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Nation 13 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Set up drug rehab centres, NGOs urged

National Association for the Prevention of Dadah (Pemadam) vice-president Datuk Lee Lam Thye has called on religious bodies and non-governmental organisations to help set up drug rehabilitation centres to cope with the increasing number of addicts requiring treatment and rehabilitation.

Nation 14 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Cigarette firms reject pictorial warning plan

Two major cigarette companies have rejected the position of more than 180 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to have pictorial warnings on cigarette boxes, while another supports #8220;clear and conspicuous#8221; health warnings but with conditions.

Nation 14 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

200,000 expected to turn up for rally in Bukit Jalil

At least 200,000 Malaysians will be gathering at the peace rally at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil on Feb 23.

Nation 16 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Hold anti-war demos, says PM

Non-governmental organisations throughout the world have been asked to mobilise the people to demonstrate and influence their governments to protest against the possibility of a US-led attack on Iraq.

Education 16 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

So cool to be caring

NowW that everyone is knocking over themselves to come up with good community service programmes, I>Star Education/Ispoke to two high-profile non-governmental groups on possible community service that students can undertake.

Nation 19 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Zainal: All should say no to drugs

It may be a different war, but all Malaysians are called to arms in the battle against Malaysia#8217;s number one enemy, drugs.

Nation 20 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tobacco firms slammed over warning labels

The Commonwealth Medical Association (CMA) has slammed two tobacco companies for their rejection of the use of pictorial warnings on cigarette boxes, describing their statements as 'emotional' and 'not very rational.'

Nation 21 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Smokers ‘heed warnings’

A study conducted by the Canadian Cancer Society shows that graphic and explicit warnings on cigarette boxes are effective in discouraging smoking.

Nation 22 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Hisham: Arab silence over Iraq puzzling

Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Hishammuddin Tun Hussein has questioned the silence of the Arab countries on the possible war on Iraq.

Nation 24 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

UN urged to lead fight against terror

PEACE Malaysia called for the campaign for a peaceful resolution of the current Iraq crisis to be intensified and urged the United Nations to assume leadership in the fight against global terrorism.