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Nation 08 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Perak offers to relocate quarry firms

Quarry operators issued permits to operate along main roads and highways will be offered alternative sites for their activities, said Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Tajol Rosli Ghazali.

Nation 12 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Perak does not want limestone hills defaced

The Perak Government wants quarry operators to prevent limestone hills along main roads and highways from becoming eyesores.

Nation 13 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Group wants policy to save hills

Preservationists have called on the Perak government to come up with a rational policy to create a balance between excavation and preservation of limestone hills in the state.

Lifestyle 31 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Nourishing sprouts

I>NGA choy kai/Iis a popular Chinese food which means 'chicken served with bean sprouts'. Restaurants claim they serve only I>nga choy/Igrown in Ipoh. Bean sprouts from Ipoh are known to be fat and crunchy with a delicate tinge of sweetness.

Lifestyle 01 May 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Perak caves tell of Man's history

The trip to Gua Gunung Runtoh was one of the many stops during the Perak Heritage Society#8217;s first #8220;Heritage Walk#8221; to Lenggong Valley, about 100km from Ipoh, on March 28. The one-day trail was aimed at opening the eyes of participants to the valley#8217;s natural and archaeological wonders.

Lifestyle 05 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

The cave of hands

LIZ PRICE visits Leang Leang Prehistory Park in the Maros karst in southwest Sulawesi, Indonesia. The scene was quite peaceful: a cave featuring prehistoric art, surrounded by padi fields and a beautiful pool.

Nation 17 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Group: Better technology can boost Perak quarry industry

Perak can become a giant in the quarry industry if it works towards improving the relevant technology with the help of experts.

Lifestyle 19 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Sounds like . . . nature

Go for a nature walk, explore a cave or just relax and enjoy the tranquillity of the Perlis State Park, says DEEPAK GILL.

Nation 26 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Unique lake in danger again

Tasek Cermin (Mirror Lake), a unique geological formation located near the Sam Poh Tong cave temple in Gunong Rapat, here, is once again in danger of being destroyed by quarrying activities.

Lifestyle 04 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

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.