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PETALING JAYA • Stiffer penalties of up to RM5 million (S$1.65 million) in fines will be imposed for environmental offences under a new Act that is currently being drafted.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Stiffer penalties of up to a RM5 million (S$1.6 million) fine will be imposed for environmental offences under a new Act that is currently being drafted.
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EXCLUSIVE: Stiffer penalties of up to a RM5mil fine will be imposed for environmental offences under a new Act that is currently being drafted.
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PETALING JAYA: Setting up a trust fund where contributions can be used towards better protection of the environment is a good move, say environmentalists. However, it must have a comprehensive structure and guidelines to prevent misuse.
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PUTRAJAYA: The recent amendment to the classification of plastic waste under the Basel Convention, an international treaty, will help Malaysia restrict the import of such wastes from other countries more effectively, says Yeo Bee Yin.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The recent amendment to the classification of plastic wastes under the Basel Convention, an international treaty, will help Malaysia restrict the import of such waste from other countries more effectively, says Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 17 — The recent amendment to the classification of plastic wastes under the Basel Convention, an international treaty, will help Malaysia restrict the import of such wastes from other...
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PUTRAJAYA (May 16): The Government will embark on a scoping study to assess whether there is a need for a Climate Change Act in the country.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 16): The Government will embark on a scoping study to assess whether there is a need for a Climate Change Act in the country.
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia will use Britain's Climate Change Act 2008 as a model reference in the country's aim to institutionalise climate change action, said Yeo Bee Yin.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is getting ready to make a transition towards 100% renewable energy in order to make the environment more sustainable, competitive, efficient and greener.
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Malaysia is getting ready to make a transition towards 100 percent renewable energy in order to make the environment more sustainable, competitive, efficient and greener.
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Malaysia can generate 1.4 times more electricity if all the roofs in Peninsular Malaysia are fitted with solar panels, compared with the conventional electricity generation of fossil fuel burning.Ener...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia can generate 1.4 times more electricity if all the roofs in Peninsular Malaysia are fitted with solar panels, compared with the conventional electricity generation of fossil fuel burning.
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EDOTCO Malaysia Sdn Bhd on May 13 launched a Smart Bus Shelter equipped with telecommunication solutions in line with Malaysia’s digital goals.
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GURUN: A high-level ministerial committee is looking into closing loopholes in the law and grey areas over jurisdiction, which have allowed plastic waste to be imported into Malaysia.
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KUANTAN: Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh is calling for Lynas' operating licence not to be renewed, following reports that the Western Australia government will not accept the import of radioactive waste.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The government needs more information on Western Australia's reported refusal to accept radioactive waste from Lynas' rare earth processing plant in Gebeng, Kuantan, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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The government requires more information on Western Australia's reported refusal to accept radioactive waste from Lynas Corporation' rare earth processing plant in Gebeng, says Deputy Prime Minister D...
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YOURSAY | ‘If the waste is safe as claimed by Lynas, why didn’t Australia want to accept it back?’ Australia shoots down Putrajaya's bid to return Lynas' radioactive waste Ravinder: Lynas and th...
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Australia has rejected Putrajaya's bid to send back radioactive waste from Lynas' rare earth processing plant in Gebeng, Kuantan.
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SHAH ALAM, May 3 ― Surrounded by toy cars and action figures such as Star Wars hero Padme Amidala, DAP representatives Steven Sim and Shakir Ameer sought to connect with Selangorians in a hipster-ge...
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SANDAKAN: It’s been a lacklustre campaign from all sides so far and DAP has brought in veteran Lim Kit Siang to shore up support for Vivian Wong.
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SANDAKAN POLLS | Parti Bersatu Sabah president Maximus Johnity Ongkili said today that the Pakatan Harapan government has "literally done nothing" to address the state's energy needs.
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KOTA KINABALU: Former federal minister Maximus Ongkili has slammed Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin for “hoodwinking” the public on energy developme...
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LETTER | With the ongoing discussion regarding the Lynas Corporation plant, there needs to be a clarification of the levels of radioactivity that are being discussed and what they mean.
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Vivian Wong, who is contesting in the May 11 Sandakan by-election, visited the water villages in Pulau Berhala on Tuesday together with Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Mini...
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SANDAKAN: As campaigning for the May 11 polls enters its fourth day, Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change minister Yeo Bee Yin has announced a RM135.2mil allocation to improve electricity supply in Sandakan.
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KOTA KINABALU: DAP’s candidate for the Sandakan by-election, Vivian Wong, today rubbished claims by the opposition that her party cannot be relied on to safeguard state rights.
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SANDAKAN: There is nothing much the PBS can do for the people of Sandakan because when the party was part of the previous government, it failed to deliver on its promises, said Energy, Science, Techno...
