Pressures on wto from the environmental lobbies of the North have grown and the organisation has more or less caved in completely

The Sarawak high court in Malaysia has set a precedent by favouring indigenous farmers over industrial developers. The court redefined the meaning of indigenous lands and ruled that the Borneo Paper

A scrapyard in the southern Johor state of Malaysia was recently burnt by angry villagers. The villagers alleged that government officials had failed to take any action against Sun Enterprise, the

Industrial pollution is supposed to have killed about 13,500 fish and prawns in an aquaculture project in Sungai Petani province in January. According to fisheries department public relations

The science, technology and environment ministry has instructed the wildlife and national parks department to look into the possibility of setting up a research and development unit to protect

The Malaysian government would help its neighbours to fight the haze blanketing part of the Southeast Asian region to ensure non-disruption of the Commonwealth Games. Prime minister Mahathir

Malaysia, the country that hopes to be the home of latest multimedia technology, is currently advising its people to "return to the soil'. Threatened by a looming economic crisis, Malaysia plans to

A project to conserve the Asian

the latest pet project of the government

IN A desperate bid to combat Vhe spread of a fatal disease that has already claimed 14 lives 91thce April, Malaysia has sought help on the Internet. The health ministry has posted a notice on

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