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July 11, 2018 4:05 PM Now, only one licence required for oil & gas exploration, prospecting and mining in Sarawak

PETALING JAYA: The Sarawak State Assembly has passed the Oil Mining (Amendment) Bill 2018 which requires only one licence for exploration, prospecting and mining of oil and gas, a move which Sarawak feels will encourage more investments into the state. According to the Hansard of that day’s sitting, Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah 5

June 24, 2018 2:14 AM Premonition of tragedy? Drowning victim had entrusted pet hamster to sibling

JOHOR BARU: Nine-year-old Mohammad Affiq Afnan Abdur Razzaq (pix), one of the two drowning victims at the old mining pond in Taman Suria here today, might have had a premonition of the tragic incident because he had entrusted the care of his pet to his younger sibling before their swimming trip. His foster father Shamsuddin Abdullah, 47, said Mohammad 6

June 24, 2018 1:18 AM Girl drowns, boy missing in swimming tragedy

JOHOR BARU: A swimming outing by seven friends at an old mining pond in Taman Suria here today turned into tragedy when one of them drowned and another is missing. The victims in the 5pm incident were identified as Norfifi Alisha Natalia Afidan Shah, 12, and Mohammad Affiq Afnan Abdul Razzaq, nine. They had gone swimming at the pond with Norfifi's brother 6

June 22, 2018 1:20 PM Federal Court's decision does not impair Petronas to pursue legal actions

KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Court's decision in dismissing an application from Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) for leave to commence a legal challenge against the Sarawak government, does not in any way impair the national oil company's ability to further pursue its legal actions, with the intent to seek clarity on its rights and position under the Petroleum 4

June 11, 2018 4:07 AM IPI up 4.6% in April 2018

PETALING JAYA: The Industrial Production Index (IPI) increased by 4.6% in April 2018 as compared with the same month of the previous year, supported by the increase in all indices manufacturing (5.3%), mining (1.8%) and electricity (5.8%), according to the Statistics Department. The manufacturing sector output rose by 5.3% in April 2018 after recording 8

May 25, 2018 4:58 AM Labour productivity grew 3.0% in Q1

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s labour productivity grew 3.0% in the first quarter of 2018 to RM80,440, after registering 3.8% growth (RM85,281) in the fourth quarter of 2017 (Q4 2017). During the first three months of the year, Malaysia’s gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 5.4% (Q4 2017: 5.9%) while employment grew 2.3% (Q4 2017: 2.0%). The mining and quarrying 9

May 22, 2018 2:49 PM Indian police kill 12 in protest over copper plant

NEW DELHI: Indian police on Tuesday killed 12 demonstrators after opening fire on thousands of people demanding the closure of a copper factory due to pollution concerns, a police officer said. Protesters rampaged for hours in the southern state of Tamil Nadu calling for the closure of the plant owned by British-based mining giant Vedanta Resources 13

May 16, 2018 1:47 PM O&G players must abide by state laws: Sarawak CM

KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg says with effect from July 1, oil and gas (O&G) industry players must abide by state laws such as the Oil Mining Ordinance (OMO) 1958 and Gas Distribution Ordinance (GDO) 2016. He said the state will continue to cooperate with the federal government and Petronas to ensure the Malaysian 11

April 11, 2018 5:04 AM Malaysia IPI rises 3% in Feb on better manufacturing output

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia's industrial production index (IPI) increased 3% year-on-year (yoy) in February 2018, supported by the positive growth in the manufacturing and electricity segments, according to the Department of Statistics. The manufacturing sector output grew 4.7% in February 2018 after registering a 6.9% growth in January. The main sub-sectors 13

April 1, 2018 1:51 AM Is Sutan Puasa the founder of Kuala Lumpur?

KUALA LUMPUR: Is a Mandailing merchant, Sutan Puasa, the founder of Kuala Lumpur? The statement made by Prof Emeritus Tan Sri Dr Khoo Kay Kim in several intellectual discourse last year that "the founder of Kuala Lumpur was Sutan Puasa, from Mandailing", had raised questions among the public since Malaysian history has stated that Yap Ah Loy, the third 10