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Open burning: Malaysia urges ASEAN member countries to take action
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 15): Malaysia urges ASEAN member states to take legal action against companies involved in open burning, causing transboundary haze.
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Open burning: 89 compound notices issued
KUALA LUMPUR: Eighty-nine compound notices were issued and 23 investigation papers opened on individuals and companies involved in open-burning cases since last January until now.
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Open burning: Malaysia urges Asean member countries to take action
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia urges Asean member states to take legal action against companies involved in open burning, causing transboundary haze.
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Open burning: 89 compound notices issued
KUALA LUMPUR: Eighty-nine compound notices were issued and 23 investigation papers opened on individuals and companies involved in open burning cases since last January until now.
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Asean member countries urged to tackle open burning
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 — Malaysia urges Asean member states to take legal action against companies involved in open burning, causing transboundary haze.
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DOE to upgrade logistics facilities in effort to fight haze
KUALA LUMPUR: The Department of Environment (DOE) under the Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry will upgrade its logistics facilities as an integrative measure to figh...
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Deputy minister: DoE gave out 89 fines, launched 23 probes over open burning
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 — The Department of Environment (DoE) issued 89 compounds against individuals and companies for open burning during the recent transboundary haze that choked the region.
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Need to tweak business strategy to remain competitive — Dr Mahathir
PETALING JAYA: There is a need for Malaysian businesses to change their business strategy to remain competitive, including focusing more on research and development (R&D), said Prime Minister Tun Dr M...
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Malaysians must be technology creators, says Dr M
PETALING JAYA: Malaysian businesses must focus more on research and development and change their business mentality and culture to meet the needs of the new industrial revolution, says Prime Minister ...
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Why no allocation to tackle climate change in Budget despite having dedicated ministry? Khairy asks
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 — Umno MP Khairy Jamaluddin has chided Pakatan Harapan (PH) today for not addressing climate change in Budget 2020, despite dedicating a ministry to the global emergency.
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Benefits once viewed as bonuses are now essential to employee retention, such as career progression opportunities, training and development, and a good work-life balance
We live in wild times. Either companies are clinging to white-knuckled to the steering wheel, or they are looking back at yesterday’s inventions with a constant state of whiplash.
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Need to tweak business strategy to remain competitive — Dr Mahathir
PETALING JAYA (Oct 14): There is a need for Malaysian businesses to change their business strategy to remain competitive, including focusing more on research and development (R&D), said Prime Minister...
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Technology, Consumer, and Property clear winners from Budget 2020, says Kenanga...
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 14): Kenanga IB Research said Budget 2020 turned out to be mostly positive for corporate Malaysia.
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2020 Budget allocation to help DOE implement more effective enforcement
MUAR: The allocation received by the Department of Environment (DOE) in the 2020 Budget is expected to assist the agency in carrying out enforcement activities more effectively next year.
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Microsoft Malaysia lauds Budget 2020 to hone local talents for digital era
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 — Microsoft Malaysia sees the education sector as having received the lion’s share of allocations in Budget 2020 at RM64 billion and aimed at developing future-ready local tal...
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Budget 2020: Malaysia gets it (mostly) about the Digital Economy
The Malaysian government clearly gets it that the nation needs to prepare well, and prepare fast, in order to be a winner in the digital economy, that is already upon us.
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Better job opportunities for women
PETALING JAYA: Better employment opportunities for women are in store under the Malaysians@Work initiative.
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Decentralisation serves best by empowering our future generations.
The old adage by renowned British computer scientist, Sir Tony Hoare, and popularised by Donald Knuth comes at an apt time as Singapore forges ahead with its mission to be at the forefront of emerging...
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‘Climate change should not be taken lightly’
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia takes a serious view on climate change, and will adopt measures, starting with more generation of renewable energy, says Tun Dr...
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Story on reindeer herders wins eco film fest award
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian film producer Sean Lin’s film Sleepless, which features the impact of climate change on the lives of indigenous nomadic reindeer herders in...
