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AseanPlus News 23 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Iran agrees to be prompt with info on nuke works

B>TEHERAN/B>: The head of the UN nuclear watchdog agency said yesterday that Iran, accused by Washington of pursuing nuclear weapons, had agreed to provide prompt information on any new nuclear facilities in the country.

Nation 01 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Potential savings in energy use

A Malaysia Energy Centre audit conducted last year in 24 Malaysian-based factories has revealed the potential for reductions in energy costs and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

Business 16 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ready to cut bank rates in case of war

Countries from India to Australia may have to cut interest rates and raise government spending to buffer their economies from a decline in trade and consumer spending that#8217;s likely to result from a war in Iraq, investors say.

Business 05 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Joint Asean commitment on flagship projects

THE 21st Asean Ministers on Energy Meeting (AMEM) ended on Thursday with a joint-commitment to ensure that its proposed flagship projects, Trans-Asean Gas Pipeline and the Asean Power Grid, proceed and are completed by 2020.

Business 08 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

TNB forecasts 7.5% sales growth

TENAGA Nasional Bhd (TNB) has forecast a 7.5% sales growth in the energy sector in 2004 and is standing by its projected 7% growth for this year compared to last year#146;s 6.5%.

Nation 27 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

More coal fire plants to meet energy demand

Malaysia is planning to build more coal fire plants to increase its electricity sources and reduce dependency on natural gas, Energy Commission chairman Datuk Mohd Annas Mohd Nor said.

Business 22 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Asia energy firms rushing to sell debt

Big spending Asian utilities and oil companies are rushing to sell bonds on expectations that interest rates will rise later this year.

Business 11 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Report: Singapore to build new LNG terminal

The Singapore government plans to set up a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Singapore in a project that could cost about S$1bil and take up to five years to complete, a I>Straits Times/Ireport said.

Business 25 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

MISC sees profit jump 78% to RM2.33bil

MALAYSIA International Shipping Corp Bhd (MISC) recorded a 78% jump in pre-tax profit to RM2.33bil for the year to March 31, 2004, up from RM1.31bil in the previous year.

Lifestyle 01 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Earth-friendly shopping

More than a quarter of humanity now lives a lifestyle once limited to rich nations. This unprecedented consumer appetite is putting pressure on the Earth's resources and diminishing the quality of life for many. In conjunction with World Environment Day on June 5, TAN CHENG LI looks at the challenge of treading on more sustainable paths.