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Palm oil drives Malaysian rainforest tree to extinction

Palm oil drives Malaysian rainforest tree to extinction | Malaysian Youth Scene | Scoop.it
Oil palm plantations have extinguished the last habitat of a rainforest tree in Malaysia.

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Legendary Croc Jeff Curran is back in town - The Borneo Post

Legendary Croc Jeff Curran is back in town - The Borneo Post | Malaysian Youth Scene | Scoop.it
Legendary Croc Jeff Curran is back in town
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Asked why he did not come back to visit Sarawak sooner, he explained that he had a young family to take care of back then and travelling from Scotland to Sarawak was also costly.
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If Egypt Wants Stability, It Must Engage the Young - Huffington Post Canada

If Egypt Wants Stability, It Must Engage the Young - Huffington Post Canada | Malaysian Youth Scene | Scoop.it
Malaysia Sun If Egypt Wants Stability, It Must Engage the Young Huffington Post Canada Muslim protesters display posters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi during a rally in support of the toppled leader, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday,...
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Poll: Arab youth feel alienated from politics - Aljazeera.com

Poll: Arab youth feel alienated from politics - Aljazeera.com | Malaysian Youth Scene | Scoop.it
Aljazeera.com Poll: Arab youth feel alienated from politics Aljazeera.com The majority of youth from Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and Yemen - countries that went through a revolutionary wave of demonstrations and protests that began in December 2010 -...
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Youth Parliament better for young compared to social media - Astro Awani

Youth Parliament better for young compared to social media - Astro Awani | Malaysian Youth Scene | Scoop.it
Astro Awani Youth Parliament better for young compared to social media Astro Awani Malaysian Youth Council (MBM) deputy president, Muammar Gadafi Jamaluddin says the Youth Parliament and social media are two different platforms but they have an...
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When this happened 35 years ago - Malaysia Today

When this happened 35 years ago - Malaysia Today | Malaysian Youth Scene | Scoop.it
I remember about 35 years ago when one newspaper reported the story of a Chinese youth stabbing a Malay youth to death. Some of us were outraged -- not regarding the incident but regarding the way the incident was ...
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Respond to PM's call for reconciliation - New Straits Times

Respond to PM's call for reconciliation New Straits Times Among other things, Malaysians can respond to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's call to reconcile what can be reconciled: eat from the same big plate (national unity), let a hundred...
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Reframing The Trayvon Martin Reaction - Huffington Post

Reframing The Trayvon Martin Reaction - Huffington Post | Malaysian Youth Scene | Scoop.it
Reframing The Trayvon Martin Reaction
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Youth Radio/Youth Media International (YMI) is youth-driven converged media production company that delivers the best youth news, culture and undiscovered talent to a cross section of audiences.
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Dracut teen prepares to spend a year in Indonesia - Boston.com

Dracut teen prepares to spend a year in Indonesia - Boston.com | Malaysian Youth Scene | Scoop.it
Dracut teen prepares to spend a year in Indonesia
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26, was one of 65 high-school juniors nationwide who received 2013 scholarships to participate in the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Abroad program, or YES, funded by the U.S.
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SUPP Youth taps Facebook power to fight crime - The Borneo Post

SUPP Youth taps Facebook power to fight crime - The Borneo Post | Malaysian Youth Scene | Scoop.it
SUPP Youth taps Facebook power to fight crime
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SUPP Youth chief Tan Kai said the page, which had yet to be named, would highlight crime prone areas and gather feedbacks from the public about criminal activities.
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How much has social media changed us? - New Straits Times

How much has social media changed us?
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"Malaysia is moving towards globalisation and the Internet culture has become part of the global wave. Young people use it as a platform for expression in a fairly open and extroverted way.
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Technology of the Heart: Prophet Muhammad's Ramadan Khutbah

Technology of the Heart: Prophet Muhammad's Ramadan Khutbah | Malaysian Youth Scene | Scoop.it
Ramadan Khutbah delivered by Prophet Muhammad as narrated by his companions.
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BN needs support from more youths – Khairy - The Borneo Post

BN needs support from more youths – Khairy - The Borneo Post | Malaysian Youth Scene | Scoop.it
BN needs support from more youths – Khairy The Borneo Post Federal Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaludin said this during a breaking of fast ceremony where 100 children were presented with Hari Raya goodies and a total of 500 packets of rice...
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Shock as Malaysia's national cager Jacky dies in China - Malaysia Chronicle

