Chinese smugglers get life sentences

A total of 153 of 155 Chinese citizens who were involved in illegal timber extraction have been sentenced to life in prison by Myitkyina district court in Kachin State. Two children got 10-year sentences and a woman was sentenced to 15 years for drug smuggling. They were interrogated at the district court after being divided […]

Myanmar to produce 186,650 tons of teak in this year

Myanmar is planning to produce 186,650 tons of teak during this fiscal year, said Win Tun, Minister for Environmental Conservation and Forestry, at the Parliament session on July 29. The amount is about 80,000 tons less than last year production, he said. The ministry’s policy is to permit teaks and other trees with similar growth […]