KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia is negotiating with countries sending their plastic waste to the Southeast Asian nation to take back the trash and is waiving storage fees to clear hundreds of containers of scrap stranded at ports across the country for months, officials say.
KUALA LUMPUR A palm oil industry watchdog will adopt rules next month that will impose fines on consumer goods companies like Unilever and Nestle if they don't start buying more green palm oil to help curb deforestation in Southeast Asia, the regulating body said.
KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia is considering raising imports of raw sugar and buffalo meat from India, potentially easing trade tensions after reports New Delhi could restrict Malaysian palm oil imports following the country's criticism of India's actions in Kashmir.
KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's state-owned energy giant Petronas said it would beef up security at its plants after an attack on a Saudi hub last weekend, and warned oil price volatility in the rest of the year could affect its year-end performance.
KUALA LUMPUR The palm oil industry was responsible for at least 39% of forest loss on the biodiversity-rich island of Borneo between 2000 and 2018, data from a research firm based in Indonesia shows.
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 The palm oil industry was
responsible for at least 39% of forest loss in biodiversity-rich
Borneo island between 2000 and 2018, data from an
Indonesia-based research firm shows.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 On the morning of Feb. 26,
executives from a Washington consultancy presented a strategy
paper to some of the most powerful officials in the Malaysian
palm oil industry.
KUALA LUMPUR On the morning of Feb. 26, executives from a Washington consultancy presented a strategy paper to some of the most powerful officials in the Malaysian palm oil industry.
SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR While in the Indian Ocean heading toward the Strait of Malacca, the very large crude carrier (VLCC) Pacific Bravo went dark on June 5, shutting off the transponder that signals its position and direction to other ships, ship-tracking data showed.