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Malaysia’s poverty problem needs reframing

The poverty line measurement of RM980 for a household of four is unrealistic, especially in the bigger cities.

UN expert questions Putrajaya’s claim of eradicating poverty

Philip Alston says the nation's poverty rate does not reflect the cost of living and excludes vulnerable populations from its figures.

UN special rapporteur ready to help govt protect indigenous people’s rights

An earlier planned visit was delayed after the Department of Orang Asli Development was moved to a different ministry.

Defend independence, speak up, ex-UN special rapporteur tells Bar

It is the duty of the legal profession to alert the public when the judiciary and office of the public prosecutor are tampered with by the executive arm of the government, says Param Cumaraswamy.

Unesco wants Kelantan to lift ban on Mak Yong

UN Special Rapporteur Karima Bennoune says 'Mak Yong' dance should be celebrated and appreciated as it is among the oldest performing arts in the world.