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Lifestyle 15 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

Doubts over biofuel

Turning food to fuel may not be the answer to the world's energy woes and global warming, after all.

Nation 06 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

Free oil palm seeds for smallholders

Some 300,000 smallholders will benefit from a government subsidy plan of high quality oil palm seeds.

Nation 27 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

Oil’s not well in Penang

Consumers have been facing a shortage of 1kg cooking oil sold in plastic packets for the past two weeks, the Consumers' Association of Penang (CAP) claimed yesterday.

Nation 17 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

Activists’ claim unfounded

The motive behind the accusation by Western environmental activists that Malaysia and Indonesia killed thousands of orang utans to clear forest for oil palm plantations is merely to jeopardise the industry, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Nation 16 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

DPM refutes allegations Malaysia killing orangutans to clear forests for plantations

The motive behind the accusation by Western environmental activists that Malaysia and Indonesia killed thousands of orangutans to clear forest for oil palm plantations is merely to jeopardise the industry, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said.

Nation 15 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

MPs’ heads almost in a spin over use of ‘ambil pusing’

Many MPs must have found last week's Parliament sitting to be a little duller than usual as all the excitement was centred in Machap.

Business 14 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

Power to revoke Act allows ministry to cancel biodiesel licences

The Plantation Industries and Commodities Ministry will be empowered to revoke licences for biodiesel plants once the Biofuel Industrial Act is passed in May.

Business 13 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

Plantation ministry to get more powers to deal with biodiesel plants

The Plantation Industries and Commodities Ministry will soon be empowered to revoke licences that were issued to companies to set up biodiesel plants once the Biofuel Industrial Act is passed by the Parliament in May.

Community 10 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

Award day for furniture makers

After two days of intense judging, the winners of Furniture Excellence and Best Presentation Awards for the 13th Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) were finally selected.

Nation 07 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

Visitors throng furniture fair

The 13th a href=http://www.miff.com.my/ target=_blank>Malaysian International Furniture Fair/a(MIFF) 2007 kicked off with a bang yesterday as thousands of local and foreign visitors thronged the fair