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Nation 10 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak moves to end illegal logging

While illegal logging is not a big problem in the state, Sarawak is intensifying efforts to put a stop to all such activities.

Nation 04 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sabah awaits nod to send pygmy jumbos abroad

The Sabah Government is proceeding with an exchange programme with three foreign zoos involving 10 Borneo pygmy elephants from the state, pending approval from a Science, Technology and Environment Ministry panel.

Nation 28 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sabah to keep 60% of state land as forest

The Sabah state government is committed to its pledge of ensuring that at least 60% of the state#8217;s land area will remain under forest cover, Chief Minister Datuk Musa Aman said.

Lifestyle 23 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Hanging on

Found exclusively on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra, orang utans may well be facing extinction in the wild as their habitat continues to shrink, leaving them vulnerable to starvation and poaching. An estimated 13,000 orang utans remain in Sabah today but they may all disappear over the next 20 years unless serious efforts are taken to protect these unique primates.

Nation 30 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Help save orang utan, Sabah told

Participants of a conference on orang utan, the first of its kind to be held in Sabah, have called on the state government to review its current and future forest management plans to ensure survival of the globally endangered species.

Business 02 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

TSH Resources gets RM48mil from BAT for tree-planting job

TSH Resources Bhd has secured RM48.5mil from British American Tobacco (M) Bhd (BAT) for an industrial tree-planting project in Ulu Tongod, in central Sabah.

Business 30 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sabah-based TSH Resources taking lead in biodiversity

Public listed Sabah-based company TSH Resources Bhd has earmarked some 30,000ha or about 25%of its total forest management unit (FMU) in the Ulu Tongod forest reserve in central Sabah as a full-fledged conservation area.

Business 12 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

News in brief

News in brief on Nauticalink, Sarawak Oil Palms, Southern Bank and Globetronics.

Business 05 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

MTCC to use new standard

THE Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) plans to use a new standard that has been developed using principles and criteria of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) as the template for the next phase of its certification scheme, Primary Industries Minister Datuk Seri Dr Lim Keng Yaik said.

Nation 26 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Helping Europe see the forest for the trees

Malaysia will embark on another campaign to counter allegations in Europe against the country#8217;s forestry and palm oil industries.