Making sure the message gets across in Batang Ai - Photos by a Sarawakian Scene from Lubok Antu In Batang Ai and Lubok Antu, oil palm plantations are mainly under Salcra (which is Sarawak's equivalent to Felcra, except that its record...
1530: Felda settlers, who have contributed much to the nation's economy, pour into the Sukaham building to highlight their plight. 1415: Scores of Felda settlers have turned up at Suhakam to submit a memorandum listing out their problems and...
They invested RM22 billion in the hope of hitting a 'gold mine'. And now they have almost zero production. That's the fate of the Malaysian biodiesel industry players, which have an installed capacity of 2.6 million tonnes. Read The...
On 4 December 2009, Sime Darby Bhd, through its plantation arm, Sime Darby Plantation Sdn Bhd, bought the entire issued and paid-up capital (50,000 shares of RM1 each) of an obscure new company, Nature Ambience Sdn Bhd, for RM16.8...
I cannot for the life of me imagine why any businessman would want to invest in Zimbabwe. Look what happened to one such business venture, a Malaysian-Dutch firm Matanuska, which had its banana plantation seized by a retired army general-turned-Zimbabwe's...