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ADUN SPEAKS | Revolutionise plantation sector to end forced labour
ADUN SPEAKS | I am amused by the ignorance or the lack of understanding on the part of the Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin when arguing for automation in the oil palm industry.

She recently said that automation in the use of drones for surveillance and spraying weed killers might make the oil palm industry not just reduce foreign labour but increase its attractiveness to local labour.

In this way, the country, in the long run, might shake off its dependence on foreign labour.

Despite the high demand for foreign labour, the flow has been interrupted because...

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