Tag Archives: New Zealand

Food Haven Ipoh: Simply The Best

By Vishnu Krishnan The homely town of Ipoh is on the verge of major development and expansion, but the fragments of its rustic charm still remain, namely within the old school buildings and authentic local cuisines which many argue are simply the best. The dish most synonymous with Ipoh is their nga choy kai or… Read More »

Tracing history

The Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque is a country’s largest mosque and a second largest in South-East Asia after Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia. — ROUWEN LIN/The Star THE day started splendid and early; maybe a small too early for a United Federation of Travel Agents’ Association (UFTAA) association delegates. The four-day association was… Read More »

High on adrenaline

Wet thrills : The jet vessel at Taupo’s Huka Falls in New Zealand skips and lurches opposite the Waikato stream with a array of sharp 360° spins, before darting close to a Falls themselves. New Zealand is ideal for thrill-seeking backpackers who can select between flying, falling, jumping, spinning and floating … all in a… Read More »


Kuching-Melaka direct flight early next yearby Simon Ingka Crown, [email protected] Posted on November 26, 2011, Saturday KUCHING: A direct flight connecting Kuching and Melaka may commence as early as next month or early next year. Melaka Chief Minister Dato Sri Mohd Ali Rustam when announcing this yesterday said he was keen to see the flight… Read More »


September 13, 2011 22:32 PMProclamation Of Independence Memorial A Big Draw Among Visitors MELAKA, Sept 13 (Bernama) — A total of 633,608 people visited the Proclamation Of Independence Memorial at Bandar Hilir last year to get a clearer picture of the country’s struggle for independence. The memorial’s manager Datu Royniehashim Datu Pindatun said 550,204 of… Read More »