Tag: Environment

Is the Transboundary Haze Pollution Act toothless?

The Transboundary Haze Pollution Act (THPA) which was enacted in September 2014 appears to be just a toothless Act. Continue reading “Is the Transboundary Haze Pollution Act toothless?”

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Transparency for a clearer picture

img_0743 by Kavickumar Muruganathan

Having pumped in billions of dollars into the economies of countries such as Malaysia and Indonesia, the palm oil industry is estimated to be worth about US$88 billion dollars by 2022. An extremely versatile ingredient, palm oil is found in consumer products ranging from chocolates to cosmetics. Continue reading “Transparency for a clearer picture”