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Our parks need protection


STANDING next to a giant pulai tree, surrounded by secondary rainforest, with only the sound of a babbling brook and birds chirping to disturb the silence.

Two hours of this and all my work stress melted away. That was the hike I experienced last month. But it wasn’t in any remote forest outside the Klang Valley. It was right here in the heart of the city, about 2.5km as the crow flies from the Petronas Twin Towers.

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Brian Martin

Brian Martin

Brian Martin, executive editor of The Star, would like to come clean. He has vested interest in the proposed assessment rate hike since he’s a resident of Kuala Lumpur.

   

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