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    October 24, 2016
    A Thai researcher has succeeded in producing ethanol from water hyacinth and is aiming to develop the technology needed to commercialise...
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    ETS to offer wifi, may be extended to Hat Yai

    The Electric Train Service (ETS) will be equipped with wireless internet facility to keep passengers connected when travelling in the train. Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said the ministry gave its full support to a suggestion by the people for the ETS to be equipped with wifi as an effort towards the transformation of the country’s transportation system. “So far, the public are happy with ETS service and the modernised railway stations, while the remaining old stations will be restored. Besides installing wifi, we also have to make sure the coaches are clean.” On average, 6,000 people travelled with the ETS daily...
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    Malaysia renames hot dogs because there’s no dog meat in hot dogs

    Hot dogs – or at least the name – will soon be off the menu for a US fast food chain selling the popular snack in Malaysia. Auntie Anne’s has been told by Islamic authorities that its popular pretzel dog, which contains no dog meat, has to be renamed as it is confusing for Muslim customers. The Malaysian Islamic Development Department has told the company to banish the word ‘dog’ from its menu and suggested that the frankfurter wrapped in a pretzel be called pretzel sausage as part of conditions to obtain halal certification based on Islamic dietary laws....
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    One card for all public transport

    PETALING JAYA – A single card will be all you need – and you can ride all rail and bus services in the Klang Valley and park at nearly 4,000 spots at transit stations. Two new integrated transport terminals will also mean ease of travel without having to deal with traffic jams. These are among the things commuters can look forward to in the next few years. Other than the ongoing light rail transit (LRT) and mass rapid transit (MRT) projects currently under construction, a slew of other initiatives will be rolled out from next year to 2020 under...
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