JAKARTA: Four Indonesian men have been arrested over the killing of an orangutan shot some 130 times with an air rifle, police said Monday, in the latest fatal attack on a critically endangered species.
SUNGAI PETANI: The bodies of five men who jumped into Sungai Muda to evade arrest were found floating in the river today.
IT takes most people about an hour to put together a decent yu sheng (raw fish dish) at home but for Juliana Fan, this task can take up to a day or two. Then, after all the toil and sweat, all she can afford herself is to just visually enjoy the fruits of her labour. The reason? Fan is a miniature replica creator.
LAND is an important resource. We need land to grow food. We need land for housing. We need land to build cities. But, imagine if there is no more suitable land left.
JAKARTA: Indonesia has inked a billion-dollar deal to buy 11 Sukhoi Su-35 jets from Russia, an official said Saturday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Several European countries have given their commitment to oppose the discrimination against the use of palm oil, Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong.
WASHINGTON: Hunting by people and habitation destruction by oil palm, paper, logging and mining industries helped drive a startling drop of about 50 per cent in the orangutan population on the island of Borneo from 1999 to 2015, scientists said on Thursday.
BELURAN: A lorry driver was stabbed to death during a heated argument at an oil palm mill in Ulu Sapi here this morning.
Kampung Tanduo, which is nestled in the far end of Felda Sahabat, about 120km from Lahad Datu town, was once an idyllic coastal village.
MADRID: Spain declared it does not support the European Union (EU) Parliament's resolution as it realised the banning of palm oil would backfire on the country’s biodiesel industry, a Malaysian Cabinet minister said.
KUALA LUMPUR: Spain has backed Malaysia’s position that the European Union’s Renewable Energy Directive II is unfair and goes against international trade practice.
KUALA LUMPUR: As long as there are buyers, some oil palm smallholders remain unperturbed over the disturbing trend of discrimination in Europe, with palm oil’s use in biofuel to be phased out in the years ahead.
NILAI: What started with only two old shops surrounded by wilderness, has now emerged as a rapid growing centre of administration, settlements and industrial areas.
KOTA KINABALU: Business is brisk for traders at the Gaya Street Sunday Market here, thanks to a continuous stream of tourists and visitors thronging the famed and popular bazaar.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has lauded Thailand's move to join the former and Indonesia in rejecting the European Union’s executive decision on adopting the trade barrier against palm oil.