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AseanPlus News 16 Apr 2016 | 12:00 AM

Dastardly act by poachers at wildlife sanctuary in India

GUWAHATI (India): Poachers shot dead a rhinoceros at a wildlife park in northeast India hours after Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate visited the sanctuary, a wildlife official announced.

Animals 16 Apr 2019 | 3:45 AM

To save the Malayan tiger, poachers could be shot on sight

Malaysia’s Wildlife and National Parks Department is on the front lines of the struggle to stop poachers and smugglers from driving our wildlife into extinction. Its director-general speaks exclusively to The Star about measures he is taking to stem the tide.

Bangladesh 09 Aug 2015 | 9:46 PM

Bangladesh shoots dead six alleged tiger poachers

DHAKA: Bangladesh police Sunday shot dead six alleged tiger poachers in the world’s largest mangrove forest as it launched a crackdown following a drastic fall in the number of big cats.

Animals 17 Feb 2017 | 6:19 AM

Poachers caught, but there are more out there

Seven “highly wanted” poachers were caught, along with a motherlode of weapons, as they emerged from the jungle in Kelantan.

Community 26 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

Poachers use highway to access jungle

THREE stretches of the East-West Highway that runs through Perak and the country's main mountain range near the Malaysia-Thailand border, have been identified as poachers' hotspots.

TECH 22 Nov 2016 | 10:30 PM

Kenya uses new technology to nab poachers at night: WWF

Twenty-six poachers have been caught at night after a new thermal and infrared camera and software system was introduced in Kenya’s famed Maasai Mara and its other national parks, WWF said.

Nation 14 Aug 2016 | 12:00 AM

Sabah eyes more dogs in canine unit to combat illegal poachers

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Forestry Department is beefing up its fledgling canine unit to fight illegal sandalwood harvesters and poachers in forest reserves around the state.

World 10 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Poachers massacre protected turtles on Mexico beach

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican poachers bludgeoned and chopped some 80 protected Olive Ridley sea turtles to death for their eggs, believed to be an aphrodisiac, and left their shells scattered on a Pacific beach.

Nation 23 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

RM500 reward for info on poachers

The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry is offering a RM500 reward for the arrest of poachers and will seek the help of the police and military to launch a hunt for them in forest reserves and national parks.

Nation 30 Apr 2019 | 5:51 AM

We are coming for you, Xavier tells poachers as minimum penalty set to be increased

DENGKIL: The amendment to the Wildlife Conservation Act 2010 will increase the minimum penalty for poachers to a RM1mil fine and five years in jail, says Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar.