Meandering towards disaster


IN Malaysia, it’s never about the paucity of laws. It’s always about the lack of enforcement or reacting when it is too late.

The horrendous pollution of Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang, Johor, which caused toxic fumes to sicken people and force the closure of 111 schools, is a classic example of shoddy enforcement against blatant flouters of environmental laws.

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