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Nation 17 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sad twist in mission to rescue goats

Rescue workers abseiled a 40m-high boulder at the Highway Quarry site in Labu, near Seremban, Friday to save three mountain goatsI/I>(I>kambing gurun/I>)I/I>trapped on a limestone hill.

Nation 14 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Residents live in fear of falling rocks

Residents near Gunung Cheroh, along Jalan Raja Musa Aziz, are living in fear of falling rocks. The limestone hill is being blasted to make way for a double-tracking railway line.

Nation 19 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Compensation for squatters hit by double-tracking work

Six squatter families in Gunung Cheroh, off Jalan Raja Musa Aziz, who have been affected by falling rocks and dust pollution due to blasting activities during the construction of the double-tracking railway project, will be moving to low-cost flats in Buntong.

AseanPlus News 18 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Archaeologists find cave used by John the Baptist

Archaeologists said on Monday they have excavated a cave where John the Baptist baptised many of his followers #8211; basing their theory on tens of thousands of shards from small ritual jugs, a stone used for foot cleansing and wall carvings that tell the story of the contemporary of Jesus.

Nation 12 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Minor rockslide occurs on road to Camerons

A minor rockslide occurred at the fifth kilometre of the Simpang Pulai-Pos Slim road leading to Cameron Highlands.

Nation 03 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Weak cliff surface to blame for fatal rockfall

A weak cliff surface at the limestone hills of Gunung Bercham caused by high water absorption, led to its collapse.

Nation 04 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

'Ensure cave dwellings are safe'

Cave dwellings, including temples in limestone caves, should be checked periodically by the state Mineral and Geoscience Department to ensure they are safe.

Nation 31 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Digging stops after protest from residents

A group of residents in Taman Saikat, Ipoh showed that solidarity is key to overcoming problems in their areas. The residents from Persiaran Pinggir Rapat 5 got together to protest after a company started digging for iron ore in a vacant plot of land near their area, resulting in three big ponds.

Community 10 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Big plans for Kenyir Lake

Plans are afloat to turn Kenyir Lake into the best of eco-tourism and adventure-tourism destinations in the region and the world. Aggressive promotions locally and overseas are on the cards and there is also a proposal to turn Pulau Poh into a tax-free zone.

Community 01 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

Scenic run up the hill for participants

B>F/B>ILIPINO engineer Elmer Baladjay was not expecting much when he and his two countrymen signed up for the ING-Kelab Roadrunners Ipoh's 12km cross-country run.