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Lynas to voluntarily implement recommendations

KUANTAN, Dec 5 (Bernama) -- Lynas Corp Ltd (Lynas) said today it would voluntarily implement recommendations made by the Review Committee on its Malaysia operation in Gebeng. 

Lynas Chief Executive Officer, Amanda Lacaze, said in a statement today, that this includes the recommendation to be prepared to export Water Leached Purification Residue (WLP) from Malaysia if the permanent disposal facility (PDF) location is not identified or approved. 

Lynas also noted the recommendation to determine the location and build the PDF for WLP, including identifying sites for its construction, before the renewal of the next licence on Sept 2, 2019.

Lacaze also referred to the recommendations to prepare and build safe storage sites for Neutralization Underflow Residue (NUF), and prepare an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) regarding NUF. 

Other recommendations being noted by Lynas are the continuance of studies into the recycling of NUF, groundwater monitoring and studies on the Sungai Balok aquatic ecosystem, and devising more effective communication strategies to provide accurate and up-do-date facts to public and non-governmental organisations (NGOs). 

Commenting further on the PDF issue, Lacaze said that the potential construction of the facility has always been part of Lynas’s planning and is provided for in its financial statements and by way of the PDF bond in excess of US$34 million (US$1 = RM4.15) that is held by the Malaysian regulator.....

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Kelantan declares Dec 9 public holiday in bid to boost rally attendance

KOTA BHARU, Dec 5 (Bernama) --- The Kelantan government has declared a state holiday on Dec 9 (Sunday) in  bid to boost attendance for the thanksgiving rally  in the federal capital on Dec 8 over Malaysia’s   rejection of  the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD).


Drug dealers now luring primary school kids in state - AADK Kelantan Director

KOTA BHARU, Dec 4 (Bernama) – Primary schoolchildren  have become the latest target of drug dealers in the state, said Kelantan National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) director Rohayu Ahmad.


Media must reject false news - Tengku Abdullah

KUANTAN, Dec 4 (Bernama) -- The media has an important role in communicating important and accurate news to the public, said the Regent of Pahang, Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah.


Three suspects detained to assist in alleged banana theft, murder of man

KUALA TERENGGANU, Dec 4 (Bernama) -- Three suspects have been detained following the death of a 42-year-old man who was alleged to have stolen bananas at Kampung Tebakang, Bukit Payung, in Marang, yesterday.


Abdul Hadi denies any conflict between him and Terengganu MB

KUALA TERENGGANU, Dec 4 (Bernama) -- PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang has denied claims that there is rift between him and Menteri Besar Dr Ahmad Shamsuri Mokhtar resulting in two factions in Terengganu PAS, as viraled on social media.


Elly gets a new leg from EXIM Bank

By Nazirah Ripin

TEMERLOH, Dec 4 (Bernama) – Thanks to a contribution of two prosthetic legs (one spare) by Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Bhd (EXIM Bank), two-year-old Elly has a new lease on life.


KAFA still waiting for Yusri to accept head coach offer

KOTA BHARU, Dec 3 (Bernama) -- The Kelantan Football Association (KAFA) are still waiting for Yusri Che Lah to confirm whether he wants to continue as head coach for next season’s Malaysia League (M-League).


Beware of poisonous creatures during monsoon - JBPM

TUMPAT, Dec 2 (Bernama) – The Kelantan Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) has advised the public to be cautious over the presence of venomous creatures, especially snakes which might have moved into their homes during the monsoon season.


Zuraida Md Noor appointed as assemblywoman, first in Terengganu history

It was stipulated in the state constitution that if there was no elected women or non-Muslim representatives, the assembly could appoint up to four people.


Heavy rain forecast for Terengganu, Pahang

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 28 (Bernama) – A heavy downpour has been forecast for Terengganu and Pahang from Nov 30 to Dec 2.


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Sarawak set to be first to use hydrogen fuel-powered buses in Malaysia


Cops seeking remand extension for suspects involved in Sungai Kim Kim pollution


Selangor Assemblywomen don headscarves in solidarity


All schools in Pasir Gudang to re-open on March 31


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