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Community 28 Mar 2016 | 12:00 AM

Inspiring highland social ventures

MIRI: A total of 125 participants from indigenous communities in the highlands of Sarawak attended a series of workshops on social entrepreneurship (SE) held in Long Semadoh, Ba’ Kelalan and Bario earlier this month.

Community 17 Feb 2016 | 12:00 AM

Oral laws in black and white

MIRI: The oral land laws of the Dayak and Orang Ulu indigenous communities have been compiled into a book to make sure their rich ancestral traditions and way of life will not become forgotten.

Community 27 Apr 2017 | 12:00 AM

LitSara souvenir sets of natural personal care products to be sold at hotels in Kuching and Miri

KUCHING: Interhill Group, which owns the Pullman Kuching and Pullman Miri Waterfront hotels, is collaborating with the Sarawak Biodiversity Centre (SBC) to sell LitSara products.

Community 15 Mar 2017 | 12:00 AM

Rural electrification schemes must meet native preferences

KUCHING: Community engagement is important to ensure that rural electrification schemes can meet the preferences and aspirations of indigenous communities in Sarawak.

Community 15 Aug 2015 | 12:00 AM

Asian group will seek foreign help for their land rights

MIRI: The call by the Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalaysia (JOAS) for the state governments to empower indigenous communities with greater land rights has received support from the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP).

Community 25 Jul 2015 | 12:00 AM

Indigenous groups to reassert stand

MIRI: Indigenous communities from throughout Sarawak, peninsula Malaysia and Sabah will converge in Kuching city next month in a show of unity to reassert their rights and status and discuss latest issues affecting them.

Metro News 23 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Essential help for communities

KUCHING: The Sarawak Biodiversity Centre (SBC) has entered into access and benefit sharing agreements with five indigenous communities, ensuring that they will gain from the commercialisation of an essential oil derived from a tree they have traditionally used for generations.

Community 25 Apr 2015 | 12:00 AM

Making sure rich Sarawak history is not lost

MIRI: A crucial project has started in Sarawak to put into print the oral history of indigenous communities to make sure their rich ancestral traditions and way of life will not become forgotten.

Metro News 05 Dec 2017 | 12:00 AM

Drones can be used to map NCR land

MIRI: A proposal has been floated to get all indigenous communities in rural Sarawak to use drones to carry out high-tech aerial mappings of disputed Native Customary Rights (NCR) land.

Community 26 Sep 2015 | 12:00 AM

Comedians to bring the house down

KUCHING: Get ready to laugh for a good cause with a trio of comedians at the upcoming Barefoot Mercy benefit dinner.