Investors hope Qatar’s desert dairy would be cash cow

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BY GREGORY WALTON & ANNE LEVASSEUR The cows of Qatar’s Baladna farm, housed in climate-controlled farms in the desert, exemplify the lengths to which Qatar has gone to resist what it calls an economic ‘blockade’ enforced by its Saudi-led neighbours. When the boycott began in June...

Discovering the Selako tribe of Sematan

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Selako children having a splashing fun at a nearby river. Bidayuh, is the second largest ethnic group in Sarawak after the Iban. In Bidayuh language, ‘Bi’ stands for 'people' while ‘Dayuh’ stands for 'land'. The meaning...

The new morn; the new norm

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BY MARIETTE TUNN In the first week of March there was a lot more attention given to a local drama than the coronavirus. When the drama ended that week, all of a sudden on the Friday afternoon, toilet...

The Lions from St. Joseph

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In November 2017, when a group of Form Two boys from the St Joseph Private School asked a teacher whether they can perform a Lion Dance for Chinese New Year celebration in school, the teacher was taken aback, but still...

‘Not all students can benefit from online teaching’

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KUALA LUMPUR: The closure of schools and institutions of higher learning during the movement control order (MCO) period has presented new challenges to educators in ensuring continuity of the teaching and learning process. While online teaching and learning is not new in this...

Rewarding MCO for lobster farm

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By Noorazlina Jindeh KOTA KINABALU: While many entrepreneurs have been ranting about their losses since the movement control order (MCO) was enforced on March 18, lobster farm operators Susanti Aziz and her husband Shahrul Hanif Mohd Hamid have been...

Changing consumer attitudes towards water

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By Kurniawati Kamarudin Malaysia’s low water tariff structure is causing consumers to use water wastefully. The nation’s potable water supply should not be taken for granted in view of challenges faced by the water services industry. This is the first of two articles on...

Gerald Goh: Art for Heart

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Throughout his life, Gerald Goh has always been passionate for art. Apparently, this has to do with a childhood spent amongst pottery makers and artists. An artistic inclination from a young age Gerald...

Fighting for equality

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Unbeknownst to some, education in undeveloped and war-torn countries is a luxury, especially to its female population. Therefore, social activist Shazia Ramzan, 22 and Kainat Riaz, 23 made it a point to fight for education rights for the girls in Pakistan. 

The MCO: A Blessing in Disguise

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The movement control order (MCO) is a cordon sanitaire implemented as a preventive measure by the federal government of Malaysia in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. With ample time on their hands, many Malaysians have taken the initiative to try new...