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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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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): OSK Holdings Bhd is partnering Japan’s Marubeni Corp to jointly bid for a large scale solar photovolatic plant in Peninsular Malaysia, under the government’s third cycle of ...
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Once confined to comic books, exosuits that enhance a wearer's physical abilities took a step forward Aug 15 as researchers unveiled a pair of robotic shorts that assist in walking and running.
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Ang briefing judges on the team’s project at their project showcase booth.
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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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SHAH ALAM (Aug 16): Top Glove Corp Bhd, the world's largest manufacturer of gloves, expects financial year 2020 (FY20) revenue growth to be even better than the current financial year.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia has extended the controversial but highly strategic Lynas rare earth refinery's license for six months, during which it must finalise plans to build a permanent disposal facili...
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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 supremo Lim Kit Siang (photo, above) has defended his party against the perception that concerns over Zakir Naik had been left solely to its Indian Malaysian ministers to raise to the cabinet.
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KOTA KINABALU: Education policies should not be abused as a tool for political power, said Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) deputy president Richard Yong We Kong.
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A file photo taken in March this year, of the dilapidated condition of SK Nanga Tau, Tatau.
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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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KUCHING: The Sarawak government has paid RM350 million to Putrajaya as part of the RM1 billion loan repayment so that dilapidated schools in the state can be repaired but it seems unlikely that the pr...
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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, Aug 13 — The Sarawak government has poured in over RM30 million to train nearly 3,000 teachers and textbook printing to prepare for the re-introduction of maths and science in English next ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, August 11 — All DAP elected representatives nationwide will be summoned for the second time in a month, this time to discuss the renewal of the operating licence for the Lynas’ rare ...
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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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SHAH ALAM: The state government will decide whether to allow the battery manufacturing plant in Jenjarom, Kuala Langat near here, to continue to operate or have it relocated, by the end of this month.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has failed because the government, through the education ministry, has not gotten its priorities right in focusing its efforts on the fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0), say...
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YOURSAY | ‘Mastering khat is a talent, and should be left to those interested to learn it.’ ‘Can’t force everyone to learn calligraphy’ - Rafidah weighs in on khat The Wakandan: Well said, f...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: The Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry plans to implement power supply projects in Orang Asli settlements in the Peninsular.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry plans to power another 15 Orang Asli settlements in Pahang as part of an effort to raise the standard of living o...
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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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Five Asean nations comprising Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand, pledged on Tuesday to increase cross-border cooperation in minimising haze occurrences during the hot and ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Education Minister Maszlee Malik says all states have agreed to focus more on Maths and Science in primary schools following the decline in the number of students opting for Science stream.
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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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FUKUOKA (Japan) (Aug 7): Science and technology can be leveraged for good or bad to humanity and the choice lies with the people, said Malaysia's Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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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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COMMENT | Malaysia’s rich heritage of cultures and linguistic diversity must enrich our identity as Malaysians.
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FUKUOKA: Science and technology can be used for good or bad, and the choice lies with humans, Dr Mahathir Mohamad said in a speech to Japanese students here.
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FUKUOKA: Science and technology can be leveraged for the good or bad of humanity and the choice lies with people, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUTRAJAYA: Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz says she does not see the use of introducing the art of khat – a Malay-Arabic calligraphy – into the school syllabus, apart from adding further burden on students.
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad delivering his lecture on How Science and Technology will Contribute to World Peace at the Japan Future Leaders School (JFLS) today.
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Science and technology can be leveraged for good or bad to humanity and the choice lies with people, said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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FUKUOKA (Japan), Aug 7 — Science and technology can be leveraged for good or bad to humanity and the choice lies with people, said Malaysia’s Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Malaysia’s rich heritage of cultures and linguistic diversity must enrich our identity as Malaysians.
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Taib (fourth left), Raghad (fourth right), Mujahid (third left), Misnu (second left) and other dignitaries pose in their ceremonial outfits at the 17th Ikmas convocation ceremony at the Sarawak Islami...
