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Changwat Nonthaburi
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Illegal Agarwood

Two Hong Kong men held in connection with HK$3 million agarwood heist

Police believe they have smashed a Hong Kong burglary gang following the arrest of two men over the theft of rare agarwood items worth...

Mainlanders tagged in illegal logging of agarwood in HK

Wild evergreen trees that produce the highly valued agarwood are being cut down in the forested areas of Hong Kong by suspected illegal loggers...

The Scent That’s Pricier Than Gold

Hong Kong was once known as the fragrant harbour – the result of an ancient trade in agarwood. The fragrance of thousands of incense sticks...
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Saving the ‘Hong’ of Hong Kong

Tangled thickets and thirsty mosquitoes safeguard the secret of Koon Wing Chan. Less than two kilometers from the mainland Chinese border, in a quiet...

Agarwood, Ivory and Hornbill Smuggling Attempt Foiled

Hong Kong customs officers found quite a trove of products from threatened species on Thursday after they stopped and searched a car at an...

Agarwood takes center stage at Ho’s trial – Why?

Pieces of agarwood have been taking center stage in the trial of former Public Prosecutor General Ho Chio Meng. The wood, originating from a seizure...

The Trees That Gave Hong Kong Its Name Are Nearing Extinction Because of Illegal...

Ho Pui-han followed a marker left by poachers into the forest behind the Tsz Shan Monastery in Hong Kong. The sign was easy to...