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Community 30 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

Cycle to save young lives

Limestone hills. Verdant plantations. Serene lakes. The scenery, promises the route planning team, will be breathtaking as the second series of “Cycle: Save a Child’s Heart” rolls into Ipoh on Aug 2.

Lifestyle 02 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

There are many ways to see Tioman

With all the spotlight on Pulau Tioman lately, you might ask what all the fuss is about? Well, to the blissfully ignorant, this lush, verdant island off Pahang, offers an array of underwater treasures that lure hundreds of divers each weekend.

Lifestyle 17 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

Beautiful and hardy

Forming a verdant spread at the bottom of a freshwater lake, the aquatic plant I>Cryptocoryne minima/Iis thriving in the pristine water.

Lifestyle 06 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Enticing sanctuary

Blessed with secluded beaches, verdant jungles and teeming marine life, Langkawi is a perennial draw for holiday-makers. But the idyllic isle is a tropical paradise in more ways than one; it has an intriguing heritage of flora and fauna, some of which are found nowhere else on Earth.

Lifestyle 22 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Spring time in Spring Park

Located in the verdant green surroundings of Wulai, just 50 minutes' drive from Taiwan's capital city, Taipei, the resort is THE place to get you in the mood for love.

World 10 Sep 2010 | 12:00 AM

Peru water wars threaten agricultural export boom

ICA, Peru (Reuters) - The World Bank, which has lent millions of dollars to turn Peru's fragile desert coast into verdant farmland, has stumbled into a film noir scene straight out of Roman Polanski's 'Chinatown' about the violent water wars of 1930s Los Angeles.

World 10 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

Thailand woos foreign golfers with sun, sand traps

BANGKOK (Reuters Life!) - Glittering temples, bargain-filled markets, stunning beaches and verdant golf courses: for an increasing number of visitors, Thailand is the ideal recession-friendly holiday destination, down to a tee.

Nation 11 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Cameron Highlands in terrible shape due to land clearing and water pollution

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: Once famed for its cool temperatures and verdant growth, Cameron Highlands is now battling unsustainable land clearing and water pollution.

AseanPlus News 09 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Business as usual for junta

Every year, Myanmar's ruling generals throw a grand party in verdant People's Park, marching their troops around in celebration of what they claim are their many achievements. But it's an in-house affair.

Community 26 Jul 2008 | 12:00 AM

Fraser's Hill a natural draw for nature lovers

The tranquillity,the fresh and cool mountainair and the verdant foliage hasmade the hill station of Fraser's Hill afavourite destination for naturelovers.