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Crossing one of two hanging bridges on the way to Camp 5.

Thumbs up for more parks

25 October 2014

MIRI: Another 200,000ha of forests in Sarawak will be turned into national parks within the next eight months, taking the total acreage of national parks in Sarawak to the one million-ha mark.

Art in the making: Ahmad Phesal watching a traditional Indian pottery demonstration by pottery maker V.N Ramadas at the Kuala Lumpur Deepavali Festival for Tourists

Fighting flash flood

25 October 2014

CLOGGED drains are the primary cause of recent flash floods in Kuala Lumpur.

Orang Asli in four villages fear land will be taken away

25 October 2014

IPOH: Orang Asli villagers in four kampungs in Cameron Highlands are fearful that their ancestral land is being encroached to the detriment of their livelihood.

Mild quake hits island in Sabah

25 October 2014

KOTA KINABALU: A mild earthquake, with a magnitude of 4.4 on the Richter scale, was recorded in Pulau Banggi, Kudat, near here.

still on... rural natives in interior Baram in northern Sarawak staging blockade to stop the clearing of forests at Long Kesseh and Long Naah for the construction of the proposed RM 4 billion Baram Dam. pic by natives.

Baram Dam: UN urged to act

24 October 2014

MIRI: The plight of some 20,000 rural natives who are to be uprooted by the construction of the proposed RM4bil Baram Dam project in the interior of north Sarawak has been brought to the attention of the United Nations (UN).

Making do: A Teratai Apartment resident carrying bags containing essential belongings to the temporary shelter. - Bernama

Soil still moving at landslide area

24 October 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Minimal soil movements are still occuring at the landslide area at Teratai Apartment, Taman Bunga Raya in Bukit Beruntung, Selangor.

Banned operations may have moved from China

24 October 2014

THE open burning of tyres to generate industrial oil had been banned in China about 20 years ago.

Extracting oil: The oil generated from the burning of tyres will flow out from these pipings.

Bandar Seri Botani residents are irked by tyre-burning activities

24 October 2014

RESIDENTS in Bandar Seri Botani, plagued by the stench of burning tyres from factories producing industrial oil, want the Batu Gajah District Council to be taken to task for turning a blind eye to such operations.

Caught: Sabah Wildlife Rescue Unit rangers holding the monitor lizard captured at a resort Kinarut. The reptile was released at the Kawang forest reserve on the following day.

Resort guests run seeing monitor lizard in pool

24 October 2014

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s Wildlife Department personnel were called in after a monitor lizard decided to take a dip in the swimming pool of a seaside resort Kinarut near the city.

Monitor lizard found swimming in seaside resort pool

24 October 2014

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s Wildlife Department personnel were called in after a monitor lizard was found swimming in the pool of a seaside resort in Kinarut some 15Km from here.

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