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August 17, 2018 8:50 AM Three MoUs on palm oil and rubber to be signed in China

PETALING JAYA: Three agreements on palm oil and rubber will be signed during a trade mission to promote Malaysia’s palm oil, rubber and timber in China, said the Primary Industries Ministry. The first memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Malaysian Palm Oil Board and Tsinghua University is on promotion of Malaysian biofuel in the republic while 3

August 17, 2018 7:46 AM Plantation worker charged with attempting to sell illegal decoders on Facebook

KUALA LUMPUR: An oil palm plantation worker pleaded not guilty at the sessions court here today to try to sell illegal decoders on Facebook. Mohd Faizri Ali, 29,was charged with using the accounts "Mohd Faizul" and "Tonton Siaran Percuma Kuantan" at https://www.facebook.com/mohd.faizul and https://www.facebook.com/TontonPercuma to offer for sale a Decoder 4

August 14, 2018 1:37 PM No delay in responding to China's palm oil purchase

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Primary Industries has clarified that its Minister, Teresa Kok did not infer that a unit in the ministry was slow in responding to, or following up with, requests by buyers from China to purchase palm oil. The ministry said that Kok was referring to the failure by the company that was involved in the trade talk with China 6

August 13, 2018 10:06 AM Sabah govt to continue providing allocation to non-Muslim religious bodies, schools

KOTA KINABALU: Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal today said that the state government will continue to provide annual allocation to non-Muslim religious bodies, missionary schools and Chinese private schools in Sabah. Mohd Shafie, who is also Sabah Finance Minister, said the objective of such allocation was to ease the financial burden of the institutions 6

August 6, 2018 9:13 AM Malaysia, Indonesia to use emotion to promote palm oil to EU

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and Indonesia will use the emotional element such as the health benefits of palm oil in their campaign to gain the confidence of the European markets, says Deputy Primary Industries Minister Shamsul Iskandar Mohd Akin. He said Malaysia as a palm oil producer holds to the principle of cooperation with other palm oil producing countries 6

August 6, 2018 7:17 AM Sarawak-China trade at RM15.8b last year: Abang Johari

KUCHING: Trade between Sarawak and China stood at RM15.8 billion last year, with Sarawak's exports recorded at RM10.1 billion, while imports amounted to RM5.7 billion. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the business collaboration between the two countries is based on Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) and petroleum products, palm oil, timber 5

July 21, 2018 11:40 PM Indonesian 15-year-old raped by brother jailed over abortion

JAKARTA: A 15-year-old girl who was raped by her older brother has been jailed for six months for having an abortion, an Indonesian official said Saturday. The girl was sentenced Thursday alongside her 17-year-old brother in a closed hearing at Muara Bulian District Court on the island of Sumatra, court spokesman Listyo Arif Budiman said. "The girl was charged 5

July 21, 2018 11:36 AM Malaysia, Indonesia to be more aggressive in countering attacks against palm oil industry: Saifuddin

JAKARTA: Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said Malaysia and Indonesia would be more aggressive in countering attacks by Europe against the palm oil industry, as well as work together to promote oil palm products. The cooperation between Malaysia and Indonesia was vital to safeguard the future of the oil palm industry and its smallholders, he added 10

July 19, 2018 1:41 PM Serba Dinamik bags RM268m Laos contract

PETALING JAYA: Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd’s wholly owned subsidiary Serba Dinamik International Ltd (SDIL) has secured a US$66.2 million (RM268.8 million) engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning contract (EPCC) from Lao People’s Democratic Republic based Nam Taep 1, 2, 3 Hydropower Co Ltd. The EPCC contract which commences today is set to go on for up to 43 months 8

July 19, 2018 6:20 AM Is Nikkei hinting Japan’s reluctance to Mahathir’s request?

The public is excited over the cheap branded-species durians found in abundance by the roadside these days. However, they do not realise it is indicative economic powerhouse China has retaliated economically. Palm oil prices and latex has fallen below cost and plantation companies are looking at loses. Millions of farmers are facing the prospect of poverty 9