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Malaysians to Occupy Lynas HQ in Sydney

SYDNEY | From 1pm today Friends of the Earth Australia and concerned citizens are supporting the three- day occupation of Lynas Corporation's Sydney headquarters by Himpunan Hijau - a Malaysian environmentalist movement protesting Lynas' toxic and radioactive rare-earth refinery[1] in Kuantan, Malaysia.

Wong Tack, Chairman, Himpunan Hijau[2] said, "We are here to bring the voices of 1.2 million Malaysians who want the Lynas plant to be shut down immediately.”


The Australian Greens are calling for a pause in negotiations on the proposed Trans Pacific Partnership.

By Thea Cowie, World News Australia Radio

Australia and 11 other nations are continuing negotiations on what would be the largest trade deal in the world.

The proposed Trans Pacific Partnership would take in the economies of Australia, the United States, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Vietnam, Chile, Canada, Mexico and Peru.


Is Corporate Asia ready for the Green Economy?

GLOBE-Net -  A new report by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) explores the concept of a 'green economy', and its relevance in Asia. It brings together the views of companies, investors, NGOs and accountants from across Asia and demonstrates the need for a multi-stakeholder approach to sustainability.

Gordon Hewitt, sustainability advisor at ACCA, said: 'The transition to a green economy cannot be achieved by any one group alone, and requires the collaborative efforts of a range of stakeholders.

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