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SANDAKAN (Bernama): There is nothing much the PBS can do for the people of Sandakan because when the party was part of the previous government, it failed to deliver on its promises, says Yeo Bee Yin.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The high level of food waste and large allocation for solid waste management each year has made the government launch a “Ramadan Without Waste” campaign this year.
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SANDAKAN POLLS | There is nothing much the PBS can do for the people of Sandakan because when the party was part of the previous government, it failed to deliver on its promises, Energy, Science, Tech...
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SANDAKAN, April 30 ― There is nothing much the PBS can do for the people of Sandakan because when the party was part of the previous government, it failed to deliver on its promises, said Energy, Sc...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has allocated RM8.6 million to mosques and surau in the Federal Territories of Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan, in conjunction with Ramadan.
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia aims to achieve RM10 billion worth of potential investments and businesses from Expo 2020 Dubai, said Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 29 — Malaysia aims to achieve RM10 billion worth of potential investments and businesses from Dubai Expo 2020, said Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minis...
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YOURSAY | ‘But first, do educate and enforce strict laws on our own law enforcers.’ 24 containers of dirty plastic from Spain smuggled into Port Klang Mari Kita Ubah: The investigations must cover...
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WE refer to the reports headlined “China’s ban, Malaysia’s bane” and “When trash is cash” (The Star, April 24).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Sources close to Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin today confirmed all visiting Australian tourists will be given a bag of their dumped pl...
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PETALING JAYA: The government is making all efforts to ensure the country will no longer be the world’s dumping ground for plastic waste, says Yeo Bee Yin.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 26): The FBM KLCI edged up in early trade but gains are seen capped in line with the retreat at regional markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian plastics industry is supporting the government’s drive to ensure environmental protection is in sync with the country’s physical development.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 24): The Transport Ministry will work with the port operators and shipping liners to review some of the procedures so that vessels do not make ports in Malaysia a dumping ground, said...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 24): Malaysia should take its commitment to fight against plastic pollution further by enforcing a total ban on dumping of solid plastic waste and scrap in the country, according t...
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PUTRAJAYA: The transport ministry will work with port operators and shipping liners to make sure vessels do not turn Malaysian ports into dumping grounds.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia should take its commitment to fighting plastic pollution further by enforcing a total ban on dumping of solid plastic waste and scrap in the country, according to the Asean Cham...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia should take its commitment to fight against plastic pollution further by enforcing a total ban on dumping of solid plastic waste and scrap, according to the Asean Chamber of Com...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Transport Ministry will work with the port operators and shipping liners to review some of the procedures so that vessels do not make ports in Malaysia a dumping ground, said Transport ...
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The Energy, Science, Technology, Climate Change and Environment Ministry has uncovered a company smuggling prohibited plastic waste into the country through shipping containers by making false declara...
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KLANG: Anybody who doubts that trash is cash is ignoring the fact that Malaysia’s plastic waste crisis is far from over despite an ongoing crackdown on the illegal processing of this waste.
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PETALING JAYA: A joint effort by three government agencies has foiled an attempt to smuggle 24 containers of plastic waste into the country through Port Klang.
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Contaminated plastic waste is being imported into the country in shipment containers under false declaration and the government is determined to have exporters of such waste to take it back.Energy, Sc...
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KLANG (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Plastic waste is being smuggled into Malaysia using shipping containers by being falsely declared as another type of import that do not require a permit, says the ...
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KLANG: Plastic waste is now being smuggled into the country via shipping containers by being falsely declared as another type of imports that do not require a permit, says Yeo Bee Yin.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A special call for transparency will be made by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Moha­mad at China’s second summit on Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Beijing, says International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Darell Leiking.
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KUALA LUMPUR: An environmental group has urged the government to step up its efforts in addressing climate change.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah is expected to be affected by the El Nino phenomenon which has been forecasted to last till May, said Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Deputy Minister I...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Efforts to become a developed nation will be futile if the environment is not conserved, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. The Prime Minister said the country had seen the impact of disorganised development that were merely profit driven.
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KUANTAN: The parties involved in the issue over the rare earth processing plant, Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Lynas) have been urged to hold healthy debates, said Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah ...
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The parties involved in the issues surrounding rare earth processing plant Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd should engage in a healthy debate, Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said today.
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KUANTAN: Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah is supportive of healthy debates on the issue of Lynas' residues.
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Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia will not be a successful and developed nation if it fails to balance physical development with the preservation of the environment.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad today clarified that the National Physical Planning Council (NPPC) has not approved the proposed Penang South Reclamation (PS...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Engineering and project management consultant HSS Engineers Bhd is eyeing the vast potential in the Asean region, particularly Indonesia and the Philippines, in addition to India.
