Vietnam authorities seize 12k frozen tiger cub, snake, wild boar meat, anteater scales and animal gall bladders in Ho Chi Minh City
A High Court in Malaysia has sentenced Anson Wong with a five-year jail term, allowing an appeal filed by the Attorney General's Chambers against the 6-months' sentence by the magistrate court in Sepang, in relation to a recent seizure of more than 90 snakes from his luggage at the KL International Airport.
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Moreover, all licenses and special permits issued to Anson Wong and his wife to sell or possess wildlife have been revoked by Malaysian authorities.
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(Bangkok, November 1, 2010) – Senior law enforcement officers representing 8 countries from Southeast Asia, and law enforcement officers from China, Africa, and India begin a 5 day planning session today in Bangkok to identify and take down global wildlife trafficking syndicates that are operating across their borders, destroying tiger, elephant, and reptile populations.