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According to him, Ibi's gruesome murder is a criminal act that is unacceptable to any ethnic group. "I have warned people against attacking anybody or any tribe because this is not about tribe. "Don't go and say that they have attacked a Jukun man and you want to retaliate. "It is purely a criminal act that will ...
"Due to intermarriage with other ethnic groups and migration to cities and towns, their historical roots become lost," he said. He cited the Jati Meirek Malays in Miri. "It is said that they are the original settlers of Miri but their population has declined a lot. "Thus, there is an urgent need for the Jati Meirek to ...

The sentencing hearing for a former BC Liberal Party communications director who pleaded guilty in the province's "quick wins" scandal began Tuesday in provincial court in Vancouver. Brian Bonney pleaded guilty last fall to breach of trust in relation to the party's efforts to target ethnic communities for ...
Ethnic and mainstream foods have increasingly converged as consumers of all backgrounds become more exposed to the cuisines of the world through cooking shows, social media and the growing presence of globally influenced foodservice offerings. The appeal of these foods is further bolstered by the ...

The Asian American Performers Action Coalition's recently released "Ethnic Representation on New York City Stages" study for the 2015-2016 season reports a new record of 35 percent of all roles on New York City stages played by Actors of color. The season that brought such shows as Hamilton and The ...
The former Deputy Governor central bank Of Nigeria (CBN), Professor Kingsley Moghalu, on Friday said Nigerians need to shun identity, regional or religion based politics for the needed paradigm shift to be achieved in forthcoming 2019 elections. Moghalu said on Channels Television's programme, ...
A career intelligence analyst who is an expert in hostage policy stood before President Donald Trump in the Oval Office last fall to brief him on the impending release of a family long held in Pakistan under uncertain circumstances. It was her first time meeting the president, and when she was done briefing, ...
(CNN) -- President Donald Trump's comments Thursday decrying the migration of citizens from "shithole countries" were criticized as racially insensitive. Trump, according to sources, was referring to Haiti and African nations. Here are other instances when Trump said things many considered to be ...
Former head of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) Amrullah Saleh said on Thursday that some people are exploiting what he said was "ethnic literature" to attain fame, but stated ... "There are people who eat food under the name of ethnicity and use it," said university lecturer Massoud Tarishtwal.
"In a clear and convincing manner, this book laid out evidence that racial and ethnic minorities receive a lower quality of healthcare than non-minorities, even when controlling for factors such as insurance status and incomes," said Will Ross, M.D., associate dean for Diversity and professor of Renal ...
CHELMSFORD -- Selectmen on Monday unanimously approved a common victualer license for a new Central American restaurant on Littleton Road. Proprietors David MacDonald and Marina Orellana of North Chelmsford plan to open Girasol Central American Food at 313 Littleton St., Unit 1, the space ...
Update: 5:13PM WHILE the 2017 census was conducted professionally and its results fair, a politician and former head of a party questions why key information is being withheld. Lynda Tabuya, the former head of the People's Democratic party, said information like the ethnic distribution of the population ...
... comments Thursday decrying the migration of citizens from "shithole countries" was criticized as racially insensitive. Trump, according to sources, was referring to Haiti and African nations. Here are other instances when Trump said things many considered to be disparaging to ethnic and racial groups.
Minnesotans of many ethnic backgrounds might have similar words for a colonoscopy -- it's colonoscopia in Spanish and koloskopi in Norwegian -- but they vary dramatically in the rates at which they seek this important medical screening. The state's fourth annual health equity report, released Thursday ...
Theresa may sacked a raft of 'pale, male and stale' ministers earlier today to flood her government with women and ethnic minority MPs instead. In a bid to make up for her Shambolic Cabinet reshuffle on yesterday, the PM wielded the knife brutally across the middle ranks. The PM has ousted seven ...

