A revealing documentary on Lynas Corporation’s plan to build a rare earth refinery near Kuantan, followed by a debate between a BN (MIC) MP and a Pakatan (PKR) MP.
The big question – one not answered satisfactorily – is why wasn’t this plant built in Australia? Watch the interviewer’s sceptical glare at 6:04-6:08 when she interviews the Lynas head honcho.
“We didn’t want to stay in Australia because quite frankly, there isn’t the infrastructure in the chemical industry and manufacturing industry in Australia to support this process,” says Nic Curtis.
Oh really, Australia doesn’t have the infrastructure but Kuantan does?
And Malaysian environmental standards may be supposedly “tight” – but can’t say the same about the enforcement, can we.
Below is a clip of a Mother’s Day gathering and candle-light vigil at Teluk Cempedak beach on 8 March attended by a thousand people.