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Exclusive: Machine lubricants leave bad taste for palm oil producers, buyers

18 Feb 2020

KUALA LUMPUR The palm oil industry, long accused of large-scale deforestation, is bracing for another hit to its business: machinery lubricants seeping into the world's most consumed edible oil during processing.

Malaysian palm oil group urges industry to tap tech to save forests

10 Feb 2020

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian palm oil producers must use technology to improve yield and compensate for restrictions on land use, as the industry wrestles with concerns about sustainability, the chairman of the Malaysian Palm Oil Council said on Monday.

Malaysian palm oil bosses urge action against 'toxic' environment groups

04 Feb 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 4 Malaysian palm oil industry officials on Tuesday urged the government to take action against environmental groups critical of the commodity, with one executive calling them "toxic entities".

Exclusive: Malaysia to buy more Indian sugar to resolve palm oil spat - sources

23 Jan 2020

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's top sugar refiner said it will increase purchases of the commodity from India, which according to two sources is part of efforts to placate New Delhi amid an ongoing spat over palm oil imports.

Malaysian PM says coalition could be a one-term govt. unless it stops infighting

20 Jan 2020

LANGKAWI, Malaysia Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday his ruling coalition could be a one-term government if it does not make changes and stop infighting.

Malaysian PM Mahathir says received five proposals for ailing Malaysia Airlines

20 Jan 2020

Langkawi, MALAYSIA Malaysia has received five proposals for its debt-laden national carrier Malaysia Airlines, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed said at a group media briefing on Monday.

Malaysia's Mahathir rules out trade action over Indian palm oil boycott

20 Jan 2020

LANGKAWI, Malaysia Malaysia will not take retaliatory trade action against India over its boycott of palm oil purchases amid a political row between the two countries, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday.

Malaysia's Mahathir rules out trade action over Indian palm oil boycott

20 Jan 2020

LANGKAWI, Malaysia Malaysia will not take retaliatory trade action against India over its boycott of palm oil purchases amid a political row between the two countries, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday.

Malaysia's Mahathir rules out trade action over Indian palm oil boycott

20 Jan 2020

LANGKAWI, Malaysia Malaysia will not take retaliatory trade action against India over its boycott of palm oil purchases amid a political row between the two countries, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday.

Malaysian PM Mahathir says received five proposals for ailing Malaysia Airlines

20 Jan 2020

Langkawi, MALAYSIA Malaysia has received five proposals for its debt-laden national carrier Malaysia Airlines, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed said at a group media briefing on Monday.

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