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Nation 20 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tobacco firms slammed over warning labels

The Commonwealth Medical Association (CMA) has slammed two tobacco companies for their rejection of the use of pictorial warnings on cigarette boxes, describing their statements as 'emotional' and 'not very rational.'

Nation 19 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Zainal: All should say no to drugs

It may be a different war, but all Malaysians are called to arms in the battle against Malaysia#8217;s number one enemy, drugs.

Education 16 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

So cool to be caring

NowW that everyone is knocking over themselves to come up with good community service programmes, I>Star Education/Ispoke to two high-profile non-governmental groups on possible community service that students can undertake.

Nation 16 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Hold anti-war demos, says PM

Non-governmental organisations throughout the world have been asked to mobilise the people to demonstrate and influence their governments to protest against the possibility of a US-led attack on Iraq.

Nation 14 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Cigarette firms reject pictorial warning plan

Two major cigarette companies have rejected the position of more than 180 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to have pictorial warnings on cigarette boxes, while another supports #8220;clear and conspicuous#8221; health warnings but with conditions.

Nation 14 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

200,000 expected to turn up for rally in Bukit Jalil

At least 200,000 Malaysians will be gathering at the peace rally at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil on Feb 23.

Nation 13 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Set up drug rehab centres, NGOs urged

National Association for the Prevention of Dadah (Pemadam) vice-president Datuk Lee Lam Thye has called on religious bodies and non-governmental organisations to help set up drug rehabilitation centres to cope with the increasing number of addicts requiring treatment and rehabilitation.

Nation 11 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Peace Concert organisers hope for good turnout

Organisers of the Peace Concert, scheduled to take place on Feb 23 at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil, hope it will draw more spectators than the stadium can hold.

Nation 10 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

NGOs: Use pictorial warnings

More than 180 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) from more than 70 countries want to see the use of pictures or pictograms on cigarette boxes to warn consumers of the dangers of smoking.

Nation 10 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

More want to know link between Hadi and JI

The controversy over why acting PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang was present at a meeting of radicals in Indonesia about two-and-a-half years ago continued yesterday, with Barisan Nasional leaders pushing for an investigation and PAS defending its leader's actions.