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PUTRAJAYA: Johor will not be dependent on the supply of treated water from Singapore by 2022, said Malaysia's Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar on Monday (Aug 19).
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KUANTAN: The state government is urged to intervene to expedite the issuance of approval for bauxite mining in Pahang now that the moratorium has been lifted.
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KUANTAN, Aug 18 — The state government is urged to intervene to expedite the issuance of approval for bauxite mining in Pahang now that the moratorium has been lifted.
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PEKAN: The people of Felda Chini here have complained of distress when their daily activities were disrupted by water supply woes in the district, which they claimed had been ongoing since over a week...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 17): There will be a “multi-agency meeting” to discuss the future of Carcosa Seri Negara (pictured), Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad was reported saying by The St...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 ― PKR assemblyman Najwan Halimi is the latest to urge the government to deport divisive India-born preacher Dr Zakir Naik.
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Sarawak Housing and Local Government Minister Dr Sim Kui Hian (above) has joined several other ministers in their bid to have Zakir Naik expelled from the country.
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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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PETALING JAYA: Stronger government investment is highly needed in Malaysia to improve the standards of the country’s water-related infrastructure, recommends an international research firm.
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KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's Cabinet yesterday discussed the permanent residency of Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, with three ministers demanding his expulsion for allegedly making racially sensit...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 — Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman today joined the call to deport controversial televangelist Dr Zakir Naik, following the latter’s reported inflammato...
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Zakir Naik KUCHING: Three Pakatan Harapan ministers have told the Cabinet that they wanted controversial preacher Zakir Naik out of Malaysia, a news report said.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 — Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar joined others in pressing Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to immediately deport controversial Muslim prea...
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PETALING JAYA: A radiation expert has warned that the government’s plan to revive tin mining raises a bigger concern than allowing Lynas Malaysia to continue processing rare earths.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government is investigating a fish breeder’s complaint that his entire stock of more than 50,000 at a farm off Teluk Bahang died last Sunday morning in an incident similar to...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for bauxite mining and export in Pahang will be finalised soon, said Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 — The Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) document for bauxite mining and export in Pahang is ready to be finalised, said Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr A. Xavier J...
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 3): The Government has agreed in principle to the proposal of land insurance security concept for land transactions, said the Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry.
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PUTRAJAYA: The government has agreed in principle to the proposal of a land insurance security concept for land transactions, according to the Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry.
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 2): The Government has agreed in principle to the proposal of land insurance security concept for land transactions, said the Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The second Malaysian-born panda has been given the name Yi Yi, which means “friendship”.
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The second Malaysian-born panda has been given the name ‘Yi Yi’, which means ‘friendship’.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The second giant panda born in Malaysia has been named Yi Yi, meaning friendship.
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The second Malaysian-born giant panda finally has a name – Yi Yi, which means friendship.Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar announced the nineteen-month-old female panda...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The second panda cub of Liang Liang and Xing Xing has been officially named Yi Yi which means “friendship”.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 1 — The name of second giant panda born in Malaysia was finally revealed today as “Yi Yi”. According to Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr A. Xavier Jayakumar, the n...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Environmental groups have urged the government not to tap groundwater to meet growing water demand.
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LETTER | Wong Tack is back again on his high horse, now taking aim at Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar and his ministry’s officials for advocating sustainable mining.
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PUTRAJAYA: The study to amend and enhance the Strata Titles Act 1985 and Small Estates (Distribution) Act 1955 is in the final stage.
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PUTRAJAYA: The study to amend and enhance the Strata Titles Act 1985 and Small Estates (Distribution) Act 1955 is in the final stage.
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PETALING JAYA: As Malaysia faces Global Tiger Day with a rapidly-diminishing tiger population, experts are calling for more patrolling and a multi-ministry tiger committee in an effort to halt the decline.
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I WOULD like to express my shock at the Water, Land and Natural Resources Minis­ter’s statement that “we are not equipped to address the water shortage”.
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PUTRAJAYA: Two battalions of the police general operations force (GOF) have been directed to assist the Wildlife and National Parks Department (Perhilitan) in tackling poachers, especially those hunting the endangered Malayan tigers, says Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador.
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PUTRAJAYA: Two General Operations Force (GOF) battalions from Senoi Praaq have been deployed to assist the Wildlife Department to hunt down poachers in the forest areas in the country, especially thos...
