THE CAL­CU­LUS OF LOG­GING

Pub­li­ca­tion date 10 Oct. 2014

Southeast Asia Globe - - Feature -

Cam­bo­dian ty­coon Try Pheap al­legedly reaps over $220m over three years by il­le­gally har­vest­ing rose­wood trees in the Car­damom Moun­tains. Dur­ing the re­port­ing of the story, the paper said that “a Post re­porter was chased along nar­row dirt tracks by men on mo­tor­bikes armed with as­sault ri­fles” – whom lo­cals iden­ti­fied as em­ploy­ees of Pheap’s com­pany.

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