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Lifestyle 04 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Picasso’s cave

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.

AseanPlus News 18 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Archaeologists find cave used by John the Baptist

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.

Lifestyle 14 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Guano, snakes & creepy crawlies . . .

With a name like Cintamanis (sweet love), you'd expect a story of passion and romance.

Nation 19 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Compensation for squatters hit by double-tracking work

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.

Lifestyle 20 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Batu Caves post-Thaipusam

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.

Nation 14 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Residents live in fear of falling rocks

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.

Lifestyle 27 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Treasure trove of snails

Limestone outcrops scattered all over Sabah are cradles of snail evolution, writes DR MENNO SCHILTHUIZEN.

Lifestyle 02 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Surveillance crucial

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.

Business 08 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Eco-friendly living at Prima Villa

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.

Lifestyle 06 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bountiful Baling

Think Baling, think communist insurgency, black areas and the 1955 peace talks. LEE SIEW PENG sidesteps modern history and discovers a lovely limestone hill, fabulous flora and mesmerising myths.