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Lifestyle 01 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Rotarians, youngsters go caving

The trip to the Gua Tempurung was the culmination of three months of hard work. YONG SIEW ONN only regret is that he didn't get to do this, maybe, 20 years ago.

Lifestyle 25 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Coffins in crevices

Treasure hunters and tourists are ensuring that the dead are not resting in peace in a remote Philippine town, reports P. PARAMESWARAN.

Lifestyle 06 May 2003 | 12:00 AM


THE Langkawi archipelago#8217;s varied habitats of deciduous forests and limestone hills wrapped within an insular (island) climate with a distinct dry season nurture a rich store of bryophytes.

Lifestyle 06 May 2003 | 12:00 AM


SHE struggled up steep hills, laboriously digging holes in soil as hard as concrete to make insect traps. Often, she had set out after dark while the rest of the expedition members rested.

Lifestyle 06 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Enticing sanctuary

Blessed with secluded beaches, verdant jungles and teeming marine life, Langkawi is a perennial draw for holiday-makers. But the idyllic isle is a tropical paradise in more ways than one; it has an intriguing heritage of flora and fauna, some of which are found nowhere else on Earth.

Letters 01 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ipoh City Council not a ‘moral guardian’

By Wong Chun Wai

Business 04 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Work on SunCity spa, resort to start in 2004

SUNWAY Group is expected to begin work on its five-star international hot springs spa and resort at Sunway City (SunCity) Ipoh early next year, said founder and chairman Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah.

Lifestyle 19 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Defying gravity

North of Kuala Lumpur, you'll find craggy limestone hills dotted with bushes. For seasoned rock hounds - locals and foreigners alike - these spectacular rock formations are their weekend playground. b>Leong Siok Hui/benrolled in a basic rock-climbing class and checked out new climbing routes near Batu Caves, Selangor.

Lifestyle 20 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

More than a seaside to Songkla

LIZ PRICE was in Phattalung in southern Thailand recently, ostensibly on a caving trip but it was starting to turn into an eating binge.

Lifestyle 04 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Perak Man's bones tell his story

Perak Man, found in 1991, is the only complete human skeleton which has been found in Malaysia. He is residing in the new the Lenggong Archaeological Museum in Kota Tampan, Lenggong, Perak.