'Environment conservation should be part of manifestos'
The Borneo Post, 12 April 2018
Three non-governmental organisations (NGOs) from Sarawak namely Sarawak Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SSPCA), Friends of Sarawak Museum (FoSM) and Sarawak Eco-Warriors, have joined 17 other NGOs from Malaysia to call on political parties in the country to place greater emphasis on environment conservation in their manifestos.
World Bank's Doing Business Report 2018: Malaysia best Singapore, UK in electricity reliability
NST, 10 April 2018
According to Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili, the nation is ranked eighth out of 190 countries, besting even Singapore, Japan and the United Kingdom, demonstrating the reliability of the countryís electrical supply.
Environmental Impact Assessment report for KL-Singapore HSR project approved
Malay Mail, 4 April 2018
The Department of Environment (DoE) had on April 2 approved the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (KL-SG HSR), marking another milestone for MyHSR Corporation Sdn Bhd in advancing the project towards obtaining the Railway Scheme approval.
Let's make fashion industry truly sustainable
NST, 4 April 2018
FASHION is meant to be trendy. Itís fast-paced: in one season, out the next. If you want to keep up, you had better update your wardrobe ó that top you bought last summer is already outdated. While things may have been built to last a life-time a generation ago, today they donít even last a year.
Australia to invest RM90.5 million in Asean Smart Cities Network
NST, 18 March 2018
Canberra today announced a A$30 million (RM90.5 million) investment to help develop cities across Southeast Asia in smart and sustainable ways.