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24911. 21/01/2008
   
18/01/2008 (The Hindu), New Delhi - The government on Friday said it has not yet decided on reducing the customs duty on imported edible oils such as palm oil and soya oil.
24912. 21/01/2008
   
18/01/2008 (Mongabay.com) - Global food and consumer goods giants are backing a plan to certify that palm oil is produced in a way that doesn't drive destruction of tropical rainforests, reports The Wall Street Journal. The move comes as the palm industry is facing increasing scrutiny -and consumer backlash - for its practices which scientists say are driving large-scale destruction of forests across Indonesia and Malaysia, resulting in massive greenhouse gas emissions.
24913. 21/01/2008
   
20/01/2008 (Guardian Unlimited) - Controversial plans to make cars greener by using fuel made from crops and animal fat will be thrown into doubt this week when MPs are expected to question whether they will do more harm than good.
24914. 21/01/2008
   
19/01/2008 (Xinhua), Rompin, Malaysia - A project, implemented by a Chinese-funded firm and uses biotech to turn waste water from palm oil refineries into electricity, has been put into operation successfully in Malaysia, a Chinese embassy official said here on Saturday.
24915. 21/01/2008
   
20/01/2008 (Sacbee.com) - Every morning, the cage doors swing open and 34 orangutan orphans climb into the outstretched arms of their human mothers.
24916. 18/01/2008
   
18/01/2008 (Biodiesel Magazine) - Neste Oil Corp., a Finland-based oil refiner-and biodiesel producer, marketer and distributor-intends to invest approximately $810 million in the construction of an 800,000-metric-ton renewable diesel production facility in Singapore. Once operational, the plant would be the largest renewable diesel facility in the world.
24917. 18/01/2008
   
17/01/2008 (AllAfrican.com) - The General Manager of the Cameroon Development Corporation, CDC, on Friday, January 11, launched a giant five-year development project, the Boa Plain Oil Palm Development Project, BPOPDP.
24918. 18/01/2008
   
17/01/2008 (The Register, Australia) - Australia should act to introduce strict guidelines to ensure that biofuels sold or manufactured here, are not causing environmental problems elsewhere, a spokesperson for the Palm Oil Action Group said today.
24919. 18/01/2008
   
16/01/2008 (Forbes), Bangkok - Thailand will import 30,000 metric tons of palm oil over the next month to ease fears of a shortage due to its growing use in biofuels, commerce minister Krirk-Krai Jirapaet said Wednesday.
24920. 18/01/2008
   
15/01/2008 (The Bangkok Post) - Palm oil prices have jumped sharply in recent months, leading authorities to consider a ban on exports. Palm oil is a raw material for cooking oil, the food industry and as an alternative fuel.
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