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Metro News 25 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

‘Gazette hills to protect them for perpetuity’

NATURE lovers are urging the Perak government to gazette limestone hills in the state as protected areas similar to a permanent forest reserve.

Letters 22 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM

It’s time to protect, not destroy

From S.M. MOHAMED IDRIS, President, Sahabat Alam Malaysia.

Travel 11 Mar 2019 | 6:00 AM

Have you ever wanted to try caving?

This journalist shares her first caving – also known as spelunking – experience at Gua Kandu and Gua Tempurung in Perak, Malaysia.

Asia & Oceania 06 Nov 2018 | 7:01 AM

What to do at Batu Caves in Gombak, Selangor

Batu Caves has always been an iconic site in Malaysia, and is popular with Hindu devotees, as well as local visitors and international tourists.

Malaysia 16 Oct 2018 | 6:00 AM

You can now fly to Ipoh instead of driving or taking the train

AirAsia adds Ipoh, the capital of Perak, to its extensive network of destinations. Hopefully, this will help ease traffic congestion during major festive seasons!

Metro News 16 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

State initiates steps to preserve site on a more sustainable basis

THE state government will be temporarily engaging the services of the Ipoh City Council to clean up the area leading to the site of the cave drawings believed to be from between 3,000 and 5,000 B.C during the Neolithic period at Gua Tambun near Ipoh.

Malaysia 30 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

What to do at Perak Cave Temple in Ipoh

Perak Cave Temple in Ipoh, Malaysia is a unique place built into a limestone hill. It's a popular tourist attraction and here are some tips on what to see and do there.

Nation 03 Feb 2018 | 12:00 AM

Rare plants named after Zahid and Wan Junaidi

KUALA LUMPUR: In recognition of their efforts to help preserve the nation’s biodiversity, two rare plants have been named after the Deputy Prime Minister and the Natural Resources and Environment Minister.

Nation 02 Feb 2018 | 6:55 AM

Endangered plants named after Ahmad Zahid and Wan Junaidi

KEPONG: Ahmadzahidianum and feinajunaidiana may not roll off the tongue easily, but this is an honour for Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar as these endangered plant species have been named after them.

Malaysia 27 Jan 2018 | 1:00 PM

Kota Kayang Museum: Gem of an archaeological destination

The Kota Kayang Museum is a hidden gem, with an archaeological collection that deserves more attention.