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24981. 26/09/2005
   
25/09/05 KOTA TINGGI, (NSPT - A world-renowned paradise for bird watchersat the foothills of Gunung Panti here is being devastated by loggersclearing the forest to plant oil palm.The area is within a designated permanent forest reserve. However, theloggers hired by two companies have been wantonly cutting trees forseveral months now.
24982. 26/09/2005
   
24/09/05 KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Malaysia's "palm oil king", Danishentrepreneur Borge Bek-Nielsen, has died at the age of 79 after spending alifetime nurturing one of Malaysia's key industries, relatives said.
24983. 26/09/2005
   
23 /09/05 (FEA) - UK company demand for palm oil, a vegetable oil found inone in ten products on supermarket shelves, is driving the orang-utantowards extinction, new research reveals. The `Oil for Ape Scandal',published today by Friends of the Earth and the world's leading orang-utanconservation groups, concludes that without urgent intervention the palmoil trade could cause the extinction of Asia's only great ape within 12years [1].
24984. 26/09/2005
   
25/09/05 KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Demand for palm oil, which is widely used inprocessed foods, is driving the orangutan towards extinction by speedingthe destruction of their forest habitat, Friends of the Earth said.
24985. 26/09/2005
   
Scientists fear the great apes' habitat could be gone by 2010 as Asianforests are cleared to grow the product.
24986. 26/09/2005
   
25/09/05 Mumbai (Business Line) - WITH bio-diesel fuelling demand,vegetable oil prices are seen heading higher during the next 12 months,according to trade experts.
24987. 22/09/2005
   
21/09/05 BENTONG = The Government will raise its loan to Felda settlersinvolved in schemes to RM75 from RM50 per acre (0.4ha) from Oct 1,announced Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
24988. 22/09/2005
   
20/09/05 SAN FRANCISCO, (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri AbdullahAhmad Badawi says that biotechnology development should not come at theexpense of public safety or the environment.
24989. 22/09/2005
   
21/09/05 (The Star) - Mesdaq counter Carotech Bhd's shares were activelytraded as its price rose seven sen, or 15.4%, to 52.5 sen yesterday onexpectations it will gain from a major expansion of capacity to producepalm oil-based biodiesel.
24990. 22/09/2005
   
21/09/05 JAKARTA, (Asia Pulse) - Demand for crude palm oil (CPO) in somecountries had increased to 2 million tons each year because the commodityhad been used as alternative energy -- biodiesel and biofuel -- which arefriendly to the environment, Derom Bangun, general chairman of theIndonesian Palm Oil Businessmen's Association (GAPKI) said here onTuesday.
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