Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

571-580 results from 610 for query «elephant»

July 7, 2014 10:02 AM Port Klang set to be among world's busiest ports in 2016

PORT KLANG - The Port Klang Authority (PKA) is confident of breaking into the Top 10 list of the world's busiest ports in two years' time, driven by the expansion of both its terminal operators and, surprisingly, the support of the controversial Port Klang Free Zone (PKFZ) that has taken off quite well. PKA is a statutory corporation established in 1963 to take over the administration 42

July 4, 2014 8:21 AM One night you don’t want to miss! - The Gaffer | The Star Online

Two days without World Cup football is excruciating. The World Cup comes once in four years and the two games on Saturday morning should be a feast for football fans around the world. Germany is set to take on France in the first quarterfinal match at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro while home nation Brazil is set to face high-flying South American 7

July 3, 2014 4:32 AM Liow told to revive Melaka airport

The new Minister of Transport told to show the people his expertise and turn the 'white elephant' into a profitable revenue operation. MALACCA: Melaka DAP today challenged the new Minister of Transport Liow Tiong Lai to revive the ‘dead’ Melaka International Airport. Ayer Keroh state assemblymen, Khoo Poay Tiong said that this should be Liow’s first 46

July 3, 2014 1:52 AM Resolute McDowell hungry to seal his Ryder Cup place

IF there was an elephant in the room at Le Golf National yesterday, nobody mentioned it. The tournament hosts don't seem particularly bothered by thoughts of friction in the Ryder Cup camp now Graeme McDowell's name has been dragged into Rory McIlroy's Commercial Court action against Horizon. The attention of the sporting fraternity here is firmly focused 29

July 2, 2014 2:19 PM Thai ivory boom ‘fuelling Africa elephant crisis’

Ivory tusks on display at an antique and ivory store in Bangkok. – AFP pic, July 2, 2014.Thailand's "out of control" ivory market is driving Africa's elephant poaching crisis, conservationists warned today, accusing the kingdom of backsliding on its pledges. The number of ivory products on sale in Bangkok nearly trebled from 5,865 in January last year to 14,512 in May 2014, according 39

July 2, 2014 5:17 AM ‘Brand new airport but no flights’

The recently upgraded airport has not seen any commercial flight since March this year. MALACCA: A total of RM240 million has been spent to upgrade the Malacca International Airport (MIA) but since March 15 this year, no commercial flight has operated from here. Ayer Keroh state assemblymen, Khoo Poay Tiong said this is yet another ‘white elephant’ project 27

June 27, 2014 10:01 PM 3rd New Species Of Elephant-Shrew Found

Researchers from the California Academy of Sciences discovered a third new species of elephant-shrew or sengi a remote desert of Namibia. Reportedly, this new species is the smallest of the 19 elephant-shrews in the order of .Macroscelidea. The new species, Macroscelides micus, or Etendeka round-eared sengi is distinguished by the absence of dark skin pigment 15

June 26, 2014 10:57 AM Electric Fencing, Drains Affecting Elephants' Natural Habitat In Kinabatangan

KINABATANGAN, June 26 (Bernama) -- The construction of electric fencing and drains to protect crops from being destroyed by elephants is fast shrinking the area for wildlife movements in the district. It is forcing elephants to intrude into villages to forage for food when their natural habitat is being destroyed. An ecological and elephant movement 10

June 26, 2014 5:31 AM 9 Bornean elephants boxed into isolated patch of forest

Kota Kinabatangan: For the past two months a group of nine Bornean Elephants has been boxed into a totally isolated patch of forest located very close to Sukau some 120km from Sandakan, causing undue worry and sleepless nights to the villagers there. "Though we have been living with elephants all our lives and respect them, the current situation is quite 13

June 25, 2014 11:14 PM Lend Lease is 1MDB's TRX partner - Business News

PETALING JAYA: 1MDB Real Estate Sdn Bhd (1MDB RE) has appointed Lend Lease as its major partner to commence work on its RM8bil TRX Lifestyle Quarter project at the Tun Razak Enchange (TRX) in Kuala Lumpur. The lifestyle project will comprise a hotel, three residential towers, a new retail mall that connects to TRX’s multi-layer central park and a dedicated 65