Singapore: Those who are looking to sell their Housing and Development Board (HDB) flats but are unable to find a buyer from a particular ethnic group can ask for a time extension, Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong said in Parliament on Tuesday (Jan 9). Mr Wong was responding to a ...
Theresa may on Tuesday promoted 11 women and doubled the number of ethnic minorities in her government as she mounted a clearout of middle-aged white male MPs. The Prime Minister said that the reshuffle meant that her Government "looks more like the country it serves" after axing five ...
In Your Health Minute, new research finds more than half of very elderly patients with stage three lung cancer do not get any treatment for their disease. Some healthcare providers think patients in their 80's and 90's might be too fragile. But, the Emory University study finds those who received the standard ...
... American family-owned newspapers, The Weekly Challenger in St. Petersburg, just celebrated its 50th anniversary. Tampa's preeminent Hispanic newspaper, La Gaceta, is approaching 100 years. This week on Florida Matters we're talking about the history and cultural impact of ethnic publications in the ...
Younger gestational age, white or Hispanic Ethnicity, higher body mass index (BMI), and giving birth during spring, summer, or fall increased the risk for postpartum depression, according to a recent study presented at the 2017 annual meeting of the American society of Anesthesiologists. Jie Zhou, MD, of ...
An ethnic Phnong community in Kratie province's Snuol district has accused local officials and soldiers of grabbing over 1,000 hectares of community forest and threatening the lives of local villagers for years, with the rights group Adhoc yesterday saying they would take the case to provincial authorities.
I gave several reasons for this, including the ability to influence the fortunes of a society from outside of the State, following the examples of Gandhi, Mandela and Martin Luther King. This would, I argued, minimise the risks of ethnic conflict and massacre, driven by the State. The other major reason was the ...
All ethnic people need independence," said Nyi Rang, the communication officer of United Wa State Army (UWSA). "The civil wars continue 70 years after Myanmar got its independence." UWSA is one of the ethnic armed groups which has not signed the National ceasefire Agreement (NCA) -- a basic ...
In 2015-16, of 11 deaths after police restraint or use of force, three were from ethnic minorities, while in 2016-17, five ethnic minority people died out of 15 deaths after the use of force or restraint, the IPCC said. Owers said: "We need to look closely between the relationship between ethnicity and the use of ...
H' Hen Nie (2nd L), a 25-year-old model from the ethnic minority of Ede, wins the top prize at Miss Universe Vietnam 2017 in Vietnam's central Khanh Hoa Province, on Jan. 6, 2018. (Xinhua/VNA). Hanoi, Jan. 6 (Xinhua) -- A 25-year-old model from the ethnic minority of Ede in Vietnam's central Dak Lak ...
So fixated, however, were academics and policymakers by ethnic categories, that they largely ignored the latter. The 2000 Ofsted report, for instance, demonstrated that the impact of social class on school performance was more than twice as great as that of Ethnicity. Yet, it disregarded its own data and ...
From the Rohingya crisis through Pakistan's terrorism quagmire to India's Hindu-Muslim conflicts, Asia was caught up in a number of ethnic issues in the past year. These issues, intertwined with Muslim extremism and Islamophobic sentiments, have become more complicated, posing the toughest ...
This study argues that the current political and cultural space in North Africa is more open and contested than at any time since the end of the colonial era, and that Berber ethnicity, in all of its varieties and permutations, has achieved a degree of significance that scholars of an earlier generation did not anticipate. It focuses ...
Therefore, the relationship between hearing and cognition in black adults is more complex than a simple group-wise association. Interpretation of the findings of Golub, et al., on racial and ethnic differences requires further caution for several reasons. First, the criterion used to determine the presence of hearing loss in the ...
Residents of Bwari Area Council in the FCT, on Saturday said the recent communal clash that erupted in Bwari town has affected their living condition. The residents expressed their feelings in an interview with the news agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bwari, FCT. They said the crisis was caused by a clash ...
Over 50 members of parliament on Saturday signed a petition against the decision taken to include nationality and ethnicity in the new electronic National Identity Cards (e-NIC). The MPs said the inclusion of such information was not necessary and urged government to review the decision. Following the ...
People of Dong ethnic group display Dong wedding custom during a celebration of traditional Dongnian festival in Guangnan Dong Village of Longsheng Ge Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Dec. 28, 2017. Dongnian Festival was held on Thursday during which ...
