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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    South Africa mulls legal trade in rhino horns in bid to defeat poaching

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 10:44pm by AFP

    ... animals that visitors especially want to see. "And then the heartache began," he says. Now, as South Africa faces a seventh straight yearly increase in rhino poaching, Jones ... and government hands. He argues that flooding the market would pull the rug out from under crime syndicates by forcing down the price of rhino horn and removing the incentive to poach- all while ...

  2. Business - Companies - INTERNET

    Poaching of Microsoft's top China executive a coup for Baidu

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:13am by BIEN PEREZ, SUE SU XINQI

    ... Bien Perez and Sue Su Xinqi Online search giant set to strengthen its top team with poaching of highly regarded executive Zhang Yaqin from Microsoft Key tech hire a coup for Baidu Zhang Yaqin has long been identified with Microsoft on the mainland. In 2007, Zhang took over Microsoft's mainland leadership role after Timothy Chen Yongzheng resigned as chief executive to join ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    A dozen Chinese fishermen jailed in the Philippines for 6-12 years for poaching

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:54pm

    ... guilty of violating the anti-poaching provisions of a 2009 law that gave the Tubbataha Reef protected status, according to Alaska. Regional trial court judge Ambrosio de Luna also fined ...

  4. News - World - WILDLIFE

    US-Africa summit on wildlife poaching addresses Asian demand

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 08:24pm by AFP

    ... as key to poaching fight Those trying to protect the elephant and rhinoceros populations of Africa often face dangerous criminal traffickers who are bold, enterprising and well-equipped, ... for inspecting cargo for hidden tusks and horns that cost more than gold. Watch: Poaching in East Africa: urgent action needed to save elephants But during a discussion on wildlife trafficking, leaders ...

  5. News - Asia - CONSERVATION

    Google Glass and drones leading the fight against poaching in Nepal

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:20am by BIBEK BHANDARI

    ... Bibek Bhandari in Kathmandu Conservation group experimenting with Google Glass and drones to protect endangered species Technology leading the fight against poaching An animal welfare ... to combat poaching. The exercise is part of Nepal's attempts to harness new technologies to tackle the illegal wildlife trade, which poses a threat to the country's vulnerable ...

  6. News - China Insider - MARITIME DISPUTES

    Chinese fishermen held in Philippines defiant ahead of turtle-poaching trial

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 02:39pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... on Tuesday at a court which they say they do not recognise. The nine fishermen from Hainan province face up to 20 years in a Philippine jail for illegally poaching and taking a record number ... Philippine pesos (HK$6,181) to foreign traders they meet at sea, according to two police officers. Local law enforcement lacks the capacity to tackle wildlife poaching said one law enforcement ...

  7. News - Asia - MARITIME DISPUTE

    Philippine trial of Chinese fishermen accused of turtle-poaching stalls without interpreter

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 05:22pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Manila The lack of an interpreter on Tuesday held up Philippine legal proceedings against nine Chinese fishermen caught with hundreds of marine turtles in a disputed South China Sea shoal. Manila says the fishermen were within the Philippines’ ...

  8. News - Asia - MARITIME DISPUTE

    Sri Lanka claims to have seized 73 Indian fishermen for poaching

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:54am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Colombo Sri Lanka 'seizes 73 Indian fishermen' for poaching Sri Lanka's navy said it has arrested 73 Indian fishermen for illegal poaching amid heightened tensions between the neighbours over the long-standing issue. The navy said it seized 16 Indian trawlers with 73 fishermen on board for poaching in Sri Lankan waters over the weekend. ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese fishermen plead not guilty to Philippine poaching charges

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:00pm by Reuters

    ... and arrested its 11 crew members this month at Half Moon shoal in the disputed Spratly islands. If convicted of poaching a protected species, the men face prison terms of 12 to 20 years. They were ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Philippines to charge nine Chinese fishermen for ‘poaching’ in South China Sea

    Posted May 12th 2014, 03:56pm by Agencies and Teddy Ng

    ... Agencies in Manila and Hanoiand Teddy Ng in Beijing Manila to repatriate two Chinese minors among crew arrested for allegedly killing turtles, but risks Beijing's ire Turtle poaching ... waters. Philippine prosecutor Allan Ross Rodriguez said the fishermen, detained last Tuesday off the disputed Half Moon Shoal, 80km from the coast of Palawan, would be charged with poaching ...




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