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KUANTAN: A group that has been engaged in a years-long battle against Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd has lodged a police report against the rare earths processing company over allegations of water contaminati...
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Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC) Minister Yeo Bee Yin is one of the busiest women in politics, but she seems more than up to the task.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 19): Horrible smells, unhygienic environment and health problems – those are the ills borne by residents of Kinrara Mas Apartment in Bukit Jalil as “a neighbouring piece of land...
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Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin has delayed a visit to Australia to discuss rare earth miner Lynas Corporation's storage of radioactive waste in Malays...
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PETALING JAYA: Residents staying near the industrial areas in Sungai Petani have objected to the operations of plastic waste recycling factories including illegal recycling plants.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 19 — The Penang Consumers Association (CAP) today urged the federal government to cancel approved permits issued to plastic recycling companies.
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PETALING JAYA: The Canadian government today sought to clarify media reports stating that the country has no plans to take back its plastic waste in Malaysia, saying it issued the statement in regards...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A 1.2ha illegal dumping site next to the high-density KinraraMas Apartments and townhouses in Puchong has triggered an “unusual” spike in respiratory ailments, diarrhoea and dry thro...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian school children will get to use their imagination to name a star and an exoplanet as part of the 100th anniversary celebration of the International Astronomical Union (IAU). O...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Malaysian school children will get to use their imagination to name a star and an exoplanet as part of the 100th anniversary celebration of the International Astronomical Union (IAU).
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 13 — Malaysian school children will get to use their imagination to name a star and an exoplanet as part of the 100th anniversary celebration of the International Astronomical Uni...
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Electric utility company, Tenaga Nasional Berhad, will be penalised by the Energy Commission of Malaysia (ST) for committing several violations.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Deputy Prime Minister has called for an emergency meeting to discuss the latest situation on the Orang Asli from the Bateq tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, Kelantan.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): The entry of the world’s plastic wastes that is polluting Malaysia is an issue that should not be taken lightly.
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ISKANDAR PUTERI: The state government is looking at using solar panels for its buildings as part of a long-term initiative to promote the use of renewable energy to the community.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 10): The entry of the world’s plastic wastes that is polluting Malaysia is an issue that should not be taken lightly.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 10): The Malaysian government and non-governmental organisations (NGO) should get their hands dirty and not depend on bans alone to get people to reduce their plastic use, said th...
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ISKANDAR PUTERI: The state government is looking at using solar panels for government administration buildings here as part of its long-term initiative in promoting the use of renewable energy (RE) to...
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ISKANDAR PUTERI (June 10): The state government is looking at using solar panels for government administration buildings here as part of its long-term initiative in promoting the use of renewable ener...
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The entry of the world’s plastic waste that is polluting Malaysia is an issue that should not be taken lightly.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 10 — The entry of the world’s plastic waste that is polluting Malaysia is an issue that should not be taken lightly.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The entry of the world’s plastic waste that is polluting Malaysia is an issue that should not be taken lightly.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 7): Just imagine this: plastic milk bottles infested with maggots find their way to Malaysian shores after their contents are consumed by Australians.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian government and NGOs should get their “hands dirty” and not depend on bans alone to get people to reduce plastic use, say the heads of two local environmental groups.
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KUALA LUMPUR: More stringent checks will be carried out on containers at all the ports to ensure no prohibited plastic waste enters the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR: More stringent checks will be carried out on containers at all the ports to ensure that no prohibited plastic waste enters the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): More stringent checks will be carried out on containers at all ports to ensure that no prohibited plastic waste enters the country.
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More stringent checks will be carried out on containers at all ports to ensure that no prohibited plastic waste enters the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government and non-governmental organisations (NGO) should get their hands dirty and not depend on bans alone to get people to reduce their use of plastic, two environmental groups s...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian government and non-governmental organisations (NGO) should get their hands dirty and not depend on bans alone to get people to reduce their plastic use, said the presidents...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Edra Power Holdings Sdn Bhd plans to set up an international institute in Malaysia to cultivate local talent in renewable energy under the aegis of its parent company, China General Nucl...
