Tag Archives: BBC

May 27

‘Mountains’ of UK plastic waste found in Ipoh dump site

PLASTIC waste from British supermarkets and council recycling departments has made its way to a dump site in Ipoh, revealed a BBC documentary team. The Malaysian Insight reports: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and his co-host, Anita Rani, discovered that “mountains” of plastics from Britain were simply dumped or burned in Malaysia, reported The Mirror. The duo host […]

February 05

Taib’s lawyers deny ‘bullying BBC’ allegation, reports Free Malaysia Today

Mishcon De Reya’s letter to the BBC merely sought the right of reply, says Free Malaysia Today. James Sivalingam has the report: KUALA LUMPUR: The London-based solicitors for current Sarawak Governor, Abdul Taib Mahmud, today categorically denied bullying the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) into shelving an interview with Lukas Straumann, director of the Bruno Manser […]