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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah government is all for the suggestion to amend existing rules and laws with regards to wildlife protection, as proposed by Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar.
KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 10 men, including seven Cambodians, were detained for poaching, resulting in the seizure of various wildlife parts worth RM908,000, says Deputy Comm Datuk Mastor Mohd Ariff.
KUALA LUMPUR: Sabah and Sarawak have been urged to follow Putrajaya’s efforts in amending the Wildlife Conservation Act 2010, following the death of an adult pygmy elephant in the Beluran district last weekend.
BANGKOK: Time is running out for Thailand’s dwindling population of helmeted hornbills, thanks to poaching of the exotic birds for the ivory-like casques atop their big red and yellow beaks.
PETALING JAYA: The Budget 2020 allocation for the environment sector saw a dip compared with the previous year, leading to questions whether it is enough for the nation to weather the impact of climate change.
HO CHI MINH CITY/HANOI (Reuters) - A new front has opened in the U.S.-China trade war as companies shifting manufacturing to Vietnam engage in a fierce battle for skilled labour, aggravating an existing shortage and prompting calls for education reforms to address the problem.
TOKYO: Japanese authorities said they are searching for several North Korean fishermen thrown into the sea off Japan’s northern coast after their boat collided with a Japanese Fisheries Agency patrol vessel and sank in an area crowded with poachers from the North.
Jakarta: Poachers who threaten endangered orangutans, tigers and other wildlife could receive up to 100 lashes under new rules in Indonesia’s Aceh province, which usually reserves whipping for morality crimes under Islamic law.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian border guards opened fire on a North Korean fishing boat and detained 21 crew for alleged poaching in the Sea of Japan, the Federal Security Service was quoted as saying on Wednesday.
BAGO, Myanmar (Reuters) - Baby elephant Ayeyar Sein trumpets impatiently as a vet prepares her milk bottle and walks cautiously, her front left leg in a splint made of bamboo and cloth bandages.