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Education aid for children of Felda settlers

The children of Felda settlers who have been accepted into institutions of higher learning in the country will be given a one-off payment of RM1,000 to get them prepared for entry into varsities.

Settlers must be ready for change

After having explored the settlements set up at different stages of the country's development, this final part on Felda explores the business activities of the agency and its future in a discussion with its chairman Tan Sri Dr Mohd Yusof Noor. I>The Star/Iteam also caught up with two groups of settlers who are no longer under the management of Felda. Reports by DEVID RAJAH, HAH FOONG LIAN, HANIM ADNAN AND FLORENCE A. SAMY.

Not all rosy for millionaires

Felda LBJ settlers hit the headlines about eight years ago when they became instant millionaires after selling their land in Labu, Negri Sembilan.

Top plantation group sees success in diversification

Malaysia's top plantation group, Felda Holdings Bhd, has over the years successfully transformed into a highly diversified conglomerate with a sprawling business operation both in Malaysia and overseas.

Golden Hope makes downstream push

GOLDEN HOPE Plantations Bhd (GHope) is gearing itself to be an integrated player in the plantation industry with equal focus on upstream and downstream activities, group chief executive Sabri Ahmad told I>StarBiz/Iin an interview.

Branching out to be successful

In this second part on Felda, The Star team looks at the country#8217;s largest settlement. popularly called the Jengka Triangle, and how the 300,000 inhabitants there fare as well as the Palong schemes in Negri Sembilan which were set up in the late 1980s. The different experiences of settlers in the two settlements, including their aspirations and disappointments, highlights the problems and differences between the settlers and Felda. Reports by DEVID RAJAH, HAH FOONG LIAN, HANIM ADNAN AND FLORENCE A. SAMY.

Not so rosy life for 'new' settlers

Five charged with killing English teacher

Five people, including two teenagers, were jointly charged in a magistrate's court here yesterday with the murder of a teacher from Penang early last month.

Felda concept took root in 1953

With 48 years of history, the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) has touched the lives of some 500,000 Malaysians. DEVID RAJAH, HAH FOONG LIAN, HANIM ADNAN and FLORENCE A. SAMY report.

Reaping the fruits of hard labour

The pioneers recollect their stories of becoming a part of the Felda scheme.

Life Inspired has a chic new look

2020 is all about change, and Life Inspired did just that with a fresh makeover!

This month, we speak to 3 female icons about empowerment and more - read it for FREE this week.