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2008-09-02 00:00:12

KUALA TERENGGANU: Volunteers calling themselves the Redang Reef Rangers have pledged to devote their time to protect Redang island's aquatic heritage. Particularly close to their heart are its beautiful corals. The Terengganu Riverine and Coastal Authority (Trevicosta) will oversee the activities of the rangers, who comprise resort and dive centre operators, numbering about 150 people. The move to band together as rangers was the brainchild of the resort operators themselves. State...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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