Saturday, May 15, 2021

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Eartheories calls on youths to participate in essential oil business

By Nur Khalidah Abdul Halim SHAH ALAM: Iskandar Exclusive Sdn Bhd, which produces aromatherapy essential oils under its brand, 'Eartheories', is urging for more youths to be involved in the essential oil business, especially in supplying raw materials. Co-founder Fazli Subari...

RM3 mln for farmers in Tanjung Datu

KUCHING: The state government allocated a  total  of  RM3  million in Agriculture Facilitation Funds (AFF) for farmers in the Tanjung Datu constituency. Its assemblywoman Datuk Amar Jamilah Anu in revealing this said to date, the programme has benefitted a total...

MDEC seeks pledge from banks to microfinance agricultural technology-driven farmers

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Digital Economy Corp (MDEC) is working to get more banks to provide microfinancing for farmers in driving the country’s agriculture ecosystem based on agricultural technology (AgTech). Chairman Datuk Dr Rais Hussin Mohamed Ariff said CIMB Islamic Bank...

Recent floods a nightmare for farmers

BY BARINA NANI KOTA SAMARAHAN: The recent floods, which occurred almost all over the state, were indeed a nightmare for its victims. Admitting that the flood was one of the worst floods ever, Fanizam Ahmad said he had suffered a loss...

Durian growers urged to diversify fruit species

BAU: Orchardists, fruit growers and farmers in general have been encouraged to plant several different species of durians instead of concentrating only on the most popular ones. “Don’t just plant Musang Kingonly,” said Deputy State Secretary (Rural Transformation) Datuk Ik...

Murum farmers set to benefit from AgriCOP

KUCHING: Murum assemblyman Kennedy Chukpai Ugan said the Agriculture Community Outreach Programme (AgriCOP) would benefit farmers in the constituency. “Among the purposes of the programme is to provide information on agricultural projects or programmes that have been and will be...

Carry out income-generating activities

BETONG: Farmers should carry out activities that are easy to do and capable of producing results as well as generating income in a short span of time. This was suggested by Layar assemblyman Gerald Rentap Jabu. This, he said, would be...

Collecting, processing and packaging centre for Tasik Biru

By Natasha Jee & Voon Yih Boon BAU: A collecting, processing and packaging centre (CPPC) will be set up in Tasik Biru constituency to allow crop growers particularly banana grower to sell their produce. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah...

Enhance knowledge and skills, farmers told

MIRI: In order to be successful in farming, farmers need to enhance their knowledge and skills, said Utilities Minister Datuk Seri Dr Stephen Rundi Utom. He said this while speaking at an Agriculture Community Outreach Programme (AgriCOP) on the cultivation...

Kakus farmers seek assistance

SELANGAU: The Women's Bureau of Rumah Garit here has called on the government through relevant agencies such as the Department of Agriculture and the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) to resolve bureaucratic problems involving agriculture assistance applications in the...
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4,113 new Covid cases, 34 deaths nationwide today

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 4,113 new Covid-19 cases were reported today, a slight drop from the 4,855 infections...
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