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Nation 05 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Displaced families bogged down by job worries

Crying loudly and rolling on the dirty cement floor of a community hall was Muhadizah Moktaribi, a child with no home at the tender age of 11 months.

Nation 04 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Suhakam's role 'vital'

The existence of the Malaysian Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) has played an important role in the release of Internal Security Act (ISA) detainees and in contributing towards the struggle to abolish the Act, a human rights group said.

AseanPlus News 04 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Aceh supporters face death penalty, warns Indon police

B>BANDA ACEH:/BStudents and other activists who support separatist guerrillas in Aceh province will face subversion charges that can carry the death penalty, police said yesterday.

AseanPlus News 28 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Unsafe for foreign aid workers

B>JAKARTA:/BIndonesia has advised foreign aid workers in war-stricken Aceh #8211; where thousands of people have fled their homes and food distribution has been disrupted #8211; to leave because of security concerns.

Nation 26 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Helping Europe see the forest for the trees

Malaysia will embark on another campaign to counter allegations in Europe against the country#8217;s forestry and palm oil industries.

Nation 22 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

National sovereignty 'now more relevant'

Developing countries must not buy into the West#8217;s suggestion that the principle of non-intervention and national sovereignty is #8220;no longer relevant#8221; at this time and age.

Nation 21 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ya Yasmine on the road to recovery

Ya Yasmine Wa'di, who lost both her legs below the knee during the US-led bombing of Baghdad, will be discharged within 10 days in order to provide her with a non-hospital environment.

Nation 21 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

NGOs want ISA abolished, not replaced

A coalition of non-governmental organisations has opposed a new legislation proposed by the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) to replace the Internal Security Act (ISA).

Nation 19 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Minister: Need to redefine 'political party'

The term #8220;political party#8221; needs fine-tuning under the Societies Act, 1966 to allow only politically-inclined non-government organisations (NGOs) to contest in the general election, said Minister in the Prime Minister#8217;s Department Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim.

Nation 18 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Use mobile clinics for health check-ups, rural folk urged

Rural folks should make use of medical screening provided by non-governmental organisations and mobile health clinics to detect diseases early to treat and better cope with the ailments.