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Community 11 Oct 2013 | 12:00 AM

Trees fall victim to thieves

BARELY a year after the state Forestry Department crippled a gaharu wood (agarwood) poaching syndicate, the thieves are at it again.

Community 04 Dec 2013 | 12:00 AM

Vow to hunt down culprits

AFTER two failed attempts to catch gaharu (agarwood) tree poachers, the Penang Forestry Department has finally nabbed one of them.

Community 11 Oct 2011 | 12:00 AM

Exotic oil in wood

GEORGE TOWN: Agarwood trees are being chopped down illegally in the forest reserves of Bukit Mertajam and Bukit Panchor as its oil extract is fetching a good price in the Middle East.

Lifestyle 09 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Brewing gold

Villagers in Kelantan, who have long earned a living from collecting and processing agarwood, now have to comply with new rules aimed at conserving the trees which yield the fragrant wood. HILARY CHIEW reports.

Lifestyle 10 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

From poacher to farmer

A former agarwood poacher, who now farms for a living, shares his tale with HILARY CHIEW.

Nation 13 Apr 2010 | 12:00 AM

Foreigners illegally harvesting trees from Sabah forest reserves

KOTA KINABALU: Foreigners are making a beeline to Sabah to illegally harvest the valuable agarwood or i>gaharu /i>from forest reserves here.

Nation 12 Nov 2012 | 12:00 AM

Gaharu poachers strike again

GEORGE TOWN: Two Cambodian men were caught red handed stealing prized gaharu (agarwood) wood by felling the trees in Mount Erskine here.

Nation 17 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Even the streets are scented in Dubai

In Dubai, the agarwood aroma wafts through shopping malls, restaurants, pubs and even the streets. SHAHANAAZ SYER HABIB writes.

Corporate News 14 Nov 2016 | 4:28 AM

Asia Plantation Capital gets CCM nod

KUALA LUMPUR: Asia Plantation Capital Bhd has received the Companies Commission of Malaysia's approval to market its agarwood plantation investment programme in Malaysia and overseas.

Community 12 Oct 2011 | 12:00 AM

Picking trees at leisure

THE state Forestry Department believes that Agarwood tree poachers had camped in the Cherok Tokun Hill forest reserve for days while looking for the highly-prized trees to chop down.