News Brief (E357, 22 Mar, 2010)

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Quang Tri: Wildlife trade across Vietnam-Laos border
Quang Tri coastguards have prosecuted a case involving wildlife trade across the Vietnam-Laos border. On March 7, Quang Tri coastguards working with local authorities discovered a car transporting the body of a tiger weighing 95kg, the body of a black panther weighing 27kg, and 2 tons of wildlife bone.
(Vietnamese version)
Bat vu van chuyen san pham ĐVHD
Khoi to vu van chuyen ho, bao den tren QL9

Hanoi: Wildlife specimens confiscated
Hanoi Environmental Police conducted checks on five restaurants along Tro Wharf at Huong pagoda and discovered all five restaurants illegally displaying wildlife specimens.  
(Vietnamese version)
Thu giu 10 tieu ban DVHD

Phu Yen: Company fined 65 million VND for petrol leakage
On March 12, the Phu Yen People’s committee fined a company 65 million VND for breaking environmental protection laws. The company was responsible for the leakage of 210 liters of petrol into the environment.
(Vietnamese version)
Xu phat vi de ro ri 200 nghin lit xang ra moi truong

Đac Nong: Director dismissed for helping loggers
The director of the Dac Ha Forestry Enterprise was dismissed when it was found he had provided false records in 2008. Loggers had destroyed a large percentage of forest area but the Director recorded much lower figures.
(Vietnamese version)
Cach chuc giam doc tiep tay cho lam tac 

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Tran Phuong Minh
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