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A Bold, New Agenda For Sexual And Reproductive Health And Rights

JOHANNESBURG (South Africa) (Bernama) -- The guttmacher-lancet-Commission on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, a collaboration of global health, development and human rights experts from around the world, called on national governments, international agencies, donors, civil society groups and other key stakeholders to commit to a new, bold agenda to achieve universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights.


Dungun Fires Canon To Indicate Buka Puasa

By Kamaliza Kamaruddin

DUNGUN (Bernama) -- In Kuala Terengganu, it is not uncommon to hear the firing of a cannon to indicate the time for 'buka puasa' (breaking of fast) and 'sahur'(pre-dawn meal) during the fasting month. Now, the tradition is also being practiced in Dungun.


Fikirlah: Fake News Mars Historic Occasion

By Ali Imran Mohd Noordin

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- The date May 9, 2018, will go down in history as a turning point in Malaysia's political landscape and direction. It was the day the rakyat decided to forego tradition and pass the mantle of the nation's federal administrative leadership to Pakatan Harapan, instead of Barisan Nasional.


Bernas Contract Project Helping East Coast Farmers

By Nor Azlina Sani

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Padiberas Nasional Berhad (Bernas) has since Jan 2017 launched the Farming Contract Project to help paddy farmers increase rice quality and yield through Good Agricultural Practices.


Japan: A Memorable Ride On The Shinkansen

By Ravichandran D.J Paul

KYOTO (Japan) (Bernama) -- It was a chilly morning in Kyoto with the temperature hovering slightly above 0 degrees Celsius when this writer checked out from the hotel with a group of fellow Malaysians and headed to the Kyoto Station to catch a train to Tokyo.


Koh Yao A Big Draw For Malaysian Visitors

By Muhammad Ekmal Hakim Abdullah

SATUN (Southern Thailand) (Bernama) -- The tiny island of Koh Yao, located in the Andaman sea, may be devoid of entertainment outlets and shopping centres but it is still a magnet for tourists.


Delhi Diary: Indonesia, India Seek Closer Maritime Links

By Shakir Husain

Shakir Husain, Bernama's correspondent in New Delhi shares his take from the Indian sub-continent.

NEW DELHI (Bernama) -- When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Indonesia in the coming days, the highlight of his trip is likely to be a tour of the strategic Sabang port in Aceh.