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Buy wisely, dive safely

WITH the monsoon season at an end now, it won#8217;t be too long before all the compressed-air divers in the country return to diving at their favourite spots.


Open-air breakfast corner

Offering a variety of hot delicacies, a cluster of stalls serving breakfast outside Kah Motors Dervice Centre in Jalan Sg Pinang have, over the years, thrived in the cooling shade of a huge tree under which they gather.


Enticing sanctuary

Blessed with secluded beaches, verdant jungles and teeming marine life, Langkawi is a perennial draw for holiday-makers. But the idyllic isle is a tropical paradise in more ways than one; it has an intriguing heritage of flora and fauna, some of which are found nowhere else on Earth.


Firm donates boats to help residents

Residents of Sungai Lembing, affected by floods every monsoon season, were thankful when Resorts World Bhd donated three boats to them.


Cross-cultural couture

The Mercedes-Benz Asia Fashion Week, a core event at the recent Singapore Fashion Festival 2003, showcased five young designers whose largely splendid efforts got HUZIR SULAIMAN applauding.


Marine park in distress

One resort after another is springing up in Redang, raising a need for the authorities to keep a close eye on developments in the Pulau Redang Marine Park off the coast of Terengganu. A recent check showed mounds of red earth, coral rubble and construction waste on the shores, empty diesel drums floating in the sea, and open burning in several spots - hardly the scenes one would expect to find in a protected area known for its rich but sensitive ecology.


Fun in the sun

The first resort village to open in this part of the world, Club Med Cherating Beach, Pahang, is more than just a seaside resort. Add into its concoction of sun, sea and coconut trees a heady mix of young people and carefree living, and you#8217;ve got a recipe for fun, reports TAN LEE KUEN.


Car crashes into drain, killing two

Two young women were killed when their car went out of control and crashed into a monsoon drain at the Overseas Union Garden (OUG), Jalan Klang Lama, Kuala Lumpur early Saturday.


Family fun, fabulous facilities

LEE SIEW PENG slips off her sober shoes and digs naked toes into the fine sand of Cherating beach during her getaway at the Legend Resort.


Bringing life back to a recreation park

In conjunction with the United Nations International Year of Freshwater and World Water Day on March 22, HILARY CHIEW checks out an innovative restoration project #8211; the Kelana Jaya lakes rehabilitation project.