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Disappearing greenery

The Sungai Buloh forest reserve in the midst of urban Petaling Jaya is being whittled away in the name of development. Local residents, concerned that one of the oldest forest reserves in the country may be turned into a concrete jungle, are campaigning for the green lung to be developed into a community forest park.


Pak Lah: US must keep its promises

Malaysia wants to see the United States contributing significantly towards the reconstruction of Iraq after the war.


Aid for two Sabah schools

EFFORTS to bring education closer to the Sonsogon folks in the hilly interior of Kota Marudu, Sabah, have begun to bear fruit.


Enhancing quality of city life

Developing a harmonious living environment in high density housing areas is one of many challenges confronting City Hall of Kuala Lumpur, writes KL mayor DATUK MOHMAD SHAID MOHD TAUFEK.


Some uses of the hyphen

SOME pointers on the proper usage of the hyphen.


Islamic world may lose heritage

AS we have reached the year 2003, we thought the world would be more civilised but unfortunately, once again America is showing its double-sided face against the Middle East says Nor Azaruddin Husni Nuruddin,Senior Fellow/Director Consultation and Training Centre of IKIM.


Destination for nature buffs

In last week#8217;s article, Andrew SIA walked over treetops, rode in jet boats, went trout fishing and traipsed through the Cadbury chocolate factory #8211; stuff found around Hobart in southern Tasmania. This week, he moves north.


Visa launches three-month campaign to promote tourism

VISA International has launched a three-month campaign called I>Malaysia Welcomes Visa #150; /I>a programme in support of domestic tourism and showcase to visitors the appeal of Malaysia as a haven for shopping and vacations.


Set on 'land of big money'

Vietnamese workers are replacing Indonesians in some Malaysian factories. SIOW YUEN CHING talks to a few to find out how they are coping.


Celebrate the forest

WORLD Forestry Day is celebrated every March 21 worldwide as people take time to consider the benefits of forests to the community #8211; such as catchment protection, providing habitat for animals and plants, providing areas for recreation, education and scientific study, and as a source of many products including timber and medicines.