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Iwi rallies to anti-seabed mining cause

Laurel Stowell | Wanganui Chronicle

South Taranaki tribe Ngati Ruanui has spent too long opposing seabed mining offshore from Patea to stop now.

It’s joining with Kiwis Against Seabed Mining (KASM) to support the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) decision to refuse Trans-Tasman Resources’ application to mine offshore in the South Taranaki Bight. 186 more words

Environmental Impact

Fighting graft, Malaysian style

Chua Tong Ka

At one time we had Anti-Corruption Agency (ACA) and we said it was insufficient. So we studied, revamped and upgraded ACA to Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). 537 more words

Anak Sarawak Bangsa Malaysia

GST to generate additional RM3b in first year, Maslan says


The government expects to earn an additional revenue of RM3 billion in the first year the Goods and Services Tax (GST) introduction starting April next year, Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan said. 177 more words

Anak Sarawak Bangsa Malaysia

Negara-Ku to spread wings to East Malaysia, ropes in former Suhakam vice-chair


Undeterred by the strong opposition from Malay and Muslim groups in the peninsula, newly-formed civil society movement Negara-Ku is spreading its wings to East Malaysia. 453 more words

Anak Sarawak Bangsa Malaysia

In Selangor crisis poll, analysts find unjust sacking of UM research chief


The Universiti Malaya’s Centre for Democracy and Elections (UMcedel) survey which showed Pakatan Rakyat (PR) was losing support in Selangor proves its former director did not bring bias to the centre’s research and that his sacking was uncalled for, say analysts. 958 more words

Anak Sarawak Bangsa Malaysia

Chinese would claim racism if punished road bully were one of their own, says former minister

The Malay Mail

The Chinese would have labelled the punishment of road bully Siti Fairrah Ashykin Kamaruddin as “racist” were she of their ethnicity, claimed Tan Sri Zainuddin Maidin. 369 more words

Anak Sarawak Bangsa Malaysia

Going by Selangor ruler’s criteria, Khalid should quit as MB


Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim has to stand down as Menteri Besar of Selangor if he applies the three criteria set by the Sultan of Selangor for administering the country’s richest state to himself. 607 more words

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