According to a Shan State government administrator, the forestry officers had earlier seized 200 tons of illegally felled logs and were on their way back to check the haul. “We assume someone had a grudge,” he said.
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Feb 25, 2009 (DVB), Forestry authorities confiscated 24 bulls and 46 bullock carts from farmers in Kyauktaga village in Daik-U township, Bago division, accusing the farmers of stealing timber and[…]
Feb 11, 2008 (DVB), Farmers in Taung Twin Gyi township, Magwe division, have complained that the township forestry department has been cultivating parts of their privately-owned land without giving compensation.[…]
DVB Debate discusses the effects the ban on raw timber exports will have on the timber industry and how effective it will be in tackling deforestation.
Forests fast disappearing from the Irrawaddy delta’s Bogolay township as locals fear for their livelihoods and the environment
Sept 25, 2009 (DVB), A Burmese opposition party member has been sentenced to two years' imprisonment after pledging to help two farmers facing charges of damaging government property. Aye Myint,[…]
May 27, 2009 (DVB), Two bombs exploded near government buildings in the capital of Mon state this morning, following state-run newspaper reports yesterday on alleged bombing plots by exiled opposition[…]
Oct 10, 2008 (DVB), Wild animals have been forced to flee to the jungles of India from Sagaing division by forest clearance for the Htamanthi dam project which has destroyed[…]