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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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RM160mil hotel worth only RM80mil three years later, Isa hearing told
KUALA LUMPUR: A 2017 valuation of Merdeka Palace Hotel and Suites in Kuching, bought by Felda Investment Corporation Sdn Bhd (FIC) at RM160mil three years earlier, found that the property was worth just half the price that the Felda investment arm had...
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Hotel bought at RM160mil valued at just RM80mil three years later, says witness at Isa Samad trial
KUALA LUMPUR: A 2017 reassessment of Merdeka Palace Hotel and Suites in Kuching, bought by Felda Investment Corporation Sdn Bhd (FIC) at RM160mil in...
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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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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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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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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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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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Nurseries in peninsula to get 20% TNB discount
PUTRAJAYA: Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) will be giving a 20% discount in the electricity bill of nurseries registered with the Welfare Department (JKM), said Deputy Women, Family and Community Developmen...
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Nurseries in peninsular Malaysia to get 20% TNB discount
PUTRAJAYA (Sept 26): Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) will be giving a 20 percent discount in the electricity bill of nurseries registered with the Welfare Department (JKM), said Deputy Women, Family and Com...
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Malaysia's environment minister ignores calls to resign
SERI ISKANDAR • Malaysia's environment minister Yeo Bee Yin has brushed aside calls for her to resign over a supposed conflict of interest in handling the transboundary haze issue.
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Yeo: Govt drawing up cross-border pollution law
The Energy, Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment Ministry is drawing up a new law that will hold Malaysians causing pollution overseas accountable, says Yeo Bee Yin.The Minister said th...
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Coffee Break: Help us help you put out the flames, Indonesia
Throughout our country’s modern history, a number of memorable years stand out for us Malaysians, some for good reasons, some not.
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Malaysia to take haze woes to Asean
KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia will appeal to Asean to push for a "more effective mechanism" at the regional level to combat the haze resulting from Indonesia's forest fires nearly every year.
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Dr M: Malaysia's long-term plan to tackle haze needs support of neighbours
PUTRAJAYA (Sept 16): Malaysia’s long-term planning to address the yearly transboundary haze needs the cooperation of neighbouring countries, including Indonesia, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir ...
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Malaysia’s long-term plan to tackle haze needs support of neighbours: Mahathir
PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia’s long-term planning to address the yearly transboundary haze needs the cooperation of neighbouring countries, including Indonesia, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (p...
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Hazy shade of the heatwave
IT’S now decades into this rinse and repeat story, and miraculously, little has changed.
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Row between ministers draws mixed reactions
KUALA LUMPUR/JAKARTA • The diplomatic row between the environment ministers of Malaysia and Indonesia has elicited mixed reactions from netizens of both countries as to who is at fault for the hazy ...
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Malaysian PM Mahathir to contact Indonesian President Joko over transboundary haze
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad will write a letter to Indonesian President Joko Widodo about the ongoing transboundary haze, as air quality continues to worsen in his country.
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Whose fault is it? Netizens take sides as Malaysian and Indonesian environment ministers bicker over haze
KUALA LUMPUR - The diplomatic row between the environment ministers of Malaysia and Indonesia has elicited mixed reactions from netizens of both countries as to who is at fault for current hazy condit...
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Dr M to write to Jokowi as row over haze flares
KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Mahathir Mohamad is writing to Indonesia’s leader to raise his concern about cross-border haze, as a row over smoke from forest fires simmers.
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'The facts speak for themselves': Malaysia minister Yeo Bee Yin slams Indonesia's denial of haze
PETALING JAYA - Malaysian Energy, Science, Technology, Environment, and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin says that data clearly shows that Indonesia is responsible for the haze in the country.
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Haze blankets much of Malaysia
Visibility worsened in Malaysia's capital yesterday, with Kuala Lumpur's iconic towers shrouded by haze.
