Thailand Bid to List Kaeng Krachan Back to Square One

Thailand will re-submit a request to register the Kaeng Krachan National Park as a world heritage site after a Unesco committee asked it to seek the views of ethnic Karen residents in the area first. Since 2011, Thailand has been trying to get Unesco to designate the Kaeng Krachan Natural Park in Phetchaburi province as […]

Logging suspended along Bago Yoma for 10 years

Logging in Myanmar has ceased for this financial year with logging along the Bago Yoma mountain range ceasing for the next ten years, according to the Department of Forestry that operates under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation. The Department of Forestry has stated that as of 2015 the mountain range is 26 […]

Department of Forestry invites Open Tender to produce for Bio-nest swiftlet bird’s nest from Islands in Tanintharyi Region; Closing Date: Feb 9, 2016

Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry Department of Forestry, Tanintharyi Region Invitation for Open Tender 1. Open tender are invited to bidders to produce for Bio-nest swiftlet bird’s nest from the following islands of Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry, Department of Forestry, Tanintharyi Region by bidding system. No Name of Islands Location 1 Moscow […]

Mogok residents hope to reclaim ruby trade

Mogok residents want one thing from the incoming government: the right to take back their rubies. Gem traders living and working in the Mandalay Region township, famed for the quality of its rubies, say most local mines are run by outsiders. Now they want the incoming National League for Democracy government to grant more operating […]