NEWS RELEASES

01 Sep 2010   |   APRIL

As a pioneer of sustainable forestry management in Indonesia, APRIL is committed to practising the highest standards of environmental management and safety across our entire operations, including our plantations and mill. One important indicator of environmental management performance is water quality, including natural water sources.

09 Sep 2009   |   RGE

To better reflect the Group’s aspirations to be a global, world-class enterprise, and to signify the transformation of the Group for future sustainability and growth, the Company has decided to change the name to “RGE”, which refers to “Royal Golden Eagle”.

12 Jan 2009   |   APRIL

INDONESIA, 12 JANUARY 2009 – APRIL’s own Elephant Flying Squad in the Ukui Estate of Riau, Indonesia, has proudly welcomed the birth of a baby female Sumatran elephant (Elephas Maximus Sumatranus) named “Carmen”. The Elephant Flying Squad is a team of trained elephants and pawangs (trainers) whose efforts are focused on preventing rampaging wild elephants from raiding village crops.

12 Jan 2009   |   RGE

APRIL’s (Asia Pacific Resources International Limited) Shandong arm – APRIL SSYMB Pulp & Paper, sealed a 10 year project finance loan agreement worth RMB7.5 billion in November last year, to construct one of the world’s largest single pulp lines.

12 Feb 2008   |   APRIL

(12 February 2008, Singapore) – The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and APRIL, one of the world’s leading plantation forestry and pulp and paper manufacturing companies, agreed to be partners in the recognition of outstanding environmental leaders in UNEP’s Champions of the Earth 2008 awards.

01 Aug 2007   |   APRIL

(1 August 2007, Dubai) - APRIL Fine Paper, the commercial arm of APRIL, one of the world’s leading integrated fiber, pulp and paper producers, today opened its first sales office in the Middle East. Situated in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, this move signifies the growing importance of the region’s market to the company, driven by a rising demand for high-end, high-value uncoated woodfree paper.

12 Feb 2007   |   APRIL

(12 February 2007, Singapore) – APRIL, one of the world’s leading producers of fiber, pulp and paper, and The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) renewed their partnership to recognize outstanding environmental achievers and leaders in UNEP’s Champions of the Earth 2007 awards.

03 Jan 2007   |   Pacific Oil & Gas

On 21st December 2006, Xiamen LNG Power Plant officially started construction.

Hong Disheng, Vice Mayor of Xiamen Municipal Government; Ling Guohui, Secretary of Xiangan District Committee of the CPC; management of East Asia Power (Xiamen) Co. Ltd and other officials attended the commencement ceremony.

04 May 2006   |   APRIL

(04 May 2006) An attack by a group of workers employed by a nearby oil palm developer against Riaupulp plantation workers in Gading Permai (Kec. Kampar Hilir) resulted in a confrontation on 1 May.

04 May 2006   |   APRIL

(5 April 2006, Singapore) – The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today announced that Asia Pacific Resources International Holdings Limited (APRIL), one of the world’s leading producers of fiber, pulp and paper, will be the Corporate Partner for UNEP’s Champions of the Earth Awards in 2006.