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India will always be dependent on Malaysia for palm oil – expert

KUALA LUMPUR, India will always be dependent on Malaysia for palm oil, as it is the cheapest edible oil in the world. Singapore-based Palm Oil Analytics owner and co-founder Dr Sathia Varqa said India is…

1,000 young Sabah entrepreneurs to benefit from YEAP grant

KOTA KINABALU, Sabah’s young entrepreneurs stand to benefit from a special grant under the Sabah Youth Entrepreneurship Aspiration Programme (YEAP), this year. Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal said the special grant formerly provided…

Govt extends Pharmaniaga services for medicines, medical supplies

KUALA LUMPUR, Pharmaniaga Bhd’s (Pharmaniaga) wholly-owned subsidiary, Pharmaniaga Logistics Sdn Bhd (PLSB) has received a letter from the Ministry of Health for the extension of its services for the provision of medicines and medical supplies…

Licences to be revoked if oil palm landowners fail to get MSPO cert next year

KUALA LUMPUR, Oil palm landowners with land over 40 hectares risk getting their licence revoked if they fail to secure the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) Certification from next year onwards, says Primary Industries Minister…

Don’t hesitate to take action against palm oil discrimination: Dr M

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia and other palm oil-producing nations must not stay silent nor hesitate to take countermeasures if importing countries choose to impose discriminatory trade barriers, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. “If there…

RAM Ratings expects headline inflation at 0.7 per cent in 2019, 1.9 per cent in 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia’s headline inflation is expected to come in at a benign 0.7 per cent in 2019 before accelerating to 1.9 per cent in 2020, said RAM Ratings today. It said the continued decline…

MITI hopeful India will eventually be part of RCEP – Darell

KUALA LUMPUR, The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) hopes India will eventually join the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) after delaying its decision to join the trade pact. Its minister, Datuk Darell Leiking…