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Sarawak logging company to stop operations for causing pollution

BY DESMOND DAVIDSON The Malaysian Insider Nov 12, 2013 One of the two logging companies in dispute with native customary rights (NCR) land owners over log extractions has been ordered by the Sarawak state government to cease operations. The company is alleged to have engaged thugs and gangsters to settle the disputes, but the suspension […]

Impian Sarawak: Return Water Rights

Jawapan Parlimen Mengenai Kuota bagi Industri Solar PV

Some businessmen in the Green technology field have doubts over the PV Solar quota under SEDA. They suggested I ask parliament what are the companies that take up the PV Solar quota. In the written reply from the Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water, he did not list down the companies that took up […]

Allegation of bailout as questions raised over federal aid for Syabas

By Boo Su-Lyn The Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR | Feb 4, 2013 Putrajaya’s extra allocation of RM120 million to Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor (Syabas) proves that the Selangor water crisis is caused by Syabas’ failure to upgrade its infrastructure, the DAP’s Tony Pua said today. Pua, who is the party’s publicity chief, said this showed […]

Selangor calls off Batu Caves condo project

By Clara Chooi The Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR | Jan 24, 2013 Selangor has decided to stop the controversial construction of a luxury 26-storey condominium in Batu Caves due to safety concerns, Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim announced today, heading off a major pre-polls political crisis that has become a sore point with Selangor’s […]

By Jamilah Kamarudin Free Malaysia Today KUALA LUMPUR | Dec 24, 2012 Lembaga Urus Air Selangor (LUAS) yakin bekalan air mentah di Selangor kini 100 peratus mencukupi dan mampu menampung keperluan rakyatnya sehingga tahun 2030. Pengarah LUAS, Md Khairi Selamat berkata, sehingga 20 Disember lalu, kapasiti air bagi Empangan Tasik Subang, Empangan Semenyih, Empangan Langat, […]

Selangor encourages green businesses

  By Edwarx R. Henry The Star KUALA LUMPUR | Dec 18, 2012 THE Selangor government is encouraging foreign and domestic companies in the state to come up with innovative ideas, while pushing for clean production processes. Senior state executive councillor for Invest­ment, Industry & Trade, Teresa Kok said businesses must adapt green ideas that […]

Lynas risks losing licence if it does not remove residue

By Ida Lim The Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR | Dec 13, 2012 Australian miner Lynas may lose its temporary operating licence (TOL) if it fails to remove all residue and by-products from its Kuantan rare earth refinery out of the country, according to the Atomic Energy Licensing Board (AELB). A spokesman from the regulator told […]

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