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Lifestyle 17 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Banning bottom trawling

OVER 1,300 of the world's leading marine scientists signed a petition to call on governments and the United Nations (UN) to act swiftly to protect the diversity of vulnerable deep-sea ecosystems.

Business 17 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Remisiers get 1,200 MSEB shares each

REMISIERS will receive 12 lots, or 1,200 shares, for every year of licensed service as of Nov 21, 2002, under the demutualisation of the MSEB, while each stockbroking licence holder will be entitled to 2.5 million shares.

Nation 17 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Conservation funds lacking

Developed and developing countries are spending less than half the required amount on conservation, said Greenpeace political adviser Martin Kaiser.

Lifestyle 24 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Brickbats and bouquets

THE decision adopted at the Seventh Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity spanned over 300 pages.

Lifestyle 25 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Bad joke

A RENOWNED critic of the biotech industry said the questionable technology used by scientists on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) needs to be addressed urgently before talks on biosafety standards could go on.

Business 28 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Sunway to re-enter quarrying

SUNWAY Group is planning to re-enter the quarrying business in January 2005 and intends to turn the division into a major contributor to the group's bottom line.

Lifestyle 02 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Farmer’s bane

IT HAS been a decade since the first genetically modified (GM) crop, the Flavr Savr tomato, hit supermarket shelves. But it failed miserably due to health concerns, high prices and because it bruised, contrary to what it was engineered for.

Lifestyle 04 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Good times on the horizon

It has been said that the fisheries sector is sinking in a sea of antiquated thinking, inefficient methods and lack of young fishermen. But there are plans to revitalise the industry, reveals S.S. YOGA.

Lifestyle 09 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Maintaining the balance

Indonesia has hatched a tuna growth plan to feed the Japanese market for tuna, writes ACHMAD SUKARSONO.

Business 23 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

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