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Thousands of trees planted in Siem Reap, Preah Vihear

The Environment Ministry has planted 40,000 tree saplings in the protected areas of Preah Jayavarman-Norodom National Park in Siem Reap province and Beong Per Wildlife Sanctuary in Preah Vihear province. The tree planting event was held on Friday and Saturday, and involved provincial authorities, monks, and ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50637360/thousands-of-trees-planted-in-siem-reap-preah-vihear/

Preah Vihear court takes legal action against three illegal loggers

Preah Vihear provincial court is taking action against three suspects for illegal forest clearing in Prey Lang and Boeung Per Wildlife Sanctuaries and death threats following a complaint from a team of park rangers and the Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN) on Tuesday, according to ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-vihear-court-takes-legal-action-against-three-illegal-loggers

Activists to be questioned in meddling suit

Ten land activists are set to be questioned today by Preah Vihear provincial court over their involvement in halting the drilling of a well in a community forest in November last year, rights monitors said yesterday. Lor Chhan, provincial coordinator for rights group Adhoc, told the Post the ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/activists-be-questioned-meddling-suit

Firm Given Rights to All ELC Timber in Ratanakkiri

The Ministry of Agriculture has signed a deal with Try Pheap Import Export to give the firm the right to purchase all timber felled in economic land concessions (ELCs) in Ratanakkiri province, according to a letter sent from the Agriculture Ministry to the Forestry Administration ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/firm-given-rights-to-all-elc-timber-in-ratanakkiri-22788/

Chinese Firms Foresee Industrial Hub in Preah Vihear

Preah Vihear province – The residents of this sleepy district, on the edge of the Boeng Per Wildlife Sanctuary, grow rice, cassava and cashew nuts. But in a few short years, Chinese investors envisage that Rovieng will be rapidly transformed into an industrial town. ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/selected-features/chinese-firms-foresee-industrial-hub-in-preah-vihear-14132/

Land Tycoon Lavishes Largesse on Sanctuary Staff

Officials working in Boeng Per Wildlife Sanctuary and in nearby communities said yesterday that they were receiving new motorbikes and digital cameras from businessman Try Pheap, who in recent months received large-scale rubber concessions in the Preah Vihear province sanctuary. Earlier this week, it was ...

Land Concessionaire Gives $130,000 to Officials

Businessman Try Pheap, who in recent months received large-scale economic land concessions in Boeng Per Wildlife Sanctuary in Preah Vihear province, has donated $130,000 to the sanctuary’s environmental management and the local CPP office,  officials said yesterday. Recipients of the funds denied that there was ...

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