Wed, 19 Dec 2018 13:54
Northern Thailand: Where the wild Himalayan cherry blooms
You don’t have to travel far to experience cherry blossom season. Each year from December to January, the highlands of northern Thailand – where the weather is cold and the region is swept by the chill breeze of winter – transform into a fervent pink forest.
Sat, 24 Nov 2018 01:00
Holiday in the hills
A former playground of the French, Da Lat is the jewel of Vietnam's South Central Highlands
Wed, 04 Jul 2018 16:09
‘Evening Mists’ begins filming in Malaysia
Astro Shaw, HBO Asia and Finas announced this week that filming had commenced in Malaysia on the big-screen version of Tan Twan Eng’s award-winning novel “The Garden of Evening Mists”, including among the scenic tea plantations of the Cameron Highlands.
movie & TV
Fri, 27 Apr 2018 20:36
Children left emotionally scarred by PNG earthquake
A 10-year-old named David – not his real name – was asleep when a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the highlands region of Papua New Guinea in late February.
Mon, 05 Mar 2018 10:42
PNG quake leaves 67 dead as aftershocks rock homes: Red Cross
At least 67 people were killed by a major earthquake that devastated Papua New Guinea's remote highlands last week, the Red Cross said Monday, with thousands homeless and without food and clean water.
Fri, 02 Mar 2018 15:48
State of emergency declared in PNG after major quake
A state of emergency has been declared in Papua New Guinea's remote highlands after a major earthquake shook the region in what Prime Minister Peter O'Neill said was an "unprecedented disaster" for local communities.
Wed, 17 May 2017 14:05
Luxury high in the hills
Perched high in Malaysia’s lush jungle-clad Genting Highlands, the newly opened Best Western Premier Ion Delemen Hotel offers travellers a natural retreat and easy access to Genting’s Resort World, which is home to a theme park, casino and Malaysia’s longest cable car ride.
Sat, 11 Mar 2017 01:00
Coffee fair showcases industry in Vietnam
AN INTERNATIONAL fair called “Quality Coffee for the Health of the Community” opened on Thursday in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak in Vietnam.
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 14:40
Three officials killed in explosion at Vietnam police station
Hanoi - Three police officials were killed and three others were seriously injured in an explosion at a police station in Vietnam's Central Highlands province, local police said Tuesday.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 01:00
Scotch whisky with a hint of Kentucky
From the Highlands to Manhattan, New Johnnie Walker blend is a perfect mix
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 01:00
Northern Highlands transformed
Always interested in agriculture and horticulture, His Majesty the King successfully eradicated opium poppy cultivation and replaced it with cash crops that continue to generate a sustainable income for hill tribe growers
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 01:00
Deforestation cause of flood
Deforestation is to be blamed for floods last Wednesday in Cameron Highlands that claimed at least three lives.
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 15:26
At the height of biodiversity
GENTING HIGHLANDS - Treks Events aims to reimage how art, music, fashion and social media can inspire people to love nature by introducing creative features into the forest.
Sat, 07 May 2016 03:33
Vietnam to develop border areas with loan from ADB
HANOI - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc approved the contents of a project worth US$122 million to support the development of border areas in five Central Highlands provinces.
Wed, 06 Apr 2016 01:00
50% rise in visitors to Genting Highlands expected
PETALING JAYA - Genting Malaysia Bhd hopes to see a near 50% rise in visitors to its hill top resort in Genting Highlands by 2020, driven by the increase in gaming capacity and the presence of the Century Fox World theme park.