Sim Leoi Leoi

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13 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Durian plantation developer under investigation

PETALING JAYA: The state Department of Environment (DOE) is investigating a developer who cleared a vast piece of land beside a water catchment area in Hulu Sempam near Raub.

23 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Jungle’s goodness gone – and it’s legal

EXCLUSIVE: BUKIT FRASER: The big boom in demand for durians from China is proving to be a thorny issue with many residents here and in Raub.

18 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

M’sia to do away with single-use plastics

KUALA LUMPUR: There will be no more drinking straws and plastic carrier bags by 2030 under an ambitious plan that will see local councils imposing a “pollution charge” and a “no straw by default” policy.

Going green: Yeo (second from right) looking at biodegradable products on display at the Convention Centre.
17 Oct 2018 | 1:26 PM

Yeo Bee Yin: All states to charge for plastic bags by 2021

KUALA LUMPUR: The federal government wants all states to begin imposing a pollution charge on plastic bags used in hypermarkets, chain stores and restaurants within three years from 2019.

3 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Panel set up to resolve environmental issues in Camerons

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: A joint action committee has been set up between the Federal and Pahang governments to resolve the various environmental issues affecting the popular tourist spot.

2 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

All acclimatised to the challenge

She may be the youngest female minister but the Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister is not taking it easy with her wide-ranging portfolio.

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26 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

DOSH: Workers at risk of heat stress

PETALING JAYA: Many employers and workers in Malaysia remain relatively unaware of how dangerous working under the sun is despite some places having seen temperatures up to 37°C last week.

20 Aug 2018 | 2:23 PM

Gobind: Certain provisions in Communication and Multimedia Act to be amended

KUALA LUMPUR: Certain provisions under the Communications and Multimedia Act are in the process of being amended.

16 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

More cities and towns ‘frying’

PETALING JAYA: Eighteen towns and cities nationwide are on heatwave alert due to soaring temperatures.

22 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Not just another day at the House

Drama and tantrums were the rule of the Opening Act at last week’s Dewan sitting but with weeks of excitement ahead, they may just not be the most striking scene yet.

Praying for calm?: MPs reciting the doa during the opening of the 14th Parliament.