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I REFER to the StarLifestyle article “When plastics hit you in the gut” (The Star, Aug 20).It is comforting to know that plastics manufacturers have agreed with medical doctors, scientists and env...
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The Ministry of Rural Development (KPLB) has announced that it will install 10,000 units of Light Emitting Diode (LED) village street lights (LJK) in villages in Peninsular Malaysia starting this year...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin gave an assurance today that Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd will be monitored to make sure the conditions for the...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The DAP's 42 MPs are under public scrutiny after the party's open admission that the Pakatan Harapan government has implemented policies against public opinion, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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KUANTAN: MCA vice-president Datuk Seri Ti Lian Ker has once again asked Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh to resign following the go­­vernment’s decision to extend Lynas’ operating licence.
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SHAH ALAM: Top Glove Corporation Bhd, the world’s largest manufacturer of gloves, expects financial year 2020 (FY2020) revenue growth to be even better than the current financial year.
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GEORGE TOWN: Malaysian citizens, especially the younger generation, need to have the awareness and be involved in green initiatives for better sustainability in the future, said Chief Minister Chow Ko...
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PETALING JAYA: Gerakan has slammed the Pakatan Harapan government for renewing Lynas' operating licence.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — Bentong MP Wong Tack has urged Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin to suspend Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd’s operating licence until a...
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SHAH ALAM: Top Glove Corporation Bhd, the world's largest manufacturer of gloves, expects financial year 2020 (FY2020) revenue growth to be even better than the current financial year.
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PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya has agreed to renew Lynas Corp’s licence to operate in Pahang, ending speculation on the fate of the rare earths processing plant which had been a subject of contention sinc...
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DAP leaders remained tight-lipped on the outcome of a meeting on Tuesday night regarding Australian rare earths company Lynas Corp rare earth refinery and its operations, ahead of a cabinet decision o...
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KUALA LUMPUR: DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng and Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin have kept mum over the outcome of a party powwow on Lynas Tuesday night (Aug 13).
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KUALA LUMPUR: A group opposed to Australian rare earths company Lynas Corp will not compromise on their stand and may resort to legal action if necessary, says DAP’s Ronnie Liu.
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THE Lynas controversy can probably be summarised into a simple question: Is it worth having Lynas here in Malaysia?
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KUCHING: Asean countries must resolve the issue of transboundary haze and smog pollution, which pose a serious threat to the health and well-being of people in the region, by having a treaty, says social activist Datuk Seri Ang Lai Soon.He said Asean countries needed to take the recurring problem more seriously this time as they had met a few times over the years, though it appeared that the action taken was ineffective.
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 9): Five Asean nations comprising Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand, pledged on Tuesday to increase cross-border cooperation in minimising haze occurrences ...
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At least five possible locations have been identified for Lynas Corp to build a permanent disposal facility (PDF) for the water leach purification residue generated from its rare earth processing plan...
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PUTRAJAYA: Five Asean nations comprising Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand, pledged on Tuesday to increase cross-border cooperation in minimising haze occurrences during t...
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Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin said more sustainable approaches are needed to power up villages that have yet to enjoy electricity supply to ensure th...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is expected to experience hot and dry weather with less rainfall until October, says Deputy Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Isnaraissah Muni...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is expected to experience a hot and dry weather with less rainfall until October, said Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change deputy minister, Isnaraissah M...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is to urge its Asean partners to take action on forest and peat fires to prevent smog in the form of transboundary haze from affecting neighbouring countries.
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Putrajaya's decision to allow Lynas Corp to propose the construction of a permanent disposal facility (PDF) is the right move in resolving the issue of its low-level radioactive waste, says Mohd Redzu...
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JOHOR BAHRU: All factories in Pasir Gudang have been ordered to install special equipment to enable direct data monitoring of emissions from its chimneys over a 24-hour period, the Johor Environment ...
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JOHOR BARU, Aug 4 — All factories in Pasir Gudang have been ordered to install special equipment to enable direct data monitoring of emissions from its chimneys over a 24-hour period.
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JOHOR BARU: All factories in Pasir Gudang have been ordered to install special equipment to enable direct data monitoring of emissions from its chimneys over a 24-hour period.
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KOTA KINABALU: Najib Razak has told three Pakatan Harapan MPs, including Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng, to resign for allegedly lying to the people over the Lynas issue.
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LETTER | Asean Foreign Ministers in Bangkok yesterday called for a stop of illegal trans-boundary movement of hazardous chemicals and waste, expressing concern over the protection of human health and ...
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NILAI: The Negeri Sembilan government plans to build a science centre to enhance the interest and understanding of the people in the state towards science and technology, as well as to produce a gener...
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SHAH ALAM: The government will announce its decision on Lynas Malaysia’s licence renewal status by Aug 15 the latest.
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DAP Youth has called on the cabinet to make public its minutes on the discussion regarding Lynas's license renewal as well as reveal where each minister stood on the issue.
