Xieng Khuang cracks down on illegal logging and corrupt officials

Authorities in Xieng Khuang province are investigating more officials allegedly involved in taking bribes in connection with the illegal timber trade which has caused great damage to the nation.
The provincial Governor, Mr Bounton Chanthaphone, told a news conference, which was held as part of a meeting of cabinet members, provincial governors and the Vientiane Mayor in the capital on Wednesday, that all corrupt officials would face prosecution.


Somsack Pongkhao