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Jun 16, 2015
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Jun 25, 2014
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Oct 3, 2013
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Aug 19, 2013
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An official of the State Forestry Bureau tells the truth about APP’s forest destruction in Yunnan – Xinhua
Sep 1, 2005
From Sinopolis.com, here is a translated summary of a Xinhua article: Zhang Songdan, an official of the investigative group of the State Forestry Bureau, says in an interview Jan. 19 that the problem of APP’s forest destruction in Yunnan really exists. He says they found local governments, such as the Zhuang-Miao Autonomous Prefecture of Wenshan […]
Aug 8, 2005
From Asia Times: Singapore-based Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), part of Indonesia’s Sinar Mas Group, has been accused of illegal logging of natural forest in southwest China’s Yunnan province. The alleged deforestation was done as part of a vast wood-for-paper project, in which APP and the Yunnan government are cooperating. The project area covers almost […]
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