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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.

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 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.

Nation 12 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Minor rockslide occurs on road to Camerons

A minor rockslide occurred at the fifth kilometre of the Simpang Pulai-Pos Slim road leading to Cameron Highlands.

Nation 03 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Weak cliff surface to blame for fatal rockfall

A weak cliff surface at the limestone hills of Gunung Bercham caused by high water absorption, led to its collapse.

Nation 04 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

'Ensure cave dwellings are safe'

Cave dwellings, including temples in limestone caves, should be checked periodically by the state Mineral and Geoscience Department to ensure they are safe.

Nation 31 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Digging stops after protest from residents

A group of residents in Taman Saikat, Ipoh showed that solidarity is key to overcoming problems in their areas. The residents from Persiaran Pinggir Rapat 5 got together to protest after a company started digging for iron ore in a vacant plot of land near their area, resulting in three big ponds.

Community 10 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Big plans for Kenyir Lake

Plans are afloat to turn Kenyir Lake into the best of eco-tourism and adventure-tourism destinations in the region and the world. Aggressive promotions locally and overseas are on the cards and there is also a proposal to turn Pulau Poh into a tax-free zone.

Travel 15 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Surprises aplenty caving

The cave of Gua Musang is located immediately behind the town's railway station and is reached by a steep scramble up the hillside.

Community 01 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

Scenic run up the hill for participants

B>F/B>ILIPINO engineer Elmer Baladjay was not expecting much when he and his two countrymen signed up for the ING-Kelab Roadrunners Ipoh's 12km cross-country run.