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Nation 27 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM

Import of plastic waste banned

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has permanently banned the import of plastic scrap, following revelations the country has become a top dumping ground for plastic waste, said Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin.

Nation 17 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM

Govt to ban import of all non-recyclable waste

THE government will ban import of all non-recyclable solid waste, particularly plastic, says Yeo Bee Yin.

Nation 16 Oct 2018 | 5:48 AM

Joint ministerial committee to be set up: M'sia won't be plastic dumping ground

KUALA LUMPUR: The Cabinet has decided to set up a joint ministerial committee to look into ways of dealing with the import of plastic waste in the country.

Nation 03 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sufian’s video racks up 40 million views in six months

SUFIAN Suhaimi’s (pic) Di Matamu music video racked up more than 40 million YouTube views in six months, Harian Metro reported.

Nation 26 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Illegal operators giving us a bad name, says MPMA

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Plastics Manufacturers Association (MPMA) wants the government to go after the illegal operators importing and recycling plastic waste, saying that they are giving the industry a bad name.

Nation 26 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Residents fear the worst with plastic burning

KUALA LANGAT: For years, the stretch of road leading from Kuala Langat to Klang would be covered in smog almost every night due to peat soil fires and open burning by vegetable farmers.

Nation 25 Sep 2018 | 6:00 AM

Zuraida makes surprise visit to illegal plastic factories, vows action

KUALA LANGAT: Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin shook up several illegal plastic recycling factories and waste dumping sites here when she went on a surprise visit at these premises and promised to take action.

Nation 02 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Anti-open burning SOP being drafted

KLANG: A new inter-agency standard operating procedure (SOP) is being drawn up to combat open burning nationwide.

Nation 01 Sep 2018 | 8:03 AM

Yeo: Illegal plastic recycling factories threatening the environment

KLANG: Illegal plastic waste recycling factories are a threat to the environment, says Yeo Bee Yin.

Nation 09 Aug 2018 | 12:00 AM

Stark tales of slums on the mainland

GEORGE TOWN: The tough life in many parts of the mainland came up starkly when Jason H’ng Mooi Lye (PH-Jawi) told the State Assem­bly what his constituents are going through in South Seberang Prai.