Malaysia announces 12th Malaysia Plan (2021-2025)

Incorporating EPR regulations on e-waste, etc.

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Malaysia’s Prime Minister Ismail Sabri on September 27, 2021, announced the latest national five-year plan, the Twelfth Malaysia Plan (hereinafter “the Plan”). The Plan focuses on three main themes: (1) …

METI of Japan Compiles Measures for Homes and Buildings to Achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Publication of “energy conservation measures in homes and buildings for a decarbonized society”

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On August 23, 2021, the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) published a report of “energy conservation measures in housing and buildings for a decarbonized society”.   The main …

MOE of Japan Starts Study on Water Quality Control of PFHxS

The draft policy for the water quality control of PFHxS is presented against the background of the latest developments in the POPs Convention

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On February 26, 2021, the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) deliberated on the revision of the environmental standard values for hexavalent chromium and the position of Perfluorohexane-1-sulphonic acid (PFHxS) in the …