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Letters 27 Jan 2020 | 7:00 AM

Ban these toxic agricultural chemical now

FROM MOHIDEEN ABDUL KADER , President, Consumers Association of Penang (CAP)

World 05 Jul 2019 | 1:51 PM

Sydney's city council reviews use of Bayer's Roundup weed killer amid cancer fears

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Sydney's city council said on Friday it was reviewing its weed management, which included the use of Bayer AG's Roundup, after other councils in Australia began cutting ties with the product amid concerns about possible links to cancer.

Business 14 May 2019 | 12:16 AM

California jury hits Bayer with US$2bil award in Roundup cancer trial

A California jury on Monday awarded more than US$2 billion to a couple who claimed Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their cancer, in the largest U.S. jury verdict to date against the company in litigation over the chemical.

World 28 Mar 2019 | 8:27 AM

U.S. jury says Bayer must pay $80 million to man in Roundup cancer trial

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. jury on Wednesday awarded $80 million (£60.5 million) to a man who claimed his use of Bayer AG's glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup caused his cancer, in the latest legal setback for the company facing thousands of similar lawsuits.

Corporate News 27 Mar 2019 | 11:15 PM

Jury says Bayer must pay US$81mil to man in Roundup cancer trial

SAN FRANCISCO: A U.S. jury on Wednesday awarded $81 million (£61 million) to a man who claimed his use of Bayer AG's glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup caused his cancer, in the latest legal setback for the company facing thousands of similar lawsuits.

World 23 Jan 2019 | 3:21 PM

Toxic substances found in nappies in France - government agency

PARIS (Reuters) - A variety of potentially toxic substances, including glyphosate, has been found in babies' nappies in France, according to a study published on Wednesday by the French environment agency ANSES.

Nation 13 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM

Crushed by falling price of golden crop

With palm oil prices dropping even as costs of living go up, oil palm smallholders in Malaysia are in urgent need of help.

Letters 11 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM

Will Malaysians ever learn?

From DR ZORINA KHALID, Malaysian Nature Society, Negri Sembilan/Melaka Branch.