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Kok: Air quality would improve with the use of B20 biodiesel

KUALA LUMPUR: Implementing the B20 biodiesel programme could improve air quality especially in areas facing traffic congestion like the Klang Valley with its 7.2 million inhabitants, says Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok. She said the implementation of the B20 programme,

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Malaysia’s palm oil market share in Pakistan set to grow

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia’s palm oil market share in Pakistan is set to grow from the current 22% following Karachi’s commitment to buy more palm oil from the country, Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok Suh Sim said. Aside from Pakistan Prime Minister

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Kok: 18 million pieces of medical glove to be sent to Wuhan

PUTRAJAYA: A total of 18 million pieces of medical gloves would be donated by 10 Malaysian glove companies for healthcare workers in Wuhan, China, currently battling the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak. Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok said the medical gloves,

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PAS to Kok: Stop confusing us and resolve India’s palm oil boycott

PUCHONG: Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok should stop confusing the people on India’s ban on Malaysian palm oil products and come clean on the matter. PAS deputy president Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man said it was confusing for Kok to say that

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High Court dismisses Jamal’s application to strike out suit

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today dismissed an application by Sungai Besar Umno division chief Datuk Seri Jamal Md Yunos to strike out a suit filed by Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok Suh Kim over alleged misuse of Yayasan

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Kok: Minimum wage increase of RM100 is reasonable

KUALA LUMPUR: The minimum wage increase of RM100 to RM1,200, effective Jan 1 in 57 cities and towns from RM1,100 currently, is reasonable and will not cause any significant impairment to the bottom line employers. Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok

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Kok: Smallholders will benefit from mixed cropping

KUALA LUMPUR: Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok said the ministry would work with the Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Ministry to continue the mixed cropping programme for oil palm smallholders. Kok said the programme could help smallholders cope with the problem

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Najib: Palm oil exports to India dropped by 76%

PUCHONG: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today criticised Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok for trivialising India’s unofficial boycott on Malaysian palm oil produce. In a Facebook post today, Najib pointed out that Malaysia’s palm oil exports to

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Kok: Malaysia to confront EU’s palm oil discrimination in WTO

KUALA LUMPUR: Primary Industries Ministry (MPI) is raring to confront the European Union (EU) on its palm oil discrimination, through filing Malaysia’s case with the World Trade Organization (WTO). Minister Teresa Kok said the ministry has enlisted the cooperation of

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Palm oil still has a future, Kok tells Daim

Palm oil, as the most cost-effective oil would continue to play a pivotal role in the world, says Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok. “It is hard to imagine a scenario wherein it can be replaced by other oils, including coconut,

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