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Rahimy Rahim

rahimyr@thestar.com.my

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24 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Global recycling in chaos over China ban

JENJAROM: From grubby packaging engulfing small South-East Asian communities to waste piling up in plants from the United States to Australia, China’s ban on accepting the world’s used plastic has plunged global recycling into turmoil.





Piling up: NGO officials standing near plastic waste at the abandoned factory in Jenjarom in this file picture taken in early March. — AFP
24 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

When trash is cash

KLANG: Anybody who doubts that trash is cash is ignoring the fact that Malaysia’s plastic waste crisis is far from over despite an ongoing crackdown on the illegal processing of this waste.

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24 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Smugglers pay a lot to dump plastic waste

PETALING JAYA: Tonnes of plastic waste from overseas are quickly ferried to secluded areas where the trash is burnt in makeshift illegal factories, and this is big business, claimed pro-green activist Pua Lay Pheng.

22 Apr 2019 | 7:00 PM

Tok Mat: Umno will not contest Sandakan by-election

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno has announced that it will not field any candidate in the Sandakan parliamentary by-election on May 11.

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21 Apr 2019 | 3:10 PM

Loke: Govt committed to continue Johor-Singapore link despite six-month extension


SINGAPORE: The government is committed to continue with the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS Link) project despite asking for a six-month extension from Singapore, says Transport Minister Anthony Loke.

21 Apr 2019 | 1:04 PM

Firefly resumes flights to Seletar after five-month hiatus

SINGAPORE: Malaysian budget carrier Firefly has resumed flights to the Seletar airport here after a five-month break due to an airspace dispute between Malaysia and Singapore.

18 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

PH has bigger battles ahead

PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan leaders have called on their party members to stop looking for scapegoats as a result of three straight by-election losses, but instead close ranks and prepare the coalition for bigger battles ahead.





Moving 
forward: Pakatan 
supporters near the polling 
centre during the Rantau by-election at SJK (T) Rantau, Negri Sembilan. Pakatan leaders have called on their party members to close ranks and prepare the 
coalition for 
bigger battles ahead.
18 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

‘Advancement must include the poor’

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s push towards digital economy, advancement and technologies must benefit all and not lead to inequality, said Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.

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17 Apr 2019 | 7:19 PM

Anwar: Malaysia's push forward in digital economy must benefit all

PETALING JAYA : Malaysia's push to move forward in the digital economy must benefit all, said Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.

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17 Apr 2019 | 6:11 PM

Pakatan presidential council to meet next week to decide on Sandakan candidate

PETALING JAYA: The Pakatan Harapan presidential council will meet next week to decide on the candidate for the upcoming May 11 Sandakan parliamentary by-election.