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A response on Lynas

A response on Lynas

I’m writing in response to Gan Pei Ling’s article What’s wrong with a rare earth plant, here? Factual inaccuracies on both sides of the Lynas rare earth plant controversy have given rise to a third constituency — environmentalists who believe in the possibility of a technological fix to the problem. I take Gan’s recent piece [...]

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Committee on A (H1N1) meeting on Thursday

KUALA LUMPUR, 16 June 2009: Due to the urgency of the matter, the Inter-Ministry Influenza Committee will hold its first meeting on the Influenza A (H1N1) pandemic on Thursday, instead of Friday. The committee, chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, would discuss various issues and precautions pertaining to the influenza, said Health [...]

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M’sia pushing WHO to adopt exit screening

PUTRAJAYA, 15 May 2009: Malaysia is pushing for the World Health Organisation (WHO) to adopt a requirement for affected countries to implement exit screening to stop the spread of the new Influenza A disease, following concerns that a second wave of the H1N1 disease can be more deadly. Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai [...]

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