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Animals 16 Feb 2019 | 6:07 AM

Off The Beat: On the falcon’s crest in Doha, Qatar

An attempt to get a bird's eye view of an ancient tradition instead yields something more profound - witnessing friendship between a man and his feathered friend.

Animals 02 Feb 2019 | 6:07 AM

Off The Beat: Rumble in the jungle of Sabah

It was a soul nourishing experience to discover the wonders of God’s creation in the ancient rainforest of Danum Valley, Sabah.

Animals 19 Jan 2019 | 6:55 AM

Off The Beat: Close encounters of the croc kind in Darwin, Australia

They’ve survived the dinosaur age and continue to enthral those of a wild persuasion, this new-born nature lover included. Off The Beat columnist goes looking for saltwater crocodiles in Adelaide River in Darwin, Australia.

Animals 05 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Gorillas in East Africa: 'Off The Beat' adventure of a lifetime!

Being in the midst of gorillas in the mystical mountains of Rwanda has dramatically changed the writer, stressing how vital it is to protect our wildlife.

Asia & Oceania 22 Dec 2018 | 6:00 AM

Off The Beat: A Noah's Ark in Hong Kong? You better believe it!

Theme parks pretty much pay homage to anything, from superheroes to dinosaurs. But religion? This Noah’s Ark theme park in Hong Kong is just so quirky. There truly is something for everyone, after all.

Asia & Oceania 15 Dec 2018 | 6:00 AM

Off The Beat: In search of... durians in Australia!

The King of Fruits has transplanted roots in quaint Darwin of Australia's northern territory. Yes, the durian is making its mark outside Southeast Asia!

Asia & Oceania 01 Dec 2018 | 6:58 AM

Up close with the Rafflesia, the largest and smelliest flower on Earth

Intrepid 'Off The Beat' columnist Wong Chun Wai finds the elusive, leathery, speckled five-petalled parasitic plant in the jungle gardens of Sabah.

Asia & Oceania 17 Nov 2018 | 6:59 AM

End of the road: What is it about Japan’s Aokigahara Forest that attracts tourists?

Sorrow surrounds the infamous Aokigahara Forest in Japan’s Yamanashi Prefecture, yes a sense of intrigue keeps calling tourists of the world to its deep dark secrets.

Asia & Oceania 03 Nov 2018 | 6:00 AM

Off The Beat: Getting spooked in Shibuya, Japan

It’s not about pumpkins or the Reaper in Japan, where Halloween has a distinctly different feeling. Wong Chun Wai goes Off The Beat in Tokyo, where the spooks converge in Shibuya for the annual street party.

Malaysia 20 Oct 2018 | 7:03 AM

Off The Beat: In search of the rare and elusive Durian Kura Kura

Its numbers are fast dwindling, but the kura kura durian – one of the rarest durian in the world found only on the island of Borneo – is going down kicking and screaming.