menubar

mainmenu

Events Calendar

<<  October 2017  >>
 Mo  Tu  We  Th  Fr  Sa  Su 
        1
  2  3  4  5  6  7  8
  9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     

Members Login



Hong Kong to return seized Philippine turtles
Source: Inquirer Global Nation

 

The Hong Kong government will be returning to the Philippines a shipment of turtles that was found to have been smuggled out of the country and seized by Hong Kong authorities last February. Twenty Philippine pond turtles (Siebenrockiella leytensis) and 16 Asian box turtles (Cuora amboinensis) were intercepted and confiscated in favor of the Philippines by Hong Kong’s Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said in a letter to Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) general manager Jose Angel Honrado.  READ MORE ».