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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.

Nation 29 Jan 2010 | 12:00 AM

More tourists evacuated in Machu Picchu

Skies cleared over the fabled Machu Picchu citadel Thursday, speeding the evacuation of stranded tourists, many of whom were left to eat from communal pots and sleep outdoors after weekend flooding and mudslides cut access to the area.

Community 29 Dec 2009 | 12:00 AM

Plunder part of price to pay for growth

THE price to pay for development is steep and evidence is slowly emerging in the South Klang Valley of the sacrifices needed to spur growth.

World 30 Nov 2009 | 12:00 AM

FEATURE - Sunshine, sewage to power cities of the future

LILLE, France (Reuters) -

Nation 20 Sep 2009 | 12:00 AM

Consider Kelantan, tourists told

With about 350 homestay facilities available throughout the state, Tourism Malaysia Kelantan wants those planning their holidays during the festive season, to consider the 'Cradle of Malay Culture' as their preferred destination.

Community 10 Sep 2009 | 12:00 AM

Yap paints the plants out of admiration

A FLOWER as common as bougainvillea can be easily overlooked but to artist Yap Kim Boon, its beauty is stunning.

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.

Community 30 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Escape to the Lun Bawang highlands

BA'KELALAN in the heart of Borneo is a Shangrila.

World 16 Mar 2009 | 12:00 AM

El Salvador ex-rebels win power through ballot box

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - El Salvador's former Marxist guerrillas, who fought one of the bitterest conflicts of the Cold War, finally won power through the ballot box after a tight election victory over their right-wing civil war foes.

Community 30 Dec 2008 | 12:00 AM

Sungai Lembing offers natural attractions

Sungai Lembing situated 42km northwest of Kuantan was once a major producer of tin.