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Community 15 Jan 2008 | 12:00 AM

Kedah to be rubber hub

SUNGAI PETANI: A RM20mil rubber research and industrial centre will be set up in Kedah to turn the state into a hub for rubber industry in the country.

Nation 07 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Mr Natural Rubber dies

Tan Sri Dr B.C. Sekhar, who revolutionised and modernised the country's rubber industry and put the crop on the world map, died of a heart attack in India yesterday morning. He was 77.

Community 12 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Tracing the history of rubber

Rubber held a place of ceremonial and social importance in the ancient Aztec and Mayan civilisations and is known to have existed as early as 70A.D.

Community 23 Jun 2008 | 12:00 AM

Use new methods, rubber smallholders told

The Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) has urged rubber small holders to adopt new methods to boost rubber output to increase the country's export capacity.

Community 22 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM

Kuching to host International Tripartite Rubber Council meeting

KUCHING: The meeting of the International Tripartite Rubber Council (ITRC) which has been postponed due to the chaos in Bangkok will be held here next month, said Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Seri Douglas Uggah Embas.

Nation 06 Jan 2008 | 12:00 AM

Fuel from rubber seeds

Chemical engineering lecturer Mohammad Tazli Azizan grew up playing with rubber seeds at his family home in Perlis. Now, he has found that he can produce biodiesel from the seed.

Nation 20 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Higher rubber prices raise income

HIGHER international rubber prices and increasing Chinese market demand in recent months have raised the monthly average income of the country#8217;s rubber smallholders to about RM1,000 from the RM400 in 2001.

Nation 04 Sep 2018 | 3:13 AM

World population would be out of control without M'sian rubber, jokes Dr M

KUALA LUMPUR: Without Malaysian rubber, the world's population growth would spiral out of control, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in a light vein when launching the 9th International Rubber Glove Conference and Exhibition 2018.

World 08 Dec 2014 | 4:50 PM

Thai rubber farmers to protest over low prices

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai farmers plan protests to force the military government to provide more support for rubber prices and will take to the streets this week in defiance of martial law, a spokesman for farmers' groups said on Monday.

Community 08 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM

Expert warns of fake rubber clone passed off as genuine product

KUCHING: Malaysia's rubber industry, Sarawak's in particular, has always been famous worldwide.