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Petronas launches flagship solar rooftop solution
PETALING JAYA: Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) has launched its first solar rooftop solution in Malaysia, known as M+ by PETRONAS, a customisable and affordable...
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A closer look at our ecosystem reveals a fragmented and inefficient landscape, where key players are operating in silos, severely limiting the capacity to innovate
Technology is reshaping the business landscape faster than ever.
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Malaysia should export more solar panels, says Mahathir
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia should increase its solar panel export as the country produces good quality solar panels, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Council on Climate Change Action to be set up: Mahathir
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government will establish the National Council of Climate Change Action to address matters concerning this pressing issue.
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Malaysia should export more solar panels, says Dr Mahathir
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 10): Malaysia should increase its solar panel export as the country produces good quality solar panels, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Council on Climate Change Action to be set up — Dr Mahathir
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 10): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government will establish the National Council of Climate Change Action to address matters concerning this pressing issue.
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Council on Climate Change Action to be set up – Dr Mahathir
Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad – Bernama file photo KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government will establish the National Council of Climate Change Action to address matters...
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Tax and the green agenda
OVER the last year, we have seen increased initiatives by the government to reduce carbon emissions by 45% (from the 2005 levels) by 2030, as committed under the 2016...
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US political delegates visit SMG
PETALING JAYA: A group of young American political leaders paid a visit to Star Media Group (SMG).
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Eco expo helps facilitate green tech partnerships
KUALA LUMPUR: In efforts to strengthen the use of green technology in the country,16 Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) were signed at the 10th...
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IGEM2019 to witness signing of 16 MoUs
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 9): The 10th International Greentech and Eco Products Exhibition and Conference Malaysia (IGEM) will see the signing of 16 Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) to strengthen the country...
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IGEM2019 to witness signing of 16 MoUs
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 9 — The 10th International Greentech and Eco Products Exhibition and Conference Malaysia (IGEM) will see the signing of 16 Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) to strengthen the cou...
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MGA welcomes industry's first third-party LNG cargo
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 9): The Malaysian Gas Association (MGA), the nation’s lead advocate for the local gas industry, welcomed the delivery of the first third party liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo, a ...
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IGEM 2019 targets RM2.8b investments — Yeo Bee Yin
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 9): The Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (Mestecc) is targeting investments totalling RM2.8 billion — the highest in the past decade — from...
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These two technology are already shaping 2019 and might develop more into the future
Technology is always changing, but know what’s around the corner and what could revolutionise the next decade can help you take meaningful action.
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Negri govt says will honour pledge to relocate hazardous waste centre
SEREMBAN: The Negri Sembilan Pakatan Harapan government will fulfil the pledge it made in its manifesto before the last general election to relocate the Kualiti...
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Political will, not new laws, needed in dealing with haze
AMID calls to formulate a new law to bring to book culprits behind the acrid haze that has been smothering the region since early this month, many are asking if there is actually a need for more laws ...
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Malaysia to raise transboundary haze issue at ongoing Asean meeting
KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia will raise the issue of transboundary haze at the Asean Ministerial Meeting on Environment which is being held in Cambodia, said its environment minister.
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Malaysia to raise transboundary haze issue at ongoing Asean meeting
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia will raise the issue of transboundary haze at the Asean Ministerial Meeting on Environment which is being held in Cambodia, said its environment mi...
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Transboundary haze issue to be raised at Asean meet
KUALA LUMPUR: The Asean Ministerial Meeting on Environment, which is being held in Cambodia, will raise key issues such as transboundary haze.
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Malaysia to raise transboundary haze issue at the 15th AMME in Cambodia
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 8): Malaysia will raise the issue of transboundary haze at the 15th Asean Ministerial Meeting on the Environment (15th AMME) and related meetings in Cambodia which began yesterday un...