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PUTRAJAYA: The prime minister’s wife, Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, has made an urgent appeal to the government, the private sector and citizens to work together to protect and support conservation effor...
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Prime minister's wife Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali named three tiger cubs born at Zoo Negara in conjunction with the World Tiger Day celebration today.
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PUTRAJAYA, July 28 — Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador has committed 500 police general operations force (GOF) personnel to assist the Wildlife Department in tackling po...
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PUTRAJAYA, July 28 — Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali today made a public call to all Malaysians to help with tiger conservation works as an effort to preserve the population of Malayan tigers.
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MALAYSIA’S water industry is in “dire straits” says the Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister.
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PETALING JAYA: A group of environmental activists have expressed disappointment over the announcement by the government that it planned to utilise five trillion cubic metres of groundwater.
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BANTING: All state governments are urged to seriously take measures to overcome river pollution as climate change could result in the country experiencing long periods of drought in future.
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BANTING, July  27 — All state governments are urged to seriously take measures to overcome river pollution as climate change could result in the country experiencing long periods of drought in futu...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is not prepared to weather a water crisis, says a conservation group, warning that there would be “nothing surprising” about a shortage in 2025. The Association of Water and Energy Research Malaysia (Awer) president S. Piarapa­karan said the auditing of the water industry meant that the government was forecasting future demand.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 26): The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) and Water Supply Department have been commissioned to conduct a full audit on the current water systems in all states.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 27): The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) and Water Supply Department have been commissioned to conduct a full audit on the current water systems in all States.
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Malaysia's water industry is in “dire straits” at a time when the nation is expected to face longer droughts due to climate change, says the Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister.Dr Xavier Ja...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's water industry is in “dire straits” at a time when the nation is expected to face longer droughts due to climate change, says the Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 25 — The Water, Land, and Natural Resources Ministry has initiated a study to map the country’s largely untapped underground water sources that could serve as a reserve in tackl...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: The framework on the Malaysian Forestry Policy which is being reformulated is expected to be finalised by next year, the Dewan Negara was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 24): The framework on the Malaysian Forestry Policy which is being reformulated is expected to be finalised by next year, the Dewan Negara was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 24): The framework on the Malaysian Forestry Policy, which is being reformulated, is expected to be finalised by next year, the Dewan Negara was told today.
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The framework on the Malaysian Forestry Policy which is being reformulated is expected to be finalised by next year, the Dewan Negara was told today.
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MP SPEAKS | As the expiry of Lynas’s operating licence looms near, Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar and his ministry’s officials have heightened their advocacy for th...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): The Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) will be used against those found polluting Selangor’s water sources were conducting sabotage, Inspector General of P...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): The Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) will be used against those found polluting Selangor’s water sources were conducting sabotage, Inspector General of P...
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PETALING JAYA - Dr Xavier Jayakumar has claimed that the police have found elements of sabotage in the contamination of Sungai Selangor, which has caused major water disruptions in the Klang Valley.
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PETALING JAYA: Dr Xavier Jayakumar has claimed that the police have found elements of sabotage in the contamination of Sungai Selangor, which has caused major water disruptions in the Klang Valley.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): Selangor-linked sand mining firm Kumpulan Semester Sdn Bhd (KSSB) today confirmed that it had found diesel spill at an area near Sungai Selangor.
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KUALA SELANGOR: Three individuals who were spotted fishing in Sungai Selangor, near Rantau Panjang, are suspected of having caused the fuel spill which contaminated the river.
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KUALA SELANGOR (July 22): The Selangor government suspects sabotage in the diesel pollution of Sungai Selangor that forced the shutdown of four water treatment plants yesterday, leaving more than one ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): Selangor-linked sand mining firm Kumpulan Semester Sdn Bhd (KSSB) today confirmed that it had found diesel spill at an area near Sungai Selangor.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): The police have found "elements of sabotage" in the diesel spill that contaminated raw water in Sungai Selangor, Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Xavier Jeyakumar sai...
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KUALA SELANGOR, July 22 — The Selangor government suspects sabotage in the diesel pollution of Sungai Selangor that forced the shutdown of four water treatment plants yesterday, leaving more than on...
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The Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry is studying the establishment of a Mineral Development Authority to spur the development and governance of the industry.
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PETALING JAYA - Dr Xavier Jayakumar says the police have found elements of sabotage in the contamination of Sungai Selangor, which has caused major water disruptions in the Klang Valley.
