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Lifestyle 01 Jan 2019 | 6:00 AM

Yearstarter2019: Empowering Sabah’s rural indigenous communities

For two decades, farmer-turned-activist Adrian Banie Lasimbang has worked to empower rural indigenous communities in Sabah. In 2019, the 41-year-old Penampang native aims to find even more sustainable methods to improve their livelihood.

Nation 07 Aug 2016 | 12:00 AM

Indigenous communities want their maps recognised

SHAH ALAM: NGOs representing indigenous people are urging the federal and state governments to recognise the maps indigenous communities have drawn up to demarcate their land.

Nation 20 Mar 2019 | 8:53 AM

Indigenous communities in Sarawak to benefit from commercialisation of essential oil

KUCHING: Five indigenous communities in Sarawak stand to benefit from the commercialisation of an essential oil derived from a tree they have traditionally used for generations.

Nation 27 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Suhakam claims indigenous communities in Belaga lack amenities

Indigenous communities in Belaga, Sarawak, still live in poverty with inadequate healthcare and infrastructure, the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) said in its preliminary findings after a visit to the area.

Nation 16 Apr 2018 | 9:37 AM

30 NGOs want action to resolve land woes of indigenous communities

MIRI: About 30 social activist groups nationwide have issued a joint declaration urging political parties from both the ruling Government and Opposition parties to give more attention to resolve land right woes affecting indigenous communities.

Nation 11 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

Land rights of indigenous communities to be discussed

PETALNG JAYA: The country's first national inquiry into land rights of indigenous communities will commence next month.

Nation 27 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Law to financially benefit indigenous communities being drafted

SUBANG JAYA: The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry is in the final stages of drafting a law that will financially benefit indigenous communities living in forests, said Minister Datuk Seri Douglas Uggah Embas.

Nation 11 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

Indigenous communities all set to appease spirits

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s indigenous communities are finalising preparations to hold their rituals to appease the spirits of the sacred Mount Kinabalu.

Lifestyle 26 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Indigenous communities show the way with renewable energy project

A mini revolution of sorts is unfolding in the forests of Sabah and Sarawak as indigenous villagers join hands to work on community projects that supply them with renewable sources of hydro and solar power.

Metro News 28 Nov 2018 | 12:00 AM

Protecting indigenous communities

MIRI: Sarawak social-activist groups are joining international activists throughout Asia for a major Borneo-level native human-rights conference.