Monday, October 4, 2021

environment

Highlights of PM Ismail Sabri’s speech when tabling the 12th Malaysia Plan

KUALA LUMPUR: Following are the highlights of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob’s speech when tabling the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP) 2021-2025 in Dewan Rakyat today. *With the objective of ‘A Prosperous, Inclusive, Sustainable Malaysia’, the 12MP focuses on...

NREB to continue leading charge in environment, natural resources conservation

KUCHING: The Natural Resources and Environment Board (NREB) says it will continue to play its role in the protection, management and the conservation of the state’s natural resources and environment. NREB controller Peggy Ronin Edin said environmental issues were now...

Sustainable housing development crucial

KUCHING: Sustainable housing development is needed in the city to provide an environment that is more conducive to good living, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. For that purpose, he said the Ministry of Urban Development and...

Rooftop edible garden needs plastic bottles

KUCHING: The single-use plastic bottle, once hailed has a brilliant container for everyday convenience, has evolved into a global issue with a gargantuan negative impact on the environment. With plastic bottles taking an estimated 450 years to degrade, coupled with...

Enjoying the wonders of nature

Nature’s best is manifested in the green forests where one can enjoy peace and relaxation away from the hassle and bustle of city life. A treasure of extravagance Nature’s best scenery is manifested by the greenery of ulu (remote) hinterland, namely...

Expedition aims to unravel Lundu’s natural treasures

By Nia Natasha Hasenan LUNDU: A scientific expedition is being carried out here to document forest biodiversities and environment, revealed the director of Sarawak Forestry Department, Datuk Hamden Mohammad. "It is to unravel the natural treasures. We hope to use the...

‘Work closely with SMC’

SIBU: Local residents have been urged to work closely with the Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) to keep the environment clean. Pointing out this, SMC chairman Clarence Ting said, "If people keep throwing rubbish with SMC picking it up, it will...

Council chief wants clean, safe environment

SIBU: Everyone is responsible for keeping the environment clean and safe. Sibu Municipal Council chairman Clarence Ting emphasised that people should play their respective roles in making sure that the places where they live and work are kept clean at...

As neighbours build dams, Iraqis watch twin rivers dry up

by Haydar Indhar DIWANIYAH, Iraq: With its neighbours activating new dams, Iraq's historic twin rivers could run dry — unless new infrastructure projects and tense talks with Turkey and Iran bear fruit. Nowhere is the effect on the country more palpable...

Pesticides push insects into global decline

ANKARA: Though they play crucial roles in the environment, insect populations now face a global downturn due to pesticide-dependent industrial farming, according to a new report released Tuesday. Across the planet, 41 per cent of insect species are in decline...
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Inspectors well trained to detect meter tampering

By Nazrinzulaiqa Hasbi KUCHING: Electricity meter inspectors in Sarawak are not just ordinary electricians or technicians; they have been trained...
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