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Oil palms near Riau park demolished

  • Rizal Harahap

    The Jakarta Post

Pekanbaru | Sat, December 4 2010 | 01:07 pm

PREMIUM Fifty-three hectares of oil palm plantations have been demolished in Riau because they encroached on parts of Tesso Nilo National Park.

National park head Hayani Suprahman said there were 350 hectares of additional oil palm plantations in Bagan Limau, Pelalawan regency, Riau, that would also soon be demolished.

Bagan Limau was included in the operation as there were many newly arrive...