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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Chinese poachers’ ship hauled off Philippine reef

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 09:26pm by AFP

    ... to the Palawan capital of Puerto Princesa where its 12 Chinese crewmen were arraigned on Friday, she said. They were arrested for alleged poaching in the marine reserve and anger mounted after hundreds of dead pangolins or scaly anteaters – a protected species – were later discovered in their ship. At a hearing in Puerto Princesa, the men entered a plea of not guilty to the poaching charge, ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines discovers pangolins on Chinese poacher boat

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:18pm by AFP

    ... poaching after their boat was stranded in Tubbataha Reef last week. “We found 400 boxes containing anteaters aboard the vessel, and we are now determining where these came from,” coast guard ... the vessel remained stuck in Tubbataha, while the coast guard awaited arrival of a salvage ship to tow it away. Prosecutors charged the 12 Chinese fishermen last week with illegal poaching ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Chinese hackers suspected of defacing Philippines news site

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 07:00pm by AFP

    ... that is well within the country's territory. The poaching was the latest irritant to bilateral relations damaged by overlapping territorial claims to the neighbouring South China Sea. Last year, ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Protected pangolins seized from Philippine boat

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 05:28pm by AFP

    ... park near Palawan was found to be carrying hundreds of frozen pangolins in violation of international conservation rules. The crew were detained and charged with poaching and illegal entry, ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila destroys US$10m of seized ivory to send message, prevent theft

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... information on the origin and transit points of the smuggled ivory. This would also help to dismantle criminal syndicates responsible for poaching in Africa. "This not only sends a message ...



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