Shock as Malaysia's national cager Jacky dies in China - Malaysia Chronicle | Malaysian Youth Scene | Scoop.it
Shock as Malaysia's national cager Jacky dies in China
Malaysia Chronicle
"He was a talented young man, intelligent and well-liked by everyone. He was even the captain of the national team for a tournament in Hong Kong last year.
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Let people judge controversial movies - Free Malaysia Today

Let people judge controversial movies - Free Malaysia Today | Malaysian Youth Scene | Scoop.it
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Let people judge controversial movies
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The Umno Youth chief is wittingly trying to mislead the public.
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PHOTOS: 3 million attend Pope Francis' World Youth Day's closing Mass on ... - Washington Post (blog)

PHOTOS: 3 million attend Pope Francis' World Youth Day's closing Mass on ... - Washington Post (blog) | Malaysian Youth Scene | Scoop.it
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Crowds attending the World Youth Day's closing Mass line the shore of Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Sunday, July 28, 2013.
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'Why doesn't Umno Youth query KJ's links to reds?'

'Why doesn't Umno Youth query KJ's links to reds?' | Malaysian Youth Scene | Scoop.it
'Why doesn't Umno Youth query KJ's links to reds?' - Yahoo! News Malaysia http://t.co/cxJWdJSMiu via @Yahoo_MY
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Baihakki satisfied with LionsXII's Malaysia Cup draw but warns against ... - Goal.com Singapore

Baihakki satisfied with LionsXII's Malaysia Cup draw but warns against ... - Goal.com Singapore | Malaysian Youth Scene | Scoop.it
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PBB Youth wants more exco members - The Borneo Post

PBB Youth wants more exco members - The Borneo Post | Malaysian Youth Scene | Scoop.it
PBB Youth wants more exco members
The Borneo Post
SIBU: PBB may soon amend a PBB Youth regulation to increase the number of exco members.
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Pope to youth: Treasure the elderly - Yahoo! News

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Pope to youth: Treasure the elderly
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Pope Francis looks up as he points to the rain on a stage during the Catholic Church's World Day of Youth at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, July 25, 2013.
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Pope, in Brazil, asks young to change unfair, corrupt world - Free Malaysia Today

Pope, in Brazil, asks young to change unfair, corrupt world - Free Malaysia Today | Malaysian Youth Scene | Scoop.it
NDTV Pope, in Brazil, asks young to change unfair, corrupt world Free Malaysia Today RIO DE JANEIRO: Pope Francis urged young people yesterday to change a world where food is discarded while millions go hungry, where racism and violence still...
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Slain Youth's Mother Criticizes Defense Law - New York Times (blog)

Slain Youth's Mother Criticizes Defense Law - New York Times (blog) | Malaysian Youth Scene | Scoop.it
New York Times (blog) Slain Youth's Mother Criticizes Defense Law New York Times (blog) PHILADELPHIA — The mother of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed Florida teenager whose fatal shooting by a neighborhood watch volunteer has provoked a national debate...
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Crystal clear winner - The Borneo Post

Crystal clear winner - The Borneo Post | Malaysian Youth Scene | Scoop.it
Crystal clear winner
The Borneo Post
Crystal went on to represent Sarawak in the Malaysian Schools Table Tennis Tournament in Kelantan and though she did not win, it was crystal clear that with a proper training regime, she is destined for stardom.
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Why French Kids Don't Have ADHD

Why French Kids Don't Have ADHD | Malaysian Youth Scene | Scoop.it
French children don't need medications to control their behavior.

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Lon Woodbury's curator insight, July 27, 2013 1:34 AM

A fascinating take/comparison on a controversy that has been going on in the country for generations. :)  

Sam Ross, Teenage Whisperer's curator insight, July 27, 2013 4:02 AM

Speaks volumes about the importance of taking the time to understand a child, their context and particular needs rather than just writing a prescription. 

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Palm oil: Bad for workers as well as orangutans

Palm oil: Bad for workers as well as orangutans | Malaysian Youth Scene | Scoop.it
The environmental sins of the palm oil industry are well known, but its egregious human-rights abuses have been overlooked -- until now.
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