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Lifestyle 11 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

In awe of Yakushima's cedar trees

A visit to Yakushima, with its wild rivers, tame monkeys and deer, plus over 100km of well-marked hiking trails, is one of the finest nature experiences on the planet, as GRAHAM SIMMONS discovers.

Travel 14 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Park of Olympian scale

A 'three-in-one' park - that's what some people say of the Olympic National Park. The description is apt, for the reserve embraces three diverse and stunning worlds - glacier-capped mountains, rugged coastlines and lush rain-drenched forests.

Travel 14 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

Halong Bay - Where dragons lie

Nothing is more romantic than cruising Halong Bay in a rustic wooden junk.

Education 29 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

Preserving Tasik Chini

THERE is a need to preserve Tasik Chini and carry out research work there in the light of the rapid pace of development including palm oil cultivation and mining in the area that can have an adverse impact on the lake.

Nation 17 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Orang asli insist lake is dirty

PETALING JAYA: The orang asli community staying on the banks of Tasik Chini are still maintaining that the lake is highly polluted.

Nation 23 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

TI-M: Listen to orang asli community on Tasik Chini

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia may lose its only Unesco Biosphere Reserve status site if it does not listen to the woes of the orang asli, Transparency International-Malaysia has warned.

Lifestyle 28 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM

Tasik Chini's lost allure

The biological health of Tasik Chini continues to decline.

Malaysia 17 Dec 2013 | 10:00 PM

Diving in to the best

This city seems to have it all and it makes yet another list – this time for diving destinations in the Asia Pacific.

Malaysia 18 Dec 2013 | 6:00 AM

Diving in to the best

This city seems to have it all and it makes yet another list – this time for diving destinations in the Asia Pacific.

Africa 19 Jan 2014 | 10:00 PM

False Bay hotspot for biodiversity and entertainment

Amazing marine wildlife makes False Bay, near Cape Town, a biodiversity hotspot, but buzzy resorts around its edge provide entertainment for landlubbers too, says this writer.