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Community 22 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

Soppoa: Bigger R&D team needed to boost industry

KUCHING: The Sarawak Oil Palm Plantation Owners Association (Soppoa) has requested the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) to expand its research and development (R&D) team in the state to assist the local palm oil industry.

Views 11 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

Tactical strategy reigns

LAST week, a number of people were upset about two things: First, my very vocal insistence that Floyd Mayweather would beat Manny Pacquiao and second, my equally vocal celebration when he did.

Focus 14 Apr 2015 | 12:00 AM

Vital to manage impacts of cultural heritage tourism, says expert

THE increased tourist arrivals since George Town’s listing as a Unesco World Heritage Site have brought numerous benefits to the city and its people.

Community 06 Apr 2015 | 12:00 AM

Urban planning expert tipped to be deputy mayor

AN EXPERT in urban management at the Selangor Economic Planning Unit (EPU) is likely to be Petaling Jaya’s new deputy mayor.

Community 30 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

Tycoon donates over RM20mil

PEOPLE who dedicate their efforts through charity organisations for the benefit of the less fortunate have been described as society’s unsung heroes and should be offered financial support.

Community 24 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

Partnership vital for Penang’s growth, says Guan Eng

CLOSE collaboration between the state and the private sector through the public-private partnership (PPP) is essential to transform Penang into an international and intelligent city.

Community 20 Mar 2015 | 4:54 PM

Vivekananda trustees object to preservation of building

Following the disagreement, National Heritage Commission will hold a hearing to decide the fate of the 110-year-old building.

Community 17 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

Brooke’s descendents plan promotion and education mission

KUCHING: Descendents of the White Rajah will be visiting Sarawak this month, according to the Sarawak Tourism Federation (STF).

Community 13 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

Need to overhaul heritage rules

KUCHING: The Sarawak Heritage Society (SHS) is the latest to join a chorus of condemnation of the felling of 11 of the 13 trees at the newly-restored Fort Alice in Sri Aman.

Scoreboard 05 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

Malacca take pride in guiding MSTA

MALACCA: In the 70s and 80s, the idea of introducing comprehensive and progressive swimming teaching courses was bandied among national and state level swimming coaches, officials and technical personnel.