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Nation 03 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Adenan: Policies to follow briefing

Newly appointed Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Adenan Satem said he will outline his ministry's policies and approaches after a detailed briefing on Tuesday by the 10 departments and agencies under the ministry.

Nation 04 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Two ministers handling timber industry

Two ministries, following the recent revamp of the Federal Cabinet by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, will now manage the logging industry.

Nation 22 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

New locations for factories that pollute, says Taib

Factories located in Kuching that pollute the environment will be moved to new industrial sites over the next few years, Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud said.

Nation 16 May 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

MTC: Malaysia not laundering Indon logs

The Malaysian Timber Council (MTC) has dismissed the recent claim by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) that Malaysia is still laundering illegal Indonesian timber.

Nation 26 May 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

‘Cracking’ haul by Customs

The Customs Department is on the alert for the smuggling of firecrackers as it believes that smugglers are bringing in the items months before the festive period to avoid detection.

Nation 06 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Special licence for timber products

A requirement for Sabah exporters to obtain a special licence before they can ship timber products to the European Union market will discourage illegal logging in the state, Chief Minister Datuk Musa Aman said.

Nation 28 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Reconsider induction courses, Sabah urged

The Sabah Progressive Party wants the Government to reconsider the policy that requires foreign workers to undergo induction courses beginning next year.

Nation 01 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Agent held in timber scam

A 27-year-old forwarding agent from Penang was detained for allegedly trying to smuggle sawn rubber wood worth more than RM92,000 to China.

Nation 01 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Agent held over attempt to smuggle timber to China

A 27-year-old forwarding agent from Penang was detained for allegedly trying to smuggle sawn rubber wood worth more than RM92,000 to China.

Nation 02 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

MFPC is the sole authorised body

The Government Tuesday announced the setting up of the Malaysian Furniture Promotion Council (MFPC) as the only body authorised to promote and manage international furniture exhibitions.