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SHAH ALAM: The government will announce its decision on Lynas Malaysia’s licence renewal status by Aug 15.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 — Pakatan Harapan (PH) leaders who had opposed Lynas Malaysia should apologise over the move to let the firm explore local waste disposal options or resign in protest, Datuk Seri...
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We are all going to have to count the cost of climate change one way or another.
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LETTER | The recent U-turn on Lynas represents the mother of all u-turns for Pakatan Harapan.
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 2): Property developers are allowed to reserve Net Energy Metering (NEM) quota for new projects starting Aug 5, said Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) Malaysia.
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 1 — The Pakatan Harapan government has removed the requirement for Lynas Corp to repatriate its rare-earth processing waste as a precondition for its licence renewal, Tun Dr Mahathir ...
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LETTER | In the last Parliament sitting, the Dewan Rakyat and Dewan Negara unanimously approved a constitutional amendment to (1) lower the voting age from 21 years old to 18; (2) enable automatic vot...
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JULY 31 — In the last Parliament sitting, the Dewan Rakyat and Dewan Negara unanimously approved a constitutional amendment to: (1) lower the voting age from 21 years old to 18; (2) enable automatic...
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MP SPEAKS | After a series of expensive advertorials by Lynas in almost all local mainstream media, it was reported by the media yesterday that an “unnamed official source” said that the cabinet w...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 — Lynas Corp should purchase an uninhabited island and ship out its waste there instead of building a permanent disposal facility (PDF) here, anti-Lynas lobby Save Malaysia Sto...
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Australian rare earth producer Lynas Corp Ltd said on Monday it is on track to have its Malaysian operating licence renewed, as it flagged soft demand from China amid a slip in quarterly sales revenue...
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JOHOR BARU: Pasir Gudang MP Hassan Abdul Karim has called on the government to disperse aid and funds to those affected by the chemical pollution in his constituency.
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On her first day on the job, when Yeo Bee Yin came in as minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC), she was shown a room filled with thick reports.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Pasir Gudang air pollution analysis report is not being purposely delayed, says Deputy Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Isnaraissah Munirah Majili...
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KUANTAN: Australia’s Lynas Corp is confident its licence to run a US$800 million (RM3.3 billion) rare earths processing plant in Malaysia will be renewed by authorities before a Sept 2 deadline expi...
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SUBANG JAYA, July 25 — Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad said the federal government is standing by its laboratory findings on the air pollution of Pasir Gudang that have jeopardised the he...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 25 — The federal government must amend the Environmental Quality Act 1974 as it is “inadequate” to handle modern-day pollution issues, said Johor’s Department of Environment...
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YOURSAY | 'Wong Tack is right to call the bluff of the natural resources minister.' Don't mislead public by talking about 'sustainable' rare earth mining Mission Accomplished: Yes, Bentong MP Wong Tac...
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BANGI (July 24): A committee is currently analysing whether there is a need for a relocation process in Pasir Gudang, Johor with two pollution incidents occurring one after another in the area, said...
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The Malaysian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (MVCA) will be holding its annual, Southeast Asia Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference 2019 (SEAVCPE 2019) at Securities Commission Ma...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 24): Vizione Holdings Bhd has inked a Memorandum of Collaboration with Engineering Protocol Sdn Bhd (EPSB) for a potential joint investment to bid for the third round of the Large S...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian government is reviewing an RM846 million (US$205 million) environment quality early warning system that failed to activate during a series of pollution incidents in Johor t...
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The Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change, Puan Yeo Bee Yin recently officiated the launch of Goodyear Malaysia’s sustainability initiative - the installation of 6,...
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BANGI (July 23): A committee is currently analysing whether there is a need for a relocation process in Pasir Gudang, Johor with two pollution incidents occurring one after another in the area, said E...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Integrated Logistics Bhd is partnering with Shun Hing Overseas Investment Ltd (SHOL) to participate in the bidding for the Large Scale Solar Photovoltaic Edition 3 (LSS3) proje...
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BANGI: A report detailing highest risk factories in Pasir Gudang, Johor will be prepared before September, says Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin today.
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Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin said the Low Carbon Cities 2030 Challenge targeted to establish and designate 200 low carbon zones across the country b...
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SHAH ALAM, July 23 — The Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC) is confident that the solar industry will be able to create more jobs in the country.
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BANGI (July 23): The probe into Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB)’s alleged violation of the Energy Commission standard for service levels has been completed with the investigation paper (IP) sent to th...
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BANGI: The probe into Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB)’s alleged violation of the Energy Commission standard for service levels has been completed with the investigation paper (IP) sent to the Attorney-...
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BANGI (July 23): The probe into Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB)’s alleged violation of the Energy Commission standard for service levels has been completed, with the investigation paper (IP) sent to the A...
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Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin on Tuesday said an analysis report on the relocation of high-risk factories in Pasir Gudang will be handed to the Johor...
