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lundi 11 mars 2019

European Parliament to vote on timber legality agreement with Vietnam

The European Parliament begins debate March 11 on a resolution to consent to the recently signed Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) with Vietnam on the trade of timber and timber products from the Southeast Asian country.

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samedi 8 décembre 2018

Tracing the safeguards against illegal logging in Vietnam

The groundwork for obtaining and verifying legally sourced timber is being laid with a new deal between Hanoi and the EU, but the timber industry in Vietnam remains blighted by corruption, theft and illegal logging

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vendredi 19 octobre 2018

Cambodia accuses Vietnam of complicity in illegal cross-border logging

Cambodia has asked Interpol to investigate Vietnam after accusing its neighbor of knowingly accepting fraudulent permits for rare, illegally logged rosewood timber for transport across their shared border

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lundi 15 octobre 2018

Enviromental NGOs call for EU not to sign timber deal with Vietnam

A group of environmental NGOs has called on the European Union to postpone the signing of a trade deal on tropical timber with Vietnam until Vietnam declares a moratorium on illegal timber import from Cambodia’s natural forests.

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jeudi 8 février 2018

Timber trade to Vietnam up – again

Despite a ban on timber exports and the government’s repeated declaration that “large-scale” logging has been stopped, Vietnamese customs data compiled by watchdog Forest Trends show a significant increase in the import of Cambodian logs and sawn wood in 2017.

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vendredi 22 décembre 2017

Officials deny timber sent to Vietnam via Sesan

Ratanakkiri Military Police officials yesterday denied multiple local media reports that thousands of logs of luxury timber were being transported on the Sesan River to be sent to Vietnam illegally.

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vendredi 24 février 2017

Loggers caught trafficking timber in 8 trucks bound for Vietnam

Authorities in Mondolkiri province seized eight trucks about to cross into Vietnam with illegally logged timber from the Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary and arrested seven of the drivers, six of them Vietnamese nationals, a provincial military police commander said on Thursday.

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jeudi 3 décembre 2015

Illegal logging cuts down national park

Hundreds of trees are being cut down in Yok Don National Park in the Central Highlands of Viet Nam, despite efforts from forest management officers.

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mercredi 27 novembre 2013

EU timber policy slows illegal logging in Vietnam

Exporting wooden furniture boosted Vietnam’s economy but weakened its natural resources through deforestation. Now EU regulations promoting sustainability are benefiting farmers as well as their land.

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samedi 6 avril 2013

3 arrested for brutally killing loggers in Vietnam

Two Vietnamese men and a Lao have been arrested for allegedly battering to death five Vietnamese in a forest along the border between the two countries when the latter were hunting for rare wood on March 23.

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lundi 17 décembre 2012

Vietnamese guards brave attack to reverse destruction of the forest

Vietnam's remote forests have finally come to the attention of ecologists, but efforts to protect wildlife and people risk being stymied by the habits – and hardship – of poachers and loggers

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vendredi 29 juillet 2011

Vietnam makes millions off illicit log trade with Laos

Bangkok - Vietnam last year imported about 500,000 cubic metres of illegally harvested timber from neighbouring Laos, feeding its billion-dollar export industry of wood products to Europe and other markets, an environmental group said Thursday.

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vendredi 30 octobre 2009

Loggers kill forest ranger in Vietnam

A forest ranger was killed and two others were badly injured when illegal loggers attacked them in a forest in Vietnam, police said yesterday. Huynh Lien, police chief of Cu Mgar district in Dak Lak province, said the rangers had underestimated the loggers' willingness to use violence.

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