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Research on fish monitoring gets award

A RESEARCH paper done by Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman’s (UTAR) Faculty of Information and Communication Technology academic Assoc Prof Dr Lau Phooi...

Looking into making coffee

KUCHING: Sarawak is looking into the potential of coffee to be developed as a major product, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar...

CCM Duopharma soon to be known as Duopharma Biotech

KUALA LUMPUR: CCM Duopharma Biotech Bhd has obtained shareholders' approval to rename itself Duopharma Biotech Bhd. It said in...

Bioeconomy Corporation moves towards MOA

Malaysian Bioeconomy Development Corporation (Bioeconomy Corp) is now under the purview of the Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry (MOA), effective 2nd...

Bio organic farming the way to go – Junz

KUNDASANG: Responding to Minister of Agriculture and Food Industry Datuk Junz Wong’s call to “Go Green, Go Organic”, Department of Agriculture Ranau...

Tax on plastics could reduce usage

Malaysia could introduce plastic tax as one of the ways that could expedite the phasing out of single-use plastics by 2030. Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and...

M’sia to do away with single-use plastics

KUALA LUMPUR: There will be no more drinking straws and plastic carrier bags by 2030 under an ambitious plan that will see local councils...

BIOMEDICAL

CCM Duopharma aims to boost biosimilars’ contribution to revenue

SHAH ALAM: Pharmaceutical company CCM Duopharma Biotech Bhd (CCMD) is targeting to raise revenue contribution from its biosimilar products to beyond 25%...

You Can Run, but Your DNA Can’t Hide

Television writers portray DNA evidence as a slam dunk, sealing the fate of many a villain in a fast-paced game of cat and mouse....

As Novartis Exits, Who Will Make New Antibiotics?

Health officials have been sending a strong, collaborative message regarding the severity of the threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The World Health Organization (WHO)...

Malaysia: A-BIO backs USD5.1m strategic investment in Ain Medicare

A-BIO Sdn Bhd has entered into a strategic collaboration through an RM20 million ($5.1 million) investment in Ain Medicare Sdn Bhd that will see it...

Indian healthcare market to hit $372 billion by 2022

NEW DELHI: India's healthcare market may see threefold jump in value terms to USD 372 billion by 2022, driven by growing incidence of lifestyle...

AGBIOTECH

Sufficient food supply during dry spell: Fama

SEREMBAN: The Federal Agriculture Marketing Board (Fama) has ensured there are sufficient food stocks in place to meet the needs of consumers...

Research on fish monitoring gets award

A RESEARCH paper done by Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman’s (UTAR) Faculty of Information and Communication Technology academic Assoc Prof Dr Lau Phooi...

Agribusiness is the problem, not the solution

KUALA LUMPUR: For two centuries, all too many discussions about hunger and resource scarcity has been haunted by the ghost of Parson...

Protect our native fishes and river ecosystem

INVASIVE fish species are a major threat to our marine and inland waters and they undermine essential biodiversity. Species...

Penang govt and centre to help fishermen start oyster farming

PENANG is keen on tapping potentials in oyster farming to further boost the aquaculture industry, says state Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Committee...

BIOINDUSTRIAL

Looking for biodegradable alternatives

THE government is encouraging eco-friendly products to substitute single-use plastics as part of its efforts to move towards a more sustainable environment.

Global palm oil prices set to rise on Indonesia’s biodiesel mandate

PUTRAJAYA: Global palm oil prices are set to arise from at an average of RM2,200 per tonne as we implement and enforce B20 mandate...

New partnership using Artificial Intelligence to quicken the pace of bio-economy development

LanzaTech the New Zealand based industry leaders who promote a "carbon smart" circular economy are teaming up with DNA pioneers, TeselaGen, to extend its...

Leading green revolution in plastic production

Children love trying new things, but without the proper guidance, they may not realise their full potential or passions. Here are some tips on...

Rural & Scientific Communities contribute to Growth of Bio-Based Innovations

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bio-Agropreneur Programme and Bioeconomy Innovation Awards (BIA) during the second day of BioMalaysia & Asia Pacific Bioeconomy...