KUALA LUMPUR: Innoprise Plantations Bhd (IPB) was named the Best Under Billion Company during Focus Malaysia's Best Under Billion Award ceremony held on 13th October 2017.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities Malaysia Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong received a courtesy call from the United States Ambassador Kamala Lakhdhir together with the delegates from the United States Embassy in Malaysia.
A RECENT media article by Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong brought the issue of “No Palm Oil” labels to wider attention. The article, “Ethical Labelling: The Way to Go”, highlighted Denmark-based Arla Foods’ use of “No Palm Oil” labels in Malaysia.
In this striking and introspective show, Look This Way brings together four artists of contrasting temperaments: Faizal Suhif the ‘Constant Gardener’, Khairudin Zainudin the ‘Plagued Soul’, Anniketyni Madian the ‘Wonder Woman with a Saw’, and newly-anointed ‘Shaded Princess’, Ain Rahman. Art of course, necessitates us to take a very lengthy look; it’s corporeal, with its own balance and solidity and must be reflected upon, revisited, and inspected in the light of its own unique stories. The work of art is encrusted and meshed with allusions to both inner and outer realms that are not just seminal ­— everything possesses a transcendent effect.
In Banggai, located in the Central Sulawesi province of Indonesia, Sheherazade Jayadi is conducting an outreach programme with a twist. The 23-year-old is a Master of Science student at the Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Department, University of Florida, and President of Tambora, a network for young conservationists in Indonesia. Sheherazade is researching on the pollination services of flying foxes (fruit bats) and learns that this species is hunted as bush meat, and their colonies are frequently disturbed by villagers.
LAST week, Teluk Intan became the first town in the country to have a rubberised road made of Cup-Lump Modified Bitumen (CMB).
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia, which until recently had been one of Pyongyang’s closest friends, has halted all imports from North Korea, as part of global efforts to cut off funding over its nuclear and missile programmes.
SEMPORNA: For 30 years, villagers of Kampung Sungai Intan in Segarong here have been digging wells for water.
KUALA TERENGGANU: The world’s second smallest fish, Paedocypris micromegethes, found only in highly acidic black water peat swamps in Terengganu, Johor, Perak and Sarawak, is under threat of extinction following the draining of these areas for oil palm plantation.
We would start the journey at dawn. We, the children, would continue our sleep in the car, only to be jolted awake as we passed through Pekan Nenas. I remember having to hold my breath as we passed through the town due to the overpowering stench from the river. Waste water from the pineapple cannery flowed into the river.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Land Development Authority’s (Felda) new biogas plants under waste-to-energy project at its four mills are expected to be ready for commissioning by October 2018, said new energy player, Concord Green Energy Sdn Bhd (CGE).
KUALA LUMPUR: Analysts have maintained their neutral stand on plantation sector after the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) announced that Malaysia's total palm oil stocks in September 2017 rose by 3.98 per cent to 2.01 million tonnes.
MARAN: Pahang MIC has brushed off allegation that the 126-year-old Sri Marathandavar temple near Sungai Jerik here would be soon demolished after the Registrar of Societies (RoS) purportedly cancelled its permit.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's total palm oil stocks in September 2017 rose by 3.98 per cent to 2.01 million tonnes from 1.94 million tonnes in August, said the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB).