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Penang vows to protect its padi fields, promote food security

Susan Loone
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Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has vowed to do his best to preserve the state's padi fields and rice production to promote food security and a green environment.

At the launching of the Padi Festival 2.0 in Penanti today, he said padi planting plots have been marked as "nature sensitive areas" in the Penang Structure Plan 2020...

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