This one has to take the cake: The Sarawak Chief Minister says the building of more hydroelectric dams can reverse rural-urban migration and transform the infrastructure of rural Sarawak.
Often, in our urban planning, we fail to take into account the full economic and environmental costs of policies/projects that promote an excessive dependence on private motor vehicles.
This is the section on the people’s well being. What do you make of it?
Bernama has come up with its own spin on the Economist Intelligence Unit’s report on the Malaysian general election. Compare the two reports below:
If the roof of the stadium in Gong Badak in Terengganu can collapse for a second time, what can we expect if the government goes ahead with its plan to build nuclear power plants?
Keep a sharp eye on this one: the fourth annual Nuclear Power Asia 2013 conference will be held at a hotel in KL on 15-16 January – and among the items in the programme are ‘Opportunities in nuclear new builds in South East Asia’ and how to win over local communities to accept nuclear energy.
Hot on the heels of the highly generous 12-year tax-free status for Lynas Corporation comes another huge ‘GIFT’ – this time for the oil and gas big boys.