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Micro-hydro power for villages in Hulu Langat

TWO villages in the Hulu Langat district, Kampung Songkok and Kampung Orang Asli Tanjung Rambai will be getting their electricity supply via micro-hydro power which is a rural electrification power project through 'unconventional methods'.

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Balangay team gets immersed in Hari Raya

IF ONE the objectives of the Balangay voyagers from the Philippines is to create solidarity across the waters of South-East Asia, they certainly achieved this during Hari Raya Aidilfitri when they joined a local family in Kuching for the celebrations.

Business

Social scientists for Score

LONDON: The Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (Score) will not only need technical knowledge workers but also social science experts to look after the social implications of its development, says Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud.

Nation

Najib plans second 1Malaysia gathering

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is planning another 1Malaysia gathering for his online friends.

Lifestyle

Talking to the people

Claims by NGO's that the Penans of Sarawak were being sexually abused were officially confirmed last year. As the allegations continue, Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil, visits these people and pledges action.

World

U.S. court rules Chevron must get some film outtakes

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A filmmaker must turn over to Chevron Corp key parts of raw footage from a documentary he made on the 17-year-old legal fight over oil pollution in the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Thursday.

Community

‘Kayu Bebi’ for oral care

A PLANT which is traditionally used by the Bidayuh community as a toothbrush and mouthwash in the old days was among the unique items displayed at the recent state-level i>Sejiwa Senada/iprogramme at SK Perbandaran No. 3 in Sibu.

World

World's richest want better health for Latam poors

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Carlos Slim and Bill Gates, the world's richest men with a combined fortune of over $100 billion, announced a joint effort on Monday that will bring basic preventive health care to poor people in southern Mexico and Central America.

World

FACTBOX - Excerpts from Amnesty International 2009 report

LONDON (Reuters) - Human rights group Amnesty International released its 2009 annual report on

World

FACTBOX - U.S. climate bill backs forest offsets

REUTERS - A compromise U.S. climate bill unveiled on Wednesday will allow between 500 million and up to one billion carbon offsets into an emissions trading scheme aimed at cutting U.S. greenhouse gas pollution.