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2008-07-17 00:00:25

By James S IT STARTED WITH ENERGY, especially crude oil prices and then later, other hard and even soft commodities followed suit. In the last year or so, food has been the latest addition on the growing list of items hit by soaring prices.

2008-07-11 09:00:59

Text of report in English by influential Indonesian newspaper The Jakarta Post English-language website on 10 July [Attributed to Associated Press: "Indonesia, world's largest producer of palm oil, to force manufacturers to use biofuel"] Indonesia, the world's largest producer of palm oil, plans to force manufacturers to use biofuels for some of their energy needs to reduce dependence on imported oil amid soaring global prices.

2008-07-09 00:00:27

By Ooi Tee Ching SOFTWARE developer Online One Corp Bhd, having seen South Korean investors take up 28 per cent stake in it, will soon earn more from its "health balance" cooking oil and animal feed businesses.

2008-07-07 00:00:18

By Ooi Tee Ching BIG plantation companies are starting to plant rubber trees on hilly land as rubber prices hit records, Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Peter Chin said.

2008-07-07 00:00:18

Malaysia is blessed to have oil below the sea and onshore. Both crude and palm oil are trading at record-high prices, and contributing significantly to the economy. Business Times interviews Malaysian Palm Oil Council chief executive officer Tan Sri Yusof Basiron.

2008-06-27 09:02:54

FUQING, China, June 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Clean Energy Inc.

2008-06-16 09:00:56

Finland-based Neste Oil has announced plans to build a E670 million, 800,000 ton-per-annum plant to produce its proprietary NExBTL renewable diesel in Rotterdam, in the Netherlands. Construction will start immediately and the facility is scheduled to be completed in 2011.

2008-03-21 12:00:00

Shrimp ponds have become the most recognizable symbol of coastal degradation in Trang, a southwestern Thai province bordering the Andaman Sea. Shrimp thrive in brackish waters that are also home to mangroves, or "rainforests by the sea."

2008-03-04 12:20:07

Latin American nations could become important suppliers of ethanol for world markets in coming decades, according to an Oak Ridge National Laboratory study released recently.

2008-03-04 12:00:00

By Faizal Ramli RISING oil and natural gas prices have created tension globally, creating concern that their continued increase may disrupt economies and create political vulnerability.

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  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.