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Lifestyle 19 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

SARS ban still bites

Hong Kong snake traders are on a slippery slope as China still has not lifted its ban on wildlife exports, reports PETER LIM.

Nation 14 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

16 charged with damaging coral reef in Tioman

Thirteen foreigners and three Malaysians pleaded not guilty in a magistrate's court here to two charges of damaging the century-old coral reef at the Tioman island marine park and anchoring in the park area on Oct 14.

Nation 13 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Applications for claims still open

Applications for claims are still open from genuine fishermen from the Portuguese Settlement to receive compensation either from the state government or the Portuguese Settlement Fishermen's Action Committee.

Nation 07 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Freshwater fish bring in RM57m

The freshwater fish industry in Pahang contributed RM57.84mil to the state's income, with total production and landings of 3,305 tonnes last year.

Nation 27 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Malaysia is second top seafood consumer in Asia

Malaysia is one of the top consumers of seafood in Asia, ranking only second to Japan.

Nation 21 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Friendly technology for new artificial reefs

The Fisheries Department will adopt a more environment friendly technology for new artificial reefs throughout the country.

Nation 16 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Barge damages corals

State Fisheries officers detained 16 workers from a barge off Pulau Tioman after steel cables attached to its anchors destroyed part of the coral bed.

Nation 24 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

New ruling to help out fishermen in Pulau Tioman

Fishermen residing in Pulau Tioman are now allowed to fish one nautical mile off the island compared to the previous two nautical miles, Deputy Mentri Besar Datuk Tan Aminuddin Ishak said.

Nation 11 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Aquaculture zone land identified

Some 70,000ha of land nationwide has been identified by the Fisheries Department for the implementation of the Aquaculture Industry Zone (AIZ), aimed at encouraging competitive aquaculture productivity.

Nation 07 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Seahorses bred in captivity released into Pulai River

Some 250 seahorses were released into the rich sea-grass beds of the Pulai rivermouth near here to replenish the species' declining number.