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Govt mulling sinking fund for management of man-made disasters: DPM
CYBERJAYA: The government is considering setting up a sinking fund for the management of man-made disasters, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (pix).
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Gov't mulling sinking fund for management of man-made disasters
The government is considering setting up a sinking fund for the management of man-made disasters, said Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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Malaysia to raise transboundary haze issue at the 15th AMME in Cambodia
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will raise the issue of transboundary haze at the 15th Asean Ministerial Meeting on the Environment (15th AMME) and related meetings in Cambodia which began yesterday until Thur...
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M'sia to raise transboundary haze issue at AMME meet
Malaysia will raise the issue of transboundary haze at the 15th Asean Ministerial Meeting on the Environment (15th AMME) and related meetings in Cambodia which began yesterday and ends Thursday, said ...
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DPM: Govt mulling sinking fund for industries to reduce impact of disasters
PUCHONG (Oct 8): The government is considering the creation of a “sinking fund” to increase industry player's responsibility in managing and restoring disasters in the country, according to a Mala...
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Malaysia to raise transboundary haze issue at the 15th AMME in Cambodia
Yeo Bee Yin – Bernama file photo KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will raise the issue of transboundary haze at the 15th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment (15th AMME) and related meetings in Cambo...
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Malaysia to raise transboundary haze issue at the 15th AMME in Cambodia
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 8 — Malaysia will raise the issue of transboundary haze at the 15th Asean Ministerial Meeting on the Environment (15th AMME) and related meetings in Cambodia which began yesterday...
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Transboundary haze in the agenda at Asean ministerial meeting, says minister
The transboundary haze issue will be among the items on the agenda of the Asean Ministerial Meeting for the Environment in Cambodia.Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister...
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DPM: Govt mulling sinking fund for industries to reduce impact of disasters
PUCHONG, Oct 8 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today said the government may consider implementing a “sinking fund” in order to increase industry player's responsibil...
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Yeo: Transboundary haze in the agenda at Asean ministerial meeting
KUALA LUMPUR: The transboundary haze issue will be among the items on the agenda of the Asean Ministerial Meeting for the Environment this month.
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Govt moves to enhance role of internet centres
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 7): The 871 Internet centres across the country will take on a more significant role with suitable new human capital development programmes in support of the government’s effort to...
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Gov’t moves to enhance role of internet centres
KUALA LUMPUR: The 871 Internet centres across the country will take on a more significant role with suitable new human capital development programmes in support of the government’s effort to drive t...
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Stripe Teams up with PayNet and Launches in Malaysia
Today, Stripe, a global technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the internet, announced its official launch in Malaysia.
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Sarawak to have more STEM labs: Abang Johari
KUCHING (Sept 5): Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education laboratories will be set up in more schools statewide to promote the "fun" side of the stream and encourage more stu...
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Solarvest going big into large-scale government projects
IT is unusual for a Cabinet minister to launch an initial public offering prospectus, especially for an Ace Market-bound company. But, solar photovoltaic system specialist, Solarvest Holdings Bhd, is one of the rare examples.
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Time for oil and gas to back Malaysia’s employment breakthrough strategy — Rebecca Ponton
OCTOBER 4 — When the International Monetary Fund’s Christine Lagarde spoke at the University of Malaya recently, she highlighted the need to improve career opportunities for Malaysian women and th...
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Change negative mindset about TVET
I APPLAUD Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran for emphasising the importance of TVET (technical and vocational education and training) as a viable pathway to employment.From the way he has been go...
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M'sia to send back 89 waste containers to three countries by year-end
Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin said three countries have verbally agreed take 89 containers of waste material back without any cost to Malaysia by the...
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Malaysia to send back 89 waste containers to three countries by year-end
PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Three countries have verbally agreed to take 89 containers of waste material back without any cost to Malaysia, said Energy, Science, Technology, Environme...
