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May 9, 2014 3:01 PM Cambodia seizes 3 tons of illegal ivory in record haul

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia -- Cambodian authorities intercepted 3 tons of illegal ivory on Friday that was stashed in shipping containers, in the largest such seizure in the Southeast Asian country, an official said. Bun Chiv, a deputy chief customs officer, said the elephant tusks were seized at Sihanoukville port, the country's main port. He said authorities 32

May 4, 2014 11:45 AM One Waterfall In Kenyir Lake To Be Reserved For Women, Says Terengganu MB

KUALA BERANG, May 4 (Bernama) -- One of the many waterfalls in Tasik Kenyir, which is being promoted by Terengganu as a major tourist attraction and duty-free lake, is to be reserved for women tourists only. The people handling boats going to that waterfall and the security personnel for the area would all be women, said Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad 91

April 26, 2014 4:47 PM Kinabatangan , Sabah, Malaysia- tourists put in danger?

In Sabah Malaysia Tourism players continue to ignore warnings and advice from the Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD) and its partners by placing themselves and their tourists at great risk to see the Borneo Pygmy elephants in the wild. SWD director Datuk Dr Laurentius Ambu said he was disappointed and shocked with a report and the series of photographs 64

April 3, 2014 9:33 PM PETR CECH EXCLUSIVE: I'm still the No 1 at Chelsea... Courtois does NOT scare me

Petr Cech knows where the questions are leading. He knows Thibaut Courtois is the elephant in the room. Courtois is actually in Spain, on loan at Atletico Madrid, where he’s been for three years, but Jose Mourinho says he will return to London and this has clear implications for Cech, Chelsea’s undisputed No 1 goalkeeper for a decade. Cech’s standards 55

March 19, 2014 1:11 PM Gorilla Born Via Rare C-Section At San Diego Zoo Battling Pneumonia

Cookie Smith shows off a normal egg and a "super egg" Wednesday, May 30, 2012, in Abilene, Texas. Cookie Smith went to collect eggs from her three laying hens on Monday afternoon, and discovered one normal egg and one "super egg" in her coop. Bruschi, a four-year-old black and white Boston Terrier, who lives with his owner, Victoria Reed, in Grapevine 109

March 11, 2014 7:17 AM Thailand exposed as crime hub over MH370 stolen passports

A map of a flight plan is seen on a computer screen during a meeting before a mission to find the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that disappeared from radar screens in the early hours of Saturday, at Phu Quoc Airport on Phu Quoc Island, March 11, 2014. — Reuters picBANGKOK, March 11 — Thailand’s role as a hub for criminal networks using false documents 52

February 24, 2014 3:19 PM Indonesian elephants found dead

Updated: 18:26, Monday February 24, 2014 Seven Sumatran elephants have been found dead in western Indonesia and it is thought they were poisoned, a wildlife official say, just the latest deaths of the critically-endangered animals. Dozens of the elephants have died after being poisoned in recent years on Sumatra island, as the creatures come into conflict 55

February 20, 2014 7:39 AM Like Norway, create Malaysian millionaires with special oil fund, MP suggests

Lembah Pantai MP Nurul Izzah Anwar urged the government to set up a special oil fund for Malaysians similar to Norway’s pension fund. — Picture by Choo Choy MayKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 20 — A federal lawmaker urged Putrajaya today to set up a special oil fund for Malaysians like Norway’s pension fund, which recently ballooned to US$828.66 billion (RM2.7 trillion) 174

February 18, 2014 4:20 AM China pillages Africa like old colonialists | World | The Malay Mail Online

British anthropologist and primatologist Jane Goodall takes the hand of a Spider Monkeyduring her visit to the Rehabilitation Center and Primate Rescue, in Peñaflor, 36 km southwest from Santiago, on November 23, 2013.— AFP picJOHANNESBURG, Feb 18 — China is exploiting Africa’s resources just like European colonisers did, with disastrous effects for the environment 69

December 31, 2012 1:01 PM Stick to conservation agenda, WWF tells banks

PETALING JAYA (Dec 31, 2012): The World Wide Fund for Nature-Malaysia (WWF-Malaysia) has urged the financial industry to ensure companies it provides services to are involved in sustainable practices. "Financial institutions should attach a sustainability criteria to their lending and investment conditions, especially with regard to natural resource 53