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Man arrested for smuggling endangered turtles, pangolins

A compilation of police photos shows a pangolin and turtles among endangered animals seized from a man in Nghe An Province Thursday.

Police in Nghe An Province in central Vietnam have arrested a man for allegedly smuggling in rare turtles and pangolins from Laos. Luong Van Keo, 32, was caught early Thursday with 24 turtles and five pangolins, one of which was dead. Authorities said the animals are endangered and could fetch VND200 …

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HIV wreaks havoc on mountainous Vietnamese district

HIV patients wait for their turn to receive free antiretroviral (ARV) medicine at a medical center in Que Phong District, Nghe An Province in norht-central Vietnam.

In a mountainous district in Nghe An Province in north-central Vietnam, residents have been living in fear as the number of HIV infections has been on the increase for years despite government efforts to contain its spread. “HIV is like a storm here that keeps getting bigger every year,” residents …

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Two Vietnamese dog thieves arrested in central Vietnam

Le Viet Dat and Dang Ba Dat are held at a police station in Nghe An Province for alleged dog theft.

Police in Nghe An Province have arrested two men who’d stolen at least 11 canines before they were caught. The duo are being held under the charge of “stealing property,” a crime punishable by up to three years in prison and for “resisting officials in the performance of their duties,” …

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