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Bill On LPKNM To Be Tabled In Parliament

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JELEBU – A bill on the setting up of a Malaysian Pineapple and Coconut Industry Board (LPKNM) aimed at empowering the sector will be tabled in Parliament end of the year. Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek said the bill, which was now in the drafting stage, would first be tabled…

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Rockmelon Imports From Australia Halted

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CYBERJAYA – Malaysia has temporarily halted the imports of rockmelons from Australia following reports of four deaths in Sydney from consuming rockmelon contaminated with the Listeria monocytogenes bacteria, Agriculture and Agro Based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek said the action was taken due to concerns over contamination from that country. “The entry of…

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Fishermen Community Activities Highlight Of GNN 2017

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KEMAMAN – A host of activities comprising performances, contests and games of the fishermen community will be the attractions at the Gelombang Nelayan Nasional 2017 (GNN 2017) programme at Kuala Kerteh beach beginning Thursday. Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister, Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek said the three-day programme was being organised in recognition of the…

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Gov’t Mulls Making Tasik Raban Main Freshwater Fish Farm

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LENGGONG – The Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry is ready to consider the Perak state government’s proposal to make Tasik Raban here one of the main freshwater fishing farms in the country, says its minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek. He said the ministry would discuss the matter with the Fisheries Department as the…

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HPPNK 2017 Records Sales Exceeding Target

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SERDANG – The Farmers, Breeders and Fishermen’s Day 2017 (HPPNK 2017) was a huge success with a sales turnover of 900 percent from the target of RM30 million. Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek, when closing HPPNK 2017, said the amount of sales made during the four-day event was RM271 million.…

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Animal Welfare Act 2015 Activated Since July 1

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PUTRAJAYA – Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek said the Animal Welfare Act 2015 has been activated since July 1. “Under this Act, the owners are responsible for ensuring that the animals are kept in a suitable environment,  fed a suitable diet, allowed to show natural behaviour, placed together or separated and protected…

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Shabery’s ‘Despacito Raya’ Video Clip Goes Viral

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KUALA LUMPUR – A Youtube video clip, ‘Despacito Raya’ starring Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek has gone viral on social media drawing about 2,400 views. The one minute and 47 seconds recording which showed Ahmad Shabery on the drums and in other video clips edited into it, received almost 1,200 ‘likes’ in Facebook,1,722 retweets and 1,005 ‘likes’ in Twitter. The original…

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HPPNK 2017 Carnival Expected To Attract 500,000 Visitors

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SERDANG – The 2017 National-level Farmers, Livestock Breeders and Fishermen’s Day (HPPNK) carnival to be held from Sept 28 to Oct 1, is expected to hit sales of between RM20 million to RM30 million. Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek said the carnival, to be held for the first time at…

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Revenue Earned Via MKMF Programme Reach RM12 Mln

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REMBAU – The revenue earned by My Village My Future (MKMF) Programme entrepreneurs from 12 villages nationwide reached RM12 million, from January last year to April this year. Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek said the revenue earned involved 1,784 entrepreneurs in various fields, including agriculture. “To date we have implemented…

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Women Best Borrowers Of Tekun Nasional Fund – Ahmad Shabery

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SERDANG – Women’s excellent record as borrowers of the Tekun Nasional fund has inspired the agency to launch a new financing product for them, the TemanNita Financing Scheme. Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister, Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek said women were the best borrowers as they had a high level of commitment in repaying their…

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Maize Production Can Be New Income Source

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SUNGAI PETANI – The maize production industry will be able to generate new revenue for farmers if produced commercially, said Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister, Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek. He said if local farmers could produce 30 per cent of the national corn requirement they could generate a revenue of at least RM1 billion.…

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Sufficient Food Supply During Fasting Month – Shabery

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BALING: Muslims ushering in the fasting month of Ramadan need not worry as there is sufficient food supply to meet their needs during the holy month. Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek said although the price of chilli and vegetables rose during the El Nino dry spell, the situation had improved.…

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Shabery Cheek Was Supposed To Board Helicopter

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KUCHING: Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek was supposed to board the helicopter carrying a deputy minister that went missing Thursday night. As Shabery was about to board the helicopter to return to Kuching after attending a function in Spaoh town, Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Alfred Jabu who was…

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Opposition A Useless Bunch – Shabery Cheek

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MARUDI – Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek called on Sarawak voters not to waste their time with the opposition saying “they were a useless bunch”. The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister who is assisting Sarawak Barisan Nasional in campaigning ahead of Saturday’s state election said the parties in it were constantly bickering with each and…

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Paddy Cultivation Not Affected By El Nino – Ahmad Shabery

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KUALA LUMPUR – The current hot weather brought by the El Nino phenomenon has not affected the paddy cultivation due to the sufficient amount of water in the dams owned by the agencies of the Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry. Its minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek said the dams under the management of the…

