Laos: PM Cracks Down on Illegal Timber Trade | WWF

Laos: PM Cracks Down on Illegal Timber Trade



Posted on 10 June 2011
From the Vientiane Times: The government has launched a new offensive in its battle against illegal logging as it joins forces with the world community to protect forests. Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong issued an order last week to capital and provincial authorities to strengthen measures against illegal logging and the smuggling of timber, in particular the endangered khanhoung tree. Read more...