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PETALING JAYA: Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar today said elements of sabotage have been identified in the diesel spill at Sungai Selangor.
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PETALING JAYA: Dr Xavier Jayakumar says the police have found elements of sabotage in the contamination of Sungai Selangor, which has caused major water disruptions in the Klang Valley.
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PETALING JAYA: Consumers who were affected by the recent water cuts may brace for further dry taps as diesel pollution in Sungai Selangor has forced further shut downs of four water treatment plants.
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PUTRAJAYA, July 21 — The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) will open an investigation paper and take action on those who are identified responsible for the odour pollution in the Sungai Sela...
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PUTRAJAYA: The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) will open an investigation paper and take action on those who are identified responsible for the odour pollution in the Sungai Selangor raw wat...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) will open an investigation paper and take action against those responsible for the odour pollution in the Sungai Selangor raw water source.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Civil society groups are pleading to meet Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad before the Cabinet decides to renew the operating licence for Australian rare earths producer Lynas Corp, which is due for renewal in September.
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PORT DICKSON: Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Xavier Jeyakumar revealed today that incidences of odour pollution in treated water is “quite common”.
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PORT DICKSON, July 20 — Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr A. Xavier Jayakumar today said that incidences of odour pollution in treated water sources in Selangor is “quite common”.
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PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan has changed its stand over rare earth mining and is now planning to open more rare earth plants, says Datuk Leong Kim Soon.
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PETALING JAYA, July 19 — The Wildlife and National Parks Department (Perhilitan) has captured one of the two tigers that were spotted strolling casually in a village in Dungun, Terengganu yesterday.
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WITH a mineral reserve of RM732bil, the government is looking to develop the rare earth mining industry.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is looking to develop the rare earth mining industry following the discovery of such minerals in several states including Sarawak.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — The government has identified several areas in peninsular Malaysia and one in Sarawak that are potentially suitable for rare earth mining and development, the Dewan Rakyat wa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): The law on wildlife conservation needs to impose stern penalties on poachers and wildlife trafficking activities to protect the endangered species, according to the Water, Land...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The law on wildlife conservation needs to impose stern penalties on poachers and wildlife trafficking activities to protect the endangered species, according to the Water, Land and Natur...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malayan Tiger, WWF-Malaysia together with Maybank will be hosting Malayan Tiger Run 2019 and Malayan Tiger Pledge with the theme “Roar For Life”. The run is to symbolise a unif...
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Khazanah Nasional Bhd’s divestment of its 40 percent stake in Malaysian Shoaiba Consortium Sdn Bhd will allow it to exit with a healthy profit at a value based on future cash flows of the project.
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FOR hearse driver Muhammad Afiq Safwan Md Kamal, he has no regrets quitting his job as a site supervisor to take up his current job.
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NOT all exotic animals can be bought or kept as pets says Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar.
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KUCHING: Former Deputy Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water Datuk Seri Dr James Dawos Mamit has passed away at his residence in Taman Stutong Indah at around 12.30am last night.
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Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar on Monday said the government has no intention to seek constitutional amendment to give it more say on land rights in an effort to curb d...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The federal government has no intention of seeking a constitutional amendment to give it more say on land rights, Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Xavier Jayakumar said.
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Putrajaya has no intention of amending the Federal Constitution to curb deforestation, says Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Xavier Jayakumar.
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TAIPING: The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) have agreed to assist the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) rangers in carrying out patrols in the jungle.
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The Royal Malaysia Police have agreed to assist Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) rangers in carrying out patrols in the jungle.
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TAIPING, July 6 — The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) have agreed to assist the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) rangers in carrying out patrols in the jungle.
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The ban on all sea sand exports is due to environmental concerns and has nothing to do with land reclamation by Singapore, said Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar on Thursd...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 5): Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar said Malaysia imposed the sea sand export ban after Pakatan Harapan took over the government last May to ensure th...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Singapore said it’s been trying to reduce reliance on sand, as neighbouring Malaysia announced a ban on all exports of sea sand since last year on environmental concerns.
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KUALA LUMPUR - The ban on all sea sand exports is due to environmental concerns and has nothing to do with land reclamation by Singapore, says Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jaya...
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Dr Xavier Jayakumar KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s ban of sea sand exports is for all countries and not just Singapore, said Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar.
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Malaysia’s ban of sea sand exports is for all countries and not just Singapore, said Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar (photo, above).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s ban on sea sand exports is aimed at all countries, not just Singapore, said Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar.