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Fatimah Zainal

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26 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Levy for plastic waste imports

KUALA LANGAT: Malaysia, which is becoming a dumping ground for plastic waste by other countries, will slap a levy on such imports to halt the growing environmental problem.

Spot check: Zuraida visiting an illegal plastic recycling factory in Sungai Rambai in Jenjarom. With her is state exco member Hee Loy Sian.
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25 Sep 2018 | 3:00 PM

Serious pollution as Malaysia processes plastic waste rejected by China - imports and permits to be tightened

KUALA LANGAT: Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin is proposing that a levy be imposed on plastic waste imports in a bid to better manage the problem of plastic pollution from the recycling industry.

Zuraida on her surprise visit to an illegal plastic waste factory here on Tuesday.
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25 Sep 2018 | 2:00 PM

Zuraida makes surprise visit to illegal plastic factories, vows action

KUALA LANGAT: Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin shook up several illegal plastic recycling factories and waste dumping sites here when she went on a surprise visit at these premises and promised to take action.

25 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Beware of fake booze, customers warned

PETALING JAYA: Customers beware! Manufacturers of illegal alcohol are using every trick in the book to peddle counterfeit booze, say traders.

24 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

More and more falling victim

PETALING JAYA: There may have been thousands of stories written about how Macau scammers left their victims penniless.

23 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Make GLCs politics-free, says don

KUALA LUMPUR: The running of government-linked companies (GLCs) must be free from politics if the new Pakatan Harapan government is serious about reforms, says a political economist.

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22 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Bernama should be run by a neutral guy, says Rais

PETALING JAYA: The Pakatan Harapan administration should reconsider the appointment of “politically-savvy” Wan Hamidi Hamid as the next Bernama chief executive officer to avoid public backlash, says Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia member Tan Sri Dr Rais Yatim.

21 Sep 2018 | 3:06 PM

Rais Yatim claims Wan Hamidi as Bernama CEO will 'politicise' the news agency

PETALING JAYA: Tan Sri Rais Yatim is not in favour of Wan Hamidi Hamid, former editor of DAP publication The Rocket, being appointed as Bernama CEO.

19 Sep 2018 | 5:01 PM

Saifuddin: New ambassador to Vatican City nominated, awaiting approval from the Holy See

PUTRAJAYA: A new Malaysian ambassador to the Vatican City has been finalised by Wisma Putra.

19 Sep 2018 | 4:17 PM

Malaysian ambassadors abroad to use BM greetings in their speeches soon, says Foreign Minister

PUTRAJAYA: All ambassadors at Malaysian missions abroad will be soon instructed to use greetings in Bahasa Malaysia in their speeches, said Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.

Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah (seated, 4th from left) and his wife Datin Norlin Shamsul Bahri (3rd from left) with the youths selected for a private cruise lunch with the Foreign Minister.

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