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Indigenous communities in Sarawak to benefit from commercialisation of essential oil

KUCHING: Five indigenous communities in Sarawak stand to benefit from the commercialisation of an essential oil derived from a tree they have traditionally used for generations.

Dr M: EU told Malaysia will retaliate if discrimination against palm oil continues

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has told the European Union (EU) that it will retaliate if the EU continues to discriminate palm oil, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Foundation donates backpacks to 300 children

ABOUT 300 children of Kampung Orang Asli Pos Betau in Sungai Koyan, Pahang, received backpacks filled with goodies from The Budimas Charitable Foundation.

9 festivals and celebrations in 2019 that make Malaysia truly Asia

Malaysians are already familiar with major occasions like Hari Raya, Chinese New Year, Deepavali and Christmas. But there are many other cultural events to immerse in, too. Here are nine highlights from Tourism Malaysia’s calendar for 2019.

Head for the hills! Hikers defy violence in central Nigeria

Years of spiralling violence has rocked Nigeria, a country of outstanding natural beauty. But tired of the unrest, young hikers have now decided to revive its slogan, 'land of peace and tourism'.

Indigenous Pemon on Venezuela's border with Brazil vow to let aid in

PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuela's Pemon, an indigenous people living along the border with Brazil, are determined to allow into the embattled country any foreign aid that may arrive, even if that means a showdown with Venezuelan security forces and the government of President Nicolas Maduro.

Fun run to raise funds for children with cancer

GENEROSITY and willingness to give back to society brings members of Lions Clubs International (LCI) District 308 B1 Malaysia together to create a profound impact on the lives of those in need.

Malaysia could curb French purchases if palm oil use restricted

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will consider laws to restrict imports of French products if Paris does not withdraw plans to curb the use of palm oil in biofuels, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said in a letter to French President Emmanuel Macron.

Orang asli are equal in the eyes of the law, says Waytha

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The orang asli community in Peninsular Malaysia are equal in the eyes of the law and their ancestors were the first inhabitants of the nation, says P. Waytha Moorthy.

Yearstarter2019: Preserving wealth of culture among Dayak community

Tuyang Initiative’s mission is to provide sustainable economic opportunities for the preservation of the Dayak cultural heritage.