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A large crowd turning up at the charity food fair organised by Penang Animal Sanctuary Society to raise fund for its sanctuary project to house stray dogs and cats.Animal sanctuary society fun food rair methodist boys schoolGeorge Cheah / The Star / 17 May 2015

Mission paws-sible

22 May 2015

THE Penang Animal Sanctuary Society (PASS) has raised another RM60,000 for the RM1.1mil sanctuary it is building in Relau, Penang, to house stray dogs and cats.

Endangered species: The Malayan tiger is roaming the jungles of the peninsula. It is often poached for purported medicinal value.

Plan protects Malayan tigers too

22 May 2015

PETALING JAYA: The animal that symbolises Malaysia – the Malayan tiger – has leapt into the 11th Malaysia Plan.

Orang asli opposed to proposed dams

22 May 2015

PETALING JAYA: The building of two flood mitigation dams in Kelantan as planned in the 11th Malaysia Plan will destroy orang asli villages, said a community leader.

Dirty: Rubbish strewn in the Zon Bersih area in Taman Gembira, Pandamaran..

Come clean, MPK urged

21 May 2015

THE Klang Municipal Council (MPK) is asked to explain how RM8.3mil, an additional allocation from the state government to solve rubbish issues, was spent.

Helping fellow Malaysians: Students, school representatives and representatives from McDonald’s and RMHC.

Flood relief initiative raises RM425,000

21 May 2015

Generous Malaysians have responded positively to the flood relief initiative spearheaded by McDonald’s and Ronald McDonald House of Charities (RMHC).

Major losses: The foul-smelling water flooding the houses in Taman Berkeley .

Retention pond water overflows into homes

21 May 2015

RESIDENTS of Taman Berkeley in Klang panic whenever there is a downpour as their homes would be flooded by foul-smelling water from a nearby water retention pond.

Sepang Municipal Council (MPSepang) environment health department director Indrakaran Karthigesu said that some councils are also looking into having the specially-designed bins in their municipality as well. (Follow-up for clean zone story)

Waste separation programmes by councils in Selangor

21 May 2015

THE Selangor government is studying an integrated plan for waste management, which includes waste separation, a material recovery facility and a biomass facility.

Flats residents doubt waste separation plan will work for them

21 May 2015

WHILE residents of landed properties welcome the idea of separating domestic waste at the source, those living in high-rise buildings do not think it is feasible.

Complaints on pollution in Gebeng falling on deaf ears

20 May 2015

KUANTAN: An Opposition assemblyman has taken to task the local authorities for inaction over bauxite pollution in Gebeng near here.

Here you go: A diver doing turtle tagging.

Raising awareness on turtle survival

20 May 2015

KOTA KINABALU: Divers and tourists from various countries have come together to catch and tag turtles around the Mabul Island in east coast Semporna today.

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