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Nation 10 Feb 2008 | 12:00 AM

Licence to farm

After decades of uncertainty, more than 900 farmers in Perak have been given a 30-year lease for the land they have been toiling on.

Nation 10 Feb 2008 | 12:00 AM

Farmers thankful for recognition

When government officers went to Lim Poh Kuang's farm in Kuala Bikam to survey his land two-and-a-half years ago, he felt insecure at the thought of losing his livelihood and farmland.

Nation 05 Feb 2008 | 12:00 AM

Farmers land a good deal

Almost half a century of toil has paid off for Chong Chu Kin and his family of vegetable farmers.

Nation 04 Feb 2008 | 12:00 AM

Perak legalises 931 farmers in Kinta Valley

The 931 illegal farmers working on some 2,888ha of land in Perak will be allowed to lease the land for 30 years.

Community 29 Jan 2008 | 12:00 AM

Pay and ‘we shall vacate’

TAMAN Dovenby residents, who have been facing problems of dust and vibrations from a nearby quarry, want the Perak state government to compensate them instead of giving them alternative housing.

Community 28 Jan 2008 | 12:00 AM

Legal status for illegal farmers

THE MCA has assured some 300 illegal vegetable farmers in Kanthan Baru that their relocation to Tanjung Rambutan would give them legal status and better facilities.

Nation 26 Jan 2008 | 12:00 AM

Illegal farmers to be moved to Tanjung Rambutan

Illegal vegetable farmers in Kanthan Baru near here will soon be relocated to a new plot of land in Tanjung Rambutan.

Nation 18 Nov 2007 | 12:00 AM

Resolve farmers issue first, says MP

The Perak Hi-Tech Park must be put on hold until the issue of vegetable farmers affected by the multibillion-ringgit project is resolved, Tambun MP Datuk Ahmad Husni Mohamad Hanadzlah said.

Community 11 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

Temple to celebrate Hindu festival

THE Kanthan Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple in Kanthan (north of Chemor), Perak, will celebrate the Hindu festival of Navarathri from tomorrow until Oct 22 with daily recitation of the Sanskrit text, I>Devi Mahatmyam/I>, which is the scriptural text for Navarathri.

Education 23 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

Cementing her place

A young engineer is building a niche for herself in a career with a difference.