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Nation 11 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Rearing prized ikan empurau

Forester Dr Elli Luhat has a dream - turning his childhood fish-rearing hobby into breeding Sarawak's most prized fish species commercially.

Nation 23 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Making goods from ‘king of timber’

The durian is not only the 'king of fruits' but its tree trunk can be a money-spinner too.

Nation 02 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Timber exports rest on EU team

A high-powered delegation from the European Union will be coming to ascertain if our logs are from legal sources and that the country conducts its logging using sustainable and environmentally-friendly systems.

Community 06 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

Climate change making sustainable logging crucial

There must be a more concrete internationalagreement on sustainable logging anduse of forest resources given the drasticchange in climate and biodiversity seen today.

Nation 08 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

Malaysia-Indonesia talks on commodities and haze in May

Malaysia and Indonesia will meet in May to talk about the practice of open burning in Indonesiar that has contributed to the annual occurrence of haze.-------------------------------------------------------------

Nation 09 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

Bilateral talks on open burning

Malaysia and Indonesia will meet in May to talk about the practice of open burning in the republic, which has contributed to the yearly occurrence of haze.

AseanPlus News 25 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

When forests and inhabitants benefit

From The Jakarta Post: When people talk about forest conservation in Indonesia, their discussion is based on a simple equation: forests plus logging equals devastation and the loss of biodiversity.

Nation 18 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

Stop certifying timber from disputed areas, council told

There will be no end to timber blockades in Sarawak if the authorities continue to certify timber logs extracted from forests mired in unresolved land disputes.

Nation 22 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

Malaysia and EU to define legal issue in timber trade

Malaysia and the European Union will meet in two weeks to define what is 'legal' in the timber trade between the two sides.

Nation 01 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

Sarawak drawing up rules for importing logs

The state government is drawing up procedures for importing logs following the shortage faced by some sectors of the timber industry.