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PETALING JAYA: Tighter checks will be carried out on containers across all ports to ensure that no banned plastic waste enters the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The government and non-governmental organisations (NGO) should get their hands dirty and not depend on bans alone to get people to reduce their plastic use, say local environmental groups.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 9 — Edra Power Holdings Sdn Bhd plans to set up an international institute in Malaysia to cultivate local talent in renewable energy under the aegis of its parent company, China G...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Edra Power Holdings Sdn Bhd plans to set up an international institute in Malaysia to cultivate local talent in renewable energy under the aegis of its parent company, China General Nucl...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 62 Malaysian companies currently hold approved permits (AP) to import and process plastic waste.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 62 Malaysian companies currently hold approved permits (AP) to import and process plastic waste.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 62 Malaysian companies currently hold approved permits (AP) to import and process plastic waste.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 8 — A total of 62 Malaysian companies currently hold approved permits (AP) to import and process plastic waste.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A total of 62 Malaysian companies currently hold approved permits (AP) to import and process plastic waste.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 7): Just imagine this: plastic milk bottles infested with maggots find their way to Malaysian shores after their contents are consumed by Australians.
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PETALING JAYA: Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh has urged the government not to renew the operating licence of Lynas Malaysia if an impasse is reached between Putrajaya and Canberra on the handling of the com...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh today said Malaysia must insist that Australia accepts the radioactive waste from Lynas Corp’s rare earth processing plant in Pahang.
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PUTRAJAYA (June 6): The grand patriarch and founder of local conglomerate IOI Group, Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng's funeral cortege has left the family residence to his final resting place.
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PUTRAJAYA: The grand patriarch and founder of local conglomerate IOI Group, Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng’s funeral cortege has left the family residence to his final resting place.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The funeral cortege of Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng - the grand patriarch and founder of local conglomerate IOI Group - has left the family residence to his final resting place.
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PUTRAJAYA (June 6): The grand patriarch and founder of local conglomerate IOI Group, Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng's funeral cortege has left the family residence to his final resting place.
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The funeral cortege of the grand patriarch and founder of local conglomerate IOI Group, Lee Shin Cheng, has left the family residence to his final resting place.
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PUTRAJAYA: China ambassador Bai Tian arrived at the family home of Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng to pay his last respects.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The West Australia (WA) government will not budge from its stand not to accept Lynas Corp’s low-level radioactive waste from Malaysia, its Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston ha...
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MELBOURNE: Australian and Malaysian government officials are due to meet later this month and the plan for Lynas Corp’s controversial rare earths waste storage in the country is likely to be at the ...
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MELBOURNE (REUTERS) - Australian and Malaysian government officials are due to meet later this month, a state mining spokeswoman confirmed, and the plan for Lynas Corp's controversial rare earths wast...
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PUTRAJAYA (June 4): The spirit of philanthropy of the late Tan Sri Dr Lee Shin Cheng (pictured) will live on, said his eldest son, Datuk Lee Yeow Chor.
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PUTRAJAYA: The spirit of philanthropy of the late Tan Sri Dr Lee Shin Cheng will live on, said his eldest son, Datuk Lee Yeow Chor.
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PUTRAJAYA (June 3): The spirit of philanthropy of the late Tan Sri Dr Lee Shin Cheng will live on, said his eldest son, Datuk Lee Yeow Chor.
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BIODEGRADABLE plastics cost four to five times more than conventional plastics, apart from the fact that they have limited usage at present, according to Malaysian Plastics Manufacturers Association (...
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I COULDN’T agree more with Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin.
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PASIR GUDANG, Malaysia / JOKHABAD, India: When local investigators scoured a riverbed in Johor for clues in a chemical dumping case that hospitalised over one thousand people earlier this year, they f...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 2 — Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng died last night at the age of 79, according to media reports.
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PETALING JAYA: IOI Group executive chairman Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng has died.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 1): IOI Group founder and executive chairman Lee Shin Cheng (pictured) died at 8.30pm today, reported The Malaysian Insight news portal.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (Mestecc) is seeking meetings with Australian officials in June to discuss ways to manage the radioactive wast...
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PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan MPs are adamant that the investment from Lynas is not a priority – even after the Prime Minister told the media in Japan that the rare earths processing plant would continue to operate in Malaysia.
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PETALING JAYA: Minister Yeo Bee Yin is making plans to go to Australia to discuss Lynas with its government officials.
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KUANTAN (May 31): The shipping back of radioactive waste produced by Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Lynas), is a pre-condition for the renewal of its operating licence, said Deputy Minister in the Prime Mini...
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Hours after the Prime Minister announced Malaysia’s plan to allow Lynas Corp to continue operating its rare earth processing plant in Malaysia, Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate C...
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KUANTAN: The shipping back of radioactive waste produced by Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Lynas), is a pre-condition for the renewal of its operating licence, said Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s ...
