The haul of 2,748 elephant tusks was the biggest seizure of ivory handled by Chinese customs in recent years. Photo: Sina

Chinese customs officers seize more than 7 tonnes of ivory in record haul

  • Elephant tusks found in wooden boxes during raid on disused factory in remote town in Anhui
  • Twenty-six suspected members of international trafficking ring arrested in coordinated operation across six provinces
Topic |   Ivory trade in Hong Kong and China

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The haul of 2,748 elephant tusks was the biggest seizure of ivory handled by Chinese customs in recent years. Photo: Sina
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Vietnamese customs officials inspecting seized suspected ivory inside a timber shipment in a warehouse in Danang. Photo: AFP

Vietnam seizes 9 tonnes of ivory from Congo as authorities struggle to crack down on illegal animal trade

  • The ivory-stuffed timber logs were discovered Tuesday at Da Nang’s main port on a ship from the Republic of Congo in central Africa
Topic |   Vietnam

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Vietnamese customs officials inspecting seized suspected ivory inside a timber shipment in a warehouse in Danang. Photo: AFP
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