Addis Ababa, Dec. 29 (Xinhua) -- The Ethiopian House of People's Representatives on Friday revealed the formation of a committee to probe the recent deadly dispute between two of Ethiopia's largest ethnic groups. According to Shitaye Minale, Deputy Speaker of the Ethiopian Parliament, a special ...
PHOENIX -- A U.S. judge has permanently blocked an Ethnic Studies ban in Arizona public schools that dismantled a popular Mexican-American studies program, dealing a final blow to a law that he found to be racially motivated. Following a seven-year court battle, U.S. District Judge A. Wallace Tashima ...
These churches serve the Maronite, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish and Vietnamese Catholic communities in California and Oregon. Jim Graves. The West Coast has many Catholic Churches and centers which, although open to all, were founded to serve a particular ethnic community. Here are a few notable ...
HOHHOT, Dec. 28 (Xinhua) -- Qu Bo's restaurant in northern China is known for its Russian and local specialties -- Russian bread, Russian lamb soup, mushrooms, and fish. Qu, 38, is an ethnic Russian from Enhe township in Hulun Buir City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. With its Russian flavors, ...
An organization for ethnic militias that have not signed a peace pact with the Myanmar government called on Tuesday for an investigation into the killings of one civilian and three soldiers from an ethnic armed group by government soldiers during a raid of the ethnic militia's base in the eastern part of Kayah ...
Burma's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has sent a message of seasonal greetings to leaders of several ethnic armed organisations. Gen. gun Maw of the Kachin Independence army (KIA) posted a copy of Suu Kyi's letter, dated 22 December, on his facebook page. Leaders of other ethnic armed ...
However, a careful look at the past shows us the layers within the Sri Lankan society that seldom get captured in the Sinhalese-Tamil ethnic binary that the country is often portrayed in. A new political outfit -- Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) -- formed by the supporters of former President Mahinda ...
In October 2015, during the last months of Thein Sein's military-backed regime, the Nationwide ceasefire Agreement (NCA) was signed between the government, the Myanmar armed forces (Tatmadaw) and eight of the country's 21 main ethnic-armed organisations (EAOs). EAOs are militias recruited from ...
HOHHOT, China, Dec. 24 (Xinhua) -- Riding camels on the grassland covered by snow, a dozen of ethnic Mongolian herdsmen took part in a camel race Sunday at the ongoing Winter Naadam Festival in Zhenglan Banner, Xilingol League, northern China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. About 400 ...
The government is to refuse to commit to recruiting more ethnic minority judges, The Independent understands, despite the fact that just 7 per cent currently come from a minority background. Ministers are expected to refuse calls to adopt a clear target for appointing more ethnic minority judges by 2025 ...
According to this name, the place has now become home to every ethnic group in Fiji. Given that the village was one of the places contacted by most ships sailing into or out of the Fiji Group, Naivaka also became a berthing haven for these ships before they continued their journey. This is evident in the ...
The three brand problems posed were: how a government department could more effectively reach ethnic communities to promote health information about a children's vaccine; How a vitamins company that had been tapping into China's Daigou network of shoppers, could expand and how Australia's ...
At least 61 people have been killed in clashes between different ethnic groups in Ethiopia's Oromia region since Thursday, officials said. It is not clear what caused the latest violence between ethnic Somalis and Oromos. But it comes after soldiers shot dead 16 ethnic Oromos at a protest on Tuesday, ...
At least a million Rohingya reside in Myanmar, which has marginalized the ethnic group for decades by refusing to recognize them in an official capacity. insurgent attacks have drawn a fierce response from Myanmar's military, and sent hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas fleeing to other countries.
Tour busses arrive from Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Illinois to take part in the Christmas in Germany program at the German-American society Thursday Dec. 7, 2017 in Omaha, Neb. Tourists wanting to experience ... more. Photo: Brendan Sullivan, AP. Image 2 of 3. Dancers including Cheri Freuhaut, Jynell ...
The Cabinet Office has said that within five years, half of all 5,500 existing public appointees should be females and 14% people from ethnic minorities. Its previous "aspiration", made in 2013, was that 50% of new appointees should be women. The launch of the plan marks the first time that the government ...


 

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