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Nation 25 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Bau limestone hills come under scrutiny

An inventory project currently underway will determine the conservation needs of the 19 limestone hills in the gold-rich town of Bau. These hills are facing fast encroaching development, said Sarawak Biodiversity Centre (SBC) acting chief executive officer Datin Eileen Yen.

Community 27 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

Ipoh and its limestone hills immortalised through art

OIL painter extraordinaire Yee Mook Sin hopes to forever preserve the beauty of Ipoh's limestone hills through his paintings.

Nation 12 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Perak does not want limestone hills defaced

The Perak Government wants quarry operators to prevent limestone hills along main roads and highways from becoming eyesores.

Nation 03 Sep 2021 | 7:00 AM

Detailed report on limestone hills accessible online

PETALING JAYA: Perak has the most intensive mining activity on limestone hills in the country, according to a study containing the most comprehensive information on Malaysia’s limestone hills to date.

Nation 02 Sep 2021 | 3:57 PM

Nationwide study homes in on limestone hills in urgent need of protection

PETALING JAYA: State governments, scientists and conservationists have a new resource to help them identify biologically important limestone hills for protection and rehabilitation.

Nation 12 Jun 2013 | 12:00 AM Premium

Merapoh ‘cave paradise’ under threat

KUALA LIPIS: Pahang could lose its “cave paradise” which includes at least 85 precious limestone hills and dozens of rare species of flora and fauna should a planned big-scale cement production project in Merapoh, near here, get under way.

Nation 05 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Hills in centre of controversy

LIMESTONE hills are synonymous with Ipoh. For the users of the North-South Expressway going north, the sight of these hills are an indication that they have reached the city.

Nation 26 May 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Perak’s move to flatten hills gets mixed response

The move to quarry defaced limestone hills, which are an eyesore along the highways, until they are flat has received mixed response.

Nation 25 May 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Eyesore quarries to be flattened

Defaced limestone hills, which are an eyesore along the highways, will be quarried until they are flat, said Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Tajol Rosli Ghazali.