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Day: March 2, 2012

SAM and JARING urge stringent action on Rawa Sorong nets and illegal fishing gear in Malaysian waters

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) and the Malaysian Coastal Fishermen's Welfare and Education Network (JARING) urge the authorities to take stringent action on the illegal use of rawa sorong nets which violates the Fisheries Act 1984. SAM and JARING also object any attempt to license this destructive fishing gear. The use of rawa sorong nets, also known as sodok nets among local fishers is not...
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Radioactive waste dump in Malaysia is a super subsidy for Lynas

In recent days we have heard the authorities giving contradictory signals regarding the disposal of radioactive wastes from Lynas. According to the Health Minister, Lynas would be told to move the radioactive wastes outside of Kuantan or ship them back to Australia. This was the agreement reached by him and the Ministers of International Trade and Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation, and...
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