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Nation 21 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

190 species at butterfly park

A butterfly park with over 190 species will be the latest attraction at the Endau Rompin National Park located some 230km from here.

Nation 20 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Angry women’s groups want action

A special investigating police team and dedicated counters to handle snatch theft cases are among measures proposed by Wanita MCA chief Datuk Dr Ng Yen Yen and several Chinese women non-governmental organisations at a dialogue with the police on Saturday.

Nation 17 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Group: Protection orders marred by red tape

An interim protection order (IPO) is one welcome avenue where battered spouses can obtain temporary relief from harm, but the process of obtaining it is quite another.

Nation 11 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

No plans for chronic diseases institute

The Government has no plans to set up an institution for patients with chronic diseases, said Health Minister Datuk Dr Chua Soi Lek.

Nation 09 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

NGOs laud move to lower cost of HIV drugs

Two non-governmental organisations have applauded the Health Ministry's announcement on cheaper drugs for HIV patients, saying the move would enable greater access for such patients.

Nation 09 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Bid to stop political parties from abusing religion

From the Chinese Press: The Government has banned new political parties from registering under the name of religion to prevent confusion among the public, I>Sin Chew Daily/Ireported.

Nation 09 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Toyad: Tourism impact under study

The Tourism Ministry is finalising a study on the environmental impact of developing tourist facilities on 22 islands around Peninsular Malaysia.

Nation 02 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Government to reform hiring system of foreign workers

THE system of hiring foreign workers for all sectors will be restructured to monitor abuse of foreign workers and resolve the acute problem of illegal immigrants, said Home Minister Datuk Azmi Khalid.

Nation 01 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

No more whipping demos in primary schools

The Government will stop conducting whipping demonstrations in primary schools. Deputy Internal Security Minister Chia Kwang Chye said the on-going demonstrations by the Prisons Department would be reviewed and its target group redefined following criticism by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam).

Nation 01 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Pledge to maintain regular communication

Malaysia and China have agreed to maintain regular communication at all levels #8211; from leaders to NGOs to the ordinary people of the two countries.