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4 broad themes in 2021 Budget [NSTTV]

KUALA LUMPUR: Education, employment, social protection and social mobility will be featured prominently in the 2021 Budget and these aspects will be...

Unit logistik AirAsia bantu petani jual produk

KUALA LUMPUR: Unit logistik AirAsia, Teleport, bekerjasama dengan Lembaga Pemasaran Pertanian Persekutuan (FAMA) untuk membantu petani tempatan menjual produk segar dan beku...

Five reasons why SMEs should look to Intra-Asia

Asia has long been a world leader in closer regional integration – exploring remarkable and ever adapting networks in trade, investment and...

Budget 2021 to focus on approach of recalibrating policies, initiatives – Azmin

KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 -- The 2021 Budget, which is scheduled to be tabled in Parliament on Nov 6, will focus on an...

Malaysia faces distinct challenges towards achieving WKB 2030 — Redzuan

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia faces distinct challenges going forward in its march towards the Share Prosperity Vision (WKB) 2030, which among others, constitute enhancing...

Universiti penyelidikan ‘enjin’ pertumbuhan ekonomi negara

Jika masyarakat luar kampus diminta menamakan lima universiti penyelidikan di negara ini, besar kemungkinan tidak ramai dapat melakukannya. Pada...

BIOMEDICAL

Assessing COVID-19’s Impact on the Biotech Industry

If you own a share of stock, you own a part of a company. The companies that constitute the biotech industry can...

USM-Yale University study finds ketum effective as painkiller

GEORGE TOWN, July 6 -- A study conducted by a group of scientists through collaboration between Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and Yale University, USA has found...

Harvard biomedical engineering professor to launch nasal spray that could reduce COVID-19 transmission risk

A new product developed by Harvard Professor of the Practice of Biomedical Engineering David A. Edwards is set to launch this fall,...

COVID-19: WHO kaji penemuan virus tersebar melalui udara

GENEVA: Pertubuhan Kesihatan Sedunia (WHO) pada Selasa mengatakan bahawa ia akan mengkaji bukti baharu mengenai penularan COVID-19 melalui udara, susulan sekumpulan saintis...

Sustainable biomedical device promising for regenerative medicine, say researchers

Researchers have developed a sustainable biomedical device, consisting of by-products from the food industry, for use in regenerative medicine.

AGBIOTECH

Grow your own food now, will you?

THANKS to the Movement Control Order (MCO), more Malaysians have taken up gardening as their new hobbies. For some...

Dua kementerian bekerjasama lahirkan agroprenuer muda

PUTRAJAYA: Kementerian Pembangunan Usahawan dan Koperasi (MEDAC) dan Kementerian Pertanian dan Industri Makanan akan bekerjasama untuk melahirkan usahawan berkaitan pertanian (agroprenuer) dalam...

Malaysian Pepper Board set to spice things up

KUALA LUMPUR, July 8-- Spices, ranging from pepper to nutmeg, were key to the expansion of world trade a few centuries ago....

Long-term strategy needed for food security, self-sufficiency

THE country is in need of a long-term food security strategy that includes funding for research and development (R&D) in related sectors...

Are insects and microalgae the broiler feed of the future?

The Germany study, carried out by researchers from the University of Gottingen, found that meat quality of chickens fed with certain insects or microalgae...

BIOINDUSTRIAL

Up to 96% of oil palm estates in Malaysia MSPO-certified

ABOUT 96% of the country’s 4.06 million hectares (ha) of oil palm land have obtained the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification...

WRAP & WWF – No Time to Lose on Food Waste in EU

A new report by WWF and WRAP, Halving food loss and waste in the EU by 2030: the major steps needed to accelerate progress (available  (available HERE)...

UK energy crops firm helps Moldova to boost energy security

Moldova is using UK green technology to upgrade 19 heat-only boiler plants that will run on home-grown Miscanthus biomass fuel.

Viable alternative already exists to fossil fuels and they need to be supported

Biofuels represent 89% of all renewable energy sources in transport and its role in the decarbonisation of the transport sector in the...

Exxon’s Big Bet On Algae Biofuels Is Crumbling

In the late 2000s, Big Oil led by Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE: RDS.A), BP Plc. (NYSE: BP), ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM),and Chevron (NYSE: CVX) hyped algae biofuel as the fuel of the future,...