Global goal to end poverty by 2030 unlikely to be met
Eco Business, 20 September 2018
According to the World Bank, about 480 million people—some 6 percent of the world—will remain in extreme poverty if no significant shifts in policy are made.
Ban on plastic straws in KL, Putrajaya and Labuan from Jan 1, 2019
The Star, 20 September 2018
Plastic straws will be banned in all the Federal Territories of Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan from Jan 1 next year.
Malaysia sets a new goal of 18% clean energy generation by 2030
Open Gov, 19 September 2018
Citizens can expect a transparent and efficient market structure with more cost reflective tariff proceeding the new reforms that will be put in place that seek to foster technological innovation in RE.
Act now for a sustainable environment
NST, 14 September 2018
THE government has, for quite some time, shone its light on socio-economic issues of the country, and rightly so. However, what is often missing from the spotlight is the environment and sustainability aspect of Malaysia, and this is where I believe the government and youth advocacy in Malaysia can truly help uncover what is hidden.
'Instil gender equality when young' advice
Daily Express, 11 September 2018
Awareness of gender equality must be instilled at a young age while children are still at home, said Professor Dato' Dr Rashidah Shuib speaker at "Gender Inclusiveness and Equality Conference" held in the state capital, recently, she said both genders are equally crucial in promoting economy, sustaining developments, making decision towards building a better nation.