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MBPJ wants to keep it affordable

4 July 2015

THE proposed model for revamping facilities in the Kelana Jaya Lake Park will be the least financially taxing option for the Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ).

Firemen on the lookout for fires

3 July 2015

PETALING JAYA: With the current hot and dry weather, authorities are keeping a close eye on fire prone areas nationwide.

Gloomy skies: The view from Karpal Singh Drive in Penang. — LIM BENG TATT / The Star

Haze back in some parts of Malaysia

2 July 2015

PETALING JAYA: The air quality has wor­sened slightly in some places in Malaysia.

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Taking ownership of Kota Damansara ‘community’ forest

1 July 2015

After years of campaigning hard to preserve the Kota Damansara forest in Petaling Jaya, the public benefits are clear to see.

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Last fern standing: Botanic garden rescues disappearing plants

1 July 2015

Botanists save endangered plants by growing them in a garden.


Firm hopes to create more awareness on benefits of solar technology

1 July 2015

ATLANTIC Blue Sdn Bhd, a renewable energy company that markets the Solarvest systems, aims to be a leader by securing at least 20% market share for the installation of solar panels in the northern re-gion.

No comment from DoE about Klang factory pollution

1 July 2015

THE Selangor Department of Environment (DoE) has issued a gag order on environmental investigation officers to stop them from giving comments on the pollution caused by the processing of aluminium dross at a factory in Jalan Haji Abdul Manan 1 in Klang.

Murky drive: The conditions in Klang yesterday at around 7.45am. The poor visibility was brought about by localised pollution and not from fires in neighbouring countries.

Hazy air due to dry spell

1 July 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: The hazy conditions experienced in some areas in the country are due to the ongoing dry spell and lack of strong winds, said the Meteorological Department.

A newly manufactured roll of HappyEarth green-tech oxo-degradable plastic bags that are being bundled up and taken to the bag conversion line to be chopped into its bag shape.

The case for and against plastic

1 July 2015

Local councils in the Klang Valley have taken a leading role in the green initiative by discouraging the use of plastic and polystyrene food packaging.

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Scientists use surfer dudes to understand marine pollution

30 June 2015

A study analyses marine bacteria present in large quantities in the intestines of surfers. The goal is to better understand how antibiotic-resistant bacteria in water affects the human gut and, ultimately, human health.

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