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Community 15 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

Palm oil industry provides steady incomes for over 30% of state’s total workforce

KUCHING: The palm oil industry is becoming a major contributor to Sarawak’s economy after oil and gas and the timber industry.

Community 16 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

Government praised for war against illegal logging

KUCHING: Sarawak Timber Association (STA) has praised the state for its success in combating illegal logging with the confiscation of logs worth RM41.16mil in 2014.

Community 23 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak government plans to have 1.5mil ha of protected areas

KUCHING: The Sarawak Government has announced it intends to have 1.5 million hectares of totally protected areas (TPA) eventually.

Community 03 Apr 2015 | 12:00 AM

Timber sector’s stance confusing

I AM very confused by the position of the Sarawak timber industry on the issue of minimum wage. I find it incoherent, contradictory and, of course, self-serving.

Community 29 Apr 2015 | 12:00 AM

WWF: Bill can help sustain forest management

KUCHING: With the Forest Bill 2015 passed, now it is time to implement it, says the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

Community 14 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

Surprising turn of events

IT came as quite a surprise when the Malaysian Anti Corrruption Commission (MACC) announced that it had raided some four dozen firms involving the timber industry in Sarawak and seized accounts and documents as well as frozen more than RM500mil worth of financial assets.

Community 15 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

Association holds grand celebrations for its diamond jubilee anniversary

The Timber Exporters’ Association of Malaysia (Team) celebrated its 60th anniversary with a grand dinner at a hotel.

Community 15 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

Taib heaps praises at successor

SIBU: Former chief minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud has described the transition of power to his successor as the “smoothest in Malaysia”.

Community 03 Sep 2015 | 12:00 AM

SOPs to streamline functions of forestry agencies

KUCHING: Forestry agencies in Sarawak can now operate more efficiently following the introduction of inter-agency standard operating procedures (SOPs) for forest functions.

Community 20 Nov 2015 | 12:00 AM

Three in the running for state secretary post

CANDIDATES for the new Selangor state secretary are being shortlisted and the Federal Government’s Public Service Commission (PSC) list is down to three people.