Timber smuggling on the rise in Kachin, Sagaing

From the beginning of 2014-2015 FY till January, more than 41,271 tonnes of timber and over 12,000 wood logs were seized from Chinese smugglers in Kachin State, according to the Forestry Department. It is also reported that huge amount of timber smuggling occurs in Kachin State and Sagaing Region. According to the Forestry Department, nearly […]