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Lafarge’s encroachment into eco-sensitive areas causes alarm

5 March 2015

PETALING JAYA: Quarrying at Perak’s Gunung Kanthan by cement giant Lafarge Malaysia has alarmed green groups, who say work has encro­ached close to “sensitive” areas.

Ready to rumble: The Metro Adventure Club team (from left) Christina Low, Jarod Lim, Vincent Tan and Niklas Albakri.

Heed the call of the wild

5 March 2015

IT WOULD be difficult to overstate the natural attractions of Malaysia.

Dry spell will not affect food supplies says minister

4 March 2015

PUTRAJAYA: The current dry spell is not that serious and will not affect food supplies, said Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

Supply of treated water in Negri and Johor under threat

4 March 2015

PETALING JAYA: Water levels at the Gemencheh Dam in Negri Sembi­lan and several rivers in Johor have dipped, threatening the supply of treated water to several areas.

Prime Minister briefed on station’s progress during visit to construction site

4 March 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak visited the construction site of the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) Mass Rapid Transport (MRT) station to inspect the progress of the most modern public transport hub in the country, which is scheduled for completion in July 2017.

Established in 1981, the Altamont Pass wind farm in central California is about to get a Google-funded make-over. Photo: TNS

Google turns to renewable energy to power its data centres

4 March 2015

Google buys Altamont wind energy to run Googleplex.

Big plans for Ampang Jaya

3 March 2015

Newly-appointed Ampang Jaya Municipal Council (MPAJ) president Abdul Hamid Hussain wants to make the area a better place for residents.

CM: Cut off illegal export route

3 March 2015

MIRI: Huge quantities of illegally harvested logs, worth millions of ringgit, are believed to be smuggled out regularly from illegal logging camps in the state.

Prioritise: Johary Anuar urges supervisors in charge of street cleaning and garbage collection to drive up standards of performance.

Council supervisors told to ensure high standards of service and hygiene

3 March 2015

Supervisors in charge of street cleaning and garbage collection in all local authorities will be held responsible to ensure high service standards by contractors.

Teamwork can keep forest fires at bay, says department

2 March 2015

KUALA SELANGOR: There must be interagency and community-based partnerships to fight forest fires, especially at peatland forest reserves. says Selangor Forestry Department director Dr Puat Dahalan.

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