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Community 03 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

States urged to join replanting campaign

The Plantation Industries and Commodities Ministry has embarked on an aggressive campaign to get all states to be involved in replanting their land with forest-yielding timber to ensure sufficient supply for the industry.

Nation 17 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

EIA sought over logging plan

Show us the EIA report. This is the call by environmentalists concerned over the proposed logging in the Malua and Ulu Segama forest reserves covering 236,825ha in east Sabah.

Community 20 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Replanted forests to meet timber needs

Degraded logging concession areas in Sarawak and Sabah will be replanted with high-grade fast-growing trees for the two states to become the nation's main suppliers of secondary timber logs. The Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities has set the target of creating at least 375,000ha of replanted forests within the next 15 years.

Nation 24 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Sarawak to propose tougher laws for water theft

Sarawak state will tighten laws to deter theft of water and water meters as more cases are being reported.

Nation 26 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Shouting match over rude words

A SHOUTING match broke out during the debate on a Bill Tuesday, when one assemblyman used the words I>kurang ajar/I(rude).b>Reports by Jack Wong and Sharon Ling at the Sarawak State Assembly Tuesday/b>

Nation 01 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

No logging in Temenggor

The Perak government has ordered a stop to all logging activities at the Temenggor forest reserve.

Nation 09 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Chan, ex-IGP top award list

Transport Minister Datuk Seri Chan Kong Choy and outgoing Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohd Bakri Omar head a list of 615 people conferred state awards in conjunction with Sarawak Governor Tun Muhammad Salahuddin Abang Barieng's birthday today.

Community 20 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Bringing back the woodcarvers’ art

Carved wood products created by local companies and artists now have a display venue at Galeri Wariseni at Jalan Ampang.

Nation 10 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

ITTO: Malaysia doing 'very good job' in managing forests

The International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO) has given a thumbsup to Malaysia in managing its tropical forest.

Community 07 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Rising log prices leads to timber export boom

Sarawak is now experiencinga boom in timber exports,thanks to the soaring prices of logsand timber products.