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Education 06 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Going far with words

LONDON awaits the two winners of the English Speaking Union (ESU) Malaysia#8217;s Public Speaking Competition 2003, Mia Germain-Palencia and Jean Lee.

Nation 02 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Johor to promote nature tourism

SEMINARS and familiarisation trips will be organised for schoolchildren to enable them to learn more about nature, said state Tourism Committee chairman Datuk Dr Chua Soi Lek.

Education 02 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Many gems in Pearl of the Orient

If you have yet to explore the 'Pearl of the Orient', be sure to do it this holiday. And if you live in Penang and think you have seen all there is to see, we have things for you as well. In a nutshell, Penang is an amalgam of the old and new - alongside monuments from its historical past are skyscrapers that reflect the rapid development that has taken place over the last 10 to 15 years on the island.

Education 02 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Relics of a golden era

In the history of the Malay peninsula, Malacca is where it all began. Founded in the 14th century by Parameswara, an exiled prince from Sumatera, it thrived as a port-of-call for merchant ships from China, India, Arabia and Europe.

Education 09 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Virtual handshakes bring real rewards

A year of hard work paid off for a class of Year Eight students at Garden International School (GIS) who took part in a project called I>Handshakes Around the World - Virtual Homestay/I>.

Nation 20 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak aims for 'SAVE' tourists

Sarawak aims to bring in a new segment of the tourist market known as SAVE #8211; scientists, academics, volunteers and educationists #8211; under its Eco-Biotourism Year initiative next year.

Education 23 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Holiday packages

Where the holiday packages are.

Education 23 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Budget holidays for students

Fkight to Langkawi, three-night hotel stay, food and other expenses - sounds too expensive to be a student holiday? Thanks to Malaysia Tourism Centre's Student Travel Programme, many tourist hotspots like this have become more accessible and affordable, albeit not cheap.

Nation 19 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Viability checks on village home-stay plan

Villages that are offering home-stays for tourists will be inspected from early next year to ensure the locations are conducive and have the potential to succeed as part of the tourism sector.

Nation 30 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

No new bookings until river water level drops, Sabah resorts told

Five riverine resorts operating in the Kinabatangan area have been urged to stop accepting new bookings in view of the continuing flood situation in this east coast district.