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M'sia wants to suspend bauxite mining: source

The largely unregulated industry has grown rapidly in the last two years to meet Chinese demand

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Bauxite mining was blamed for turning the waters red on a stretch of coastline and surrounding rivers in eastern peninsula Malaysia after two days of heavy rain earlier this week.

Kuala Lumpur

MALAYSIA is pushing to suspend bauxite mining due to concerns about its impact on the environment, a Cabinet source said on Saturday, threatening to interrupt supply of the aluminium-making ingredient to China.

The largely unregulated industry has grown rapidly in the

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