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Chileans protest with pots and pans over killing of indigenous man

Santiago (Reuters) - Banging pots and pans, Chileans protested on Sunday night against the death of an indigenous man shot by police, in a harsh rebuke of conservative President Sebastian Pinera's handling of relations with the native Mapuche communities.

Time to be bold in addressing ethnicity

A letter from DR CHANDRA MUZAFFAR, Chairman, Board of Trustees of Yayasan Perpaduan Malaysia (YPM).

Drone-territorial mappings does the trick for Penans

MIRI: Aerial territorial community-maps done using drones and GPS devices for the native communities are legal documents recognised by law - as can be seen by how the Penans of Long Tevenga had used them to stop loggings activities in their forests.

Film festival to focus on child rights and youth empowerment

KOTA KINABALU: The Borneo Eco Film Festival (BEFF) is returning for its eighth year, with a focus on children's rights and power of the youth.

A water fight in Chile's Atacama raises questions over lithium mining

SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA (Reuters) - Earlier this year, the world's two biggest lithium producers publicly celebrated new deals with Chile's government that will allow them to vastly increase output of the ultralight battery metal from the Atacama, the world's driest desert.

A cool run from start to finish

DESPITE the recent hot and dry weather, Malaysians had a blast at Coway Run 2018 which sported a bigger and cooler theme this year, “Beat the Heat”.

Brazil's Bolsonaro plans hydro, nuclear plants to tackle power shortfall - general

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro plans to tackle Brazil's chronic energy shortages head-on by expanding nuclear power and hydroelectric energy despite environmental concerns over the impact of new dams on the Amazon, the retired general devising his infrastructure programme told Reuters

NGO tells Sarawak natives to use technology to map their land more accurately

MIRI: A campaign is being initiated to get indigenous communities in rural Sarawak to use drones and GPS to map their native customary rights (NCR) land.

Fashion show a fitting finale to Johor Arts Fest

JOHOR BARU: The 15th Johor Arts Festival this year ended on a high note with a stunning fashion show featuring six talented designers from local and abroad.

EU palm oil ban sows bitter seeds for South-East Asian farmers

INDONESIAN palm oil farmer Kawal Surbakti says his livelihood is under attack, but the threat is not from insects or hungry orang utans eating his prized crop.