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GATES 2019: Taking agriculture to the next level using technologies

KUALA LUMPUR: About 40 agriculture and technology based companies participated at the Global Agritech Summit (GATES) 2019 today, held at Bank Rakyat Convention Centre, to help boost the agriculture industry in Malaysia. The two days event, organised by MyEvents International,

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Drop in palm oil exports to India: Kok dodges question, insists no boycott

KUALA LUMPUR: Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok refused to comment on credible reports revealing that Malaysia’s palm oil exports to India has dropped sharply in the last three months.  “I will hold a special press conference on the matter some

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Under pressure, M’sia offers to increase imports from India after Kashmir row

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is considering raising imports of raw sugar and buffalo meat from India, potentially easing trade tensions after reports New Delhi could restrict Malaysian palm oil imports following the country’s criticism of India’s actions in Kashmir. Malaysia is

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Kok: Unfair to blame oil palm industry for haze

PUTRAJAYA: It is unfair to blame the oil palm industry whenever the haze occurs, especially at the large plantations, said Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok. Speaking to reporters after opening the 39th Palm Oil Familiarisation Programme (POFP) hosted by the

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Lynas given six months to improve, fulfill conditions

PUTRAJAYA: Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok said the operating licence of Lynas Malaysia rare earths plant in Gebeng, Kuantan was extended for six months only with conditions. “Isn’t that enough to tell you that we gave chance to Lynas to

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Palm oil misunderstanding: Minister and school resolve dispute

PUCHONG: The incident between Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok and an international school which staged an anti-palm oil performance has been resolved. In a Facebook post today, Kok said that the senior administrators of The International @Parkcity, Education director Andrew

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Disappointed, not stifling freedom of expression over palm oil brouhaha

In light of an international primary school putting up a play critical of the palm oil industry, I would like to clarify that my criticism was not an attempt to stifle freedom of expression in that school, but to express disappointment

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Anti-palm oil play: Engage, not impose your views on kids

I am very disturbed by the Education Ministry’s decision to investigate an international school for staging an anti-palm oil performance by students, following a complaint made by Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok. I do not think the issue has a

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Najib trolls Kok in support of raising palm oil usage

PUCHONG: Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok Suh Sim has found an ally from the opposition Barisan Nasional coalition in pushing for an increase in the use of palm oil among Malaysians. Pekan MP Datuk Seri Najib Razak trolled Kok by

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Kok slams EU trade war on palm oil

BRUSSELS: Prime Industries Minister Teresa Kok has accused the European Union of launching a trade war as the EU plans to phase out the use of palm oil in biofuels by 2030. She who is currently on a month long

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