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PETALING JAYA: Shortsightedness and lack of coordination among agencies have led to Malaysia becoming the world’s dumping ground for plastic wastes, according to an environmentalist.
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WASHINGTON, April 10 — US consumer prices increased by the most in more than a year in March, but underlying inflation remained benign against the backdrop of slowing domestic and global economic gr...
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GEORGE TOWN (April 8): The government will further expand the household poisoning awareness campaign at the national level to enhance the public’s awareness of the high percentage of accidents tha...
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GEORGE TOWN, April 7 — The government will further expand the household poisoning awareness campaign at the national level to enhance the public’s awareness of the high percentage of accidents tha...
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MCA vice-president Ti Lian Ker has questioned whether Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Fuziah Salleh and Bentong MP Wong Tack will concede to the cabinet's decision to allow Lynas to...
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PUTRAJAYA: Lynas can continue operating in Malaysia on condition the raw material it brings in from Australia is decontaminated first, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 5 — Australian rare earth miner Lynas can continue operating its refinery in Gebeng, Pahang with additional conditions, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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PETALING JAYA: A PAS MP has urged Cabinet members to stop quarrelling over the Lynas issue and to instead work on finding a solution based on facts and scientific data.
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KUANTAN (April 4): Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Lynas) has rebutted an allegation that its plant in Gebeng is far from bauxite mining sites.
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PETALING JAYA: Entrepreneur Development Minister Redzuan Yusof has dismissed claims that he is prioritising profit over safety in his statements on the Lynas rare earths processing plant in Kuantan, P...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd has expressed disappointment with a special parliamentary caucus committee tasked with monitoring its operations in the country for not availing itself o...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — Lynas Malaysia today shot back at a special parliamentary caucus committee which has opposed the resumption of its rare earth mining operations in Pahang.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd has expressed disappointment with a special parliamentary caucus committee tasked with monitoring its operations in the country for not availing itself o...
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PETALING JAYA: Lynas Malaysia has hit out at a parliamentary caucus to monitor the plant’s operations in Gebeng, Pahang, for failing to turn up for a briefing on its operations despite being invited...
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Through National Science Week 2019, the Science, Technology and Innovation ministry hopes to signify the importance of science and technology in everyday life, that they have a great impact on environ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — Malaysia has asked Australia to accept 450,000 metric tonnes of radioactive waste produced by Australian firm Lynas Corp at its rare-earth processing plant here, the latter c...
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Amid conflicting statements from two ministers regarding Lynas' waste management, the Parliamentary Caucus on Monitoring Lynas (JKPPL) has voiced support for the position taken by the Energy, Science,...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — A special parliamentary caucus committee tasked with monitoring Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd’s operations said it is shocked by a minister’s announcement that the rare earth pl...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 2 — The Cabinet will meet to decide once and for all the federal government’s stance on the management of Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd’s radioactive waste, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad sai...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 1): Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof (pictured) said his colleague Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yi...
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APRIL 1 — As an environmental law practitioner in Malaysia, I laud the positive statements made recently by the Malaysian Government on having a re-look at the environmental laws in Malaysia as curr...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof should not comment on the Lynas issue because the matter does not fall under his ministry, says Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Fuziah Salleh.
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Former BN component party Gerakan has urged the government to come clean on its stance on Lynas' operations in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 1): Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin (pictured) has written an official letter to her Australian counterpart to collaborate on the t...
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KUANTAN, (April 1): The review committee appointed by the Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry (MESTECC) did not suggest that any increase in the concentration of heavy...
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PARLIAMENT | The Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry wants to collaborate with the Australian government to ensure waste from Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Lynas) is sent to...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 1): Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof said his colleague Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin has to ta...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 1): Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin has written an official letter to her Australian counterpart to collaborate on the transfer of ...
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PASIR GUDANG: The Department of Environment (DoE) has completed its final draft for the forming of the Toxic Waste Management and Scheduled Waste National Committee following the chemical spill at Sungai Kim Kim.
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The review committee appointed by the Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry (Mestecc) did not suggest that any increase in the concentration of heavy metals in groundwat...
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KUANTAN, March 31 — The review committee appointed by the Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry (Mestecc) did not suggest that any increase in the concentration of hea...
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BN leaders are having a field day criticising Pakatan Harapan leaders who had previously taken an anti-Lynas stance, after Entrepreneur Development Minister Mohd Redzuan Yusof reportedly said the rare...
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Energy, Technology, Science, Climate Change, and Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin couldn’t contain her excitement during her matrimony with IOI Properties Group Bhd CEO Lee Yeow Seng on Friday.
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Energy, Technology, Science, Climate Change, and Environment Minister Yeo Been Yin has tied the knot withIOI Properties Group Bhd CEO Lee Yeow Seng.In a Facebook post released on Friday, the day she w...