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Ecuador sending a small team

Ecuador is sending a small team for the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit here, but its Foreign Minister Dr Nina Pacari Vega will be out to make her presence felt.


Lens-view of life

OUR life, public and private, rich or poor, is surrounded by pictures. There are the advertising billboards, TV channels, Internet sites, printed media and personal snapshots. The visual images available to us today are boundless and borderless.


PBRS hoping to tackle current issues

Parti Bersatu Rakyat Sabah (PBRS) leaders are hoping their party will be more responsive to current issues with the setting up of an executive committee.


Murut family hoping to see missing daughter

As Sabah#8217;s indigenous communities head back to their villages to celebrate Tadau Kaamatan (Harvest Festival), a Murut family in the interior Pensiangan district hopes to be reunited with their daughter who has been missing for three years.


Harvest Festival moves into high gear

Sabah#8217;s month-long Kaamatan or Harvest Festival got into high gear with simultaneous festivities being held at the Hongkod Koisaan Hall and the Sabah Cultural Centre at Penampang near here.


Thousands at Kaamatan fest

A cultural extravaganza greeted the thousands of people who turned up at the Sabah Cultural Centre yesterday for state-level Tadau Kaamatan celebrations.


UN ropes in communities to fight HIV/AIDS

Communities in Malaysia are being roped in under the latest United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) initiative to battle HIV/AIDS, where they will identify social problems and find solutions for themselves.


New approach to contain spread of AIDS

Community conversations, an approach adopted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to tackle the HIV/AIDS epidemic, may help communities to identify their social problems and find the solutions, reports IVY SOON.


Bumiputras ‘have come a long way’

The Government has made significant attempts in handling the economic and social disparities among various bumiputra ethnic communities here, said Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)'s vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Dzulkifli Abdul Razak.


Plant problems

FOR tour guide Oscar Flores, it simply makes no sense to put an offshore liquid gas and fuel export terminal 8km north of the Paracas maritime reserve, a key rest spot for migrating birds in the Western Hemisphere.