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PUTRAJAYA: Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik (pix) will chair the 50th Conference of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation (Seameo) from July 22 to July 25 at Sunway Resort Hotel S...
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PUTRAJAYA, July 21 — Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik will chair the 50th Conference of the South-east Asian Ministers of Education Organisation (SEAMEO) from July 22 to July 25 at Sunway Resort ...
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NEW YORK, July 21 — Big US companies are accelerating efforts to move more of their supply chains from China to neighbouring countries in light of Trump administration tariffs.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia needs to focus on the digital gaming industry as it can help generate a lucrative income for the country, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo.
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KUCHING: The 13th Asia Pacific Orchid Conference (APOC) will be held at Borneo Convention Centre here from July 24 to 28.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia needs to continue to focus on the digital gaming industry as it can help generate a lucrative income for the country, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh De...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia needs to continue to focus on the digital gaming industry as it can help generate a lucrative income for the country, according to Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind ...
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The digital gaming industry has improved vastly alongside other digital entertainment industries such as film making and animation.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 20 ― Malaysia needs to continue to focus on the digital gaming industry as it can help generate a lucrative income for the country, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Gob...
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PETALING JAYA: The government should focus its energy on issues affecting the cost of living rather than devoting time to gutter politics, say consumer and youth groups.
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Participating journalists this year are from Australia, Germany, Japan, Russia, South Korea, Taiwan, the United States, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and Singapore.
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PUTRAJAYA, July 19 — Immigration Department director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud today said that the department is targeting to repatriate 200,000 illegal immigrants under the new Back For Go...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of KNM Group Bhd advanced 5.7% in early trade Friday on heels of its new US$4.25mil contract.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 19): Shares in KNM Group Bhd rose 2.86% this morning after it bagged a US$4.25 million (RM17.48 million) contract to supply shop-assembled large drums for the Petrochemical Complex ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Scomi Group Bhd, Revenue Group Bhd, AirAsia Group Bhd, KNM Group Bhd and Carimin Petroleum Bhd are among the stocks to watch on Friday, according to JF Apex Research.
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KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Equities Research remains positive on YSP Southeast Asia Holdings Bhd as it expects the pharmaceutical and veterinary products manufacturer’s regional expansion plans to bear fruit over the next few years.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Qatar is prepared to ease the refugee problem in Malaysia through a Qatar welfare fund, said Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
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Qatar is prepared to ease the refugee problem in Malaysia through a Qatar welfare fund, said Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — Qatar is prepared to ease the refugee problem in Malaysia through a Qatar welfare fund, said Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 18): KNM Group Bhd has bagged a US$4.25 million (RM17.48 million) contract to supply shop-assembled large drums for the Petrochemical Complex in southern Vietnam.
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SEPANG: Pig farmers have been given two months to implement biosecurity measures to prevent the entry of the African swine fever (ASF) virus into Malaysia.
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(July 17): The engine of globalisation has had a ‘torrid decade’, and the sector is facing another period of great volatility.
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SEPANG: Pig farmers have been given two months to adhere to and fully implement biosecurity measures in their farms, says Deputy Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Minister Sim Tze Tzin.
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Vietnamese and Chinese ships have been embroiled in a weeks-long standoff near an offshore oil block in disputed waters of the South China Sea, which fall within Vietnam's exclusive economic zone, two...
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The US-China trade war is good news for ecommerce startup Zilingo.
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WASHINGTON, July 17 — The United States and Japan are working on a trade deal involving agriculture and autos that could be agreed by President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe when they m...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: Organisers of the annual St Anne’s Feast has themed the seventh day of the 10-day celebration as “Mission to Save Mother Earth”.
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KUANTAN: The Defence Ministry will apply for additional allocation for the maintenance of Armed Forces Family Homes (RKAT) throughout the country, Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu said today.
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Vietnam-based investment management and real estate development firm VinaCapital has completed the acquisition of Smartly, a Singapore-based robo-advisory platform, Vietnam Finance reported. Financia...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Affin Hwang Capital Research has downgraded Poh Huat Resources Holdings Bhd to “Hold” at RM1.53 with a lower target price of RM1.48 (from RM1.80) and said in tandem with th...
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TAIPEI: The new normal of global trade is that there are few safe harbours.
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HONG KONG: Seventy-five per cent of globally exported waste ends up in Asia.
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THE Hong Leong group appears to be keen on venturing into the healthcare sector — it has teamed up with private equity firm TPG to bid for Columbia Asia group’s hospital business in Asia, sources ...
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SINGAPORE: Thai Beverage PCL’s crown as top performer in Singapore this year is under siege after rival Anheuser-Busch InBev NV shelved the initial public offering of its Asian unit to raise up to $9.8 billion.
