HA NOI — Thieves illegally cut down two sua (Dalbergia tonkinensis) trees in Cau Giay and Thanh Xuan districts in Ha Noi City this week.
Local police are attempting to investigate the cases.
As many as 17 sua trees up to 40 years old have been illegally felled since July 2009.
The sua trees have been listed as an endangered species in Viet Nam. — VNS