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Hanim Adnan

nem@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Hanim Adnan

Shahrir: FGV needs to adopt best corporate practices

17 June 2017

FOR government agency Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) – which has been entrusted with the livelihood of 112,635 settlers and their families nationwide – having strong sustainable income is crucial.

Limited upside for CPO prices

15 June 2017

PETALING JAYA: Crude palm oil (CPO) prices, which had dropped 22% from a recent peak in January, will likely see limited upside prospects going into second half of this year.

KUB in expansion mode

2 May 2017

PETALING JAYA: Two years after its kitchen-sinking exercise, KUB Malaysia Bhd is focusing on the strategic expansion of its three core businesses while actively exploring options to monetise its non-performing assets.

Planters target existing oil palm plantations

24 April 2017

PETALING JAYA: There is increasing appetite for local plantation companies to acquire existing oil palm plantations to expand their hectarages. Since late last year, local planters with deep pockets have been snapping up more brownfield oil palm plantations in Malaysia instead of greenfields as part of their landbank expansion and value creation.

Bumper crop, price down

12 April 2017

PETALING JAYA: A recovery in the production of palm oil has put pressure on prices, causing it to fall to a six-month low.

Three Chinese companies eye strategic stakes in FGV

21 March 2017

PETALING JAYA: Three China-based companies including China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Corp (COFCO) are vying for strategic stakes in Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV). A source close to FGV told StarBiz that: “These Chinese companies are major global consumers of palm oil/palm products and are looking to raise stakes in FGV via the open market.”

MSC set to ride on global tin prices recovery

6 March 2017

PETALING JAYA: The stage is set for Malaysia Smelting Corp Bhd (MSC) to perform better this year given anticipation of a continued recovery in tin prices after experiencing a six-year slump, say analysts.

Ta Ann shares advance 10% on rising CPO price

20 February 2017

PETALING JAYA: The share price of Sibu-based timber and plantation group Ta Ann Holdings Bhd has rallied over 10% in the past two months, thanks to the good run-up in crude palm oil (CPO) prices.

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