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Qatar Airways recognized for its commitment to preventing illegal endangered wildlife trade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Qatar Airways is today celebrating becoming the world’s first airline to achieve a new industry standard for the prevention of ... Read More

Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

Tanzanian Resident Magistrate sentenced a Chinese national to 15 years in prison today for trafficking of elephant tusks, which prosecutors ... Read More

Thinking globally: Victoria Cliff Resort in Mergui Archipelago , Andaman Sea

Keith Lyons Keith Lyons- February 18, 2019

Victoria Cliff Resort, a new snorkeling and dive resort in the Mergui Archipelago is ‘thinking globally, acting locally’ to foster ... Read More

New Island Paradise Mergui Archipelago: Chic eco-resort opening

editor editor- February 13, 2019

A chic, back-to-nature resort. Awei Pila,  has opened recently in the remote tropical Mergui archipelago, off the coast of southern ... Read More

Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has started reaping the results from the introduction of Non-intrusive Cargo Inspection (NII) scanning technology that ... Read More

Malaysian airline cabin crew charged with international drug trafficking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019

A 48-year-old Malaysian airline flight attendant has been charged with smuggling high-grade heroin and ice into Sydney and Melbourne. The ... Read More

Egypt boosts nationwide security for Christmas and New Year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018

Egypt's Armed Forces, in coordination with the Ministry of Interior, has intensified measures to secure Christmas and New Year's celebrations ... Read More

China Sonangal denies smuggling diamonds from Zimbabwe

editor editor- March 4, 2013

CHIADZWA, Mutare West, Zimbabwe - China Sonangal has refuted a report by 100Reporters, a website run by journalists, implicating the ... Read More

Tanzania Director of Wildlife sacked over illegal wildlife export

editor editor- August 15, 2012

(eTN) - Tanzania’s no-nonsense Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, Ambassador Khamis Kagesheki, announced today the sacking of several top ... Read More

Crossing the US-Mexican border on a bicycle

editor editor- January 23, 2012

While crossing the US-Mexican border on his bicycle, the man was stopped by a guard who pointed to two sacks ... Read More

Tourism and drug trafficking booming in Bali

editor editor- September 19, 2011

Bali has become a haven for international drug gangs lured by ever-growing throngs of tourists, island officials have warned. Read More

130 African grey parrots rescued from smuggler in Uganda

editor editor- January 14, 2011

Over 130 rare African parrots were seized near midnight Monday from a woman officials say was smuggling the valuable birds ... Read More

German tourist jailed in New Zealand for smuggling lizards

editor editor- March 4, 2010

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A German tourist was sentenced to jail time Wednesday after he admitted trying to smuggle native ... Read More

Eritrea subjected to UN sanctions

editor editor- December 31, 2009

Eritrea got an unwelcome Christmas present from the UN Security Council, when in a 13-0-1 vote the council opted for ... Read More