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Community 18 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM

Enjoy butterflies and birds, flowers and verdant foliage in parks within the park

CONTINUING the StarMetro series of exploring Kuala Lumpur on a shoestring budget, we visit a series of scenic and nature-themed spots within the Lake Gardens area.

Community 30 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Village at city’s edge stands its ground

Nestled between Sri Hartamas and Petaling Jaya North is a hilly area that still maintains a rustic charm and verdant greenery despite the rapid development coming up around it.

World 05 Sep 2016 | 8:23 PM

Obama to address lethal legacy of secret war in Laos

XIENG KHOUANG, Laos (Reuters) - Yianyang Bounxieng remembers playing with bombs as a child growing up in Xieng Khouang, a verdant and mountainous province of Laos, and the area most heavily bombed by U.S. Air Force planes during the war in neighbouring Vietnam.

World 10 Aug 2016 | 10:15 PM

Venezuelans flood Brazil border in 36-hour grocery run

PACARAIMA, Brazil (Reuters) - Government employee Jose Lara this month used some vacation days to take a long scenic bus ride through the verdant plateaus and sweeping savannas of southern Venezuela, but the trip was anything but a holiday.

AseanPlus News 17 Apr 2016 | 8:55 AM

Japan twin quakes turned hills into deadly cascades of mud

MASHIKI: When powerful -- and shallow -- twin earthquakes struck southern Japan barely 24 hours apart, the verdant hills that gracefully dominate the landscape turned into deadly cascades of mud.

Community 12 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM

Attention turns to Ipoh as a property hotspot

Ipoh is famed for many things. Flat rice noodles, Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh, verdant limestone mastiffs, and its rich mining past, among other things.

World 10 Sep 2010 | 12:00 AM

Peru water wars threaten agricultural export boom

ICA, Peru (Reuters) - The World Bank, which has lent millions of dollars to turn Peru's fragile desert coast into verdant farmland, has stumbled into a film noir scene straight out of Roman Polanski's 'Chinatown' about the violent water wars of 1930s Los Angeles.

World 10 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

Thailand woos foreign golfers with sun, sand traps

BANGKOK (Reuters Life!) - Glittering temples, bargain-filled markets, stunning beaches and verdant golf courses: for an increasing number of visitors, Thailand is the ideal recession-friendly holiday destination, down to a tee.

Nation 11 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Cameron Highlands in terrible shape due to land clearing and water pollution

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: Once famed for its cool temperatures and verdant growth, Cameron Highlands is now battling unsustainable land clearing and water pollution.

AseanPlus News 09 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Business as usual for junta

Every year, Myanmar's ruling generals throw a grand party in verdant People's Park, marching their troops around in celebration of what they claim are their many achievements. But it's an in-house affair.