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Nation 24 Jun 2014 | 11:52 AM

Malaysia in discussion with Singapore over land reclamation work in Johor

PETALING JAYA: The Federal Government has assured its counterparts in Singapore that it remains committed to international law amid concerns over possible massive land reclamation work in southern Johor.

Nation 24 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM

Dept: Fire cases have doubled in the past week

PETALING JAYA: The number of open burning, forest and peat fire cases around the country has more than doubled in just a week, from 416 to 999 yesterday.

Nation 24 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM

'Reclamation works do not need EIA report'

JOHOR BARU: Reclamation works under the “Forest City” project, that is feared by Singapore to have a possible impact on the island republic, do not require the Envi­ronmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report as the area reclaimed is not more than 20.2ha.

Nation 24 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM

Dry season triggers start of nationwide monitoring plan

PETALING JAYA: The Open Burning Prevention Plan has been activated nationwide for the authorities to monitor air pollution because of the current dry season, said Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri G. Palanivel.

Nation 23 Jun 2014 | 7:46 PM

Altantunya murder: Azilah showed police crime scene and bones

PUTRAJAYA: C/Insp Azilah Hadri, who was acquitted of murdering Mongolian Altantuya Shaariibuu, brought the police to the crime scene at a jungle in Puncak Alam, the Federal Court heard.

AseanPlus News 23 Jun 2014 | 4:38 PM

Army captures killer South Korean conscript

SEOUL: A South Korean military conscript who killed five members of his unit near the border with North Korea was captured Monday after wounding himself following a 24-hour standoff with thousands of troops.

Nation 23 Jun 2014 | 4:04 PM

Reclamation work at Johor Straits only involves 49 acres, no EIA report needed

JOHOR BARU: Reclamation work under the “Forest City” project, that is feared by Singapore to have a possible impact on the island republic, does not require the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report as the area reclaimed is not more than 50 acres.

Environment 23 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM

Lemurs face extinction

The updated Red List describes the primates as one of the most threatened groups of animals on Earth.

Environment 23 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM

Catching the bad guys: WildLeaks gets wildlife crime leads

A new WikiLeaks-style website targeting the kingpins of wildlife crime has attracted serious leads on elephant, tiger, fishery and forest destruction across the globe in its first three months.

Environment 23 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM

Africa's wildlife encircled

Campaigners have managed to keep the Congo national park free from drilling just as protected sites elsewhere are being cravenly redrawn.