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Malaysian woman saves about RM500 a year by planting greens in her garden

Zarah Mokhlis rarely buys vegetables anymore. That’s because, since the pandemic, she and her family have been growing their own vegetables and harvesting them for their meals. Before cooking, all the 44-year-old mother of three needs to do is to step out into her garden and survey what’s ready for harvesting. Zarah has about 12 …

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Shipping firms are ‘acting like cartels’: Maersk predicts £25bn profits

Global shipping giant Maersk is predicting annual profits of £25billion – up £10billion from its first forecast – as critics accused the industry of ‘profiteering’ and contributing further to the crippling cost of living crisis. The Danish firm moves 12 million containers around the globe each year and it has seen the price it and …

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