PETALING JAYA: A suspect, who is the subject of Malaysia’s first Interpol’s Red Notice for wildlife crime, was the “money man” behind a consignment of over 1,000 Indian star tortoises worth RM600,000 seized by Perhilitan in July 2016.
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s connection to a multimillion-dollar trafficking network of endangered freshwater turtles and tortoises has been uncovered by a wildlife investigation group.
Why are there still debates about climate change? Why are we not actually already doing something concrete about the most pressing problem the world is facing, wonders Big Smile, No Teeth columnist Jason Godfrey.
Our focus is wrong, the big stuff is getting overlooked as we head inexorably towards climate chaos, says Human Writes columnist, Mangai Balasegaram.
PLANNING approval for a proposed housing project at Bukit Lagong, Gombak, was given to Selangor State Development Corporation (PKNS) even before the proposal to degazette the forest reserve.
COFFEE shop and eatery operators have proposed for designated smoking areas within their business premises instead of a complete smoking ban at all open-air outlets.
A WHOPPING 50,000 giant freshwater prawn fry were released into four selected spots along Prai river on the Penang mainland.
EXISTING buildings in Penang will soon be given incentives to be “retrofitted” as green buildings by 2022, Penang Housing Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo said.
MORE than 58 schools in Perlis collected over 37 tonnes (37,000kg) of recyclable materials in the first Perlis Recycling Campaign 2018.
PETALING JAYA: The Lynas rare earth refinery in Gebeng, Kuantan, will be allowed to continue operating provided it removes and disposes its processing by-products from the country, particularly the controversial water leach purification residue.