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BANGI, July 23 — Putrajaya will produce a report detailing the highest risk factories in Pasir Gudang, Johor within before September amid increasing public scrutiny on the health hazards caused by i...
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PETALING JAYA: Umno Youth has called on Yeo Bee Yin to explain why a fellow DAP member was appointed to be the Malaysia Sustainable Energy Development Authority (Seda) chairman, barely months after announcing a large-scale solar power project worth RM2bil.
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KUALA LUMPUR: An anti-Lynas coalition of NGOs and residents’ groups wants to meet Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad to raise their objections against any government decision to renew Lynas Corporat...
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IN 1851 the Great Exhibition was held in London.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is prepared to provide full support to the corporate sector to spur the Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR 4.0).
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 18): The Government is prepared to provide full support to the corporate sector to spur Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR 4.0).
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — The government is prepared to provide full support to the corporate sector to spur the Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR 4.0).
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MELAKA (July 18): Between May and June this year, Melaka Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) received 8,936 complaints about the smart meter system, the Melaka State Assembly sitting was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is still in talks with the Chinese government to demand excess payment for the Trans-Sabah Gas Pipeline (TSGP) project, according to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (pix).
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): No hike in electricity tariff for all categories of domestic users as well as commercial and industries for the period between July to December this year, said Energy, Science,...
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KUALA LUMPUR: There will be no hike in electricity tariff for all categories of domestic users as well as commercial and industries for the period between July to December this year, according to Ener...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 — No hike in electricity tariff for all categories of domestic users as well as commercial and industries for the period between July to December this year, said Energy, Scienc...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): No hike in electricity tariff for all categories of domestic users as well as commercial and industries for the period between July to December this year, said Energy, Science,...
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PETALING JAYA: More than RM1 billion in a Malaysian bank account of a Chinese state-owned company is reported to have been transferred on government orders to a company owned by the finance ministry.
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JOHOR BARU: The Department of Environment will continue to monitor air quality and factories in Pasir Gudang to prevent any pollution incident from happening again.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 12): Hong Leong Investment Bank Research (HLIB Research) has downgraded the power sector to 'Neutral' (from 'Overweight'), and said Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) faces risks of sector l...
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JOHOR BARU (Bernama): Three factories believed to be operating illegally in Pasir Gudang were raided and action taken against them by enforcement authorities in an integrated operation.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia should create more environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment opportunities, similar to those which have been done successfully in line with the growth of the Islamic finance market, says Maybank Investment Bank Bhd chief executive officer Fad’l Mohamed.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): The government will be calling out for more bids for large-scale solar (LSS) power projects by the end of next year, said Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate C...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government will announce more tenders for large-scale solar (LSS) power projects by end-2020, Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin says.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): The government will be calling out for more bids for large-scale solar (LSS) power projects by the end of next year, said Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate C...
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KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia could attract investments of up to RM100 billion (S$33 billion) in the rare earth sector over the next 10 years, once the government makes clear how it intends to regulate th...
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Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin said the government has no immediate plan to impose carbon pricing on industry players as other prior actions can be ta...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia could attract investments of up to RM100 billion (S$33 billion) in the rare earths sector over the next 10 years, once the government makes clear how it intends to regulate the...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): Malaysia has no immediate plan to impose carbon pricing on industry players, because there are other prior actions that can be taken to reduce carbon emission, such as improvin...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 ― Malaysia has the potential to attract up to RM100 billion worth of investment in the rare earth downstream sector over the next 10 years, Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof sai...
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YOURSAY | ‘Freedom of speech doesn't mean freedom to spew venom and rubbish.’ Kadir Jasin taken to task after calling for action against academic Anonymous_1527925538: Pergerakan Tenaga Akademik M...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 9): The domestic downstream plastics sub-sector requires the support of a robust upstream industry to ensure its growth and sustainability, says Malaysian Investment Development Aut...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Some 40 Orang Asli from the Temiar community in Gerik have handed over a memorandum addressed to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to demand that their rights be better protected by the government.
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Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo BeeYin has announced that Malaysia will participate in Expo 2020 in Dubai for sixmonths.At the launch of the Malaysian pavilion...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) rebounded on Monday as analysts viewed that retail market reforms, if any, would have minimal impact on the power giant.
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KUALA LUMPUR: UOB Kay Hian Malaysia Research expects minimal impact on Tenaga Nasional Bhd if the government liberalises the electricity retail sector.
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PASIR GUDANG: A group of 160 victims of the Sungai Kim Kim pollution will take the Johor chief minister and the state government to court to seek monetary compensation for damages caused by the illega...
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JOHOR BARU: Victims of the Sungai Kim Kim toxic pollution and the Pasir Gudang Pollution Action Committee will be filing a lawsuit at the Johor Baru High Court soon.
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Malaysia is aiming big for the Expo 2020 to be held in Dubai, setting a target of RM10bil in potential trade and investment value.Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Y...