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Topic: Unesco World Heritage Site

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PETALING JAYA: In a bid to boost tourism and further promote the Land of the Hornbills as a brand, the Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) signed an agreement to collaborate with low-cost airline AirAsia and ...
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A company granted two palm oil concessions located in the immediate vicinity of the Gunung Mulu National Park has been served with a legal challenge seeking to end its logging activities.
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 1 — The RM10.3 million contract to restore and upgrade two dilapidated godowns along Victoria Street here has been terminated as the state government lost the land in a court case, ...
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 1 — Two godowns on Victoria Street identified for a RM10.3 million restoration and upgrading project have been left uncompleted after the previous landowner took the state governmen...
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The Penang Development Corporation (PDC) has said that water diversion was “essential” for its project to restore the Prangin Canal, and that the decision to do so had undergone proper approval pr...
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GEORGE TOWN, July 29 — The restored Prangin Canal now teeming with fishes is the original waterway and not an installed pond as alleged on social media, Penang Development Corporation (PDC) and Geor...
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ADUN SPEAKS | I would like to respond to a Facebook post dated July 28 on the Sia Boey Rejuvenation project, in which NGO Penang Forum criticised the so-called ‘hiding’ of dirty water.
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MIRI: Heavy downpour has forced the search and rescue (SAR) operation to locate a local tour guide reported missing after being swept away by strong currents at the Deer Cave, Mulu National Park, temp...
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KUCHING: The federal government has been urged to set up a fast response team to deal with emergencies in the caves and highland areas following the death of a tourist at Mulu National Park.
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MIRI: The foreign tourist who was reported missing during a flash flood in the Deer Cave (Gua Rusa) in the Mulu National Park and was found dead at 6.40am today was a Dutch national and not a German.
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MIRI  (July 13): The foreign tourist who was reported missing during a flash flood in the Deer Cave (Gua Rusa) in the Mulu National Park and was found dead at 6.40 am today was a Dutch national an...
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GEORGE TOWN: This time 11 years ago, George Town was inscribed as a Unesco World Heritage Site.
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GEORGE TOWN: Over 1,500 people showed up for a morning walk along Beach Street to celebrate George Town World Heritage Day, which enters its 11th year, on Sunday (July 7).
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GEORGE TOWN: On a bright, sunny Saturday (July 6) morning, folks in the heritage enclave here were already celebrating George Town World Heritage Day in their own way ahead of the state festivities in the evening.
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GEORGE TOWN, July 6 — There was a time when tongkangs and sampans clamoured for space around the harbour in Weld Quay here as workers unloaded goods from the boats to carts lining the street.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 26 — The small island off the east coast of Penang island, known as Pulau Jerejak, has a long eventful past; through the decades, it has been home to a cluster of Malay villages, a...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Heritage Trust (PHT) is hopes that the proposed closure of the oldest Convent schools in Malaysia, the Convent Light Street primary and secondary schools will not undermine its...
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LETTER | The Penang Heritage Trust (PHT) is dismayed that the Chief Minister of Penang, Chow Kon Yeow, had once again dismissed the efforts to list Pulau Jerejak as a Unesco World Heritage Site.
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GEORGE TOWN: A heritage group said it was “dismayed” with the Penang government for not following through on the listing of Pulau Jerejak as a Unesco World Heritage Site (WHS). The Penang Heritage...
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GEORGE TOWN: The state government will help to identify land for new schools to accommodate students of three iconic convents which will close in 2024.
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IPOH, June 18 — The Perak government is upbeat about its Royal Belum State Park in Gerik being Malaysia’s new entry to the Unesco World Heritage Site list.
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Whenever I passed by old buildings in the cities that are dilapidated, I always imagine the possibility of revitalising them.
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GEORGE TOWN (May 23): Increases in rent (of up to four times previous prices, or more) over the past five years, has decades-old businesses shutting up shop, and residents leaving George Town.
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GEORGE TOWN (May 23): The faded white walls and wooden door of Fong Lai Kheng's hair salon in the heart of Malaysia's George Town stand out on a street lined with souvenir shops, cafes and colourful m...
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Hangzhou’s Binjiang district is home to three of China’s biggest surveillance camera makers. Hikvision, Dahua and Uniview benefited from rise in demand for surveillance after 9/11 terror attacks.
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GEORGE TOWN: Pubs, museums and boutiques should make way for traditional arts, culture and cuisines if the Unesco World Heritage Site in Penang is to be preserved.
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PETALING JAYA: A delegation of indigenous representatives from Sarawak is currently in Europe to “expose the Malaysian palm oil industry’s detrimental practices”, the Swiss-based Bruno Manser Fu...
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GEORGE TOWN: Lee Beng Chuan has no thoughts of retiring, even at the age of 91.
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GEORGE TOWN: The contractors who dumped construction debris into the sea from an open air parking lot in Lebuh Farquhar here on April 19 were nabbed within four hours, after a security camera caught their lorry's licence plate number.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The National Heritage Department is in the midst of lobbying for Unesco to recognise Bujang Valley in Kedah as a world heritage site.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The National Heritage Department is in the process of lobbying the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) to recognise Bujang Valley in Kedah as a worl...
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GEORGE TOWN, April 25 — The 1820s Penang Legislative Assembly building will be given a RM3.673 million facelift so it will be closed for a year, Speaker Datuk Law Choo Kiang said.
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PUTRAJAYA: The government decided to go back to the negotiation table on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project because its termination would cost RM21.78bil with “nothing to show for it”, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PETALING JAYA: A US-based environmental group has flagged a Malaysian palm oil group, accusing it of links to a palm oil concessionaire involved in logging near a Unesco World Heritage site in Sarawak...
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GEORGE TOWN, Penang: As a boy, Mark Ng knew exactly where to find his shoes if they were stolen.
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Taman Sutera Wangi can be your base in this historical southern state
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PETALING JAYA: An umbrella organisation of eight environmental pressure groups has warned the Selangor state government against proceeding with a housing project which it says could see the destructio...
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MIRI: A protest by Sarawak natives against forest clearing by a plantation firm is gathering momentum at the fringes of the Mulu National Park in interior northern Sarawak.
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Environmental NGO Bruno Manser Fund (BMF) has called for a moratorium on logging activities for a planned oil palm plantation in the vicinity of the Mulu National Park in Sarawak.
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NEW DELHI (Jan 24): Malaysia plans to use the archaeological conservation expertise of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) in efforts to preserve the country’s heritage sites, says Deputy Minister...
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KUCHING (Jan 23): The Sarawak government is applying to have Niah Caves (pictured) to be listed as a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) world heritage site as a...
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KUCHING: The Sarawak government is applying to have the Niah Caves to be listed as a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) world heritage site as a catalyst for the...