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Nation 22 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

SMS replacing poison-pen letters

Some Umno members are using the short messaging service (SMS) to slander party leaders.

Nation 13 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Illegal felling of merbau trees in Perak

b>EXCLUSIVE:/bTo illegal loggers, the giant merbau was worth RM60,000. To the nation, the tree which had thrived for 100 years was probably priceless. But a century of survival was reduced to one big stump when illegal loggers brought it down with chainsaws.

Nation 26 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Clearing of forest blamed on orang asli

The orang asli have been blamed for the clearing of forest along the banks of Tasik Temenggor near Kampung Desa Ria.

Nation 02 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Director: My movie is very Malaysian

Film-maker Yasmin Ahmad has brushed aside criticism of her movie I>Sepet /I>voiced in the Dewan Rakyat, arguing that it reflected both the national identity and the fundamentals of film-making.

Nation 14 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Fire destroys 50ha of forest

Fire has destroyed at least 50ha of commercial forest in the Ulu Piah Forest Reserve about 30km from here.

Business 14 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Leweko to raise output of downstream timber

IPOH-BASED Leweko Resources Bhd, one of Peninsular Malaysia's largest forest concessionaires, will venture strongly into downstream activities by increasing the production of higher value-added downstream timber products for export this year.

Business 19 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Leweko keen to buy downstream timber firms

LEWEKO Resources Bhd hopes to acquire timber companies specialising in downstream products like window frames and furniture components as well as land for oil palm cultivation this year.

Nation 25 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

More ships to send Indonesians home

With barely a week before the Dec 31 amnesty deadline for illegal immigrants to leave Malaysia, the Indonesian government is sending another four naval ships from Monday to ferry its citizens home.

Nation 14 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Two more die, over 12,000 evacuated

The floods in the east coast claimed two more lives and saw more than 12,000 people evacuated. Thousands of people in Kelantan, Terengganu and Pahang have been left without electricity supply for the past two days after Tenaga Nasional Bhd was forced to close 331 substations due to the floods.

Nation 29 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Two women break into ‘macho world’ of 4X4

Step aside, men. Women are breaking into the 'macho world' of 4X4 adventure sports. Two of them were among the 350 participants of the Simex Rainforest Challenge 2004.