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2014-03-30 23:00:31

Through the new partnership with KKKL Travel & Tours, BusOnlineTicket.com is offering their customers convenient travel from Singapore to Redang Island by bus. KKKL Travel offers daily departure at 8:30 p.m. from Singapore to Pulau Redang with return trip available as well. Singapore (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Starting on March 14, 2014, customers of BusOnlineTicket.com can enjoy travel from Singapore to Pulau Redang in Malaysia. The new bus route, which will depart from Textile Center at...

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...

2008-08-29 00:00:23

By Sean Augustin KUALA TERENGGANU: The state government `fastened' the first batch of the Reefscape, a beehive-shaped concrete artificial reef, off Redang Island here yesterday. About 500 reef units were deployed by divers, led by State Industrial, Trade and Environment Committee chairman Toh Chin Yaw, in 10 sites. There are 2,000 units altogether. The Reefscape, weighing about 60kg each, were placed near existing reefs, some of which were damaged, to help corals grow faster. Corals are...

2008-08-13 15:00:39

KUALA LUMPUR: Berjaya Air flights on Monday and yesterday were either delayed or cancelled when the airline's five pilots refused to fly due to "safety issues". Sources said Monday's strike of sorts began at 8am when the pilots refused to take to the skies as they were unhappy with the safety levels of the aircraft. The sources said the issue was not about higher pay, adding that the pilots believed the maintenance of the aircraft was not up to the mark. Due to the "strike", two flights...

2008-07-17 00:00:20

By Anis Ramli ON THE 45-minute boat journey from Merang, Terengganu, it was evident which of the many islands on the horizon belonged to Pulau Lang Tengah. It was the only one circled by a lone eagle, or lang, in flight. The island's geographical location, sandwiched between Pulau Perhentian and Pulau Redang, explains the other part of its name. Like the middle child in a family, Pulau Lang Tengah does suffer somewhat from the `middle child syndrome'. It is often overlooked in favour of...


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