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HONG KONG (AFP): Hong Kong has seized 26 tonnes of smuggled shark fins, sliced from some 38,500 endangered animals, in the largest bust of its kind in the southern Chinese city.
Travel and food expert Chua Lam wants people to awaken their five senses
WASHINGTON: The United States House of Representatives has passed a Bill banning the buying or selling of shark fins nationwide on Wednesday (Nov 20).
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Imports into Macau of endangered wildlife products more than doubled in a decade and will likely soar due to rising spending power and tourism in the Chinese territory that's the world's largest gambling hub, a report said on Tuesday.
PETALING JAYA: The Fisheries Department has rejected a recent report by conservation group Traffic which ranked Malaysia eighth in the list of top 20 countries that are shark catchers.
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is the second-largest importer of shark fin, according to a report by wildlife trade organisation Traffic.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Two global shipping firms that have vowed not to transport shark fin products inadvertently moved a 40-foot container of the controversial delicacy from Nicaragua to Hong Kong this year, both companies told Reuters.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong authorities said they seized 82.5 kilograms of rhino horn and cut pieces worth HK$16.5 million ($2.10 million), the biggest haul in five years, as the Chinese controlled territory tries to tackle growing trafficking in endangered species.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese traditional medicine is rapidly expanding worldwide as a key pillar of the country's Belt and Road initiative, but conservation groups say demand for treatments using animal products is driving a surge in illegal trafficking of wildlife.