Logging near Gerik, Perak halted again after orang asli complaints


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  • Tuesday, 24 Jul 2018

General view at Pos Kemar. -Starpic

IPOH: The Perak Forestry Department has issued a temporary stop-work order on logging activities near the Pos Kemar orang asli (indigenous) settlement at Gerik, northern Perak.

Department director Datuk Mohamed Zin Yusop said that an immediate site visit has been arranged to identify the source of silting and pollution in the river.

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