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June 22, 2018 12:05 PM Sabah ministry proposes one district, one industry concept

TUARAN: The Sabah Trade and Industry Ministry is currently conducting a study to create a sustainable industry for each district in the state. Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau said the ministry would be visiting a number of districts soon. "Initially, we will hold a 'Tamparuli Fest' in Tuaran district next month, which will be launched 4

June 11, 2018 12:48 PM French farmers block access to 13 refineries in palm oil biofuels protest

PARIS: Dozens of French farmers blocked access to 13 refineries across the country today to protest against plans to import palm oil for use in biofuels, a move they denounce as unfair competition which jeopardises their livelihood. Energy giant Total wants to import up to 300,000 tons a year of palm oil, which environmental advocates say has caused 7

June 5, 2018 3:17 PM Exports in April up 14% to RM84.2b from a year ago

PETALING JAYA: Exports grew 14% to RM84.2 billion in April 2018 from a year ago, driven by electrical and electronic (E&E) products, refined petroleum, crude petroleum, timber and timber-based products, palm oil and palm oil-based products, while liquefied natural gas (LNG) and natural rubber recorded decreases in export volume and average unit value 8

May 16, 2018 1:41 PM June CPO export tax to stay at 5%

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia, the world’s second-largest palm oil producer, kept its crude palm oil export tax at 5% in June, according to the Malaysian Palm Oil Board today, citing the national customs department. The Southeast Asian nation calculated a palm oil reference price of RM2,421.19 per tonne for June. Any price above RM2,250 incurs a tax. Malaysia 12

May 14, 2018 1:19 PM FGV disposes of non-core chemical firm for RM145m

PETALING JAYA: Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) is disposing of its 30% stake in Taiko Clay Chemicals Sdn Bhd for RM145 million, as part of the group’s efforts to dispose of non-core businesses. FGV told Bursa Malaysia that its 72%-owned subsidiary Felda Palm Industries Sdn Bhd, which in turn a wholly owned subsidiary of FGV, yesterday entered 9

April 18, 2018 3:11 AM Trump Tweets support for American pastor on trial in Turkey

Andrew Brunson, a Christian pastor from North Carolina, US who has been in jail in Turkey since December 2016, is seen in this undated picture taken in Izmir, Turkey. — Reuters picWEST PALM BEACH, April 18 — US President Donald Trump voiced his support yesterday for Pastor Andrew Brunson, who is on trial in Turkey on charges he was linked to a group 13

April 16, 2018 1:05 PM India’s palm oil imports higher due to Malaysia’s duty suspension

File picture shows a worker unloading oil palm fruits from a lorry inside a palm oil factory in Salak Tinggi, outside Kuala Lumpur August 4, 2014. — Reuters picNEW DELHI, April 16 — India’s palm oil imports for the five-month period to March 2018 increased to 3.79 million tonnes from 3.55 million tonnes a year earlier, thanks to Malaysia’s export duty suspension 16

April 16, 2018 7:48 AM UK supermarket misleads consumers, says Indonesia-Malaysia palm council

A demand boom for widely-used palm oil has led to palm plantations spread across 18 million hectares in Indonesia and Malaysia. — Reuters picJAKARTA, April 16 ― The Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC), a palm oil board led by Indonesia and Malaysia, said British supermarket chain Iceland's decision to remove palm oil from its own-brand food products 14

April 14, 2018 4:01 AM In Ayer Hitam, Umno banks on China to soothe worried farmers

AYER HITAM, April 14 ― Umno sought to assure farmers in Ayer Hitam, touted as a bellwether constituency in the upcoming election, that Barisan Nasional (BN) was looking at China as a new emerging market for palm oil and rubber. Following the European Union’s (EU) decision to ban the use of palm oil in biofuels from 2021, Ayer Hitam Umno division chief 8

April 13, 2018 11:21 AM Your anti-palm oil policy is ‘colonialism’, Malaysian group tells UK supermarket chain

A worker collects palm oil fruit after harvesting at a plantation in Kampung Bukit Hijau, Kuala Selangor March 14, 2018. — Picture by Mukhriz HazimKUALA LUMPUR, April 13 — British supermarket chain Iceland should be “ashamed” of its anti-palm oil policy which will deprive thousands of poor farmers in Asia, Africa and Latin America of much-needed income 13