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Government To Review Rice Imports To Help Local Paddy Farmers

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KUALA LUMPUR – Rice imports will be subjected to a review to avoid a glut in locally cultivated rice, said Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek. He said he would obtain a report soon on the reported complaints of unsold locally grown rice in Kedah and Perlis. “I will obtain a…

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UMNO Supreme Council To Deal With Party Leaders Who Allegedly ‘Collaborated’ With Opposition

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JELEBU: Recent political developments which allegedly saw a ganging up of certain UMNO leaders and the opposition through a ‘People’s Declaration’ would be brought to the attention of the party’s supreme council. However, UMNO Supreme Council member Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek stressed that any decision on the issue must be made rationally and according…

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Govt Plans To Develop Maize Farming For Livestock Feed

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JOHOR BAHRU – The government plans to develop maize farming for livestock feed on about 400,000 hectares of land to meet the future needs of the country. Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister, Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek said the plan was crucial because livestock feed producers were forced to import most of the maize from…

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Additional RM50 Incentive For Paddy Farmers From March 1 – Ahmad Shabery

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SABAK BERNAM: Beginning March 1, an additional RM50 incentive per metric tonne of paddy will be distributed to farmers nationwide, says Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Mininster Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek. He said the money would be given to farmers as an input incentive for production which was expected to involve more than 2.8 million…

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Govt To Study WHy Imported Chillies Cheaper

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BANTING – The government plans to study the factors causing imported chillies to be cheaper to assist local chilli growers to be more competitive, said Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek. “The people want lower priced goods …so we have to study why imported chillies can be sold at a lower price…

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Fish Supply In The Market, Sufficent – Ahmad Shabery

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KUALA LUMPUR – Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek has assurred that there is enough supply of fish in the market. He said consumers needed not worry as the ministry would always ensure sufficient supply of fish. “Besides that, the price of fish now is rather stable and there has been…

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El Nino: Water Pumps To Be Supplied To Farming Areas

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PUTRAJAYA – The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry will provide water pumps to farming areas that may be affected by the El Nino phenomenon, said its minister, Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek. He said the hot and dry weather caused by the El Nino phenomenon would adversely affect crops, especially those which needed a lot…

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Malaysia Can Become Self Sufficient In Milk In Five Years – Ahmad Shabery

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KENINGAU: A good production system and some investment is all that Malaysia needs to be self-sufficient in milk within five years, says Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek. “The target is within our reach but it requires a little investment by the government, the commitment of producers and suitable location,” he…

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‘Gamat’ Farmers Can Reap RM300,000 Income

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LANGKAWI – The systematic ‘gamat’ (sea cucumber) harvesting project in Langkawi can help the farmers reap an income of up to RM300,000 in a season, said Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek. He also said that the project, which was started in Teluk Yu here over a year ago, could prevent…

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Two Seaweed Cluster Projects To Be Carried Out In Semporna

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SEMPORNA – Two new Sabah Seaweed Cluster projects will be developed in this district this year, said Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek. He said that the government allocated RM4 million for both projects, which would be implemented in Kerindingan Island and would commence soon. “The allocation will be distributed at…

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Internet Marketing By Fama To Be Improved

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KEMAMAN – The Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry will help its agency, the Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (FAMA) improve internet marketing of agricultural produce to become more efficient and comprehensive like other known platforms such as Mudah.my, Lazada.com, and Alibaba.com. Its minister, Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek said internet marketing of agricultural produce was…

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Two Ministers Are Now Called ‘Ismail Sabri Cheek’

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PUTRAJAYA – The complementary nature of their two ministries has prompted some people to coin the name ‘Ismail Sabri Cheek’ when referring to Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek and Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. Ahmad Shabery, who took over the Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry from Ismail Sabri who helms the Ministry of Rural…

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Digital TV Service Available Nationwide By End Of Next Year

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KUANTAN – The digital terrestrial television (DTT) service will be available nationwide by the end of next year, said Communication and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek. He said MYTV Broadcasting (MYTV), which is responsible for developing and managing the DTT infrastructure, had installed transmitters at three locations in the east coast. They were…

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Shabery Denies Walking Out Of Cabinet Meeting

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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek denies a Cabinet “walkout” over a disagreement. “Everything was discussed in a civil manner. We may argue on certain things but at the end of the day, Cabinet needs to be informed. “This is in case it cost public money because the public think the collection of Goods…

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Survey To Identify Areas Having Low Broadband Penetration

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JERANTUT – The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (KKMM) will carry out a survey across the country to identify areas where broadband penetration is still low, said its minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek. He said this was to ensure that residents in the areas have efficient internet access and mobile telephone coverage. He noted…

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