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Metro News 08 Jun 2019 | 12:00 AM

Welcome addition to city

AFTER more than four years of waiting, residents in Shah Alam are happy to see the bus terminal in the capital city is finally open to serve travellers. And just in time too for the festive season.

Metro News 05 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Long wait for new bus terminal

THE people of Shah Alam are still waiting for the new bus terminal befitting its city status to open.

Books 13 Nov 2017 | 8:00 AM

Whither Asean literature? Still stuck in the colonial days, it seems

The fourth Asean Literary Festival raises questions about the struggle to make our presence felt on the world’s literary stage.

Travel 24 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM

The life-giving tree

To the islanders of Roti, near Timor, the lontar palm is the blessed 'tree of life' - something to which their lives are intimately and extensively intertwined.

Travel 24 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM

Things to do, places to see

In addition to Roti's villages that revolve around the i>lontar/ipalm, the island is also known for its exquisite and detailed Ikat weaving and many historical attractions including fine antique Chinese porcelains, as well as ancient arts and traditions.

Travel 07 Nov 2009 | 12:00 AM

Sublime Bali

Bali is everybody's favourite holiday destination, and the resorts of Alila Ubud and Alila Manggis show why it will continue to be so.

Travel 25 Oct 2008 | 12:00 AM

The path less taken

To enjoy an unadulterated Bali, escape to a charming hideaway called Spa Village Resort Tembok.

Travel 28 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

Bali’s sister island

Lombok's great appeal is that it's pretty much unspoiled with a traditional tribal culture that is remarkably intact.