Monday, 11 March 2019

Sunday Stills: Borneo's vast underworld, microscopic creatures come to life, and more

Sunday Stills: Borneo's vast underworld, microscopic creatures come to life, and more


Plus: A photographer explores the living legacy of the Underground Railroad  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌    ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  
Watch: The genesis of a salamander
National Geographic
Issue 142
S U N D A Y  S T I L L S
March 10, 2019
Photograph by Carsten Peter
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Borneo's vast underworld
Beneath the island's rainforest, explorers search for new discoveries deep within some of the Earth's largest, longest, and wildest caves.
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Photograph by Jannicke Wiik-Nielsen
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Hidden microscopic worlds
Magnified about a hundred times, a mealworm goes from gross to gregarious as part of a series of unusual portraits by Jannicke Wiik-Nielsen.
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Photograph by Moises Saman
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No way out
As migrants flee the decimated Central American nation of El Salvador, changes in the United States could send thousands back into the chaos.
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Photograph by Nicola Lo Calzo
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The Underground Railroad's 'great central depot'
From Harriet Tubman to Gerrit Smith, abolitionists in central New York ushered thousands of escaped slaves to freedom. Photographer Nicola Lo Calzo explores the living legacy of this clandestine network.
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      Selfies on Assignment     
Lucas Foglia snapped this selfie on assignment in California's Central Valley for an upcoming story about bee thievery: "At the time of this photo, I was following a bee fly from flower to flower in a seemingly endless field of blooming almond trees."
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11 Mar 2019
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Nik Azman Nik Abdul Majid New Auditor-General
PUTRAJAYA, Mar 8 (Bernama) - Datuk Nik Azman Nik Abdul Majid, the Economic Affairs Ministry secretary-general, is the new auditor-general.

MALAYSIALITIGATION & COURT PROCEDURENEWS
Appeals Court to wait for Federal Court Decision to hear Puncak Niaga's Appeal
PUTRAJAYA, Mar 8 (Bernama) - The Court of Appeal today postponed hearing of an appeal by Puncak Niaga Holdings Bhd to reinstate its RM13.5 billion lawsuit against two former Selangor menteris besar and the Selangor government over the restructuring of the state water industry.

MALAYSIACONSTITUTIONAL LAW & CIVIL RIGHTSNEWS
Cabinet agrees to amend Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution - Liew
KOTA KINABALU, Mar 8 (Bernama) - Minister of Law in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong today said that the Cabinet has agreed to amend Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners with Peninsular Malaysi ...

MALAYSIAMEDICAL LAWNEWS
Law to be amended before Two Vaccines become Mandatory
KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 10 (Bernama) - The Health Ministry (KKM) has to amend the existing law before the proposal to make two vaccinations compulsory for children is implemented.

MALAYSIAENVIRONMENTAL LAWNEWS
MESTECC: No Plans to amend Environment Quality Act
JOHOR BAHRU, Mar 9 (Bernama) - The Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climatic Change (MESTECC) has no plans to amend the Environment Quality Act 1974 to provide stiffer punishments to environmental offenders.

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Dewan Rakyat : Proposal to restore Sabah, Sarawak's Status to be Main Focus
KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 9 (Bernama) - The proposal to restore the original status of Sabah and Sarawak as enshrined in the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) is expected to be the focus of the first meeting of the second session of the 14th Parliament which opens Monday.

MALAYSIAFAMILY & CHILD LAWNEWS
Govt to propose stricter SoP involving Child Marriages
KUANTAN, Mar 10 (Bernama) - The government will propose for stricter standard operating procedure (SOP) involving child marriages and the cases will be heard before Syariah high court judges.

MALAYSIAENVIRONMENTAL LAWNEWS
20 Sen Pollution Charge in the Federal Territories effective March 15
PUTRAJAYA, Mar 10 (Bernama) - A pollution charge of 20 sen will be implemented in the Federal Territories, effective March 15, said Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abd Samad.

MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWJUDGMENTS
Mahmod Yary Mohammad and 2 Others v Public Prosecutor and 2 Other Appeals
Date: 23 Jan 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Criminal Appeal Nos. W-05(M)-45-01/2017 (IRN), W-05(M)-47-01/2017 (IRN) & W-05(M)-49-01/2017 (IRN); Source: Federal Court Registry

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Tee Boon Keong v Astrazeneca Sdn Bhd
Date: 01 Mar 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 831 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Mohamad Yusry Bin Othman v Hicom Automotive Manufacturers (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
Date: 01 Mar 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 838 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

MALAYSIAPROFESSIONAL LIABILITYJUDGMENTS
Song Teik Kim v Lina Anak Dimbad and Another
Date: 13 Feb 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 496; Source: Federal Court Registry

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