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AseanPlus News 21 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

A survivors’ story

THE 2017 Rohingya humanitarian crisis caused by Myanmar is not only affecting Bangladesh – which has taken in 740,000 refugees – but it’s also causing strife in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand.

AseanPlus News 25 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Council sanctions timber firm

JAKARTA: The main global organisation for certifying sustainable wood says one of its members destroyed tropical forests in Indonesia but stopped short of expelling the company.

Nation 26 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Provide funds for rhino conservation too, M’sia told

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia should contri­bute funding besides just offering the eggs of its last remaining female Sumatran rhinoceros to Indonesia to help conserve the species, says International rhino expert Dr Terri Roth.

AseanPlus News 26 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Indonesia warns of rice crop damage

Jakarta: Indonesia’s rice crop is at risk of damage from an unusually long dry weather spell that has gripped several producing regions, raising prospects of elevated imports for a second year.

TECH 29 Jul 2019 | 6:04 AM

SoftBank-backed Tokopedia bets on logistics, AI for Indonesia growth

Indonesian e-commerce unicorn Tokopedia is investing in two logistics companies and using artificial intelligence to predict buying behaviour as part of an effort to speed delivery and slash shipping costs in the world’s biggest archipelago.

Eating Out 07 Nov 2013 | 4:00 PM

Nutty about 'cronuts'

A new dessert is making its presence felt on our shores. Born in New York, the cronut craze has spread across several continents and has reached us with local bakeries and chefs already putting their own spin on the famed dessert.

Arts 30 Nov 2013 | 4:00 PM

Photogenic Asia

Malaysian travel photographer shines bright at Maybank Photography Awards.

Living 29 Dec 2013 | 4:00 PM

Caring for pregnant women during natural disasters

The SPRINT project helps governments and medical personnel support women and girls in the midst of any crisis.

Malaysia 22 Jan 2014 | 11:00 PM

Monkey business: 4 animals that lost the Visit Malaysia Year 2014 mascot job by a proboscis

Crocodiles, bats, rats – Malaysia has plenty of endangered animals that would love a job as a mascot. But even in the tourism industry, looks matter. Sadly these beasts just aren’t as cute or cuddly as a monkey with a very big nose.