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Nation 20 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

Sustainable forest projects eligible for EC-UNDP grants

The United Nations and the European Commission (EC) have initiated a joint programme to provide financial grants to non-governmental organisations and indigenous groups in Malaysia to conserve and manage forest resources.

Nation 13 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

Mercy: Volunteers still needed in Aceh

Employers must not make it difficult for employees who want to volunteer their service in tsunami-hit areas because their help is still needed, Mercy Malaysia president Datuk Dr Jemilah Mahmood said.

Nation 07 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

EU gives women’s groups RM3.1m

Three women's organisations received RM3.1mil in grants from the European Union to fund programmes that raise the awareness on issues like gender equality, women's rights and violence against women.

Nation 01 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

Register with dept to get aid, welfare homes told

Orphanages and old folks homes run by non-governmental organisations have to be registered with the Welfare Department to be eligible for government assistance.

Nation 24 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Help solve stateless problem, governments told

Foreign governments and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) should be more responsible in finding a solution to the plight of stateless people living in Malaysia, said Suhakam.

Nation 24 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Give views on inter-faith panel

Groups opposed to the setting up of the Inter-Faith Commission (IFC) have been invited to attend a conference today and tomorrow to state their views.

Nation 23 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Putting an end to sexual harassment

Of the 400,000 workplaces registered with the Labour Department, only 624 have an in-house mechanism to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace, department director-general Datuk Ismail Abdul Rahim said.

AseanPlus News 21 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Bush Sr and Clinton get firsthand look at tsunami devastation

Former US Presidents George H.W. Bush Srand Bill Clinton visited Indonesia's tsunami-ravaged Aceh province yesterday, flying over a vast wasteland of destruction

Nation 21 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Stateless kids to get a home

Describing the stateless children issue in Sabah as 'serious and big,' Chief Minister Datuk Musa Aman said a centre would be set up to keep some 5,000 children.

Nation 21 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Forced HIV test can be bad

Forcing couples to take pre-marriage HIV/AIDS tests might create a false sense of security should the results turn out negative, said an AIDS awareness group.