Thais return jailed loggers

Dozens of Cambodian prisoners were released by Thai authorities yesterday after serving 20-month prison sentences in Thailand for crossing the border illegally to log rosewood.

The group of 37, all arrested within Thai territory on March 12 last year, were released through the Chaom Sangman checkpoint in Oddar Meanchey district, the checkpoint’s director, Touch Ra, said yesterday. …

Phak Seangly