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The shipment was transporting goods from Africa aboard the Mia Schulte container ship.
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Authorities have been able to identify the receiver as Hoa Binh International Express Company Limited.
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Upon noticing the suspicious container, customs officers started to examine its contents. 
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In total, officials discovered 311 bags containing pangolin scales hidden underneath 120 bags of Senna siamea seeds.
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 Over eight tonnes of pangolin scales seized in Hai,Vietnam environment,climate change in Vietnam,Vietnam weather,Vietnam climate,pollution in Vietnam,environmental news,sci-tech news,vietnamnet bridge,english news,Vietnam news,vietnamnet news,Vietnam brea

Each bag of pangolin scales weighs between 25 to 30 kg.
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This bust marks the biggest pangolin scale smuggling case ever recorded in Vietnam.
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A further investigation is underway into the operation behind the smuggling of these illegal goods.
 

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 VOV/Hai Quan Newspaper