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Nation 24 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM

Dry season triggers start of nationwide monitoring plan

PETALING JAYA: The Open Burning Prevention Plan has been activated nationwide for the authorities to monitor air pollution because of the current dry season, said Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri G. Palanivel.

Nation 23 Jun 2014 | 7:46 PM

Altantunya murder: Azilah showed police crime scene and bones

PUTRAJAYA: C/Insp Azilah Hadri, who was acquitted of murdering Mongolian Altantuya Shaariibuu, brought the police to the crime scene at a jungle in Puncak Alam, the Federal Court heard.

AseanPlus News 23 Jun 2014 | 4:38 PM

Army captures killer South Korean conscript

SEOUL: A South Korean military conscript who killed five members of his unit near the border with North Korea was captured Monday after wounding himself following a 24-hour standoff with thousands of troops.

Nation 23 Jun 2014 | 4:04 PM

Reclamation work at Johor Straits only involves 49 acres, no EIA report needed

JOHOR BARU: Reclamation work under the “Forest City” project, that is feared by Singapore to have a possible impact on the island republic, does not require the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report as the area reclaimed is not more than 50 acres.

Environment 23 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM

Catching the bad guys: WildLeaks gets wildlife crime leads

A new WikiLeaks-style website targeting the kingpins of wildlife crime has attracted serious leads on elephant, tiger, fishery and forest destruction across the globe in its first three months.

Environment 23 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM

Lemurs face extinction

The updated Red List describes the primates as one of the most threatened groups of animals on Earth.

Community 23 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM

Outside city limits

NOT being a city boy, I am not totally geared up to face the night life and the city traffic and being part of the millions that inhabit Kuala Lumpur, which sometimes are a cause for irritation and the catalyst for a little population claustrophobia.

Nation 23 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM

Forest City project alarms Singapore

PETALING JAYA: The Singapore government has confirmed that it is perturbed over Johor’s Forest City project involving massive land reclamation that could affect the island state.

Environment 23 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM

Africa's wildlife encircled

Campaigners have managed to keep the Congo national park free from drilling just as protected sites elsewhere are being cravenly redrawn.

AseanPlus News 22 Jun 2014 | 12:02 PM

Murderers wander with machetes at idyllic Philippine prison

IWAHIG, Philippines: One hundred convicts armed with machetes wander through a vast prison without walls in one of the Philippines' most beautiful islands, a unique approach to reforming criminals.