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Indigenous Pemon on Venezuela's border with Brazil vow to let aid in

PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuela's Pemon, an indigenous people living along the border with Brazil, are determined to allow into the embattled country any foreign aid that may arrive, even if that means a showdown with Venezuelan security forces and the government of President Nicolas Maduro.

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Fun run to raise funds for children with cancer

GENEROSITY and willingness to give back to society brings members of Lions Clubs International (LCI) District 308 B1 Malaysia together to create a profound impact on the lives of those in need.


Malaysia could curb French purchases if palm oil use restricted

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will consider laws to restrict imports of French products if Paris does not withdraw plans to curb the use of palm oil in biofuels, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said in a letter to French President Emmanuel Macron.


Orang asli are equal in the eyes of the law, says Waytha

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The orang asli community in Peninsular Malaysia are equal in the eyes of the law and their ancestors were the first inhabitants of the nation, says P. Waytha Moorthy.


Yearstarter2019: Preserving wealth of culture among Dayak community

Tuyang Initiative’s mission is to provide sustainable economic opportunities for the preservation of the Dayak cultural heritage.


Yearstarter2019: Empowering Sabah’s rural indigenous communities

For two decades, farmer-turned-activist Adrian Banie Lasimbang has worked to empower rural indigenous communities in Sabah. In 2019, the 41-year-old Penampang native aims to find even more sustainable methods to improve their livelihood.


Guatemalan mine conflict alarms industry across Latin America

CASILLAS, Guatemala (Reuters) - A bitter drama playing out over a Guatemalan silver project forced to close by the courts has shocked miners throughout Latin America, sounding a warning to firms to approach indigenous issues more cautiously or pay the consequences.

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Conserving environs through strong alliances

SUSTAINABLE forest management requires strong collaboration between all stakeholders, including the indigenous communities

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Conservation through strong collaboration

KUCHING: Sustainable forest management requires strong collaboration between all stakeholders, including indigenous communities living in the affected areas, says WWF-Malaysia.


U.S. arrests religious leaders, activists at border protest

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Kneeling in front of riot police, 32 religious leaders and activists were arrested at the U.S. border fence in San Diego on Monday during a protest to support the Central American migrant caravan.