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Zabidi Tusin

metro@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Zabidi Tusin

21 Dec 2015 | 7:00 AM

Terengganu retreat of rustic fun

FEATURING a landscape of beautiful lakes and tropical rainforest, the Peladang Setiu Agro Resort – a little- known gem – is located next to the Hutan Simpan Gunung Tebu forest reserve in Terengganu.

The resort is spread out over 8ha of rivers, lakes and rural bliss.
19 Nov 2015 | 7:00 AM

Server woes at Immigration Department

GEORGE TOWN: A computer problem at the Immigration Department in several states caused a long wait for those who turned up to renew or apply for new passports.

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5 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Airlines struggle to send aid

PETALING JAYA: Airline and cargo operators are breaking their backs to clear the overwhelming amount of aid pouring in from Malaysians.

Logistical challenge: Firefly staff Nurnazihah Zakaria, 20, and Amizuddin Mohd Azmi, 37, tagging boxes of goods for flood victims at Skypark in Subang.
19 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM

Family’s Merdeka cycling quest takes a hit from robbers

KUALA TERENGGANU: R. Ragu’s cycling expedition with his two daughters to commemorate Merdeka Day turned nasty when they were robbed by two men on motorcycles here.

Unfortunate encounter: Neelawathi (left) holding a copy of the police report lodged at the Kuala Terengganu police headquarters as Rubhini looks on.
7 Dec 2013 | 7:00 AM

Pahang, Johor, Terengganu and Sabah hit by heavy rainfall

EACH year coastal and low-lying areas in Johor, Pahang, Terengganu and Sabah are inundated with flood waters due to heavy rainfall during the monsoon season.

A youth holds on to a lamp post while playing in floodwaters in Temerloh, Pahang. - By AHMAD BAZLI/AFP
12 Nov 2013 | 7:00 AM

Disabled student aims to score high on SPM exam

KUALA TERENGGANU: As the clock strucks 8am, Noorismawati Abdul Aziz, like her fellow classmates, is sitting for the Bahasa Melayu first paper in the SPM examinations, reached out for her pen and starting writing.

Concentrating: Noorismawati sitting for her first paper in the SPM exams.
25 Oct 2011 | 12:00 AM

RM5bil project set to be a major boost for Terengganu’s economy

KUALA TERENGGANU: The Kuala Terengganu City Centre (KTCC) project is expected to draw some RM5bil in domestic and foreign investments upon its completion in 2018.

17 Aug 2011 | 12:00 AM

Hotel treats 70 children and single mothers to buka puasa fare

KUALA TERENGGANU: Some 70 children and single mothers from lower-income families were given an early Hari Raya cheer courtesy of Grand Continental Hotel here.

29 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

Campaign pledge to protect leatherbacks

KEMAMAN: Some 400 supporters of the turtle conservation effort pledged to protect and not eat turtle eggs during a recent campaign held in Kerteh.

29 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

Hotel aims for RM10mil revenue in two years

KUALA TERENGGANU: The state-owned Hotel Permai Inn aims to generate RM10mil in revenue within the next two years.

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