Archive for 2009

Kite fest returning to Bintulu

Kite fest returning to BintuluMore local participants expected to sign up for event in August By PHILIP Him INTRODUCED in 2005, the successful Borneo International Kite Festival has put Sarawak on the world map. Organised by the Bintulu Development Authority (BDA), the event is held annually at the town’s old airport. Hundreds of participants, locals…

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No more fireflies in six months?

Firefly Firefly loss of sanctuaries and tourist spots By CHRISTINA TAN SHAH ALAM: The entire firefly population in Kampung Kuantan and Kampung Bukit Belimbing in Kuala Selangor is facing wipe-out in six months. “All the fireflies there will be gone for good by the end of this year if no measures are taken to protect…

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Dying Sungai Golok(kolok) wooing Malaysian tourists again

Sungai Golok: The problems in southern Thailand has taken a toll on this border town which has now become a ghost town awaiting an even painful end. Once known for its vibrant nightlife, the sporadic bombings in Narathiwat, Pattani and Yala have made Sungai Kolok the last place Malaysians would want to visit. However, district…

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Padang Chetty part of Klang’s history

He says name change doesnot reflect well on the state govtStory and photos by ELAN PERUMALelan@thestar.com.my FORMER national coach C. Paramalingam has rapped the Klang Municipal Council (MPK) for its plan to change the name of Padang Chetty to Laman Sukan Majlis Perbandaran Klang, The 74-year-old hard-talking man said the field had been the training…

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Malaysia Tie Shop – Tie supply and manufacturer

Malaysia Tie Shop in Malaysia   INTRODUCTION Our ties in both printed and woven jacquard with thousand of choice and reasonable price is readying to serve you with sense of visual and touch. We are not only serve you with house brand tie, however international brand like DKNY, FORNESSETTI, ICEBERG, LANCEL, LANVIN, LEONARD, MOSCHINO, RYKIEL…

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Toast of the town in Kluang

When in Kluang, you don’t have to go all the way to the Railway Station for a taste of its famous kopi, kaya toast and other signature items “Do beh chia mea?” i was puzzled by this question on the litlte menu. After asking for a translation, I learned that it’s Hokkien dialect for “What…

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Volunteers take time off to spruce up Bukit Gasing

Weekend clean-up Volunteers take time off to spruce up Bukit Gasing THE heavy use of Bukit Gasing by hikers and visitors has caused deterioration of the forest. “There are hundreds of people here, especially on weekends, and some people leave rubbish in the forest,” Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) councillor Derek Fernandez said. In an…

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