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Education 08 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

Harvard students learn about Malaysia

WALKING across a rickety, wooden bridge amidst the humidity of a mangrove forest was a welcome change for Harvard College in Asia Project (HCAP) participants who had arrived recently from Boston

Travel 07 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

Thriving at the tip

The southernmost point of mainland Asia is at Tanjung Piai in Johor, but - for better or worse - that is not the most interesting thing about the place.

Community 10 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

Protecting our wetlands to reduce impact of natural disasters

The preservation of wetlands is important not only to protect the rich biodiversity of plants and animals, but also to reduce the impact of natural disasters such as tsu-namis and floods.

Community 10 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

Where nature’s way holds sway

Pulau Kukup is the largest uninhabited mangrove island in the world, andthe only one in Johor waters too. Legends tell that the island was once thehome for five celestial princesses.

Nation 01 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

Offshore vice ring busted

Police busted an offshore prostitution ring when they detained 10 Indonesian women in a boat off Tanjung Piai.

Nation 20 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

Collision causes oil spill

About 50 tonnes of fuel was spilled in the Strait of Malacca after a container vessel collided with an oil tanker on Saturday. Layer booms have been put in placed to contain the spill.

Community 20 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

MUZIKfm hopes to set broadcast record

Radio station MUZIKfm is poised to break the broadcasting record in Malaysia when it puts on air an external broadcast for 50 hours non-stop from Tanjung Piai, Pontian, from Feb 23 to 25.

Letters 16 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

Giving early school-leavers skills they need for life

At the Taman Kota Mas lifelong learning centre, the other such facility within the Tanjung Piai parliamentary constituency, the scenes differ. Here, teenagers learn about automotive and beauty skills.

Letters 16 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

With help, it’s never too old to learn English

Mastering English is a priority for many students to make themselves more marketable.The MCA, through its 9-Point Party Platform project, is helping out with the teachingof English to students, including even the old and retired.

Nation 14 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

Ong: We’re in for good times

The country's economy is expected to perform better than last year as most of the 9th Malaysia Plan (9MP) projects are being carried out in the first half of the year, MCA president Datuk Seri Ong Ka Ting said.