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KUANTAN (May 31): The shipping back of radioactive waste produced by Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Lynas), is a pre-condition for the renewal of its operating licence, said Deputy Minister in the Prime Mi...
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TOKYO (May 31): Malaysia will allow Australia's rare earth plant Lynas Corp to continue operating in the country, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 31): It is too early to tell if the issue of overcharged bills would have any financial impact on Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB), said chief executive officer Amir Hamzah Azizan.
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TOKYO: Malaysia is transitioning to the use of digital meters to record electricity charges as it is more accurate, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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TOKYO (May 31): Malaysia is transitioning to the use of digital meters to record electricity charges as it is more accurate, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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TOKYO (Bernama): Malaysia is transitioning to the use of digital meters to record electricity charges as it is more accurate, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Malaysia is transitioning to the use of digital meters to record electricity charges as it is more accurate, said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Green technology and e-wallet will take centre stage at the Associated Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCCIM) eighth Young Entrepreneurs Conference this year.
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PETALING JAYA: Human rights watchdog Suaram has described Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s statement that Malaysia will allow Australian rare earths producer Lynas Corp to keep operating as Pakatan Harapan’s...
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IPOH, May 31 — While the government has agreed to let Lynas Corp continue its rare earth refinery in Gebeng, Pahang, Pakatan Harapan (PH) lawmaker Fuziah Salleh said the condition remains that the A...
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PETALING JAYA: The main condition for renewing the Lynas license is that its waste must be shipped back to Australia, but the media blacked out that part, says Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh.
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The government will no longer provide drinking water in plastic bottles or food wrapped in plastic at its events, in a bid to cut down single-use disposable plastics.
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BANGI, May 31 — The Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (Mestecc) Ministry confirmed today that Australian rare earth refiner Lynas Corp was not responsible for the concentra...
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BANDAR BARU BANGI: The Lynas rare earth plant in Malaysia will be staying, and Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister (Mestecc) Yeo Bee Yin is expected to go to Australia to discuss waste management issues.
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The spike in heavy metals in the groundwater around the Lynas rare earth processing plant in Gebeng, Pahang, did not originate from the facility, the Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environme...
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BUTTERWORTH: Municipal plastic waste from the world’s most developed countries is causing a health hazard in Penang.
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PETALING JAYA: Transparency International Malaysia (TI-M) says it is appalled by the extent of foreign waste dumping in the country.
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BUTTERWORTH: Penang Customs Department (JKDM) today revealed that 265 containers of plastic waste have been brought into the state and are now abandoned at the North Butterworth Container Terminal (NB...
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BUTTERWORTH, Penang: Two hundred and sixty-five containers of plastic waste brought into Penang have been left abandoned at the North Butterworth Container Terminal since January this year, the Pen...
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BUTTERWORTH, May 30 — Penang Customs Department (JKDM) today revealed that 265 containers of plastic waste have been brought into the state and are now abandoned at the North Butterworth Container T...
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TOKYO: Malaysia will allow Australia’s rare earth plant Lynas Corp to continue operating in the country, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said.
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PETALING JAYA: Barely 48 hours after DAP’s Wong Tack, a vocal critic of Lynas Corp, said the Australian rare earths producer “blatantly violated our country’s laws”, the Bentong MP today said ...
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PETALING JAYA: Barely 48 hours after DAP’s Wong Tack, a vocal critic of Lynas Corp, said the Australian rare earths producer “blatantly violated our country’s laws”, the Bentong MP today said ...
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BUTTERWORTH: There are 265 containers filled with plastic waste stranded at the North Butterworth Container Terminal (NBCT), as the Customs Department has their hands full inspecting the contents.
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MAY 30 — Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) fully supports the statement issued by YB Wong Tack, MP for Bentong on 29 May 2019.
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MELAKA: Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has promised to re-credit the excess amount into the bills if consumers have been overcharged.
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PUTRAJAYA: Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) should have their electricity meters calibrated to ensure accuracy, says Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 29): Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) should have their electricity meters calibrated to ensure accuracy, said the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP). Its minister Datuk...
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PUTRAJAYA, 29 — Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail has proposed for a monitoring authority to be established, amid accusations that Tenaga Nasional Be...
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KUALA LUMPUR, MAY 29 — The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) said a review of relevant domestic legislation may be necessary to plug loopholes, address jurisdiction issues and facilitate l...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 29): The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) said it fully supports the move by the Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC) to stop ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia took some decisive steps yesterday to reiterate the fact that it will not be the world’s dumping ground.
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LETTER | Full credit must go to Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin for the decision to order foreign plastic wastes to be sent back to their respective co...