09 June 1998
News in brief
CP Group consolidates agro-industry interests
CP GROUP of Thailand is consolidating all its Thai-based agro-industry and aquaculture businesses into a single listed entity – Charoen Pokphand Feedmill. The company said it would create one of Asias largest producers of poultry, swine, duck, frozen shrimp and animal feed. Combined assets will be nearly $1b billion.
- Financial Times 09/06/98 page 27
Tribute to John Haig Douglas, 80
THE SCOTSMAN publishes a tribute to John Haig Douglas, a Scottish Borders farmer who died on Sunday, aged 80.
- The Scotsman 09/06/98 page 18
Pig farmer on murder charge
PIG farmer Thoman Florin, 36, living in Namibia, was held on a murder charge after his wifes cooked bones and skull were found in the ceiling of their house.
- The Times 09/06/98 page 18