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Opinion 08 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM

Anti-palm oil lobby threatening livelihood of 650,000 smallholders

Today, close to 40% of the total 5.74 million hectares of oil palm planted area in Malaysia are managed by smallholders. On an average, a smallholder with a planted area of 3.9ha can earn a monthly net income of between RM2,000 and RM2,100.

AseanPlus News 08 Feb 2017 | 12:00 AM

Towards sustainable living in S-E Asia

JAKARTA: Population growth and urbanisation are projected to add 2.5 billion people to the world’s urban population by 2050, with nearly 90% of the increase coming from Asia and Africa. In Southeast Asia, urbanisation is one of the major trends currently shaping its societies.

World 05 Nov 2020 | 5:16 AM

Roundup: Italy meeting calls for continuous focus on sustainable development despite pandemic

ROME, Nov. 4 (Xinhua) -- In spite of the pandemic, the world must keep moving towards a decarbonized future based on a circular economy and sustainable development before it's too late, experts and government officials have said at a green economy conference.

Nation 16 Aug 2015 | 12:00 AM

Support for elderly needed

A visit to a senior residency in the United States shows that active ageing is possible with some community initiatives.

Education 19 Jun 2019 | 4:11 AM

Sunway University ranked world class on international league table

SUNWAY University is now proudly positioned alongside some of the world’s leading names in education, ranked for the first time within the top universities in the world, according to the latest annual QS World University Rankings.

Metro News 14 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM

Newspaper project bags a record

MORE than 300 volunteers from Universiti Tenaga Nasional (Uniten) came together for Project Newspaper “There’s No Planet B”.