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Sarawak committed to addressing global warming, says CM

KUCHING -- Sarawak is a major player in Malaysia’s commitment to addressing global warming by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. He said 74 per cent or 3,452 MW of the energy produced in Sarawak is from renewable energy generated from the three hydro-electric dams of Batang Ai, Bakun and Murum HEP.

Demand on ecological gift hampers growing among corporates

KL -- Sixty per cent of corporate customers are looking for more ecological gift and hamper options as the growing awareness of environmental responsibility make them more conscious about their impact on the environment. Traditionally, hampers use a considerable amount of packing material, cellophane wrapping and adhesive tape which is harmful to the environment as these are typically discarded without any thought, according to a statement from Gift Hampers SG.

Ironkids event gets Ironman Langkawi 2018 underway

LANGKAWI -- The 2018 Ironman Malaysia kicked off in Langkawi today with an Ironkids community run and aquathlon joined by 300 young‘uns aged between four and 17. Parents roared their support and even ran alongside them as the children took part in 1.5km and 3.5km runs for the two events, as well as 110m and 270m swims, based on category.

Three claim trial to robbing Grab driver

KL -- Three friends claimed trial in the Ampang Sessions Court here today to robbing a GrabCar driver at knifepoint, involving losses of RM2,710 in September. Mohammed Azlan Shah Zamri, 24, Dicky Zulkarnain Eddy Sanjaya, 23 and a 15-year-old teenager made the plea after the charge was read to them before Judge Suzana Hussin. They were charged with robbing Mok Jun Yue, 21, of his bank cards, an iPhone, home access card and identity card by brandishing a knife at him.

Bernama gives contribution to family of late Ahmad Zukiman

KL -- The Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama) today handed over a contribution to the family of Ahmad Zukiman Mohd Zain, the Deputy Editor-in-Chief (International News Service) who died yesterday.