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Day: November 23, 2023

Richest 1% account for more carbon emissions than poorest 66%, report says

‘Polluter elite’ are plundering the planet to point of destruction, says Oxfam after comprehensive study of climate inequality The richest 1% of humanity is responsible for more carbon emissions than the poorest 66%, with dire consequences for vulnerable communities and global efforts to tackle the climate emergency, a report says. The most comprehensive study of global climate inequality...
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Lawyers: Government can go ahead with the GEG Bill

Despite the Attorney General’s view that the Generational Endgame (GEG) provision in the Control of Smoking Products for Public Health Bill 2023 is unconstitutional, the government can still go ahead with the Bill, say lawyers. They say the government is not bound to follow Attorney General Datuk Ahmad Terrirudin Mohd Salleh’s view, which sees the age-based prohibition as unconstitutional as...
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Rising trend of animal abuse

The alarming trend of animal abuse in the country is of great concern and needs urgent action to stop it. According to Penang Veterinary Services Department chief Dr Saira Banu, cases of cat and dog abuse are on the rise in Penang. Abuse may take many different forms such as beating, scalding, suffocating, bestiality, poisoning, shooting, bashing, starving mutilation, and animal...
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