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We have enough waste of our own

A letter from TAN SRI LEE LAM THYE, Kuala Lumpur.

DoE gets tough on e-waste

EXCLUSIVE: The government wants to make it mandatory for consumers to send certain unwanted electrical and electronic items to places licensed to handle e-waste.The proposed change in the law aims to reduce harm to the environment and public health when such waste is not disposed of properly.

Are the one-stop crisis centres for domestic violence effective?

Our columnist ponders whether the public one-stop crisis centres for women who have suffered from domestic violence are working as well as they should.

Call to arms for electronics giants

ARMED with screwdrivers and a zeal for change, a growing global movement is urging electronics giants to make devices that last longer and are easier to fix to cut the environmental fallout of the tech boom.

War declared on world's growing e-waste crisis

Weighing more than all commercial airliners ever built and worth more than most countries' GDP, electronic waste poses a growing economic and environmental threat, experts said Jan 24, as they launched a global initiative to clean it up.

China’s brightest children are being recruited to develop AI ‘killer bots’

Beijing Institute of Technology recruits 31 ‘patriotic’ youngsters for new AI weapons development programme. Expert in international science policy describes course as ‘extremely powerful and troubling’.

Members of Lynas review committee announced, Fuziah dropped

KUANTAN: The Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry has announced the members of the Lynas Advanced Materials Plant (LAMP) executive review committee.

UCSI University gets UN recognition

PETALING JAYA: UCSI University is the first private university in Malay­sia to be recognised as a Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) by the United Nations University (UNU) – the academic and research arm of the UN.

Tackling air pollution

KUCHING: International organisations and delegates will discuss ideas and solutions to air pollution at the 10th Better Air Quality conference to be held here in November.