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Explore export opportunities to Romania, businesses urged

KUCHING: Sarawak should explore export opportunities of local products to Romania, said Datuk Mutang Tagal. The honorary Consul of Romania in Sarawak said goods like palm oil, rubber, pepper as well as electronics could be marketed there. “As the honorary Consul...

94 pct MPSO certification for palm oil industry

KUCHING: Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, Sarawak palm oil industry has been able to achieve 94 percent Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil Certification (MPSO). In its press release on Monday (Nov 30), Sarawak Oil Palm Plantation Owners Association (Soppoa) said it had...

Government support vital for growth of palm oil industry

KUCHING: Government support is imperative to ensure the growth of the palm oil industry in Sarawak in future, said Sarawak Oil Palm Plantation Owners Association (Soppoa). In its press release on Monday (Nov 30), the association said the favourable crude...

Allow foreign workers for oil palm industry

KUCHING: Sarawak Oil Palm Plantation Owners Association (Soppoa) has urged both the federal and state governments to allow for a consignment of ‘relief’ foreign workers to resolve the acute workers shortage in the oil palm industry. Its chief executive officer...

Hope for Malaysia to be main exporter

Palm oil KUCHING: The People's Republic of China hopes that Malaysia will continue to be the primary exporter of palm oil. Prime Minister’s Special Envoy to China, Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing in revealing this, said Malaysia needed to explore the...

Palm oil industry’s reputation a top concern

KUALA LUMPUR: While the export of Malaysian palm oil to the United States (US) is of an insignificant amount, the effect from the US’ move to ban FGV Holdings Bhd’s palm oil and palm oil products on the industry’s...

Facing acute manpower shortage

PALM OIL INDUSTRY KUCHING: The palm oil industry in Sarawak is now facing acute manpower shortage due to the closing of international borders. Sarawak Oil Palm Plantations Owners Association (Soppoa) chairman Tiong Chiong Ong said this resulted in millions of ringgit...

Oil Palm: From ornamental to commercial

Palm oil is one of the world’s most lucrative natural commodity. While the cultivation of oil palm can take years, the harvest, on the other hand, depends on the current climate. Nonetheless, the crop is much needed for our...

Sarawak a major contributor to nation’s GDP

KUCHING: Sarawak’s contribution to the nation’s economy cannot be understated, with it being one of the main contributors to the gross domestic product (GDP). “Sarawak has established itself as one of the main players in the oil and gas, industrial...

New palm oil slogan is more universal

PALM OIL IS GOD'S GIFT KUALA LUMPUR: The new slogan for palm oil campaign, ‘Palm Oil is God’s Gift', is more universal and acceptable worldwide, Deputy Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities Willie Mongin told the Dewan Negara today. With the...
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Petrol and diesel prices unchanged

KUALA LUMPUR: The retail price for RON95 and RON97 petrol, as well as diesel, will remain unchanged at RM2.05,...
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