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Technology, innovation top priority for M’sian businesses in next five yars – HSBC

KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 -- In order to remain resilient, Malaysian businesses have shared that technology and innovation play a key role in this changed...

Recruiting Impact Investing to Grow the Bioeconomy

Impact investing is an exciting and rapidly growing industry powered by investors who are determined to generate social and environmental impact as well as...

Revenue from local product sales expected rise 30pct this year

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is targeting a 30 per cent increase in revenue from sales of local products under the Buy Malaysian...

ASEAN, China, Japan, S Korea to strengthen cooperation on combating COVID-19, prompting recovery

HANOI, July 21 -- The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), China, Japan and South Korea (ASEAN+3) have agreed to promote effective...

3 main economic sectors showing sign of recovery, says Mustapa

KUCHING: The country's three main economic sectors, namely manufacturing, construction and agriculture that have been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, have...

Pejuang pertanian moden

BIARPUN lahir daripada keluarga DiRaja Perlis, itu tidak menjadi halangan kepada beliau berbakti kepada bidang pertanian yang menjadi minatnya sejak kecil.

Many measures being taken to revive the agriculture sector

THE state of global food security hinges on the highly vulnerable nature of the food supply chain ecosystem. At the heart of...

BIOMEDICAL

Bioalpha inks partnership agreement with Chinese firms

KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 -- Bioalpha Holdings Bhd’s wholly-owned subsidiary Bioalpha (HK) Ltd has entered into a partnership agreement (PA) with two Chinese companies to...

Malaysia approves new early breast cancer drug

A NEW breast cancer drug NERLYNX® (neratinib) shown to significantly reduce the risk of cancer recurrence is now approved for use by the...

Malaysia set to have first biosimilar production facility in 2024

PUTRAJAYA, July 17 -- Malaysia is set to have its first commercial biosimilar production facility in 2024 through a joint venture involving government-backed impact investment...

GSK hands CureVac $294M to form mRNA infectious disease pact

GlaxoSmithKline has handed CureVac £234 million ($294 million) to collaborate on the use of mRNA to prevent and treat infectious diseases. The deal, which...

The future is diversity

Across the pharma industry and throughout healthcare, the totems of difference and parity provide genuine opportunities for tangible change. Improved outcomes,...

AGBIOTECH

MAFI helps in making Malaysia a leading entrepreneurial country

KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 -- The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry (MAFI) is taking the effort and initiative to achieve the goal of making Malaysia...

Jaguh ayam kampung organik

SEAWAL jam 6 pagi, dia sudah ke reban ayam miliknya berhampiran kediaman di Wakaf Bharu, Tumpat, Kelantan. Pada usia...

A new alternative to antibiotics in aquaculture

Called the AQUA Consortium, the new group includes renowned experts in aquaculture health plus scientists at Harper Adams University (HAU). They will be targeting...

Pan Borneo Project, tuna industry among topics raised at today’s Parliament sitting

KUALA LUMPUR, July 23  -- Issues on the Pan Borneo Highway Project, tuna industry and issuance of film production licence are among topics...

Sasar usaha 1,000 hektar tanaman kenaf

KIRA-kira 1,000 hektar tanah terbiar di Terengganu akan diusahakan projek tanaman kenaf akhir tahun ini. Menteri Perusahaan Perladangan dan...

BIOINDUSTRIAL

Palm oil industry may see full recovery in 4Q20, if pandemic manageable: CPOPC

KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 -- Palm oil industry may see a full recovery in the fourth quarter of this year if COVID-19 pandemic...

L’Oreal Plastic Packaging Strategy

L’Oreal aims to cut out non-recycled plastic packaging by 2030 and bring in greener products like solid shampoo bars under its flagship...

Ethanol industry evolving in COVID-19 world – from biofuel to hand sanitizer, adapting is...

Being flexible and adapting to a shifting environment is not just about Darwinism, but about survival in a changing world quickly. Just...

New collaboration to drive forward Australian biofuels industry

The Clean Energy Council and Bioenergy Australia have announced that a memorandum of understanding between the two organisations has been signed.The aim...

Rapeseed oil remains primary feedstock for German biodiesel

The 2020 rapeseed harvest will likely once more be lower than average, but this is not due to shrinking demand, according to...