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Penang National Park: Sandy beaches, hilltop views and jungle trails

Places of interest here include Monkey Beach (Teluk Duyung), Pantai Teluk Aling, Muka Head Lighthouse and Pantai Kerachut (Turtle Beach).

Govt to acquire Highland Towers land for park, bungalow project

Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin says the acquisition will be carried out through the Ampang Jaya Municipal Council according to the Land Acquisition Act.

Meet the 84-year-old who keeps Puchong park clean

Lee Kim Siew has been picking up rubbish on an almost daily basis for the past five years at the Wawasan Recreational Park.

Japan stabbing attack leaves 2 dead, among them a child

Police confirm two deaths, including that of a child and 17 injuries in Tokyo park stabbing.

No development on Taman Rimba Kiara for now, says foundation

Work will only commence when a development order is issued by the authorities, says Yayasan Wilayah Persekutuan's CEO, adding that the scaled-down project will not encroach into the park.

The sad state of quarrying at Niah National Park

This spot has been nominated for Unesco World Heritage status, though it has not yet achieved that honour due to quarrying activities there.

Sheep nibble Madrid’s largest park into shape

The goal is to reduce the risk of wildfires by clearing vegetation in an environmentally-friendly way while also helping to educate the Spanish capital's roughly 3.2 million residents about rural life.

KL Butterfly Park: A rainforest habitat for nature’s most colourful

A rainforest habitat with a maze of footpaths winding through lush vegetation, bridges over koi ponds, waterfalls, gazebos and turtle ponds.

Runaway leopard returns to Indian park after escape

The four-year-old beast nicknamed Sachin finally returned to its enclosure in the park late Friday, after a days' long hunt.

Top attractions at Tasik Kenyir, Malaysia’s largest man-made lake

From bird-watching to kayaking to visiting butterfly, bird and orchid parks, this spot is teeming with interesting and fun things to do.

Kuala Hijau: KL’s ‘green’ park of the future

A pocket park in the heart of the city made entirely out of repurposed material is slowly gaining the attention of Malaysians - why have a look-see yourself?

The impressive limestone curtain formations of Gua Kelam

The caves of Gua Kelam, a few kilometers from the Thai border are an interesting find as is the recreational park there.

Mixed reactions to redeveloping site of 1993 condo tragedy

Nearby residents and a former Highland Towers resident share their thoughts on the proposal to turn the place into a public park.

Next time in Vientiane, head to Buddha Park

Situated about 25km out of town, the park is home to a massive 120m long reclining Buddha, surrounded by a collection of other Buddhist and Hindu statues.

Highland Towers site to be turned into a park, says Zuraida

The housing and local government minister says the site is no longer suitable for houses and other buildings.

Mahathir: Theme park can attract tourists to Langkawi

He says island still has enough land to be used to start such a project.

Elephant that died wasn’t expected to live past 5 years, says...

Park says the juvenile elephant was handicapped and had difficulty swallowing his food.

Sabah’s wildlife park needs more funding, says minister

State tourism, culture and environment minister Christina Liew is satisfied with the condition of the animals at the Lok Kawi Wildlife Park but says the facilities can be improved.

Motorist lands in jail for punching a guard

He punched guard for frowning at him for parking at lobby of apartment block.

Hong Kong “doggie dash” raises funds for abandoned pooches

Dozens of pugs and dachshunds, compensating for their lack of speed with dogged determination, took part in Hong Kong's inaugural "doggie dash" on Sunday to raise funds for abandoned and rescued canines.

5 park rangers, driver killed in DR Congo’s Virunga wildlife sanctuary

Five rangers and a driver were killed on Monday in an ambush in the Virunga National Park, the Democratic Republic of Congo's famed haven for gorillas and other endangered species, the park said.

Azmin assures Melawati residents of park plan

The Selangor MB's office was among those relocated from the land to be developed by Sime Darby.

How sensitive is a sensitive Muslim?

If mere statues can intimidate a Muslim, what must that say of his character, and his faith which seems to be as fragile as the wings of a butterfly?

Junz Wong: Tanjung Aru beach and park can be saved

Taking part in public consultation on a proposed billion ringgit project in the vicinity is key to saving the area for future generations, says Likas assemblyman.