NEWS

September 2019

Penang rewarded for being pioneer in going green

Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Yeo Bee Yin (pix) said RM500,000 will be allocated to the state’s Tech Dome in Komtar to cultivate interest among the young in science and technology. About RM2 million worth of solar panels will be given to one car park operator here and three schools here as well as the Seberang...

August 2019

Sarawak Museum Complex to open by end of next year

KUCHING: The new Sarawak Museum Complex, the largest in Malaysia and second largest in Southeast Asia, was handed over today to the Public Works Department (JKR) and the Sarawak Museums Department. PPES Works (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd, which undertook the design-and-build project, handed over the complex in a ceremony witnessed by Sarawak Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk...

July 2019

Penang in solar power push, to start with Chowrasta Market

GEORGE TOWN, July 24 — Penang is turning to solar energy as part of its green agenda and will install solar panels at public facilities across the state, said exco Jagdeep Singh Deo. The local government, housing development and town and country planning committee chairman said the initiative would both improve the state’s energy efficiency and reduce its power costs. Read...

Proposed Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act approved by cabinet

KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): The draft of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act (EECA) has been presented and approved by the Cabinet about a month ago, according to Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin. “The EECA still has to be presented to parliament and the ministry hopes that it will be tabled by the end...

June 2019

Dear developers, you can build ‘healthy’ buildings

More people are clamouring for good air outside but what about indoors? The air in your home or office could be slowly killing you without you knowing it simply because they could be odourless and invisible. There are many ways one could ensure good indoor air quality and as prevention is better than cure, EdgeProp.my managing director and editor-in-chief Au...