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AseanPlus News 20 Aug 2016 | 10:19 AM

Chinese man with 10 rhino horns arrested in S. Africa

Johannesburg (AFP) - A Chinese man with 10 rhino horns and scores of carved ornaments worth over $100,000 was arrested in South Africa as he tried to board a flight to Hong Kong, police said on Friday.

Animals 26 May 2016 | 9:00 AM

Celebs go wild to stop illegal trade in animals

Backed by stars, campaign seeks to mobilise millions to end illegal trade in wildlife.

World 08 May 2016 | 8:38 PM

African countries deeply divided over ivory trade before U.N. meeting

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Member states of the U.N. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) are not meeting until September, but some African countries have already drawn their battle lines on divisive issues such as the ivory trade.

AseanPlus News 04 May 2016 | 12:00 AM

Forest guards held over poaching

GUWAHATI (India): Indian police said they have arrested four forest guards on suspicion of helping to cover up rhino poaching in a national park visited by Britain’s Prince William and his wife last month.

India 03 May 2016 | 8:51 AM

Indian police arrest forest guards over rhino poaching

Guwahati (India) (AFP) - Indian police said Tuesday they have arrested four forest guards on suspicion of helping to cover up rhino poaching in a national park visited by Britain's Prince William and his wife last month.

World 04 Apr 2016 | 8:25 PM

A species' fate and $2 billion at stake as South Africa mulls rhino horn trade

KLERKSDORP, South Africa - South Africa will decide this month whether to push to end a global ban on buying and selling rhino horn, a move that could unlock a $2 billion (1.40 billion pound) bonanza and determine the fate of a critically endangered species.

Animals 10 Mar 2016 | 6:31 AM

Resorting to extreme measures to deter rhino poaching

Resorting to extreme measures to deter rhino poaching.

AseanPlus News 25 Dec 2015 | 12:00 AM

N. Korean diplomat expelled over rhino horns

JOHANNESBURG: A North Korean diplomat has been expelled from South Africa for alleged illegal trading in rhino horns, a South African foreign ministry spokesman said.

Behind The Cage 04 Dec 2015 | 8:28 AM

On the edge of extinction

Governments need to play a bigger role in saving endangered species.

World 26 Nov 2015 | 6:15 PM

S.African judge lifts domestic ban on rhino horn trade

PRETORIA, Nov 26, 2015 (AFP) - A South African judge on Thursday lifted a domestic ban on trade in rhino horns, in a direct challenge to government policy put in place in 2009 to try to stem rocketing poaching numbers.