Investors have been flocking to timber-based businesses in Malaysia, where timber related stocks are being traded at high prices. This is a result of a combination of strong timber prices and
Although small hydro electric schemes are considered ideal for remote hill villages, planners have overlooked crucial factors and not all villagers are happy
Efforts at realising the vastly untapped potential of hydel power in the country are hampered by lack of finances
Although small hydro projects are expensive, they are clean and renewable sources of energy and there is scope to reduce costs
Israeli scientists claim to have devised a cheap way to generate electricity in deserts near the coast by using sea water. The method can also be modified to desalt sea water and use it for desert
A cheap and environmentally benign technology has been developed to rid soils of contaminants
Large foreign debts have forced Indonesia to give in to World Bank pressure and adopt structural economic changes.
State ministers are giving the agriculture sector a breather by ignoring the Prime Minister's call to stop subsidising power supply and agreeing instead to charge a minimum rate. But this, too, is being resisted by farmers.
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