Kachin State government informs China about smuggled wood

MYITGYINA- Kachin State Government Committee informed China about seized timbers being smuggled into the China from Hsaultlaw and Chibwe Townships in northern Kachin State, according to the State Government Committee. “According to a reliable tip off, it is true that timbers were being smuggled into the China. There are over 15 vehicles loaded with seized […]

Kachin State Authorities Continue Illegal Timber Seizures, Myanmar Official Says

Kachin state government authorities in northern Myanmar seized more than 20,000 metric tons (22,046 U.S. tons) of illegal timber near the country’s border with China over the last five years, a high-ranking forestry official said Thursday. Aung Naing, Kachin state minister of forestry and mines, told RFA’s Myanmar Service that authorities confiscated nearly 10,600 metric […]