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TLO poll: Dzulkefly the best minister for 2019, Khalid the worst

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad was voted as the best performing minister in 2019 by The Leaders Online readers. The online poll, which was conducted between Dec 17 till yesterday, showed that 50% of the readers chose Dzulkefly

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Yeo: No electricity tariff surcharge for domestic consumers next year

KUALA LUMPUR: The electricity tariff in Peninsular Malaysia for domestic consumers will be maintained while the surcharge for commercial and industrial users will be reduced effective Jan 1 until June 30, next year. Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change

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Plastic waste: An environmental bane Malaysia is unloading

Plastic pollution is one of the biggest problems facing the world today. Even though plastic has many valuable uses, people tend to become addicted to single-use plastic, which can cause terrible environmental consequences. According to the United Nations, one million

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DAP MP: We failed Malaysians, voters call us ‘kencing’ and ‘pengecut’

KUALA LUMPUR: A DAP lawmaker yesterday hurled brickbats against his own coalition leaders for the embarrassing defeat Pakatan Harapan suffered at the recently concluded Tanjung Piai by-election. In a fiery speech at the Dewan Rakyat, Kepong MP Lim Lip Eng said

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M’sia, S’pore to cooperate in tackling transboundary haze

SINGAPORE: Malaysia and Singapore have agreed to explore cooperation in research and development (R&D) in the area of peatl and fire prevention and mitigation to find innovative solutions to address the haze affecting the region. The agreement was achieved by

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Haze: Air quality in Sri Aman hits hazardous level

KUALA LUMPUR: Air quality in Sri Aman, Sarawak, has breached the hazardous level again this morning with the Air Pollutant Index (API) reading soared to 371 as at 8am, compared to 210 recorded at 5pm yesterday. Sri Aman, located near

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Haze: Schools, higher institutions in Johor to close

KUALA LUMPUR: The worsening haze has forced 129 schools in Tangkak and 89 schools in Muar, as well as institutions of higher learning including matriculation colleges in Johor to close. A total of 40,000 students will be affected by the

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Haze: Do what you must, Yeo tells Indonesia

PUTRAJAYA: Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin urged the Indonesian government to do what it takes to tackle the haze situation affecting the region. This comes after the Indonesian authorities singled out four Malaysian-linked companies

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Indonesia seals off M’sian owned plantation in Riau over haze issue

The Indonesian authorities have sealed a plot of land in Riau, belonging to subsidiary of a Malaysian company, for allegedly being involved in forest fires that has caused haze across the region. According to CNN Indonesia, the Indonesian Environment and

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Fires across Indonesia forests, sparking global warming fears

PEKANBARU: The number of blazes in Indonesia’s rainforests has jumped sharply, satellite data showed today, spreading smog across Southeast Asia and adding to concerns about the impact of increasing wildfire outbreaks worldwide on global warming. Illegal blazes to clear land

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