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Conflicting reports over killing of Cecil the lion’s ‘brother’

2 August 2015

JOHANNESBURG: Uncertainty surrounds the fate of another lion linked to Cecil, the beloved Zimbabwean lion slain by an American dentist whose killing caused a global outcry, after a conservation group reported that his “brother” Jericho had also been killed Saturday.

(FILES) - This handout picture taken on October 21, 2012 and released on July 28, 2015 by the Zimbabwe National Parks agency shows a much-loved Zimbabwean lion called Cecil. US authorities launched an investigation on July 31, 2015 into the killing of the lion, as the American dentist who hunted the big cat remained in hiding amid mounting global outrage. Trophy hunter Walter Palmer killed Cecil the lion earlier this month after the feline was allegedly lured out of the Hwange National Park boundaries with a dead animal as bait. The professional Zimbabwean hunter who organized the hunt has been charged in Zimbabwe with failing to prevent an illegal hunt. AFP PHOTO / ZIMBABWE NATIONAL PARKS==RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT AFP PHOTO / ZIMBABWE NATIONAL PARKS - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS==

Learn a lesson – turn poachers into gamekeepers

2 August 2015

A DENTIST from Wisconsin goes hunting in Zimbabwe and bags its most famous lion, Cecil. In response, Cecil’s friends have gone hunting in Minnesota in the hope of bagging its most infamous dentist, Walter Palmer. Welcome to the world of charismatic mega-species, their predators and protectors. One thing is for sure: the predators are winning.

The fight for nature

2 August 2015

Asean should start treating environmental crime as transnational crime or lose the fight altogether.

Developer allegedly blatantly breaking the law in Puchong

1 August 2015

FOR more than a year now, I have lodged complaints with the Subang Jaya Municipal Council (MPSJ) on the construction work by a developer in Puchong.

Rosmah wants apology from Asia Sentinel journalist over article

1 August 2015

PETALING JAYA: Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor has given Asia Sentinel journalist John Berthelsen 48 hours to issue an unconditional apology to her for allegations made in his article “Malaysian PM’s Wife Seeks Central Bank Governor’s Ouster”, which was published on July 30.

Don: We’ll know where but still difficult to find wreckage

31 July 2015

PETALING JAYA: Scientists can know where MH370 is if the piece of debris found on Reunion Island is from the missing MAS plane.

Residents see red over blue liquid in Sg Kayu Ara

31 July 2015

UNTREATED liquid industrial waste, with a strong methane stench, is being dumped into Sungai Kayu Ara from a plot of vacant land close to the river which runs parallel to Jalan SS4C/22, Kelana Jaya.

US dentist killed Zimbabwe’s Cecil the lion

29 July 2015

HARARE: A wealthy American dentist who used a bow and arrow to shoot Zimbabwe’s beloved Cecil the lion faced fierce criticism Tuesday amid allegations that it took 40 hours for the animal to die.

Sealed: MPS enforcement officers sealing off the entrance to the site in Taman Pinggiran Pelangi in Rawang.

Contractor stealing soil in 64ha land in Rawang gets RM25,000 fine

29 July 2015

SELAYANG Municipal Council (MPS) has issued a stop-work order and sealed a site in Taman Pinggiran Pelangi, Rawang where a contractor has been stealing soil in an area measuring over 64ha.

South Africa’s top poacher-hunting pooch flies into battle

28 July 2015

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, South Africa: Barking and snarling in his cage, “Killer” -- South Africa’s most successful poacher-catching canine -- looks ready for another helicopter mission tracking down armed hunters who slaughter rhinos for their horns.

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