Rice allocated to drought-hit provinces Society

Rice allocated to drought-hit provinces

The Prime Minister has asked the Finance Ministry to allocate more than 5,200 tonnes of rice sourced from the national reserve, to five provinces suffering from the severe drought caused by El Nino.
Malaysia closes schools due to heat wave World

Malaysia closes schools due to heat wave

The Malaysian Ministry of Education ordered schools in Perlis state to close until April 1 and in Kedah state on March 31, as those regions are facing an extreme heat wave.
Malaysia: El Nino drags down palm oil output ASEAN

Malaysia: El Nino drags down palm oil output

Palm oil output in Malaysia is estimated to fall by 2 million tonnes in the oil year ending September 2016 due to El Nino, said top industry analyst Dorab Mistry from India-based Godrej International.
Ca Mau announces drought emergency Environment

Ca Mau announces drought emergency

The People’s Committee of the southernmost province of Ca Mau has declared a drought emergency in the locality with level-one risk after more than 49,000 ha of rice were damaged by water shortages.