KUALA LUMPUR: Trees in urban areas not only beautify the city but also play a part in contributing to the index required to achieve a healthier standard of living.
According to Mohd Afendi Hussin, a senior assistant research officer (Urban Forestry Branch) of the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM), everyone must see the need for trees or green areas in the city as a shared responsibility, which requires the involvement, understanding and diversity of disciplines from various sections of society, including urban planners, engineers, architects, property developers, arborists, private sector, community leaders and the public.
“The real function of trees planted in the city is not just as a decorative element or purely cosmetic in nature. The treeRead More »
KUALA LUMPUR: It is not easy being in Tony Eusoff’s shoes. After serving five months sentence for drug possession in Singapore’s Admiralty West Prison, the TV-theatre actor and singer is adamant to work hard to earn a second chance. He is indeed, had resigned himself to the fact that …Read More »
Wednesday, 6 September 2017 : After 10 years of debate and delay, Kenya has finally approved the world’s strictest plastic bag ban. Th ban punishes the import, manufacturing, or selling of single-use plastic bags with either 4 years in jail or a $38,000 fine. While authorities are currently enforcing the …Read More »