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Sim Leoi Leoi

leoi@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Sim Leoi Leoi

24 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Shooting with love

GROWING up in the Selangor coastal town of Klang, Eurica Yu has always loved movies.

Got camera can go places: Yu at work with her trusted equipment.
14 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

All out to save Harimau Malaya

EXCLUSIVE: The next two years will be critical for Harimau Malaya’s survival in the wild with the launch of an operation by Wildlife and National Parks Depart­ment (Perhilitan) to monitor known tiger habitats or “hotspots” in its battle against poaching. This comes even as Perhilitan put in a request for a number of army personnel to beef up their patrols as well as consider a “shoot-on-sight” policy against poachers.

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20 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

SPAN is now an independent body

CYBERJAYA: The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) will now be a wholly independent regulatory body.

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20 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Water on his mind

FOR a body that regulates a service as important as making sure that there is enough water for Malaysians to drink, the National Water Services Commission (SPAN) sits in an unassuming building off the main thoroughfare in Cyberjaya.

Interview with SPAN chairman Charles Santiago
30 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Into the depths of the country

A lawyer with an urban background relishes the challenges of dealing with issues that rural communities are facing. Newly minted Deputy Rural and Regional Development Minister Sivarasa Rasiah shares experiences and plans after five months on the job.

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12 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Act-ing on climate change

EXCLUSIVE: Malaysia will start drafting a Climate Change Act, which is expected to take 24 to 30 months.

10 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

M’sia linked to wildlife trafficking network

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s connection to a multimillion-dollar trafficking network of endangered freshwater turtles and tortoises has been uncovered by a wildlife investigation group.

5 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

We don’t give our forests a hoot, says NGO

PETALING JAYA: The fact that Malaysia is in the top 10 countries in the world with the most number of landslides shows that its natural forests are not being “cared for”, according to an NGO.

4 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Malaysia among countries especially prone to landslides

EXCLUSIVE: PETALING JAYA: Malaysia sits among the top 10 countries that had a high number of landslides over the past decade.

4 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

'Main cause is man-made'

PETALING JAYA: Malay­sia’s rugged topography and high rainfall coupled with human activities are behind the country being among the top 10 countries with the most number of landslides.