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TAIPEI: The new normal of global trade is that there are few safe harbors.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total 247 immigrants were arrested yesterday in a joint operation led by the Immigrations Department.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 14 — A total of RM35.12 million potential export value were generated from over 60 meetings, involving Malaysian building materials producers and global buyers, held during Malays...
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I am responding to Dennis Ignatius’ piece, “Lynas: Profits, politics and people”, in FMT today.
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Some of the festival-goers dance to the traditional beats being played at the Jungle Stage of RWMF 2019.
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Singapore-based smart access company Igloohome launched a new suite of solutions to support smart cities, following the close of a US$15 million funding round.
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HANOI: Americans are buying solar panels from Vietnam like never before, but local manufacturer IREX Energy JSC isn’t celebrating.
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Southeast Asian ecommerce titan Lazada has appointed Chun Li as CEO of Lazada Indonesia.
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(July 12): The stench of curdled milk wafted from a shipping container of waste at Malaysia’s Port Klang as Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin told a group of journalists in May she would send the mag...
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PM Equity Partner (PMEP), the corporate venture capital and private equity investment arm of tobacco giant Philip Morris International (PMI), said it is actively looking for startups in Southeast Asia...
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Dltledgers, a Singapore-headquartered blockchain startup that facilitates cross-border trade, has secured a US$2.5 million investment from Walden International.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): Oil and gas (O&G) well services provider Reservoir Link Energy Bhd is offering up to 57.13 million new shares under its initial public offering (IPO), as it seeks to fund its g...
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Datuk Talib Zulpilip KUCHING: Complaints by local fishermen that their fishing activities were badly affected by foreign vessels’ encroachment into Sarawak waters required the immediate attention o...
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KUCHING: Complaints by local fishermen that their fishing activities were badly affected by foreign vessels’ encroachment into Sarawak waters required the immediate attention of various authorities,...
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ALOR STAR: Five primary school pupils in Kedah, including a girl, are among eight young footballers chosen to represent Malaysia in the Milo Champions Cup in Barcelona, Spain next month.
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Dltledgers, a Singapore-headquartered blockchain startup that facilitates cross-border trade, has secured a US$2.5 million investment from Walden International.
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TheAsianparent, a Southeast Asian community and content platform for mothers, has raised an eight-figure amount of funding in an oversubscribed series C round led by Chinese international conglomerate...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Kenanga research expects CIMB Group Holdings Bhd to make further inroads into Asean given its plans for strategic growth in the region.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Paramount Corp Bhd, which has received shareholder approval to dispose of 65% of its tertiary education ops, is looking to expand its property business within the region.
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SEOUL (July 10): South Korea plans to hold the first round of negotiations on the bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) with Malaysia this week, as part of efforts to strengthen economic ties with the ...
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Malaysia is expected to attract investments of RM100 billion from the downstream sector using rare earth products over the next decade, says Entrepreneur Development Minister Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof.
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SEOUL, July 10 ― South Korea plans to hold the first round of negotiations on the bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) with Malaysia this week as part of efforts to strengthen economic ties with the...
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DHAKA: For the first time in 30 years, Newage Group, a Bangladesh-based garment manufacturer, is sensing an opportunity to sell in the US. And it has President Donald Trump’s battle with China to thank.
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NEW DELHI: India wants to attract "mega investments” in manufacturing with tax incentives, but it will need more than that to compete with Southeast Asian peers who are gaining from a shift in global supply chains.
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BENGALURU: Foreign investors turned net buyers of Asian stocks in June as optimism ahead of a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, along with expectations of U.S. interest rate cuts bolstered sentiment.
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Japan’s Nintendo Co Ltd plans to shift a part of the production of its Switch gaming consoles to Vietnam from China in an effort to diversify manufacturing sites, a spokeswoman said on July 9.
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LABUAN (July 8): The cross-border trading activities within the Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines (BIMP) region is set to soar, following the newly-launched operations of liner shipping Reef...
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PETALING JAYA: Promoting Malaysia is fundamental because Malaysians, unfortunately, are too modest while other countries in Asean are heavily promoting themselves, says Omar Mahmoud.
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LETTER | Now in its 7th Mission, the Youth and Sports Ministry’s humanitarian youth programme, MYCorps, sets its eyes on Southeast Asia where 41 Malaysian youths ranging from 18-30 years will dedica...
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Australian defence officials said today they are tracking a Chinese surveillance ship that is expected to position itself just outside of its territorial waters to monitor military exercises between A...
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KULIM: Sime Darby Bhd’s automotive arm, Sime Darby Motors, is in talks to attract new business partners to set up operations within its 200-acre manufacturing facility here.
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GEORGE TOWN: Malaysia will have to ensure that the business environment in the country is competitive enough to attract foreign direct investments (FDIs) that are moving away from China.
