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World 23 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

Some Chinese aggrieved find inspiration in rebel village

WANGGANG, China (Reuters) - As China gears up for a leadership transition, a small fishing village that stood up to official corruption and rural land grabs has become a touchstone for other communities striving to fight back against grassroots abuses.

World 23 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

Some Chinese aggrieved find inspiration in rebel village

WANGGANG, China (Reuters) - As China gears up for a leadership transition, a small fishing village that stood up to official corruption and rural land grabs has become a touchstone for other communities striving to fight back against grassroots abuses.

Community 21 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM

Resort offers the perfect hideaway for festive season

THE Christmas tradition at Cameron Highlands Resort continued this year with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.

World 27 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

Libyan ancient city draws goats, cows, few tourists

SHAHAAT, Libya, (Reuters) - A toga-clad statue that would be a prize museum piece elsewhere lies half buried among cow dung at the ancient Greek city of Cyrene in eastern Libya, where tourism has suffered decades of neglect.

Community 10 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

A perfect holiday for nature lovers

RAUB: Nestled in the jungles of Pahang, the Casabrina Vacation Villa and Spa serves as the perfect destination for nature lovers and those who seek a respite from the fast paced city life.

Community 23 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

Kiara Park now spic-and-span

From LIEW KHOOI CHENG DR POLA SINGH, Kuala Lumpur

Community 07 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

Park all spruced up

From Liew Khooi Cheng Dr Pola Singh,Friends of Bukit Kiara

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 25 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

FEATURE - Brazil taps small farmers for biofuels campaign

GETULIO VARGAS, Brazil (Reuters) - With its biofuels business increasingly dominated by giant corporations, Brazil is seeking to extend its biofuels sector to include farmers like Lucas Scariot, who makes around $10,000 per year

Community 13 Apr 2010 | 12:00 AM

Trailblazers show the way

Avid Hashers and outdoorenthusiasts can look forward to anexciting new challenge - the 'End ofthe World to the Beginning of theWorld' trek. A veteran Hasher shareswith StarMetro readers the details ofthe scenic nature trail which he hashelped to map out.