Latest Terengganu Stories

2008-10-12 21:00:23

KERTEH: Mesra Mall, the first modern mall in the state, opened its doors yesterday, signifying a stronger purchasing power among residents here.

2008-09-16 00:00:09

By Rosli Zakaria KUALA TERENGGANU: Healthcare in Terengganu is literally free as expenses for the treatment for all kinds of chronic ailments are covered by the state government via a fund set up four years ago.

2008-09-10 00:00:22

KUALA TERENGGANU: The state government will organise motivational classes for parents next year in its efforts to raise the educational standard here.

2008-09-10 00:00:22

By Wan Mohd Hilmi Wan Ahmad I WAS truly upset by your reports on the effectiveness of the campaign to teach Science and Mathematics in English ("Study reveals policy's flaws" - NST, Sept 7). I wonder if any studies were done before the policy was implemented five years ago.

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.

2008-09-02 00:00:12

By Chris Prasad IF you've got the moolah and are looking to invest in something unique in exotic Asia, nothing beats that alltime fetish of having a private island to call your own.

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.

2008-08-25 00:00:14

By Sean Augustin HULU TERENGGANU: Falling on deaf ears. This can best describe the pleas by several quarters to halt sand dredging activities along Sungai Berang, which are damaging the ecosystem and endangering wildlife.

2008-08-11 00:00:29

By Rosli Zakaria KUALA TERENGGANU: The Terengganu government expects to receive RM2 billion or more in oil royalty next month. It is also working with the Treasury on the arrears due to the state since payment was stopped in 2000, Menteri Besar Datuk Ahmad Said said yesterday.

2008-07-02 00:00:14

By Sean Augustin HULU TERENGGANU: The Sungai Berang riverine forest near Kampung Pengkalan Ajal here is under threat from sand dredging, which could damage its fragile eco-system and endanger wildlife.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.