Tuesday, May 18, 2021

illegal logging

Forest guards find illegal logs buried at three places

KANOWIT: Sibu regional forest enforcement unit recovered 226 various types and sizes of illegal logs that were buried in the ground at three different locations around Sungai Lipus here. Sarawak Forestry Department (SFD) director Datuk Hamden Mohamad stated that the...

42 illegal logs seized

BINTULU: The Bintulu Region 5 Marine Police Force (PPM) seized 42 logs worth RM16,800, discovered by the side of the road about 6.2km from the junction of Ladang Samling (Akasia) Sungai Sera, Samarakan on Wednesday (Apr 21). Bintulu PPM Operations...

312 illegal logs seized

KANOWIT: A team of Forest Department Sarawak (FDS) Enforcement officers together with the General Operations Force (GOF) seized 312 illegal logs of various sizes and species in the areas of Batang Rejang around Nanga Samaram here. The department said the...

Illegal logs, excavators seized

SRI AMAN: The General Operations Force (GOF) successfully thwarted two illegal logging activities at separate locations here last Thursday. In the incident, GOF 10th Battalion personnel spotted an illegal logging activity around Serpau Lingga riverbanks around 3pm. When the team approached...

Two lorries with illegal logs seized

SIBU: A team of Forest Department Sarawak (FDS) enforcement officers together with the General Operations Force (PGA) detained and seized two lorries with a load of 53 logs of various sizes and species in the  Jalan Pasai Siong area...

Illegal logging foiled, two locals arrested

SIBU: The 10th Battalion General Operations Force (GOF) successfully foiled an illegal logging activity and arrested two locals in Kanowit last Thursday. GOF Sarawak brigade commander SAC Mancha Ata said a logging area in Nanga Lupus suspected of carrying out...

Three years imprisonment for illegal logging

KUCHING: Two Indonesians have been sentenced to jail for three years each by the Sessions Court for illegal logging activities. Sarawak Forest Department director Datuk Hamden Mohamad revealed that the duo was caught in Kampung Kandis Baru, Bau on Dec...

Illegal logging thwarted by technology

KUCHING: The rate of illegal logging in Sarawak has been on the decline following the introduction of technology in enforcement activities, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. “They (illegal loggers) can’t avoid it. We launched the special...

Enforcement against illegal logging to be increased

KUCHING: Forest Department of Sarawak (FDS) will continue to increase enforcement operations to combat illegal logging, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan. “Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the relevant agencies have been active in conducting operations to...

Two detained for illegal logging

KUCHING: Two local men were detained after being busted for illegal logging activities. They were caught in a raid by the 10th Battalion General Operation Forces (GOF) on Tuesday (Nov 17). GOF state commander SAC Mancha Ata stated that the raid...
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