A group of environmental NGOs has called on the European Union to postpone the signing of a trade deal on tropical timber with Vietnam until Vietnam declares a moratorium on illegal timber import from Cambodia’s natural forests.
More than one million cubic metres of illegal timber has flowed unhindered from protected areas in Cambodia’s northeast provinces to Vietnam.
Military police officers are injured while chasing a suspect of transporting illegal timber.
Military police and officials from the forestry administration in Kratie province seized a truck transporting illegal timber.
The forestry administration with Stung Treng Court raids a house, yielding hundreds of pieces of illegal timber.
Customs officials in Banteay Meanchey seize hundreds of kilograms of timber.
Authorities chase a convoy of vehicles loaded with timber, evading bullets fired at them.
Anti-economic crime bureau forces in Kandal province raid an illegal timber warehouse, arresting six workers.
Authorities in Kratie carry out a crackdown on more than 20 vans allegedly transporting illegal wood from Snoul district’s Khsim commune to Vietnam.
Hun Sen declares a passion for forest protection, urging officials to improve the efficiency of forest crime prevention.
The government is granting a private company an export licence to transport $15 million worth of illegal timber bought at auction.
Kratie provincial government denies provincial forestry chief removed amid allegations of collusion with illegal timber traders.
Police and forestry officials in Kampong Thom seized a stash of luxury timber from a bus.