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The limestone hills of Ipoh and their manycaves never fail to spring surprises on theadventurous. A group of Malaysian NatureSociety (MNS) members recently exploredGua Datok in Buntong and were pleasantlysurprised by Mother Nature.
Archaeologists said on Monday they have excavated a cave where John the Baptist baptised many of his followers #8211; basing their theory on tens of thousands of shards from small ritual jugs, a stone used for foot cleansing and wall carvings that tell the story of the contemporary of Jesus.
With a name like Cintamanis (sweet love), you'd expect a story of passion and romance.
Six squatter families in Gunung Cheroh, off Jalan Raja Musa Aziz, who have been affected by falling rocks and dust pollution due to blasting activities during the construction of the double-tracking railway project, will be moving to low-cost flats in Buntong.
Aware that Batu Caves is the site of intense religious fervour and immense tourist interest during Thaipusam, FAM LEE KEN and CHING TECK HAUAT decided to explore the 400-million-year-old limestone temple cave post-Thaipusam.
Residents near Gunung Cheroh, along Jalan Raja Musa Aziz, are living in fear of falling rocks. The limestone hill is being blasted to make way for a double-tracking railway line.
Limestone outcrops scattered all over Sabah are cradles of snail evolution, writes DR MENNO SCHILTHUIZEN.
As another landslide hits the country during the wet month of November, this time a rockfall along the New Klang Valley Expressway near Bukit Lanjan, TAN CHENG LI probes why such disasters keep recurring.
Property Talk: A weekly column by S.C. Cheah. This week he says that there are so many 'gated and guarded' developments these days that it can be quite difficult to choose the one that really suits your lifestyle and needs.