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Pahang pulls the plug on royalty-linked mine near Tasik Chini

The Pahang government has decided to pull the plug on a royalty-link manganese mine near Tasik Chini in Pekan.

This follows Malaysiakini's report in June that the Pahang government had, in 2018, granted a royalty-linked firm the mining lease in the environmentally sensitive area despite the state government's pledge to rehabilitate Tasik Chini.

The Pahang state executive councillor in charge of environment, Mohd Sharkar Shamsudin, confirmed the cancellation of the project...

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