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Helping vulnerable groups through hospitality packages

THE conditional movement control order (MCO) and gradual reopening of all sectors of the economy signals a new beginning.

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Reaching out to needy kids again

THE smiles of the children said it all as they enjoyed a buka puasa session in the company of friends and new acquaintances at Mydin Mall Bukit Mertajam in Prai, Penang.

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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.

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Foundation donates backpacks to 300 children

ABOUT 300 children of Kampung Orang Asli Pos Betau in Sungai Koyan, Pahang, received backpacks filled with goodies from The Budimas Charitable Foundation.

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‘No transparency in degazettement exercise

PLANNING approval for a proposed housing project at Bukit Lagong, Gombak, was given to Selangor State Development Corporation (PKNS) even before the proposal to degazette the forest reserve.

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Fashion show a fitting finale to Johor Arts Fest

JOHOR BARU: The 15th Johor Arts Festival this year ended on a high note with a stunning fashion show featuring six talented designers from local and abroad.

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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

State govt’s plan to recognise native customs lauded

KUCHING: Suhakam supports the state government’s move to look into the issue of pemakai menoa (territorial domain) and pulau galau (communal reserve) as the right step towards better recognition of native customs with regard to land.

Community

Art and cultural spectacle

KUCHING: An exciting array of art, craft, photography and film is currently on show at the inaugural Rainforest Fringe Festival (RFF).