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Tag: protected

I am a sun bear, not your pet

The recent incident of a sun bear found locked-up in a condominium inspires a teacher to write a poem to raise awareness on this species' plight.

Don’t worry, defence ministry tells LTAT contributors after AES contract ends

Defence ministry to discuss how best to protect the interest of armed forces personnel who have contributed to the fund now that the government is not renewing the contract of the LTAT-operated AES.

Official: We’ll prevent tourists seeing killing of manta rays

Semporna tourism council wants urgent meeting with all stakeholders to ensure any killing of rays and sharks is done away from tourists.

‘Horror show’ for foreign divers on Sabah’s Mabul Island

A shark protection association official says foreigners pay up to RM4,000 for a diving trip to see creatures such as manta rays underwater but today they saw fishermen slaughter them onshore.

Australia stung by New Zealand bid to trademark mānuka honey

New Zealand association Unique Mānuka Factor's application to trademark mānuka honey has sparked animosity between Australia and New Zealand.

Zamihan protected by a ‘godfather’, says Amanah’s Khalid

Shah Alam MP claims an influential leader is trying to seek an audience with the Sultan of Johor to appeal on behalf of Zamihan Mat Zin.

NGO: Consuming meat from protected wildlife all too common

Elizabeth John from NGO Traffic says markets which sell meat from exotic animals should be kept under constant surveillance.

No decision yet on ‘errant’ 24 Sabah tour guides

A former president of the Sabah Tourist Guides Association (STGA) is among those whose licences may be revoked or suspended.