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Transport plan will ‘unlock’ Penang’s sustainable future

Sustainable development is not environmentalism, contrary to what some believe.

Nearly half of Malaysia still forest, Dr M tells palm oil...

The prime minister says Malaysia has stopped cutting down trees to plant oil palm.

New UN-Habitat chief Maimunah promises to return to Penang

The Kenya-bound executive director of the UN agency will participate at the World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur in her new role next month.

Think tank warns Penang will go dry if Kedah logging not...

South Centre executive director Martin Khor warns that most of Penang’s water supply will disappear with the depletion of the Ulu Muda forest in Kedah.

Selangor announces RM870 million deficit budget for 2018

Menteri Besar Azmin Ali says the state budget totalling RM3.12 billion includes substantial ‘sustainable development’ focus, with expected revenue of RM2.25 billion.

Economist: Malaysia wasted opportunities to develop biodiesel

Jomo Sundaram says research and development efforts to produce palm oil-based biofuel have been lacking, mainly because of inadequate funds.

Penang Hill area plan to be gazetted on Aug 1

New area plan for Penang Hill will ensure sustainable development, says state exco member Jagdeep Singh Deo.