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  1. 1. business | 21 Jan 2015

    Palm oil's portion in biodiesel to be halved

    ENERGY

    By Yuthana Praiwan, Newspaper section: Business

    » The Energy Ministry will cut the proportion of palm-based biodiesel (B100) in retail biodiesel to 3.5% from 7% to spare crude palm oil supply and help prevent a shortage in the food industry at a time when domestic palm ...

  2. 2. news | 21 Jan 2015

    Cabinet backs palm oil imports

    agriculture

    Newspaper section: News

    » The cabinet has approved a proposal to import 50,000 tonnes of crude palm oil while at the same time assuring local growers that a minimum price for fresh oil palm fruits has been set in order to prevent a slump in the p...

  3. 3. news | 20 Jan 2015

    Oil palm import plan riles farmers

    agriculture

    Newspaper section: News

    » Oil palm growers are threatening to ratchet up their protest against the government's move to import palm oil.

  4. 4. learning | 05 Aug 2013

    Farming in the city

    Easy English news

    » Most of us think of farming as an occupation for rural areas. Urban farming is difficult for sure, but it is possible.

  5. 5. news | 30 Jan 2015

    First cargo of imported palm oil arrives

    By Online Reporters

    » The first 9,000 tonnes of imported crude palm oil intended to ease a supply shortage arrived a port in Samut Prakan on Friday and will be distributed to refineries for eventual bottling as cooking oil.

  6. 6. business | 20 Jan 2015

    Cabinet OKs palm-oil import plan

    » The cabinet on Tuesday approved the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives' request to import 50,000 tonnes of crude palm oil to prevent shortage in January and February.

  7. 7. learning | 20 Dec 2012

    Palm oil farmers reopen roads to South

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Traffic to and from the South is moving freely again after palm oil farmer reached a short-term agreement with government officials.

  8. 8. learning | 08 Feb 2011

    Palm oil price guarantees

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » To reverse shortages of palm oil in the future, an incentive to plant more trees is needed.

  9. 9. news | 05 Jan 2015

    Monsoon bringing fresh risk for palm

    By Bloomberg News

    » KUALA LUMPUR — A monsoon surge that brought the worst floods in decades to Malaysia, hurting palm oil output in the second-largest grower, is forecast to move south this week, risking further inundations in Johor and Sar...

  10. 10. news | 02 Mar 2015

    Heavy toll as Australian farmers struggle through drought

    By AFP

    » WALGETT (AUSTRALIA) - On the road to Walgett a sign welcomes visitors: "Farming is not a way of life, it keeps everyone alive." But with drought taking a heavy toll on the region, farming has become a battle for survival...