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Officials in Stung Treng see three timber hauls

Source: Phnom Penh Post

Environmental authorities confiscated nearly eight cubic metres of illegal timber in three separate incidents on the weekend, with media alleging that Stung Treng provincial authorities attempted to intervene on one smuggler’s behalf – a charge they denied yestserday. 210 more words

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Logging claims invite scepticism

Source: Phnom Penh Post 

Environment Minister Say Samal yesterday maintained that illegal logging operations in Cambodia were now limited to individuals felling a few trees at a time and that recent timber seizures were of logs felled long ago, claims met with scepticism by conservation observers. 260 more words

Land Dispute

Ministry says fisheries crime down

Source: Phnom Penh Post

A report from the Ministry of Agriculture showed a drop in the number of illegal fishing cases for 2016, though the Kingdom could see an uptick this year following Interior Minister Sar Kheng’s directive to renew efforts to crack down on these activities. 226 more words

Cambodia

Prey Lang activist to take message to Yale

Source: Phnom Penh Post

Phai Bunleang is the leader of the Prey Lang Community Network’s (PLCN) Kratie steering committee. For 16 years, he’s formed a core part of the network’s leadership, working to protect Cambodia’s forest areas against deforestation and illegal logging. 392 more words

Human Rights

Rosewood confirms the opening of its doors in second half of 2017

Source: Phnom Penh Post

Initially slated to be operational in 2015, and subsequently delayed to the last quarter of 2016, 5-star hotel Rosewood Phnom Penh has recently authenticated its definite commencement for the second half of 2017. 546 more words

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Relocations set bridge repairs back until May

Source: Phnom Penh Post

Repairs to the Cambodian-Japanese Friendship Bridge, which a City Hall official had said would begin this month, will instead get underway in May, according to representatives from Japan, which is funding the work. 187 more words

Cambodia

Timber raids log multiple arrests

Source: Phnom Penh Post

Forestry officials in Stung Treng province arrested two people and confiscated three SUVs loaded with timber on Saturday night during a raid in Siem Pang district. 234 more words

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