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Nation 30 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

Viets held over agarwood theft

NIBONG TEBAL: Six Vietnamese men were detained in connection with the theft of 51kg of agarwood (gaharu) in Taman Merak Jaya, Simpang Ampat here.

Community 23 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Agarwood $cent hard to resist

GEORGE TOWN: The illegal felling of gaharu (agarwood) trees appears to be continuing unabated despite extensive media coverage and the state government’s declaration of a crackdown against the thieves.

Nation 13 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Vietnamese gets six years' jail, fined RM200,000 for felling agarwood trees

GEORGE TOWN: A 23-year-old Vietnamese man was sentenced by a Butterworth Sessions court to six years in jail and fined RM200,000, in default six months' jail, for felling agarwood trees.

Nation 27 Feb 2014 | 12:00 AM

12 agarwood thieves held

IPOH: Twelve people, including 10 foreigners, have been caught for the theft of gaharu (agarwood) in Gerik, about 200km from here.

Nation 11 Jul 2014 | 12:00 AM

13 Viets held for stealing agarwood

BUTTERWORTH: Thirteen Vietnamese have been arrested for illegally possessing 5kg of agarwood.

Nation 11 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM

Agarwood theft rife

JOHOR BARU: Illegal harvesting of gaharu (agarwood) by foreigners is rampant in Johor’s forests, especially in the Endau-Rompin National Park and Panti Forest Reserve, said Malay­sian Nature Society Johor chairman Vincent Chow.

Community 13 Mar 2009 | 12:00 AM

The lure of agarwood

For 45-year-old orang asli entrepreneur Kamahudin Ang Sew Siang, it all began when he started to look for the 'kayu gaharu' in the jungles of Kedaik near Muadzam Shah.

Community 12 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM

Illegal poachers coming for the trees cultivated in Johor forests

JOHOR BARU: Illegal poachers from neighbouring countries are encroaching into Johor forests for years harvesting agarwood (gaharu) as demand for the product is good.

Community 27 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

Corporate man now an agarwood producer

HAVING spent 18 years in the corporate world, Edmond Liew was convinced the time was right for him to quit his job and invest in the 'black gold of the forest'.

Letters 16 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Let’s stand together to save our agarwood heritage