Sim Leoi Leoi

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18 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Returning to his roots

As a former farmer, the Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister promises to get his hands dirty on the ground to boost production in the local agricultural sector.

Exclusive interview with Salahuddin Ayub.
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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.