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Business 09 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Penalties for farmers feeding pigs with beta agonist

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek urged consumers to be patient until the authorities complete their checks on pig farmers and pork sellers.

Business 27 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

Authorities urged to crack down on usage of banned drugs to breed pigs

A pig farmer has urged the veterinary services and the Federation of Livestock Farmers Associations of Malaysia (FLFAM) - to act fast in a bid to check the abuse of beta agonist.

Business 13 Apr 2008 | 12:00 AM

Pigs to be exported to Singapore

Sarawak's first ultra-modern pig farm being developed in Pasir Puteh, Balai Ringin along the Pan Borneo highway will export live animals to noshade size=1 width=50%>

Corporate News 03 Feb 2019 | 11:22 PM

Not a great start for Chinese pig farmers

CHANGTU COUNTY, China: For farmers Zhang Shiping and Bai Fuqin in northeast China, there is little to celebrate this Lunar New Year.

Business 10 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

China reports foot-and-mouth disease in hogs

BEIJING (Reuters) - China, the world's largest pork producer, has found foot-and-mouth disease among pigs in the central province of Hubei, the Ministry of Agriculture said on Tuesday.

Business 18 Jun 2019 | 12:00 AM

UBS loses role in bond deal for firm on outcry over pig comment

HONG KONG: UBS has lost a lead role on a US dollar bond deal for state-backed China Railway Construction Corp, just days after a Chinese outcry over a senior UBS economist’s use of “pig” in connection with Chinese food price inflation.

Business 26 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM

Not a boar-ing year, but pigs may fly!

AS we all know, the 2019 Lunar New Year falls on Feb 5 this year and will end on Friday, Jan 24, 2020. The new year this year is the year 4717 in the Chinese lunar calendar. Clearly, the Chinese are well ahead of the Gregorian calendar that we are all accustomed to.

Business 14 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

Nike faces new worker abuse claims in Indonesia

SUKABUMI, Indonesia: Workers making Converse sneakers in Indonesia say supervisors throw shoes at them, slap them in the face and call them dogs and pigs. Nike, the brand's owner, acknowledges that such abuse has occurred among the contractors that make its hip high-tops but says there was little it could do to stop it.

Business 29 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

China launches crackdown on tainted pig feed

BEIJING: China's government has launched a yearlong crackdown on illegal additives in pig feed after some pigs owned by meat suppliers tested positive for a banned chemical that can be dangerous to humans.