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May, 23 2014 09:21:00

Officials charged over illegal forest listing

LAM DONG (VNS) – Four officials from the Natural Resources and Environment Office in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong are being prosecuted for "irresponsibility causing serious consequences".

Following a police investigation, the suspects illegally listed 78ha of forest as ‘abandoned land'.

Their actions led to trees being chopped down, causing damage of over VND500 million ($23,500). — VNS


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