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    Penang seeks to extend ban against free plastic bags and polystyrene nationwide

    Penang seeks to extend ban against free plastic bags and polystyrene nationwide

    GEORGE TOWN, July 23 — The Penang government hopes to work with Putrajaya to extend its “no free plastic bags” ruling and polystyrene ban nationwide, state executive council member Phee Boon Poh said today. The Sungai Puyu lawmaker who spearheaded both initiatives in Penang said the state government will share its procedures in implementing these measures with the federal government. “We are willing to share what we learnt and how we implemented these measures effectively all these...

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