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Malaysia

Solar in Malaysia — challenges, and too much of a good thing?

By Sii Radziah Hamzah SOLAR enthusiasts are jumping on the bandwagon to promote the renewable energy (RE) source, harping that it is freely available and more cost-effective. But is this true? And is too much solar a good thing? Let’s explore...

1,510 new cases, eight deaths reported Saturday

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia recorded a slight drop in positive Covid-19 cases to 1,510 today from 1,854 yesterday, with eight new deaths reported, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. He said this brings the cumulative positive cases to...

Malaysia, Brunei formalise unitisation agreement for two offshore fields

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia, through its national oil company, Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas), today formalised a Unitisation Agreement (UA) with Brunei for the Gumusut-Kakap and Geronggong-Jagus East fields which straddle along the Malaysian-Brunei maritime boundary.  The formalised UA firmly attests to...

1,349 new Covid cases, two deaths nationwide

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 1,349 Covid-19 new cases and two deaths from the viral infection were recorded today, said Health director Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. He said from the number of new cases, 1,342 were local transmissions...

Services sector reform crucial for Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: It is crucial for Malaysia to reform its services sector in order to achieve advanced services and innovations for its future economic growth post Covid-19, said Dr Aaditya Mattoo, chief economist of the East Asia and Pacific...

Coldplay adopts Interceptor 005 to clean Malaysia’s river

KUALA LUMPUR: British band Coldplay has yet to perform in Malaysia but it is about to treat the country to something even greater — by sponsoring a watercraft that removes plastic trash from our rivers. The band has long been...

Any vaccine shortage temporary, unlikely to impact global vaccination strategy

By Voon Miaw Ping KUALA LUMPUR: The move by the European Union (EU) to restrict export of Covid-19 vaccine due to the spectre of a deadly third wave infection and India's move to suspend vaccine export as infections soar across...

US customs directs all ports to seize disposable gloves produced by Top Glove

KUALA LUMPUR: The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has directed personnel at all US ports of entry to begin seizing disposable gloves produced in Malaysia by Top Glove Corporation Bhd. The CBP Office of Trade, in consultation with the...

New cases below 2,000 for the past 2 weeks, two deaths

KUALA LUMPUR: The number of new daily Covid-19 cases in Malaysia has stayed below 2,000 for 14 consecutive days, with 1,576 cases reported today, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. He said the latest infections reported over...

Daily cases under 2,000, recovery rate exceeds 95 pct

BY MELATI MOHD ARIFF This is a round-up of Covid-19 related matters in Malaysia and globally from March 13 up to noon today. In Malaysia, case numbers have exceeded 328,000. Although four-digit new Covid-19 cases are still being reported daily in...
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BAM yet to decide on proposed new scoring system

KUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) is yet to take a stand on the proposed new scoring...
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