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2014-02-28 08:20:23

KUCHING, Malaysia, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarawak's Minister for Tourism Datuk Amar Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari bin Tun Datuk Abang Haji Openg will be launching Routes Asia 2014, the largest route development forum for the entire Asia region in Kuching on March 9 2014. Datuk Abang Zohari said, "I am happy to launch Routes Asia 2014 and to host members of the regional aviation industry in Kuching. I hope this will be a start of bigger things to...

2014-02-05 12:20:46

KUCHING, Malaysia, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Routes Asia, the largest route development forum for the entire Asia region, will take place in Kuching in the State of Sarawak, Malaysia from 9-11 March 2014. Routes Asia is the meeting place for around 800 delegates representing over 80 airlines, 250 airports and almost 60 countries. The hosting of one of Asia's most important civil aviation events is testimony of the growing importance of Kuching as an international air...

2013-07-18 10:40:47

A study published in the July 17, issue of the journal PLOS ONE found that more than 80% of tropical forests in Malaysian Borneo have been heavily impacted by logging. The Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak were already thought to be global hotspots of forest loss and degradation due to timber and oil palm industries, but the rates and patterns of change have remained poorly measured by conventional field or satellite approaches. A research team from the University of Tasmania,...

2011-03-28 20:00:00

KUCHING, Sarawak, Malaysia, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The State Government of Sarawak's Agricultural Policy prioritises sustainable management of biodiversity as part of its strategy for the growth of palm oil plantation. Sarawak has a total land mass of 12.4 million hectares, of which 70% is under forest cover and 14% is secondary forest. 13% of the land is used for agriculture and the remaining 3% compromise settlements and water bodies. Currently the state has allocated 700,000...

2011-03-14 21:00:00

KUCHING, Sarawak, Malaysia, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government of Sarawak continues its efforts to develop rural and remote areas where the majority of poverty in the State is concentrated. It is implementing initiatives to encourage traditional industries in rural areas such as agriculture and aquaculture, thereby creating jobs as well as improving access to electricity, communications, clean water, education and health services. The targets of the National Key Results...


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Bay Cat, Pardofelis badia
2012-11-05 11:43:24

The bay cat (Pardofelis badia) is a species that is native to Borneo. Its other common names include the Bornean marbled cat, the Bornean cat, and the Bornean bay cat. Although the bay cat is extensively distributed across many habitats on the island, it is rarely seen. Some of its preferred habitats include tropical and lowland forests, and possibly rocky areas with limestone near the coast of the island. It can be found at elevations between 1,600 and 5,900 feet, although these estimates...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.