng Nai and Nghệ An provinces, a conference on elephant conservation heard on Wednesday.

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Survival of the unfittest: Vietnam's disappearing elephants

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

Dak Lak Province (Vietnam) - Baby elephant Gold has come a long way since he was found trapped in a well in central Vietnam earlier this year.

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Hanoi: 200kg captive bear rescued

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

The Hanoi Centre for Wildlife Rescue has received an Asian black bear that was illegally kept for bile extraction for over a decade in the suburban district of Dong Anh, according to Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV).

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Tears, relief as Somali pirate hostages land in Kenya

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

A group of 26 hostages freed from nearly five years in the hands of Somali pirates touched down in Kenya on Sunday, with both tears and smiles marking the end of their ordeal.

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World's oldest giant panda in captivity dies in Hong Kong

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Báo Đầu Tư English 6 month(s) ago 1 related news

HONG KONG: The world's oldest ever giant panda in captivity died on Sunday (Oct 16) aged 38 at a Hong Kong theme park, officials said.

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World's oldest Panda in captivity dies in Hong Kong

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago 1 related news

The oldest giant panda living in captivity, 38-year-old Jia Jia, was euthanized in Hong Kong after rapidly deteriorating health over the past two weeks, her owners Ocean Park said on Sunday.

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Captive bears sent to rescue centre

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Báo Dân Trí English 7 month(s) ago

Two bears which were illegally held in captivity in the southern province of An Giang have been sent to a rescue centre, making An Giang the next locality in Vietnam to officially put an end to bear farming.

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Sun bear transferred to rescue centre

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Báo Dân Trí English 9 month(s) ago

Sun bear transferred to rescue centre

The Animals Asia Foundation (AAF) on August 18 transferred a sun bear in captivity for seven years since being a cub in the northern province of Nam Dinh, to the Tam Dao Bear Rescue Centre.

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'I just want to go home', says first Chibok schoolgirl rescued from Boko Haram

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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 month(s) ago

'I just want to go home', says first Chibok schoolgirl rescued from Boko Haram

The first of more than 200 abducted Chibok schoolgirls to be rescued from Boko Haram after two years in captivity in northeast Nigeria said on Tuesday in her first interview that she just wants to go home.

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WWF urges closure of all tiger farms in Asia

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Báo Dân Trí English 9 month(s) ago

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has called on Asian countries to close their tiger farms to boost efforts against the black-market trade in the cat’s parts.

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White-cheeked gibbon released after decade-long captivity

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Báo Dân Trí English 11 month(s) ago

White-cheeked gibbon released after decade-long captivity

A white-cheeked gibbon has been returned to the wild after being illegally kept by a family in Ha Tinh for 10 years.

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Freed by Russia, Ukraine's 'Joan of Arc' may prove thorn in own leaders' side

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Báo Thanh Niên English 12 month(s) ago

Freed by Russia, Ukraine's 'Joan of Arc' may prove thorn in own leaders' side

\Securing pilot Nadiya Savchenko's release from Russian captivity was a PR coup for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko but the outspoken woman feted as the nation's "Joan of Arc" may ultimately prove a thorn in his side.

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Why International Women's Day matters

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Báo Thanh Niên English 14 month(s) ago

Why International Women's Day matters

FORCED MARRIAGE: About one in three women alive today was married before she was 15, according to UNICEF.

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Swedish girl describes life under IS

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Báo Thanh Niên English 15 month(s) ago

After being rescued from Islamic State captivity in Iraq, a Swedish teenager says she was duped by her boyfriend to travel to Mosul to live in the Sunni militant's so-called caliphate.

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Money cannot save pangolins from the law

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VietnamNet English 15 month(s) ago

Money cannot save pangolins from the law

VietNamNet Bridge - Billions of dong have been spent on food for pangolins seized in wildlife trafficking cases. However, the animals have died because they cannot live in captivity.

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