The threats began after photos of illegal logging activities in Tenasserim Division’s Dawei District appeared in a recent issue of a local weekly.
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More than 140 people suspected of illegal logging have been arrested in Kachin State, DPA International reported on Tuesday, citing military-run Myawaddy newspaper. The 142 suspects include 102 foreigners, the majority Chinese nationals. Export of[…]
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.
Burma’s Ministry of Forestry has announced that the government has awarded more than 110 million kyat (US$110,000) over the last year to forestry officials, police and private citizens who have[…]