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Lifestyle 21 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

Dedicated custodians

Individuals who come from diverse backgrounds but share a common bond in being guardians of the nation's heritage are this year's Amazing Malaysians.

Lifestyle 09 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM

Disputed papers

A certificate declaring a logging site in Sarawak to besustainably managed is disputed by natives who haveclaimed that tract of forest as theirs.

Nation 19 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

Forest resources facing depletion

Raw materials from the forest like herbs, roots and rattan are getting scarce throughout the country, the latest reports from indigenous communities in various states said.

Nation 28 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Study on healing plants of Sarawak

Compounds from certain plants in Sarawak have been found to contain anti-HIV agents and properties that could be used to treat leukaemia, said state Second Minister for Planning and Resource Management Datuk Awang Tengah Ali Hasan.

Nation 27 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Some Sarawak plants being explored to cure some diseases

COMPOUNDS from plants in Sarawak have been found to contain anti-HIV agents and properties that could be used to treat leukemia, said state Second Minister for Planning and Resource Management Datuk Awang Tengah Ali Hasan.

World 13 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Diabetes threatens many of world's indigenous people

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Diabetes poses a deadly threat to indigenous people across Asia, the Pacific and the Americas as Western lifestyles and diets replace traditional habits, medical experts warned on Monday.

Nation 28 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Groups in Belaga still struggling with poverty

Indigenous communities in Belaga, Sarawak, still live in poverty with inadequate healthcare and infrastructure, the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) said in its preliminary findings after a visit to the area.

Nation 27 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Suhakam claims indigenous communities in Belaga lack amenities

Indigenous communities in Belaga, Sarawak, still live in poverty with inadequate healthcare and infrastructure, the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) said in its preliminary findings after a visit to the area.

Community 12 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Hope for the hardcore poor

Six states in the penin-sula, each with less than 10,000 hardcore poor households, will be free of poverty under a Rural and Regional Development Ministry plan, within the next two years.

Nation 04 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

Tomb raiders move to Miri

Tomb raiders in Sarawak are getting bolder.