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Travel

Falling for Katoomba

If being up in the tranquil Blue Mountains isn't already therapeutic enough, you might want to check out Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort Spa.

Lifestyle

Indigenous rights ignored

One event on the sidelines of the climate talks in Poland dealt with the negative effects of the proposed forestry solution to climate change called Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD).

Lifestyle

Blitz poser

Nations see REDD in rush for carbon credits.

Community

Biodiversity Centre coming up with therapeutic products

The Sarawak Biodi­versity Centre is working on several plants and microbial strains that have shown leads for cancer, antibiotic and anti-fungal therapy as well as being inhibitors in neuro-degenerative diseases.

Community

Proposal to study Sarawak highland salt

The Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry has proposed that a study be done by local scientists on the medicinal benefits of mountain salt found in the highland areas of Bario and Bakelalan in northern Sarawak.

Community

Indigenous people hand in memo to reps

Some 100 people from various indigenous communities staged a peaceful protest outside the State Assembly building here on Monday afternoon.

Letters

Help sexually abused Penan girls

From SHOBANA PANDIAN, Advocacy Officer, Women's Centre for Change Penang.

Community

Still fighting the TB scourge

Back in the 1970s when tuberculosis was a much dreaded disease, patients and their families would isolate themselves and volunteers would have to seek them out to offer aid.

Nation

Pow-wow on 12-dam project

The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) will bring various stakeholders together next month to discuss the proposed construction of 12 hydroelectric dams in Sarawak.

Nation

Suhakam to organise dialogue on 12 dams

The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) will bring various stakeholders together in a dialogue session next month to discuss the proposed construction of 12 hydroelectric dams in Sarawak.