Nearly $1mil. rare stump on display in museum

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VietnamNet English 3 day(s) ago

Nearly $1mil. rare stump on display in museum

VietNamNet Bridge – The stump of a sua tree (Dalbergia tonkinensis Prain) which was found by two fishermen in Quang Binh province and is valued at VND17 billion (nearly $900,000) has been handed over to the museum of Quang Binh province for display.

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$800k tree stump displayed in northern Vietnam museum

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

$800k tree stump displayed in northern Vietnam museum

The Forest Ranger Department of northern Vietnam’s Quang Binh Province on Monday handed over a “sua” tree stump worth over US$800,000 to the provincial museum.

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Loggers ravage forests of Sua trees in Thanh Hoa city

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Loggers ravage forests of Sua trees in Thanh Hoa city

VietNamNet Bridge – Several hundred trees have been cut down by illegal loggers in a 10-hectare sua (Dalbergia tonkinensis Prain) forest in the suburbs of Thanh Hoa City in the central region.

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Vietnam police arrests chief forest ranger for taking $4,700 bribe

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Vietnam police arrests chief forest ranger for taking $4,700 bribe

Police in the central province of Thanh Hoa captured a forest protection official on Friday for accepting a bribe of VND100 million (roughly US$4,700) from the owner of a wood shipment.

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Trang An recognised as world heritage site

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VietnamPlus English 4 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 4 related news

Trang An recognised as world heritage site

The Trang An Tourism Complex in the northern province of Ninh Binh was officially included in the world heritage list on June 23 by the UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee, said the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

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A rare, precious timber worth millions of US dollars

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VOV News English 8 month(s) ago

A rare, precious timber worth millions of US dollars

(VOV) -A log of Sua wood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis-Alstonia family) – a rare and precious kind of timber, about 2m in length and 2 tonnes in weight has been discovered in the central province of Quang Binh.

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In pictures: 100 policemen protect a log

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VietnamNet English 8 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

In pictures: 100 policemen protect a log

VietNamNet Bridge - After people detected a sua log worth hundreds of thousands of USD in the Trooc stream in Xuan Trach commune, Bo Trach district, Quang Binh province, the local government sent 100 police officers to protect and fish out the log.

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews Feb. 26

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 8 month(s) ago

Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews Feb. 26

Tuoitrenews briefs you on some news to be published today.

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Endangered wood found on bus

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VietNam News English 10 month(s) ago

Police in central Thua Thien Hue Province discovered rose wood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis), an endangered species, being illegally transported on a sleeping bus.

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60 tons of smuggled rosewood seized on the road to China

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VietnamNet English 12 month(s) ago

60 tons of smuggled rosewood seized on the road to China

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Public Security cooperated with the police of Bac Ninh and Quang Ninh provinces to seize two batches of rosewood estimated at tens of billions VND (millions of USD) which were on the way to China.

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12 jailed for illegally logging rare trees in northern Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 18 month(s) ago

A court in the northern province of Quang Binh Wednesday handed down jail terms to 12 people for illegally logging rare trees from a national park.

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Vietnam proposes ban on int’l rare turtle trade

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VietnamNet English 20 month(s) ago

Vietnam proposes ban on int’l rare turtle trade

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has proposed to ban the illegal trafficking of several wild species at the 16th Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Conference of the Parties (CoP) in Thailand March 3-14.

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Vietnam proposes ban on international rare turtle trade

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Báo Dân Trí English 21 month(s) ago

Vietnam proposes ban on international rare turtle trade

Vietnam has proposed to ban the illegal trafficking of several wild species at the 16th Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Conference of the Parties (CoP) in Thailand March 3-14.

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Riverbed investigated to find sua wood

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VietNam News English 21 month(s) ago

Authorised agencies in Quang Binh's Bo Trach District plan to investigate the riverbed of the Son River in a bid to identity whether or not it contains the highly valued sua wood (Dalbergia tonkinensis).

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Rare wood found under river near Phong Nha-Ke Bang national park

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Báo Dân Trí English 21 month(s) ago

Rare wood found under river near Phong Nha-Ke Bang national park

Fishermen in Quang Binh Province found rare sua wood, worth tens of billions of VND, being kept under a river around the Phong Nha-Ke Bang Natural World Heritage Site.

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