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Nation 07 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Use treated wooden pallets, exporters told

Manufacturers and exporters should use treated wooden pallets to ship their goods or risk having the goods rejected.

Nation 21 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Rampant illegal felling of timber at Tasik Temenggor

font size=+1 color=Red>Exclusive:/fontThe rich and valuable ecosystem of Temenggor Forest Reserve in Perak is being ravaged by rampant logging and illegal felling at Tasik Temenggor.

Nation 17 May 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Taib: Probe timber claims

The Sarawak government wants an independent body to investigate claims that the state is smuggling timber out of Indonesia.

Nation 20 May 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

It was tough back then

GETTING work in Miri was tough during the days of the colonial masters and the jobs available to locals usually involved unskilled manual labour, said two retired loggers.

Nation 20 May 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

The power behind Sarawak's growth

What would Sarawak be like without the oil and timber from Miri? One cannot help but ask this question if one looks at the ringgit and sen earned for the state by Miri division alone from these two commodities.

Nation 27 May 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

SFM project too costly to pursue

Malaysia will need RM2.9bil to fully implement a sustainable forest management (SFM) programme that includes research, infrastructure and human resources development.

Nation 14 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Address holes in timber action plan, EU urged

Sarawak wants the European Union (EU) to include timber-trading countries in its action plan to address the global issue of illegal timber and related trade.

Nation 17 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Five-day week for civil servants from July 1

The five-day work week for Malaysia's one million civil servants will be implemented from July 1.

Nation 12 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Plan to restrict entry of Indonesian logs

A proposal has been drawn up to curb the entry of illegal Indonesian timber into Malaysia.

Nation 14 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Perak to stop logging in Grik reserve

Perak will halt all logging activities in the forest reserve here in stages once its tourism industry in Belum Valley is firmly established in a few years' time.