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Nation 21 Jul 2019 | 6:20 AM

Civil society groups want to meet Dr M before Lynas' licence is renewed

KUALA LUMPUR: Civil society groups are pleading to meet Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad before the Cabinet decides to renew the operating licence for Australian rare earths producer Lynas Corp, which is due for renewal in September.

Nation 22 Jul 2019 | 8:28 AM

Group protests Mardi's application for test crop of genetically-modified rice

PETALING JAYA: A group of farmers and non-government organisations are objecting to Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute's (Mardi) application to plant the genetically-modified (GM) rice MR219 on a test field.

Nation 24 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Landowner faces more charges

BUKIT MERTAJAM: The landowner of the illegal dumpsite in Bukit Teh, who was fined a paltry RM1,000 for allowing land the size of six football fields to be turned into a dumpsite, has been slapped with two more charges at a Magistrate’s Court here.

Nation 24 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Umno-PAS pact ready to be unveiled

PETALING JAYA: Umno and PAS have agreed on the terms of an electoral pact that is set to be unveiled by the end of next month.

Nation 24 Jul 2019 | 7:15 AM

NGOs urge ban on malathion, want pesticide buffer zones around schools

PETALING JAYA: The Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (Panap) has urged the government to ban malathion and set up pesticide-free buffer zones around schools following the poisoning of students in Port Dickson.

Nation 25 Jul 2019 | 9:26 AM

Financial assistance programme for low-income kidney disease patients

PETALING JAYA: Low-income patients with chronic kidney disease can look forward to get partially or fully-funded Epoetin treatment - an injection for dialysis patients with severe anaemia, through the Red Bean Assistance Programme.

AseanPlus News 28 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Thai rebel suspect could have been suffocated, probe finds

Bangkok: A rebel suspect found unconscious hours after being held in a notorious Thai military camp in the Muslim-majority south could have been suffocated, according to the results of an army-led probe.

Nation 29 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Tables turned on poachers

PUTRAJAYA: Two battalions of the police general operations force (GOF) have been directed to assist the Wildlife and National Parks Department (Perhilitan) in tackling poachers, especially those hunting the endangered Malayan tigers, says Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador.

World 29 Jul 2019 | 3:20 PM

Rights group accuses Bangladesh of torture; government says report baseless

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh's law enforcement agencies have used systematic torture on detainees to stifle dissent, an international human rights group said on Monday in a report that the government dismissed as baseless.

Nation 29 Jul 2019 | 3:49 PM

Autism daycare centre at Pulapol expected to be operational by January next year

KUALA LUMPUR: The mooted autism daycare centre at the Police Training Centre (Pulapol) is expected to be operational by January next year, says Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador.