Preah Vihear – Timber Production Facility Said to be in Operation

September 16, 2013 | Posted in: News

On September 9, PLCN representative Keo Soy, based in Preah Vihear’s Chrach commune, reported that businessmen had built a timber production factory north of Chrach village. According to a commune policeman, luxury wood is being transported out of the region without interference from the authorities, who are paid a bribe of $5 per hand tractor full of timber they allow to leave. Keo Soy added that logging activities had increased substantially since July’s national election.