WHAT LIES “BEHIND THE ISLAND”?

Rate this post On the southwest of Penang, there is a sleepy town called Balik Pulau, literally meaning “behind the island,” that offers a glimpse of yesteryear. I salute the person who gave this town its name; there’s no need to give the town a fancy name, just a simple Balik Pulau would do. But […]

WHAT LIES “BEHIND THE ISLAND”?

Rate this post On the southwest of Penang, there is a sleepy town called Balik Pulau, literally meaning “behind the island,” that offers a glimpse of yesteryear. I salute the person who gave this town its name; there’s no need to give the town a fancy name, just a simple Balik Pulau would do. But […]

In Search of the Red Banded Langur in Maludam National Park

Rate this post In Search of the Red Banded Langur in Maludam National Park August 14, 2018 A 3Day/2Night experience in the Maludam National Park. The itinerary for the ‘Search for the Red Banded Langur’ in Maludam was pioneered by adventure tour company, Paradesa Borneo (One Wayang Tours Sdn. Bhd.) The Maludam National Park is […]

OLD MALACCA SCENT

Rate this post 20 October 2012 | last updated at 12:14AM Old Malacca on St Paul’s Hill By PHILIP LIM | [email protected] 0 comments MALACCA: THERE’S an old scent of history on St Paul’s Hill in Malacca that draws tens of thousands of visitors there every month. There are about 10 old Portuguese tombstones inside […]

RARE CRAB RETURNS TO MELAKA

Rate this post Tuesday September 27, 2011 Rare crab re-appears in MalaccaBy R.S.N. MURALI [email protected] MALACCA: The re-appearance of a rare species of crab along the shores here has caused a stir among the people, especially Christians, due to a cross-like mark on its shell. The crustacean, with the scientific name Charybdisferiatus, is a species […]