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Nation 28 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

21 Thai fishermen held for intrusion

Marine police detained 21 Thai fishermen and seized three trawlers for encroaching Malaysia#8217;s exclusive economic zone.

Lifestyle 27 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

A gem of an island

When it comes to island holidays, less is more. The lesser known the island, the better it is. Fewer crowds, more space; less development, more pristine. One such place is Pulau Gemia, a 15- minute boat ride from the Marang jetty in Terengganu.

Education 02 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Beautifully tranquil

To those of us lucky enough to have holidayed in Terengganu, 'paradise on earth' would not be too strong a description. Miles of beautiful, unspoilt beaches, quaint fishing villages, island resorts, the majestic Tasik Kenyir, bustling Kuala Terengganu - this East Coast state has it all.

Lifestyle 17 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Paradise Found

Ever dreamed of going to the Bahamas, lazing on the pure white sand, swimming with the colourful fish in the crystal-clear waters . . . but have no money? No problem. Just stay in Malaysia instead! There is a beautiful little island, just 15 minutes off Terengganu's coast. Pulau Kapas is verily our own little tropical paradise! If you want to get away without breaking the bank, this is the place for you.

Business 26 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

TDM eyes tourism industry

PLANTATION-based TDM Bhd plans to embark on upcoming major infrastructure as well as tourism projects in Terengganu to cushion the group from fluctuations in the price of crude palm oil (CPO), which has fallen to RM1,500 per tonne.

Nation 28 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

BN-led government looking into reviving Terengganu resort

The state government is looking into the possibility of reviving the Kapas island resort, which is in now in dire straits.

Nation 28 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Resort left in shambles

Touted as the idyllic place to rest and relax, the Primula Kapas Island Village Resort, off the Marang coast, appears to be in shambles.

Nation 15 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Terengganu plans to refurbish island resort

The Terengganu state government hopes to refurbish the abandoned multi-million ringgit Kapas Island Village Resort on Pulau Kapas by March next year.

Nation 18 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

DOE wants mapping of coral reefs

Detailed mapping of coral reefs #8211; this is the requirement of the Department of Environment on the proposed construction of five jetties on islands off Terengganu.

Nation 08 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Don’t go too far out to sea, fishermen told

Do not venture too far out into the open sea.