Summary LOCALS and tourists are lauding the RM86 million Kuah Jetty upgrade. There will be less congestion at the jetty during peak seasons, as an additional deck is being built.Pix by Eizairi Shamsudin. The project is aimed at enhancing services at the jetty.
Summary KUALA LUMPUR: THE inaugural Langkawi International Veteran and Under-12 9s promises to be a sizzling affair. "We must always start with the foundation when we are building a house. Then comes the pillars, which in football are the clubs and state, and finally we have the roof which is the national squad.
Summary Langkawi Lists Five Sites As Bird Watching Areas During ABF. Nature enthusiast Irshad Mobarak felt bird watching was more than a hobby as it also promoted nature conservation and quality of life. "Bird watching is just not about the birds, it is about the rainforest and natural habitat that the birds are living in. Protecting birds is protecting the rainforest and protecting the rainforest is actually protecting our quality of life," he said.
Summary Two close friends and I had not travelled together for many years. Most visitors spend time at only a few islands, and individual itineraries can be arranged through local guides. The largest is Palau Langkawi, where facilities are located, with hotels spread between two developed areas: Pantai Cenang Beach on the west coast and Kuah in the southeast. Many Myanmar women love these colourful floral prints. Called a sarong locally, the women wear the fabric just like a longyi.
Summary KUALA LUMPUR, August 25 (Bernama) -- Flying High Island Style celebrates the best of naturally Langkawi at the upcoming 5th Asian Bird Fair this November! The Asian Bird Fair (ABF) is an annual event founded by 6 organizations from Taiwan, Philippines, Thailand and Malaysia with the aim to highlight and showcase the different bird fairs across Asia, to promote the protection of birds and their habitats, encourage birdwatching and other ecotourism activities. The 6 founding organizations took turns in hosting the ABF starting with the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines (Davao, 2010), Chinese Wild Bird Federation (Tainan, 2011), Bird Conservation Society of Thailand (Bangpoo, 2012) and The Wild Bird Society of Taipei (Taipei, 2013).
Summary A dead newborn baby has been discovered with its umbilical cord still attached dumped near an irrigation canal in Malaysia's popular holiday hotspot of Langkawi. District police chief Superintendent Harrith Kam Abdullah said the body of a newborn baby boy was discovered by a passer-by at 6.30pm yesterday. "The body was found stuck to a tree branch and half of the baby's body laying slumped in the water," he said.
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Summary LANGKAWI: Ongoing upgrading and maintenance projects of geosites in Langkawi is expected to be completed by 2015, in time for the Geopark status review on the island. It was reported in a news portal in July that Langkawi was in danger of losing its Geopark status upon being issued a "yellow card" by Unesco. "The statement was misleading and can affect the tourism industry as the status was never withdrawn, nor were we ever issued a yellow card," he added.
Summary RM38 million set aside to strengthen Langkawi's Geopark status. Its chief executive officer Tan Sri Khalid Ramli today said the federal government has allocated RM38 million specifically for the... The Langkawi Development Authority (Lada) has assured that it is pulling out all the stops to strengthen the island's Geopark status accorded by Unesco prior to the next inspection by the world body in 2015.
Summary LANGKAWI, Aug 14 (Bernama) -- The Langkawi Development Authority (Lada) plans to have a new marine park for Langkawi, in addition to the four marine parks at Pulau Payar. Khalid also said that Langkawi would have a better tourist ferry jetty once the upgrading of the Kuah Jetty was completed at a cost of about RM90 million next year. "The upgrading work began last year under the Marine Department," he said, adding that last year, 4.4 million visitors entered Langkawi through the Kuah Jetty, the highest so far.