Tag: rubber tapper
The government's rubber floor price of RM2.50 is still not enough to make ends meet.
The Kelantanese says his marriage to an 11-year old has affected everyone as the government is working on raising the minimum age of marriage to 18.
Lawyers for Liberty says Malaysia has jurisdiction over the case and cannot just 'push the problem' to Thailand.
The PKR lawyer who heads rights group Lawyers for Liberty says the facts of the case in Kelantan have been well established and admitted to even by the perpetrator.
Ambiga Sreenevasan responds to a report that the 41-year-old man who married an 11-year-old girl had been interested in her since she was seven.
The NGO says there is no acceptable circumstance which can allow child marriage to take place in the country.
Klang MP Charles Santiago says a bill to ban child marriages must be tabled at the upcoming Parliament session.
The 45 doctors are spread over rubber tapper Lim Tang Too's children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Former senior civil servant Arshad Ayub says wages in the agriculture sector should be raised to entice young people to take up farming and related activities.