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M'sia to send back 89 waste containers to three countries by year-end
PETALING JAYA: Three countries have verbally agreed to take 89 containers of waste material back without any cost to Malaysia, says Energy, Science, Technology...
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Negri wants waste treatment plant relocated
SEREMBAN: The state government wants the country’s only integrated scheduled waste treatment plant located in Bukit Nanas near here to be relocated after it caught...
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TNB in deal with Shell to buy cheaper gas
PETALING JAYA: Tenaga Nasional Bhd’s (TNB) has entered into a deal to source its own supply of gas for its power plants, at lower market price compared with the...
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Waste-filled containers stuck in Malaysian ports
KLANG • A huge number of containers with waste materials are stuck in various ports in Malaysia.
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TNB’s maiden LNG trial cargo to be delivered this month
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 2): Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) said it will be making its maiden delivery of liquefied natural gas (LNG) trial cargo this month.
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TNB secures cheaper gas deal from Shell
KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) venture into the gas supply business is off to a profitable start under a maiden deal with Shell Malaysia.
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Over 200 containers with illegal waste still stuck at Malaysian ports
KLANG, Malaysia - A huge number of containers with waste material is stuck in various ports in Malaysia as they have nowhere to go.
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Open burning: Seven Johan Setia landowners served notices, 13 being investigated
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 2): Seven landowners in Johan Setia had been slapped with Notice 7A of the National Land Code stating that they have broken laws by conducting open burning on their plots, the New St...
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Over 200 containers with illegal waste still stuck at Malaysian ports
KLANG (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A huge number of containers with waste material is stuck in various ports in Malaysia as they have nowhere to go.
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Menara TM architects to design Malaysia Pavilion at Dubai expo
KUALA LUMPUR: The architecture firm behind the iconic Menara Lembaga Tabung Haji and Menara TM in Kuala Lumpur have won the tender to design the highly...
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Over 200 containers with illegal waste still stuck at M’sian ports
KLANG: A huge number of containers with waste material is stuck in various ports in Malaysia as they have nowhere to go.
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Funding agencies to be streamlined, says Yeo
KUALA LUMPUR: Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin said the Cabinet has agreed for funding agencies under her ministry to be more streamlined.
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Govt plans to participate in Expo 2020 Dubai to promote local businesses
KUALA LUMPUR: The objective of participating in Expo 2020 Dubai is to promote Malaysian businesses on the world stage, according to Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister...
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Income tax exemption for investments in venture capital firms to be gazetted by year-end, says minister
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 1 — The RM20 million income tax exemption proposed in Budget 2018 for investments made in venture capital (VC) firms will be gazetted by year-end, Minister of Energy, Science, T...
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EU officials call for technology push to counter US, China
The European Union’s executive branch has warned that Europe is placing its core values and strategic influence at risk due to an over reliance on computer hardware and...
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Malaysia to review greenhouse gas emissions commitment: Mestecc
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will be reviewing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions commitment, pledged under the Paris Agreement (PA) in 2016, said Yeo Bee Yin (pix), the Minister of Energy, Science, Technol...
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Putrajaya to review carbon emission commitments next year
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 1): The government is looking to review its carbon emissions commitments under the 2016 Paris Agreement.
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Malaysia to review greenhouse gas emissions commitment, says minister
PUTRAJAYA, Oct 1 — Malaysia will be reviewing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions commitment, pledged under the Paris Agreement (PA) in 2016, said Yeo Bee Yin, the Minister of Energy, Science, Techno...
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Solarvest to go regional
KUALA LUMPUR: Solarvest Holdings Bhd, which is en route to an ACE Market listing, plans to expand into foreign markets within the next two years.
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Solarvest to raise RM34.6mil from IPO
KUALA LUMPUR: Solar photovoltaic system specialist, Solarvest Holdings Bhd plans to raise RM34.60mil from its initial public offering on the ACE Market of Bursa...