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Yeo Bee Yin’s defamation suit against Jamal most likely to be settled amicably
KUALA LUMPUR: The defamation suit filed by Energy, Green Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin against Sungai Besar Umno division chief Datuk Seri Jamal Md Yunos in ...
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Yeo’s defamation suit against Jamal most likely to be settled amicably
KUALA LUMPUR: The defamation suit filed by Energy, Green Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin (pix) against Sungai Besar Umno division chief Datuk Seri Jamal Md Yun...
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Yeo Bee Yin's defamation suit against Jamal most likely to be settled amicably
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 11): The defamation suit filed by Energy, Green Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin against Sungai Besar Umno division chief Datuk Seri Jamal Md...
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Malaysia ready to help Indonesia put out fires, says minister
KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia is ready to help Indonesia put out its raging fires in Kalimantan and Sumatra in order to ease the severe haze in the region, said Energy, Science, Technology, Environment an...
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To ease haze, Malaysia ready to give Indonesia a helping hand to put out forest fires
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia is all ready to help Indonesia put out its raging fires in Kalimantan and Sumatra in order to ease the severe haze in the region, said Energy, Scie...
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Lau: There should be established criteria in appointment of community leaders
(From 4th left) Lau, Siaw, Yeo, Stanley (fourth right) jointly cutting the mooncake.
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Putrajaya probing early warning system that did not activate during Johor pollution: Report
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian government is reviewing an RM846 million (US$205 million) environment quality early warning system that failed to activate during a series of pollution incidents in Johor t...
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SEDA in midst of completing e-bidding for biogas, small hydro power
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) Malaysia is in the midst of completing the second biogas e-bidding exercise and inaugural e-bidding for small hydro power system...
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KL to close illegal factories, enhance air quality checks
KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's environment minister yesterday said joint enforcement operations will be carried out to shut down illegal factories in Pasir Gudang, where hundreds of schools were temporar...
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Joint operations next month to shut illegal factories in Pasir Gudang over toxic fumes
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's environment minister said on Thursday (July 4) joint enforcement operations will be carried out to shut down illegal factories in Pasir Gudang, w...
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Minister Yeo vows legal action after husband falsely linked to Pasir Gudang pollution
KUALA LUMPUR, July 2— Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Yeo Bee Yin has vowed today to sue those behind a social media post accusing her husband’s involvement...
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Malaysia will not allow new chemical plants to be built in Pasir Gudang, says minister
JOHOR BAHRU: The Malaysian government will not approve any more applications for the construction of new chemical plants in Pasir Gudang to ensure a more sustainable development in the area, said Min...
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Authorities check air quality at 85 Pasir Gudang schools, cause of pollution still unknown
JOHOR BAHRU: Authorities are monitoring the air quality at 85 schools in Pasir Gudang on Monday (Jul 1) to try and find out what caused students to fall ill a day earlier, hours after schools reop...
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Pasir Gudang air quality is 'good', action taken against 38 factories: Johor state government
PASIR GUDANG, Johor: The Johor state government said on Thursday (Jun 27) that air quality in Pasir Gudang is good, adding that enforcement actions have been taken against 38 industrial premises for...
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Western Australia rejects Lynas waste, says meeting up to Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR, June 5 — The Western Australian (WA) state government has refused to take back 450,000 tonnes of radioactive waste stockpiled at Lynas Corp’s rare earths processing plant in Kuantan,...
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D'Nonce's new largest shareholder Tan moves to halt company's EGM on June 12
KUALA LUMPUR (June 4): Penang-based D'Nonce Technology Bhd's new, single largest shareholder is now seeking to halt the hard disk drive contract manufacturer from holding an extraordinary general meet...
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Frankly Speaking: Lynas needs a final solution
Last Thursday, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad shocked many when he indicated that the government was likely to renew the operating licence for Lynas Corp’s rare earth plant in Gebeng, Pahang...
