Two tonnes of elephant tusks seized at Hai Phong port The cargo was found in a container shipped from Malaysia en route to China. The banned goods were hidden in sacks of sea shells. The cargo had been declared as sea shells. Tusks and tortoise-shell are banned goods in Viet Nam under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, which came into effect in 1994. Dong Nai Hospital successfully rejoins arm Dong Nai Hospital successfully reattached the severed arm of a 43-year-old man yesterday after a seven hour surgical operation. The man was hospitalised on Sunday after a labour accident resulted in severe trauma to his left limb. The patient is reportedly in a stable condition. Collapse of antenna prompts safety review The construction ministry plans to inspect the quality of all tower-shaped projects nationwide to ensure their safety following recent collapses of some antenna towers, according to an official from the ministry. Last week, a 150-metre steel antenna tower of Radio Voice of Viet Nam (VOV) in central Quang Binh Province collapsed after storm Wutip made landfall in the central region, killing two people and injuring another. In October last year, a 180-metre…
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