KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE An oil tanker, which shipping data showed was managed by a Chinese company under U.S. sanctions, refused to allow an inspection by maritime authorities while anchored in Malaysian waters, Malaysia's maritime agency said.
KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE Malaysia's palm oil inventories fell to a three-month low in November as a seasonal decline in production curbed yields in the world's second-biggest producer, while exports dropped due to slowing purchases by top importers.
KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia aims to start producing palm oil-based biojet fuel within five years and is in talks with several potential partners about setting up a plant, the head of the industry's marketing board said on Wednesday.
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 Malaysia aims to start
producing palm oil-based biojet fuel within five years and is in
talks with several potential partners about setting up a plant,
the head of the industry's marketing board said on Wednesday.
KUALA LUMPUR Palm oil producers will set up a joint fund to counter critics of the industry, a Malaysian government official said on Tuesday, amid growing scrutiny of a commodity which is accused of causing widespread environmental damage.
KUALA LUMPUR The Malaysian palm oil industry is facing "significant challenges" in complying with a national green certification standard by next year, with over a third of plantations yet to meet the sustainability standards, officials said on Monday.
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 30 Malaysia's prime minister
told reporters the country was being forced to "make it
difficult" for Iranians to live normal lives in the country.
KUALA LUMPUR Banks in Malaysia are closing the accounts of Iranian individuals and companies, nearly a dozen affected people told Reuters, in a sign that U.S. sanctions are having a far-reaching impact on citizens of the Islamic republic.
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.