RM6.8b investment made from BioNexus firms

Malaysia’s bio-based industry recorded an approved investment worth RM6.81 billion from 283 certified local biotechnology companies. Science, Technology and Innovation (Mosti) Minister Datuk Seri Wilfred...

Budget 2018: Full speech

The Budget 2018 speech by Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, Prime Minister and Finance Minister: Prospering an Inclusive Economy, Balancing Between Worldly and Hereafter, For...

USDA Announces $9.6 Million in Available Funding to Grow the Bioeconomy

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced $9.6 million in available funding for projects to support...

PetChem approves US$442m investment for new plant in Pengerang

Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd (PetChem) has approved a final investment decision for an Isononanol plant within the Pengerang Integrated Complex in Pengerang, Johor, for...

Celgene in Asia-Pacific collab with Antengene, Tigermed as clinical support

Celgene is licensing rights to develop its TORC1/2 inhibitor CC-223 in East and Southeast Asia to Antengene, and CRO Tigermed will help the latter...

Taiwan draws foreign biotech IPOs

A Singaporean biotechnology company working on experimental cancer drugs is listing in Taiwan, potentially opening the door for more foreign peers to go public...

Utilise Science-Communication Campaigns As “Vaccines” To Help Fight COVID-19 “Infodemic”

COVID-19 discovery was quickly followed by accusations and finger-pointing between the United States and China, further clouding the mystery behind COVID-19 origins...

Nafas’ sole distribution of paddy seeds to ensure quality, ceiling price

The appointment of the National Farmers Organisation (Nafas) as the sole wholesaler for the Certified Paddy Seeds Incentive (Insentif Benih Padi Sah...

Analysis: Why you should say yes to the vaccine

KUALA LUMPUR: Now that the first batch of Covid-19 vaccines has arrived in Malaysia and the first group of people are receiving their...

All is not well with environmental governance

PRIME Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin's expressed wish to review the Environmental Quality Act, enacted in 1974, is refreshing to hear.

WHAT CROP IS RIGHT FOR YOUR FARM?

Choosing the right crops to grow in your farm is a back-and-forth dance between two elements. Principally the 2 dance partners are...

Going Paperless: Is less paper the holy grail of automation and...

Reading the news on our cellphones has been one of the major habit changes due to COVID-19. My friends, who once could...

MOSTI begins vaccine tracing project using Blockchain

KUALA LUMPUR, (March 2): The Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry (MOSTI) and MIMOS Bhd, with the assistance of the Health Ministry, have...

Invest Energy to pump RM2.2bil in renewable energy

KUALA LUMPUR:  Invest Energy Sdn Bhd, a company in the renewal and clean energy sector, plans to invest RM2.2 billion over the...

Siap sedia raih manfaat, tangkis risiko teknologi 5G

Kehadiran teknologi jaringan tanpa wayar Generasi Kelima (5G) berpotensi besar mewujudkan industri baharu membawa manfaat besar kepada ekonomi negara. Dijangkakan, ia akan...

What does it take to supply COVID-19 vaccines across the globe?...

As COVID-19 gained steam worldwide last spring, little was known about the disease and the havoc it would wreak on the world....

EIA: Biodiesel production at 1.817 billion gallons in 2020

U.S. biodiesel production reached 159 million gallons in December 2020, up from 151 million gallons the previous month and up from 133...

Subang Jaya residents collect waste for compost piles to grow community...

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 26 ― Businesswoman Samantha Lai's family has been composting kitchen waste since she was young. Late...

Program imunisasi pulih keyakinan perniagaan, pertumbuhan ekonomi

KUALA LUMPUR: Program Imunisasi COVID-19 Kebangsaan dapat membantu memulihkan keyakinan perniagaan, seterusnya memacu pertumbuhan ekonomi negara, kata Menteri di Jabatan Perdana Menteri...

Waste-to-Energy (WtE) Market Report shows the future growth of the market

The global demand for waste-to-energy (WtE) market is expected to witness high surge in demand as governments across the globe invest in...

Exploring the use of probiotics in shrimp farms

The increasingly sophisticated administration of probiotics is having a major impact on the sustainability of shrimp aquaculture, and there are further advances...

First batch of Astrazeneca vaccine expected to arrive in second quarter...

The first batch delivery of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine to Malaysia is expected to arrive in the second quarter of this year, the...

MIDA: Projek berintensifkan modal kuasai landskap pembuatan pada 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, 2 Mac -- Projek berintensifkan modal yang melibatkan teknologi canggih dan tenaga kerja mahir menguasai landskap pembuatan pada tahun lepas, kata...

FDA authorizes J&J’s single-dose COVID-19 vaccine

Americans will start receiving Johnson & Johnson‘s COVID-19 vaccine within the next 24 to 48 hours, J&J CEO Alex Gorsky told NBC’s Today this morning.

Snapshot of Australian Agriculture 2021 report shows production growth

The Australian Government released its Snapshot of Australian Agriculture report, outlining the current state of Australian agriculture. It covers eight key aspects...

Bio-based active recovery footwear for body and planet

Kane Footwear, a new name in active recovery footwear, has launched a new, bio-based molded, EVA foam slip-on, which the company is...