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Changwat Nonthaburi
Monday, October 14, 2019
Illegal Agarwood

Malaysia is a ‘global hub’ of Smuggling and Trafficking: UN

This should come as no surprise to Malaysians, especially those who are familiar with the sorry state of affairs when it comes to extensive...
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Agarwood poachers escape again

Penang Forestry Department officers once again find another campsite vacated by illegal Agarwood tree thieves.

Seven detained for possessing gaharu wood worth millions

Sabah Conservation chief Datuk Sam Mannan said in a statement Monday (Feb 5) that the seven comprising six illegal immigrants and a Cambodian were...

Brisk business for agarwood

Jalan Bukit Bintang is known for its glitzy malls and bars, which tourists make a beeline for. However, among the bustling nightspots and shopping centres,...

Scent of decline hangs heavy

TWO issues affecting forestry and wildlife in Johor were recently exposed and seriously need looking into. The first is poaching of the valuable agarwood resin,...

Trial set on Sept 10 for woman accused of being getaway driver for illegal...

Five Cambodian men and a 55-year-old Malaysian woman of Cambodian descent, who was their 'getaway' driver, thought they could run off with their loot...

Sniffing out illegal trade

AGARWOOD syndicates are laughing their way to the bank thanks to the commodity’s popularity in shopping destinations in the Klang Valley, especially those frequented...

‘Liquid gold’ rush endangers karas trees

Sorja Tan remembers a time when it was easy to find karas trees – tall, straight jungle giants – that grew in the forest...

Dept warns against stealing agarwood

Sabah's Chief Conservator of Forests, Datuk Sam Mannan, has issued a fresh warning against stealing agarwood, saying his department will not hesitate to take...

Where Clouded Leopards (still) Roam

It’s not as if we needed another reason for saving the rainforests of Ulu Muda, but here’s one anyhow: it’s only one of two...