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MAFI komited perkasa sekuriti makanan negara

Serdang, 12 Oktober -- Kementerian Pertanian dan Industri Makanan (MAFI) serta agensinya termasuk Institut Penyelidikan dan Kemajuan Pertanian Malaysia (MARDI) komited memperkasakan penyelidikan berkaitan...

Global investment hub aim remains

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob (pic) is urging corporate Malaysia to find innovative ways to spur investments as the country...

Analysing Malaysia’s Brain Drain Pandemic

In the earlier article (“Transform brain drain into wisdom gain”, September 27, 2021), EMIR Research presented fundamental dynamics behind the brain drain phenomenon. Now...

Mosti to foster more local innovations in the education sector

THE Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation (Mosti) is currently working with various ministries to ensure that the education system is able to face...

Malaysia kini bersedia kembali sebagai hab pelaburan

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia kini bersedia untuk kembali ke landasan sebagai hab pelaburan serantau dan antarabangsa dengan pelaksanaan aktif program vaksinasi dalam menyediakan persekitaran selamat...

WHO advises additional COVID shot for immunocompromised people

GENEVA, Oct 11 (Reuters) - The World Health Organization on Monday recommended that immunocompromised people be given an additional dose of COVID-19 vaccine, due...

Young Agropreneur Programme assists 7,571 entrepreneurs, says MAFI

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 6): The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industries (MAFI) has assisted 7,571 young entrepreneurs in the agriculture and food industry sector...

BIOMEDICAL

Vaksin Covid-19 pertama Malaysia oleh pakar tempatan

KUALA LUMPUR - Vaksin Covid-19 pertama yang dihasilkan Malaysia dibangunkan 100 peratus oleh pakar tempatan. Timbalan Menteri Kesihatan II, Datuk Aaron Ago Dagang berkata, penyelidikan...

Watching our waste

By-products have always been an occupational hazard within the pharmaceutical industry, but the era of climate change has prompted industry-wide soul- searching, philosophical shifts...

NST Leader: Vaccine capitalism

FREE market capitalism's economic model is an obscenely selfish one. In this morally bankrupt capitalist world, the rich — make that the super-rich —...

New WHO group could be ‘the last to find virus origins’

A new taskforce may be the last chance to find the origins of COVID-19, according to WHO. 26 experts have been appointed to join...

Cloaking technology: Helping therapeutic cells evade your immune system

That surveillance does us good when harmful bacteria or viruses enter our body. The immune system releases fighter cells to kill the invaders. But regenerative...

AGBIOTECH

Agrofood sector goals offer much food for thought

PUTRAJAYA: The Agriculture and Food Industry Ministry welcomes the emphasis on food security, as shown in the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP), to increase the capacity of...

Program Beras Wangi 3FR bukti keberkesanan tanaman padi wangi tempatan

KUALA LUMPUR – FGV Holdings Berhad (FGV), syarikat perniagaan agri dan makanan negara bersedia merancakkan pasaran beras wangi tempatan menerusi anak syarikatnya FGV Integrated...

Science seeks ancient plants to save favourite foods

PARIS, Oct 10 — From a bowl of rice to a cup of coffee, experts say the foods we take for granted could become...

MARDI lancar empat produk R&D

SERDANG: Institut Penyelidikan dan Kemajuan Pertanian Malaysia (MARDI) hari ini melancarkan empat produk inovasi hasil penyelidikan dan pembangunan (R&D) saintis  agensi berkenaan yang sedia...

Committee on World Food Security (CFS) kicks off with a call for agri-food systems...

Rome – Agri-food systems transformation is urgently needed to get back on track towards the goal of eradicating hunger and malnutrition, the 49th session of the...

BIOINDUSTRIAL

World must triple clean energy investment by 2030 to curb climate change — IEA

LONDON (Oct 13): Investment in renewable energy needs to triple by the end of the decade if the world hopes to effectively fight climate...

Tax and Malaysia’s carbon neutrality ambition

DURING the recent unveiling of the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP), the government announced an ambitious goal for Malaysia to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. Among...

Access to clean, healthy, and sustainable environment is a human right — Saifuddin

PUTRAJAYA: Access to a safe, clean, healthy, and sustainable environment is a human right that needs to be protected and promoted, Foreign Minister Datuk...

We can’t stabilise the climate without carbon offsets – so how do we make...

Carbon offsetting has been in the news lately after a report raised concerns about the integrity of the federal government’s offsetting scheme, the emissions reduction fund. Offsetting refers to reducing...

A Novel Solution To Plastic Pollution

In the previous article, I outlined the growing global problem of plastic pollution. Global treaties and new technologies that address the manufacture, use, and reuse...