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Kenaf plant industry makes inroads into housing development sector

KOTA BHARU, Oct 13  -- The emergence of the kenaf plant (widely cultivated for its fibre), as the source of an efficient and cost-effective construction material, marks the potentially important contributions of the country's kenaf industry towards the housing development sector. 

According to National Kenaf and Tobacco Board director-general Samsuddin Noor, studies conducted over the past two years have shown that the kenaf pith which is normally discarded, can now be used to construct walls which are structurally stronger than those constructed with blocks of sand and soil.

Additionally, construction of a house with kenaf material would be completed within a far shorter period, and its cost would be lower too, with one unit of a home built under the housing scheme for the underprivileged (PPRT), estimated to cost at about RM 55,000.....

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New name of university will be determined pending Sultan Mizan's consent


KUALA TERENGGANU, Oct 13 -- The name for the university from the proposed merger of Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) and Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA) will only be determined after obtaining the consent of the Sultan of Terengganu, Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin.

 
 

Whiteboard factory destroyed by fire


KUANTAN, Oct 13 -- Fire gutted a whiteboard manufacturing factory in the Jaya Gading industrial area today.

 
 

Ex-inmates appreciate move to expand skills training in prisons


By Kamaliza Kamaruddin

KUALA TERENGGANU, Oct 13  -- The government's 2020 Budget initiative to expand skills training in prisons, in line with national Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) standards, has been well received by former prisoners.

 
 

China-US trade war has not affected Malaysia's trade pacts - Saifuddin


KUANTAN, Oct 13  -- The ongoing trade war between China and the US has not affected Malaysia's trade relationship with either party, says Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.

 
 

Don't make baseless allegations on halal certification - Deputy Minister Fuziah


Those who claimed that officials of the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) lack integrity in the halal certification process should not have made the allegation without evidence, said Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Fuziah Salleh.

 
 

Putrajaya balloon explosion: 4 victims discharged from hospital today


LIPIS, Oct 13  -- Four of six victims in the balloon explosion incident at Dataran Putrajaya yesterday would likely be discharged from Putrajaya Hospital today.

 
 

Budget 2020 'extraordinary', like election budget - Lim


BERA, Oct 13  -- Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has described the 2020 Budget, which he tabled in the Dewan Rakyat on Friday, as extraordinary because it has been praised as an “election budget”.

 
 

Universiti Malaysia Kelantan in partnership to commercialise charcoal-based product


Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK) is collaborating with I Medikel Cosmeceutical (M) Sdn Bhd in developing a  charcoal-based active ingredient variant that can be used in personal care or cosmetic products.

 
 

Budget 2020: To empower diplomats, Wisma Putra


KUANTAN, Oct 12 -- The Foreign Ministry will focus on empowering diplomats via its RM817.7 million allocation under Budget 2020 as announced by Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng yesterday.

 
 

Tok Bali MPF seizes smuggled cigarettes worth RM349,800


PASIR PUTEH, Oct 12 -- The Tok Bali Region Three Marine Police Force (MPF) seized 66 boxes containing 3,300 cartons of white cigarettes, worth RM349,800, in a smuggling attempt at seven nautical miles from Semarak Beach here, yesterday morning.

 
 
 

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Throwing caution to the wind over cockles

 
     

12 packages of Pan Borneo Highway in Sabah to be completed by June 2022

 
     

Port Dickson MP holds Deepavali Open House on Friday

 
     

Shafie aims for Sabah's oil royalty claims to be settled by next year

 
     
 
     
 

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