China’s Appetite for Luxury Rosewood Fuels Illegal Timber Trade in Cambodia
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China’s Appetite for Luxury Rosewood Fuels Illegal Timber Trade in Cambodia

by Roseanne Gerin / Radio Free Asia China’s voracious demand for luxury furniture is driving a multimillion-dollar illegal trade in rosewood in Cambodia, supported by a tycoon who controls an illegal logging network that exports the timber, according to a report by an environmental advocacy group. Cambodian tycoon Okhna Try Pheap, the kingpin of the … Continue reading