The science, technology and environment ministry has said that burning can only be carried out during the hottest part of the day, and must be supervised at all times. It has also specified that

The number of bush and forest fires in Malaysia has reduced drastically. The government has made serious efforts to combat the problem. "In the last two months, the fire department has responded to

About two

a list of hazardous wastes that had been compiled in a bid to prevent their export to third world countries is likely to be revised and drawn up afresh. Nearly 100 countries would revise the list

The swirl of rumour, assertion and denials which has long surrounded Malaysia's Bakun Dam continues despite Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammed's late-1997 announcement of the project's indefinite

The Panjim bench of the Mumbai High Court has given several directions to the state government of Goa to control malaria in the state. The bench comprising of Justice R M Lodha and Justice R K

A US-based Malaysian scientist says the country's tropical forests have many medicinal plants that may be a main source of income for Malaysia. According to Robert K Lee, a professor at the

The government has declared a state of emergency in Sarawak situated on the Island of Borneo, due to the hazardous level of smog that has enveloped the nation. The smog throughout the country has

a number of international organisations are working towards beefing up food security by creating awareness among consumers. "All future agricultural research, policies and trade opportunities must

environmentalists and Sarawak residents recently suffered a setback in the legal battle over the Bakun hydroelectric dam project when Malaysia's appeals court recently overruled a High Court