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Nation 16 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

RM1b revenue forgone

Sabah has decided to save the endangered orang utan by phasing out logging in the big apes' heartland, which means forgoing RM1bil in timber revenue.

Nation 02 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Pahang lifts logging freeze

The Pahang Government has lifted the three-week-old freeze on logging and movement of logs in the state, except in Lipis and Jerantut.

Nation 04 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Sabah ensures species survival

Sabah has begun restoring forests in key environmental areas such as the Lower Kinabatangan region in the state's east coast to benefit wildlife such as the threatened orang utan.

World 28 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

U.N. reaches new pact to manage tropical timber

GENEVA (Reuters) - Tropical timber exporters and importers on Friday struck a new 10-year pact to help promote the sustainable development of forests in the face of illegal clearances and logging.

Nation 26 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Keeping watch on endangered rhinos

The WWF together with the Sabah Wildlife Department and the Sabah Foundation, plan to set up a monitoring and survey team to gather information on rhinos in the state.

Nation 24 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Orang utan on road to extinction

A first-ever genetic study of Sabah's orang utans paints a bleak future for the last of these creatures if the equatorial forests continue to be cleared.

Business 09 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Ta Ann expands operations

SARAWAK-based timber giant Ta Ann Holdings Bhd is one of Malaysia's largest and most successful timber groups, having charted steady growth following its listing on Bursa Malaysia in 1999.

Community 08 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Musa not swayed by ‘those spreading lies’

Chief Minister Datuk Musa Aman is going to remain on track in doing his job and not be swayed by talk about his involvement in various big projects in Kota Kinabalu.

Community 06 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Nod for orang utan research centre in Batang Ai

The state government has approved the setting up of a centre of excellence for orang utan research in the Batang Ai National Park.

Business 26 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Ta Ann signs MoU with Borlin to take over timber licence

TA Ann Holdings Bhd has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Borlin Sdn Bhd that could see the former gaining control of a timber licence covering 33,525ha in Sarawak.