Fisheries deputy director-general (Development Division), Zulkafli Abdul Rashid said the project which started last year in the waters off Kampung Sungai Menghulu here could produce up to 65 tonnes of fish a year. "For a start, the farm produce will be sold at the local market but we have plans to market the fish abroad in the long term," he said when met after inspecting the project here.
LANGKAWI, July 27 -- More technology parks will be set up in Kedah to boost the state's economy, said state Industry and Investment Committee Chairman, Datuk Dr Ku Abd Rahman Ku Ismail. He said followed the success of Kulim Hi-Tech Park, which has attracted investments of nearly RM32 billion and generated over 30,000 high-income jobs. "The state government will seek
After a near four-year stint as General Manager of the Four Seasons Resort Langkawi in Malaysia, Alastair McAlpine is trading the tropical island exoticism for some classical Chinese elegance as he is newly appointed General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake, a UNESCO-recognised region.Alastair graduated in Hotel Management from the Scottish Hotel School at Strathclyde University in
More technology parks will be set up in Kedah to boost the state's economy, said state Industry and Investment Committee Chairman, Datuk Dr Ku Abd Rahman Ku Ismail. He said followed the success of Kulim Hi-Tech Park, which has attracted investments of nearly RM32 billion and generated over 30,000 high-income jobs. "The state government will seek the cooperation
KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 -- Twelve Myanmar illegals were detained in a boat in the waters of Pulau Segantang, Langkawi this morning. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar, who confirmed the detention with Bernama, said efforts were being made to identify the skipper of the boat. "They were detained this morning. We are investigating how they entered Malaysia's
Fresh from winning another TripAdvisor recognition, the Langkawi Wildlife Park is ready to showcase additional attractions to lure more visitors to enjoy "a unique wild interaction". "Our park's specialty is interaction between the visitors and the animals. Other parks may not allow visitors to feed their animals but we do and we even provide the proper food for the animals that our guests plan to feed," Teoh said. - Bernama
AirAsia Bhd shares rose as much as 7% to hit an intraday high of RM1.37 yesterday, on news that the budget airline has obtained airport incentives from Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) for Langkawi International Airport. Shares in AirAsia X Bhd (AAX), meanwhile, closed up 10.81% or two sen to 21 sen yesterday, after a daily reported that it had attracted the attention of at least two foreign airlines looking at taking up a stake in the airline.
According to Langkawi Business Association deputy director Datuk Alexander Isaac, about 30 per cent of mangroves have been lost in recent years, especially due to speeding boats and other fast-moving vessels. "It is time for the authorities in Langkawi to step up enforcement and limit the speed for these boats to 5kph. Alexander said the banning of personal water craft from carrying out tours in the area could also help to stop further damage to the mangroves.
After months of waiting and praying, Zulkeflee will be able to spend Raya at his rebuilt home after moving in on Monday. The family of eight had to put up at a hotel after initially staying at the ruins of his home. It took five days for us to be relocated to the rented place," he said.
Leaving the country at a young age to work abroad instead of completing studies is not some tale told by someone in Nepal. "In Nepal I was informed I will get to work in a supermarket, but when I reached here I didn't want to work there. So I shifted," says Yonjon smiling. "Of course, I feel happy but it feels a little awkward speaking in Nepali as I hardly speak the language here. Even in the room, I barely get to talk to anyone as everyone is busy. Other than that you feel happy getting a chance to speak your mother tongue."
A picture of the boat that ferried Rohingya and Bangladeshi refugees to Langkawi, Kedah. - Reuters pic, July 15, 2015. In the letter, the senators called for the integrity of the TIP report ranking process to be upheld, and said an unwarranted upgrade of Malaysia would weaken the credibility of the ranking system.
The number of vehicles that have left Langkawi for the mainland of Kedah and Perlis has increased by almost 13 per cent ahead of the Hari Raya Aidilfitri this year compared to last year. Langkawi Port Sdn Bhd General Manager Muhd Nasir Abdul Aziz said 3,194 vehicles have been registered to leave Langkawi over 12 days, starting from