Sunday, April 18, 2021

environmental sustainability

Reduce environmental impact through proper disposal of used cooking oil

Over the years, improper oil disposal, especially cooking oil, has been a major contributor to water pollution. However, recent researches have found that used cooking oil can be used to produce biodiesel, a more eco-friendly source of energy compared...

Helping to reduce carbon emissions by 2000 tonnes

KUCHING: Yayasan Petronas is committed to planting 50,000 trees as part of its environmental conservation Sentuhan Alaminitiative at 14 sites across 11 states to reduce carbon emissions by 2000 tonnes. The initiative aims to improve the environment through biodiversity, conservation...

Baleh HEP ready in 2026

KUCHING: Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) is committed to advancing hydropower and exploring renewable energy resources, driving its ambition of becoming a regional powerhouse while championing sustainability practices. Sarawak Energy group chief executive officer Datuk Sharbini Suhaili said the Covid-19 pandemic...

Report misconduct cases to NREB

BY SITI NURAIN RATANI KUCHING: Society plays an important role in being the “eyes and ears” of the government to help in reporting cases of environmental misconduct to retain environmental sustainability. Natural Resources and Environment Board (NREB) environmental quality controller Justin...

Reduce plastic use

KUCHING: The public are urged to reduce dependence on plastics in their daily lives and opt for more environmentally sustainable materials. A senior officer of the Department of Environment (DOE) Sarawak,  Liew Jiew Fook, said the reduction in plastic use...

Post Covid-19 economic policies

SIBU: The state government is looking into new economic policies to effectively face challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, revealed Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. “For this purpose, I have formed the Sarawak Economic Action Council (SEAC)...

State government cares for environment

MIRI: The state government has been very proactive in caring for the environment and this is reflected in its various policies over the years, said Assistant Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Sebastian Ting Chiew Yew today. "The government has strongly...

Keep environment clean

KUCHING: The cleanliness of the environment including the sea needs to be maintained to ensure Miri’s popular tourism product – diving – remains as one of the main contributors of the state’s economy. When pointing this out, Miri City Council...

Sarawak ups its reforestation

KUCHING: Sarawak will continue to increase efforts in replanting forests in areas that have been explored, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. “We are very proud because over 60 percent of our state’s area is still covered...

New sustainable policies in pipeline

KUCHING: The Ministry of Urban Development and Natural Resources (MUDeNR) will review existing policies, laws, regulations and procedures to ensure that they keep up with current development and needs. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan said the...
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Police nabs three men for housebreaking, theft

MIRI: Police detained three local men to assist in investigations into theft of construction equipment and tools missing from...
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