Patrick Lee

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9 Jun 2017 | 7:37 AM

Orang Asli in Perak threaten blockade

GRIK: A group of Orang Asli in Perak has had enough of the constant logging in their jungle and are planning to start a blockade - similar to what happened in Kelantan last year - if the widespread tree-cutting continues.

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23 Mar 2017 | 7:00 AM

‘Love of people’ drives Branson

KUALA LUMPUR: It was a rousing end to the first day of the Global Transformation Forum 2017 as business magnate Richard Branson fielded questions and selfie requests.

Branson: Spoke on issues from space travel to US President Donald Trump.
23 Mar 2017 | 7:00 AM

Idris: We chose the road less travelled

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia chose the “Road Less Travelled” when it embarked on its transformation plan, says Pemandu president and CEO Datuk Seri Idris Jala.

23 Mar 2017 | 7:00 AM

‘Right leaders needed to ensure transformation’

KUALA LUMPUR: It is important to appoint the right leaders for the ministries, agencies and enterprises to ensure that transformation happens, said Permodalan Nasional Bhd group chairman Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar.

23 Mar 2017 | 7:00 AM

Gardner: Mums know what’s best for our happiness

KUALA LUMPUR: It’s a piece of advice that never gets old – always listen to your mother.

23 Mar 2017 | 7:00 AM

Romer lauds Malaysia’s focus on human capital

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s focus on human capital and connectivity is the right direction for development, World Bank chief economist Dr Paul Romer said.

Honoured guest: Najib accompanying Romer to the forum. With him are Idris (left) and Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Zahid Hamidi (second from right).
17 Feb 2017 | 7:00 AM

Aid arrives for Rohingya in Bangladesh

COX’S BAZAR: In the middle of the refugee camp, dozens of Rohingya children were massed around a man in the orange jacket, palms outstretched.

Aid mission organiser chief Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim distributing aid to the Rohingya at one of the refugee camps near Coxs Bazar, Bangladesh
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15 Feb 2017 | 11:37 PM

Crane operator at heart of aid mission

YANGON: The alarm went off at the same time the container left the floor, filling the air with a repetitive ring.

Johnson behind the controls of the crane.
15 Feb 2017 | 7:00 AM

Aid volunteers left stunned in Chittagong

CHITTAGONG: Citing safety concerns, Bangladeshi authorities will allow only 25 volunteers from the Rohingya aid ship to visit the refugee camps, to the dismay of many on board.

Relief for Rohingyas: Malaysian volunteers unloading humanitarian aid boxes from the ‘Nautical Aliya’ at Chittagong port. — AFP
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14 Feb 2017 | 9:27 PM

Many on Rohingya aid ship disappointed by restrictions

CHITTAGONG: When news started to spread that only 25 people from the aid ship Nautical Aliya would be able to go to Rohingya refugee camps, Abdullah Yusuf, 26, got angry.

On board Nautical Aliya.