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Malaysia cracks down on plastic waste
Malaysia is cracking down on plastic waste by going after the wallets of those who illegally import the polluting garbage and imposing higher penalties on importers, Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin h...
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Too early to tell financial impact from bill overcharging issue — TNB CEO
KUALA LUMPUR (May 31): It is too early to tell if the issue of overcharged bills would have any financial impact on Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB), said chief executive officer Amir Hamzah Azizan.
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265 containers of plastic waste found abandoned in Penang
BUTTERWORTH, Penang: Two hundred and sixty-five containers of plastic waste brought into Penang have been left abandoned at the North Butterworth Container Terminal since January this year, the Pen...
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Yeo Bee Yin takes out the "trash" | KiniFlash - 28 May
Over 120 containers at Port Klang were inspected in a joint operation by variousagencies, revealing that at least 60 of them were filled with garbage.Thisafternoon Energy, Science, Technology, Environ...
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Bangladesh sent unwanted plastic waste to Malaysia: Environment Minister Yeo
KLANG (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Plastic waste from Bangladesh has been found to be shipped into Malaysia, as a container of waste was among nine opened and displayed to the media at Westport on T...
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Climate Governance Initiative launches Malaysian chapter, first in Asia
KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): The Malaysian chapter of the Climate Governance Initiative (CGI), a project hosted by the World Economic Forum, has been launched, marking the first country in Asia to do so.
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Yeo: At least 24 months for Climate Change Act to be tabled if necessary
PUTRAJAYA, May 16 — Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Yeo Bee Yin today said that the ministry would need two years before a Climate Change Act is tabled in Par...
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Climate Governance Initiative launches Malaysian chapter, first in Asia
KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): The Malaysian chapter of the Climate Governance Initiative (CGI), a project hosted by the World Economic Forum, has been launched, marking the first country in Asia to do so.
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Public can lodge complaints with Energy Commission (ST) on smart meter issues
MUAR (May 13): The public can lodge reports with the Energy Commission if the customer service division of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) fails to manage complaints on smart meter issues.
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Public can lodge complaints about TNB’s smart metre issues with energy commission
MUAR: The public can lodge reports with the Energy Commission if the customer service division of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) fails to manage complaints on smart metre issues.
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Minister: Public can lodge complaints with Energy Commission on smart meter issues
MUAR, May 2 — The public can lodge reports with the Energy Commission if the customer service division of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) fails to manage complaints on smart meter issues.
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Jamal asked for stay of today's hearing on Yeo's defamation suit
KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): Sungai Besar Umno division chief Datuk Seri Jamal Md Yunos has applied for a stay of the hearing of a defamation suit filed against him by Minister of Energy, Science, Technology...
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Malaysian politicians and 'their dangerous radioactivity'? — GJ Parsons
APRIL 30 — With the ongoing discussion in Malaysia regarding the Lynas plant, there needs to be clarification of the levels of radioactivity that are being discussed and what they mean.
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Malaysia minister says plastic waste is being smuggled into country
KLANG (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Plastic waste is being smuggled into Malaysia using shipping containers by being falsely declared as another type of import that do not require a permit, says the ...
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Maid’s haunted house claims drive employer up the wall
JOHOR BAHRU: An Indonesian domestic maid refused to continue working for her employer here only after four days because she “saw shadows and apparitions,” reported The Star.
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Cleaning up toxic river Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang to cost S$2.16 million
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Removing pollutants from the 1.5km stretch of Sungai Kim Kim where chemicals were illegally dumped earlier this month will cost approximately RM6.5 million ...
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Pasir Gudang's Sungai Kim Kim now clean, safe: Environment minister
PASIR GUDANG: The polluted river at Pasir Gudang, which resulted in thousands of people falling ill, is now clean and safe, said Malaysia's Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Cli...
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Cleanup of Pasir Gudang completed, says KL minister
PASIR GUDANG • Malaysian officials yesterday said they have completed the cleanup of toxic chemicals in the polluted stretch of a river in Johor's Pasir Gudang that had caused thousands of people, i...
