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Malaysia Scraps Multi-Billion Dollar China-Backed Project
Business  (tags: china, malaysia )

Santanu
- 111 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Malaysia scraps multi-billion dollar China-backed project
Changing Times: 2020 Olympics: Environmentalists Call for Probe Into Tropical Wood Procurement
Business  (tags: Japan, 2020 Olympics, sustainable Olympics commitment, breach, Shin Yang, logging, tropical wood, tropical plywood, tropical forests, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia, stadium, Annette Gartland )

Evelyn
- 758 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
"Use of Shin Yang plywood would be a clear breach of Japan's commitment to host a sustainable Olympics." Shin Yang was decimating a proposed national park in the Heart of Borneo at a rate of 9 km2 per month-the equivalent of 42 football pitches per day.
Unilever Cancels Contracts With IOI
Business  (tags: Asia, Malaysia, Indonesia, IOI Group, Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil, RSPO, suspension, Unilever, Greepeace, certified sustainable palm oil, certification, conservation, deforestation, forests, legislation, supply chains, haze, Air pollution )

Evelyn
- 1140 days ago - eco-business.com
The consumer goods giant will stop buying palm oil from IOI after the Round Table (RSPO) suspended it , while Greenpeace slams IOI for refusing to reform even though its actions were contributing to the fire and haze crisis in the region.
Malaysia: Stop Union Busting in SFI ACTION
Business  (tags: union busting, Malaysia, corporate, Sabah Forest Industries, business, world )

Nancy
- 1423 days ago - labourstartcampaigns.net
The Sabah Forest Industries (SFI), owned and operated by Ballarpur Industries Limited (BILT), part of the Avantha group, has been refusing to recognise the Sabah Timber Industry Employees Union (STIEU).
Malaysia's Human Rights Record May Derail TPPA Talks
Business  (tags: Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, fast track, controversial, human trafficking, Malaysia, Thailand, usa, ethics )

Evelyn
- 1456 days ago - themalaymailonline.com
Malaysia's dire record on people smuggling may be used by a US lawmaker to derail talks in the controversial TPP. a US senator has succeeded in inserting a provision that would bar agreements with countries engaging in slavery.
Changing Times: Fries, Face Wash, and Forests: New Scorecard Ranks Companies on Palm Oil Commitments
Business  (tags: palm oil, scorecard, UCS, Union of Concerned Scientists, conservation, deforestation, environment, fast food, Indonesia, Malaysia, orangutan, palm oil, scorecard, tiger )

Evelyn
- 1506 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
Packaged food manufacturers and some companies producing personal care products are progressing in their efforts to source deforestation-free palm oil, but there are many laggards in other sectors, according to a new scorecard produced by the UCS
PepsiCo Global Call-in Day - HELP Save the Leuser Ecosystem
Business  (tags: Leuser ecosystem, Indonesia, Malaysia, conservation, destruction, rainforest destruction, PepsiCo, Sustainabililty, habitat destruction, palm oil )

Evelyn
- 1622 days ago - endoftheicons.org
Every day bulldozers drive deeper and deeper in the last stands of rainforest in Indonesia and Malaysia. Why? To meet the ever-growing demand for Conflict Palm Oil that is used in potato chips, crackers and snack foods made by companies including PepsiCo
UN Study Shows Serious Losses for Malaysia After TPPA
Business  (tags: Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, TPPA, Malaysia, economy, business, government, politics, debt )

Evelyn
- 1669 days ago - hornbillunleashed.wordpress.com
If Malaysia joins the TPPA, its exports will increase to the other TPPA countries, but its imports from them will increase by even more, and thus the country will have a net loss in its trade balance.
New Book to Expose Malaysian Ruler's Environmental Crimes: Money Logging
Business  (tags: Money Logging, corruption, business, dishonesty, environment, government, money, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia, oil palm plantations )

Evelyn
- 1714 days ago - world-wire.com
Money Logging is a story of a people who have lost their ancient paradise to a wasteland of oil palm plantations, pollution, and corruption--and how they hope to take it back.
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Business  (tags: energy, green, Earth food, instant noodles, Japan, Malaysia, dietary wee-being, nutrition, Russia, India, share, industry, sustainable method of production, reducing salt contents, emergency food )

Naoko
- 3309 days ago - thestar.com.my
At the 7th summit last week, 300 delegates representing 47 instant noodle manufacturers from 18 countries discussed what the industry could do collectively to serve the dietary well-being of the global pupulation in an effort to gain recognition for the
Satellites to Make Fishing Easy in Malaysia
Business  (tags: fishery, Malaysia, satellites, fishing, forecast )

Eduardo
- 4229 days ago - news.xinhuanet.com
In an effort to improve the income of some 90,000 fishermen, Malaysian government is undertaking a fish-forecasting program which will enable them to fish at the right spot at the right time.
   

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