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Never mind the rise in electricity tariffs, toll rates, and satellite television subscriptions, many Malaysians are grumbling every time they go to the market and stores because of the soaring prices of fruit and vegetables. http://youtu.be/yFFiPufKBHA (Thanks to blog visitor Radhi...
Concerned about expensive vegetables? Why not do something about it... Blog reader Anthony Louis comments from afar: Hello Malaysians, I live in Germany. You guys will be surprised how many people grow their own veges in their homes and then share...
Here's something that an analyst sent to me. The Sarawak Land Consolidation and Rehabilitation Authority (Salcra) is a government statutory body charged with developing native customary rights (NCR) land in a bid to improve the lot of rural communities...
Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi has launched the Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER) masterplan. The masterplan was designed by Sime Darby although the project will be implemented by a regional coordinating authority. But Sime Darby is not a disinterested party. It...
Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Ahmad Maslan revealed that Felda’s cash reserves had dwindled from RM4.1 billion in 2004 to RM1.4 billion last year. Photo credit: Utusan/Felda.net [googlemaps https://maps.google.com.my/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=jalan+stonor&sll=3.1553,101.718314&sspn=0.009491,0.01929&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Jalan+Stonor,+Kuala+Lumpur,+Federal+Territory+of+Kuala+Lumpur&ll=3.155342,101.718292&spn=0.032138,0.04283&z=14&iwloc=A&output=embed&w=500&h=375] The agreement to buy Menara Felda at the Platinum Park Site,...
Blog reader Sam Gopal has this to say: Anil, You have been advocating strongly for a STRONG and WORLD CLASS public transport system. At this very time you are asking the Government to lower petrol prices. Lowering petrol prices will only...
Another township coming up. How about also allocating space for organic vegetable farms and orchards? With food prices soaring and the not impossible prospect of global food shortages, we need to be self-sufficient in food. Does Penang have...
Crude palm oil prices are falling amidst growing concern about the state of the global economy - and this may have electoral significance in Malaysia. http://www.palmoilhq.com/widget/widget.phpCrude palm oil price requires Javascript enabled It has reached new lows for 2011. You...
Just spotted this Wired news report on an experiment with genetically modified mosquitoes - and the company "envisions releasing the insects in Malaysia on a large scale in three years". Gulp! Engineered Mosquitoes Could Wipe Out Dengue Fever ...
Genetically modified salmon could be next on your menu. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is soon going to decide whether to approve GM salmon as food. See the story on Natural News here. (We have already seen...

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