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Johor toxic chemical dumping: 6 things you need to know
KUALA LUMPUR - The illegal dumping of toxic waste into Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang, Johor, has sickened 506 people and forced the closure of all 111 schools in the area.
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Malaysian minister Yeo Bee Yin ties the knot with scion of palm oil and property empire
PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin has tied the knot with the scion of a palm oil and property empire.
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Founder of WTW passes away at 92 years old
PETALING JAYA (March 8): Real estate veteran Colin Harold Williams, who founded the WTW real estate valuation and consultancy companies in Malaysia, passed away at the age of 92 on March 5.
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Founder of WTW passes away at 92 years old
PETALING JAYA (March 8): Real estate veteran Colin Harold Williams (pictured), who founded the WTW real estate valuation and consultancy companies in Malaysia, passed away at the age of 92 on March 5.
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Malaysian minister to marry property developer
KUALA LUMPUR • The stage is set for one of Malaysia's biggest weddings of the year.
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Malaysian minister Yeo Bee Yin to tie the knot on March 29
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The stage is set for one of the biggest weddings of the year.
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Updates on crackdown against illegal plastic recycling next week, says minister
Energy, Science, Technology, Environment, and Climate Change MinisterYeo Bee Yin said she would provide an update on the issue of illegal plastic recycling factories next week.
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M’sians among drivers lured by online ads to smuggle ciggies into S’pore
SINGAPORE: Twenty-five drivers including Malaysians lured by online advertisements to smuggle duty-unpaid cigarettes into Singapore were arrested in 2018, according to Singapore Custom today.
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M’sians among drivers lured by online ads to smuggle ciggies into S’pore
Twenty-five drivers including Malaysians lured by online advertisements to smuggle duty-unpaid cigarettes into Singapore were arrested in 2018, according to Singapore Customs today.
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Malaysian minister laughs off speculation about wedding
PETALING JAYA • Speculation is swirling about Malaysian minister Yeo Bee Yin after the Sin Chew Daily reported that she will be marrying Mr Lee Yeow Seng, a scion of a prominent property development...
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Malaysian minister Yeo Bee Yin tying the knot?
PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Is Yeo Bee Yin getting married?
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Batu Pahat sets the pace on low carbon cities: Yeo
BATU PAHAT: Local authorities in the country are expected to follow the efforts of the Batu Pahat Municipal Council (MPBP) in its quest to be a low carbon city (LCC). Minister of Energy, Science, Tec...
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Illegal factories : Land owners risk losing lands
KLANG (Jan 24): Landowners in Selangor who allow their lands to be used as sites for illegal plastic recycling factories now risk having their lands confiscated.
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Govt in bid to recover RM3.5 billion for Sabah’s incomplete pipeline project
KOTA KINABALU: Putrajaya is currently trying to recover the money it has already paid to the company contracted to build the Trans-Sabah Gas Pipeline (TSGP) project.
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100 illegal plastic waste recycling plants to be closed down soon — Yeo
KLANG (Jan 18): A total of 100 illegal plastic waste recycling plants across the country will be shut down within the first three months of the year, Minister of Energy, Technology, Science, Climate C...
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100 illegal plastic waste recycling plants to be closed down soon — Yeo
KLANG (Jan 17): A total of 100 illegal plastic waste recycling plants across the country will be shut down within the first three months of the year, Minister of Energy, Technology, Science, Climate C...
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D’Nonce names Tengku Badli as new chairman, appoints two directors
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 11): D’Nonce Technology Bhd has named Tengku Ahmad Badli Shah Raja Hussin as its independent non-executive chairman, replacing Ang See Ming who resigned yesterday.
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Syed Saddiq wants more women in PPBM leadership role
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 29 — Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) Armada youth chief Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman today questioned the main party on why it has not included more young women into the party's ...
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