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Biotropics Malaysia Berhad's patent is for ‘new scientific uses' of Tongkat Ali and not the plant itself.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Practical application skills should take priority over academic excellence in the pursuit of the objectives of Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR4.0). This is the sentiment shared by two sta...
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PSM is seeing red over a legal warning made by a Khazanah Nasional subsidiary against manufacturers of Tongkat Ali products.
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 6): The regional haze issue will be raised at the ASEAN 21st Technical Working Group and Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee meeting on Transboundary Haze Pollution which commen...
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia will call on Asean member countries to take proactive measures to avoid trans-boundary haze during a two-day meeting in Brunei beginning Tuesday (...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is still far from reaching the status of a developed country with a unified citizen that is ready to face the industrial challenges of the future, said Council of Eminent Person...
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SHAH ALAM (Aug 5): A total of 112 drums filled with unidentified liquid were found near an unnamed creek at an Orang Asli settlement along Sungai Jang, Kerling, Hulu Selangor near here, Saturday.
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 5): The regional haze issue will be raised at the ASEAN 21st Technical Working Group and Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee meeting on Transboundary Haze Pollution which commen...
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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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SHAH ALAM: A total of 112 drums filled with unidentified liquid were found near an unnamed creek at an Orang Asli settlement along Sungai Jang, Kerling, Hulu Selangor near here, Saturday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 5): Malaysia is still far from reaching the status of a developed country with unified citizens that is ready to face the industrial challenges of the future, says Council of Eminent...
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 5 — The regional haze issue will be raised at the Asean 21st Technical Working Group and Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee meeting on Transboundary Haze Pollution which co...
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SHAH ALAM: A total of 112 drums filled with an unidentified liquid were found near an unnamed creek in an Orang Asli settlement along Sungai Jang, Kerling in Hulu Selangor near here on Saturday.
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SHAH ALAM (Aug 5): A total of 112 drums filled with unidentified liquid were found near an unnamed creek at an Orang Asli settlement along Sungai Jang, Kerling, Hulu Selangor near here, Saturday.
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Former Johor menteri besar Mohamed Khaled Nordin has welcomed his successor Dr Shahruddin Jamal's apology for the pollution incidents in Pasir Gudang during a townhall session.
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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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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, 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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KINI ROUNDUP | Key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.
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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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KUCHING: A mini hydro electric dam project by Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas)’ Centre for Renewable Energy has won Renewable Energy – Off Grid Power award at the National Energy Award (NEA) 2...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 8 — Save Malaysia Stop Lynas (SMSL) and some residents in Pahang will explore the possibility of filing a judicial review if Putrajaya decides to allow Australian-based Lynas Corp ...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 — Lynas Corp said today it welcomes Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's announcement of the removal of the requirement for it to repatriate its rare-earth processing waste a...
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PETALING JAYA: The Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry has warned that the haze could get worse with forest fires reported in several areas of Indonesia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A change in the Malaysian education system is essential to help the country achieve the objectives of Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR4.0), according to stakeholders in the education sector...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 — Pakatan Harapan must not allow Lynas Corp to retain its rare earth processing waste in the country, Bentong MP Wong Tack said today.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR, July 30 — The federal government will likely drop its requirement for Lynas Corp to repatriate its rare earth processing waste to Australia as a precondition for its licence renewal, a...
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SHAH ALAM: The Selangor government will not be shutting down plastic factories as it enters the 10th year of its “no plastic bag” campaign, says state executive councillor Hee Loy Sian.
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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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JULY 29 — About half a dozen years ago, I published an article on 10 paradoxes in our education system.
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Indonesia plans tighter rules to combat a surge in imports of plastic waste, such as a registry of trash exporters and tougher border checks, officials said on Friday.
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Len Talif (fifth right) about to officiate at the launch, as Lau (second right), Abdullah (fourth right) and others look on.
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SIBU: Sarawak has yet to settle RM350 million of the RM1 billion it owes the federal government.
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SIBU, July 27 — Sarawak has yet to settle RM350 million of the RM1 billion it owes the Federal Government.
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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.