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Experts: Expect lots of fireworks in run up to by-election

KLANG: The result in the Sungai Kandis by-election may not be very much in doubt, but expect lots of mudslinging from the Barisan Nasional during the two-week campaigning period.

Greenpeace icon & dark warrior Peter Willcox not ready to make nice

Captain Willcox has survived a terrorist attack on the Rainbow Warrior, battles with governments over the environment, and the murder of a friend. But he won't quit as long as Earth is in danger.

Most stores are already cutting food wastage

KUALA LUMPUR: Supermarkets and food stores have already been adopting various approaches to minimise wastage of perishable goods, even before the Government announced plans to introduce a zero-waste policy on food items in aid of the poor.

Sarawak native groups protest against controversial Land Bill

MIRI: Indigenous people from more than 10 social rights bodies held a protest in Bintulu against the passing of the Sarawak Land Code Amendment, which they said would erode their rights over the control of their ancestral land.

Showing their displeasure: More than 500 people from at least 10 social rights bodies protesting in Bintulu against the Sarawak Land Code Amendment passed by the State Assembly.

Johor will go after owners of land used as dumpsite

JOHOR BARU: Johor government will be going after irresponsible landowners who allow their plots to be used as illegal dumpsites.

Woman fatally stabbed and strangled by colleague

SHAH ALAM: An administrative assistant is believed to have been murdered by her male colleague at a vocational college in Telok Datok, Banting, near here.

Hundreds of officials in jail over pollution violations

SHANGHAI: China has jailed hundreds of officials for failing to tackle environmental violations uncovered during inspections last year, the environment ministry said in the latest round of the “war on pollution” led by President Xi Jinping.

World’s first open water sanctuary for beluga whales located in Iceland to open Spring 2019

First-ever open water sanctuary for beluga whales in Iceland hopes to mark the start of the end of whales and dolpins in captivity.

beluga whale sanctuary

Development plans put Sarawak on right track

KUCHING: Sarawak has achieved positive economic growth despite global economic uncertainty, Yang di-Pertua Negeri Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud said.

Shaping youths via leadership camp

PETALING Jaya City Council (MBPJ), through a partnership with the Malaysian Institute of Planners (MIP), is hosting the PJ International Youth Leadership Camp (PJIYLC).

Mohd Azizi (second from left) and Ihsan Zainal (left) during a tree-planting activity.