Posts Tagged ‘myanmar’

World's largest Muslim body calls for UN intervention in Myanmar

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

World leaders and officials from 56 Muslim nations condemned Myanmar for brutal acts against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar (more…)

Cash from chaos: the burgeoning illicit trade in timber from Myanmar to China revealed

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

The conviction and subsequent pardon of 155 Chinese nationals in July for illegal logging in Myanmar threw a spotlight on how massive volumes of timber stolen from the county’s precious frontier forests have been flowing unhindered into China for decades. (more…)

Myanmar's $6 Bn Timber Corruption Black Hole Revealed by Official Data

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

New analysis of the Myanmar Government’s forestry and trade data points to a multi-billion dollar illegal logging and exports black hole – indicating widespread criminality and official corruption. (more…)

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