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Malay language needs to regain people’s trust: Maszlee
TANJUNG MALIM: The Malay language has to regain the trust of the people as a language of knowledge in order to remain relevant, in line with the constant introduction of new words in various fields in...
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Malay language needs to regain people's trust - Maszlee
The Malay language has to regain the trust of the people as a language of knowledge in order to remain relevant, in line with the constant introduction of new words in various fields including economi...
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Yeo: Govt won’t pay to return imported waste
GEORGE TOWN: The Federal Government will not bear any cost to send illegal waste-filled containers back to the countries of origin, said Yeo Bee Yin.
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Malay language needs to regain people’s trust, says Maszlee
TANJUNG MALIM: The Malay language has to regain the trust of the people as a language of knowledge to remain relevant, Education Minister Maszlee Malik said.
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Mohd Khairul ready to serve as D-G for PSD
PETALING JAYA: Datuk Mohd Khairul Adib Abd Rahman has been appointed the new Public Service director-general effective Oct 1, following the retirement of Tan Sri...
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Penang rewarded for being pioneer in going green
GEORGE TOWN: The federal government has rewarded Penang for being a leading green state.
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Importers of plastic waste must bear costs, says Yeo
GEORGE TOWN: Malaysia will insist that importers who bring in plastic waste bear the costs of sending the items back to their places of origin.
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Malaysia won’t pay to return imported waste
GEORGE TOWN: The federal government will not bear a single sen to send illegal waste-filled containers back to their countries of origin, said Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Chan...
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Malaysia will not pay to return illegally imported waste, says Yeo
GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): The federal government will not spend a single sen to send illegal waste-filled containers back to the countries of origin, says Energy...
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Malaysia will not pay to return imported waste, says minister
GEORGE TOWN, Sept 28 — The federal government will not bear a single cent to send illegal waste-filled containers back to the countries of origin, said Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and C...
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Mohd Khairul Adib appointed D-G of Public Service Dept effective Oct 1
PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Mohd Khairul Adib Abd Rahman has been appointed as the new Director-General of Public Service Department, effective Oct 1.
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Mohd Khairul Adib appointed Public Service Dept D-G effective Oct 1
PUTRAJAYA, Sept 28 — Datuk Mohd Khairul Adib Abd Rahman has been appointed as the new Director-General of Public Service Department, effective October 1.
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Mohd Khairul appointed new Public Service Department D-G effective Oct 1
PETALING JAYA: Datuk Mohd Khairul Adib Abd Rahman has been appointed as the new Public Service Department (PSD) director-general effective Oct 1, following the retirement of Tan Sri Borhan Dollah.
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Govt worried over dwindling number of STEM students
PUTRAJAYA: The dwindling number of students interested in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is worrying the government...
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More students are shunning STEM, and this trend is now a concern: Mestecc
PUTRAJAYA: The Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry (Mestecc) is concerned over a declining trend in students opting for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematic...
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Govt worried over dwindling number of students interested in STEM
The dwindling number of students interested in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is worrying the government in its aspiration to become a developed nation.According ...
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Sustainable Brands brings annual conference to KL next month
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 27): Sustainable Brands, an annual sustainability conference promoting the adoption of sustainability practices, will be hosting a Malaysian edition here on Oct 8 and 9.
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Ministry: Waning STEM student numbers concerning
PUTRAJAYA, Sept 27 — The Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry (MESTECC) is concerned over a declining trend in students opting for Science, Technology, Engineering an...
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Singapore welcomes Malaysia's efforts on transboundary haze legislation
SINGAPORE (Sept 27): Singapore is pleased that Malaysia is considering of having a legislation akin to the republic’s Transboundary Haze Pollution Act (THPA) which was passed in 2014.
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Singapore welcomes Malaysia’s efforts on Transboundary Haze Legislation
SINGAPORE: Singapore is pleased that Malaysia is considering having a legislation akin to the republic’s Transboundary Haze Pollution Act (THPA), which was passed in 2014.
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