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THE old order is broken. No less than Russian President Putin has declared the Neoliberal order “obsolete”. We now have to think the unthinkable – every dream has turned into a nightmare – the land of the free no longer seems to welcome anyone, whilst the freest economy in the world is under siege by massive protests.
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LETTER | Traditionally, society tends to look to the West as the champion of women's rights and female empowerment.
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KUALA LUMPUR: US pop star Maggie Lindemann was arrested during a performance in Malaysia for failing to have proper permits, officials said today, with the singer describing the experience as a “liv...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The restaurant where US singer-songwriter Maggie Lindemann was arrested says a third-party agent told them all permits and visas for her performance had been obtained and in good order.
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Starting from this week, consumers in Thailand already able to place pre-orders for the new Samsung Galaxy A80. They were also given the option if they want a Blackpink Special Edition Boxset alongsid...
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SINGAPORE - American singer Maggie Lindemann was arrested in Malaysia by Immigration Department officers for performing without a permit on June 21, three days before the cancellation of her Singapore...
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KUCHING: Sarawak’s tourism minister has opposed any move to replace the tourism tax with the departure levy, saying this would affect the country’s tourism ministry, resulting in losses for all st...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 5 — American singer songwriter Maggie Lindemann was arrested and detained last month because she did not have the required professional permit to perform on stage here, the Kuala ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: An international singer has been arrested by Immigration Department officers for performing without the proper passes.
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Pop starlet Maggie Lindemann was reportedly arrested midway through her Malaysian show on June 21 at The Bee in Publika, Kuala Lumpur.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 5 — American singer-songwriter Maggie Lindemann who had a show here on June 21 has finally come out about her abrupt disappearance for the past two weeks.
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BEIJING, July 4 — New cases of African swine fever have declined and pork production is returning to normal, Chinese officials said today, after millions of pigs were culled because of the deadly di...
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A recent report by The Edge identified 5 parties open to applying for Malaysia’s virtual banking license, they are namely — Grab, CIMB, Affin, Hong Leong and Ambank.
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KUALA KANGSAR, July 4 — Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Deputy Minister Sim Tze Tzin today said that the country will stop exporting pork meats and products in order to meet the local demand.
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(July 4): Most Southeast Asian stock markets posted lacklustre performances on Thursday, as weak economic data in the United States heightened concerns of a global economic slowdown, while Vietnam sha...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 — Indonesia-based online grocery platform, HappyFresh will enter the physical retail market segment in Malaysia following its partnership with an international supermarket brand...
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The Philippines lags behind its Southeast Asian peers in e-payments.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 ― With the right infrastructure, policies and government support, Southeast Asia (SEA) is set to enter the unicorn zone in the next 10 years, with startup companies leveraging t...
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The Philippines lags behind its Southeast Asian peers in e-payments.
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Tribe Accelerator, a blockchain accelerator backed by the Singapore government, has launched its first demo day at Facebook’s Singapore office.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has proposed tougher action against foreign fishermen who stray into Malaysian waters.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign fishing vessels found guilty of encroaching into Malaysian waters will be sunk, says Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub.
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Hospitality chain Oyo Hotels and Homes has launched its services in Vietnam and announced plans to invest over US$50 million in the country over the next few years as it continues to build its presenc...
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump agreed at their meeting on Sunday to push forward dialogue for making a new breakthrough in the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, ...
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SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) across Southeast Asia are looking to invest in digital technologies within the next three years as the key enabler to drive new business propositions and user exper...
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One of the alleged foreign fishing boats spotted some seven nautical miles off Suai waters.
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HANOI, July 1 — The European Union and Vietnam yesterday signed a long-awaited free trade deal that will slash duties on almost all goods as fears grow over mounting global protectionism.
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Southeast Asian ecommerce platform Lazada has appointed James Dong to serve as CEO of its Vietnam unit, in addition to his current role as chief executive of Lazada Thailand.
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BEIJING: The trade truce reached at the weekend between China and the U.S. doesn’t make a final deal any more likely, according to academic Zhu Ning, who advises the Chinese government and central bank.
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KOTA KINABALU, July 1 — The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) yesterday arrested five individuals from a Vietnam-registered trawler in the waters of Kudat for trespassing and having in po...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad's remark that Malaysian workers don't want to work has irked the Malaysian Trade Union Congress (MTUC), which say it abhors such a view.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 30): Human Resources Minister M Kula Segaran has clarified today that a statement he made in Cameron Highlands yesterday that Malaysia may take in workers from Africa to fill the ma...
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IN January 2018, the world’s biggest importer of scrap plastic, China, imposed a country-wide ban on importing plastic waste, effectively halting the export of plastic waste to China.
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THE Human Resources Minister’s announcement that he has approached ambassdors of Africian nations about the possibility of providing workers for our plantation sector is a matter of concern for us.