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Eddie the Cabbie Who Rescues Animals
Offbeat  (tags: Animal rescue, cats, dogs, cab driver, malaysia )

Adeline
- 151 days ago - sg.news.yahoo.com
The full-time cabbie runs a shelter for cats, working hard to make sure he is able to care for the 30 strays which he houses. He has also transported dogs in his cab, although dogs are widely considered haram by muslims.
Plane Wreckage 'Containing Many Skeletons and Painted With the Malaysian Flag Is Found on Remote Philippine Island - Fuelling Sp
Offbeat  (tags: mh370, plane, missing, malaysia, skeletons, missing )

Scooby
- 424 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Plane wreckage containing 'many skeletons' and painted with the Malaysian flag has reportedly been found in the Philippines, prompting speculation it could be missing MH370.
Changing Times: Pandas Come to Kuala Lumpur
Offbeat  (tags: 1600 pandas, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, world tour, conservation, creative initiative, Paulo Grangeon, WWF, Changing Times, Annette Gartland )

Evelyn
- 718 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
Today is a celebration of how we are infusing the elements of art in educating the public about this urgent message. I am convinced that, if all of us work together for the betterment of our environment, we can preserve it for future generations.
1,600 'Pandas' Arrive in Malaysia
Offbeat  (tags: 1600 pandas, conservation, creative initiative, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Paulo Grangeon )

Evelyn
- 719 days ago - thestar.com.my
A creative initiative for conservation - 1600 papier maché pandas, each unique, representing the number left in the wild, are doing a tour to sensitise people to the importance of conservation. (more on FB - https://www.facebook.com/1600PandasMY?fref=nf)
Bill Oddie Protests Against HSBC Illegal Logging in Spoof - Video
Offbeat  (tags: Bill Oddie, HSBC, illegal logging, bankers, documentary spoof, money laundering, destructive finance, Malaysia )

Dandelion
- 1301 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Bill Oddie, the naturalist, protests against HSBC's illegal logging by entering the den of a creature closely related to humans: the banker. HSBC bankrolls some of the world's most destructive logging companies also risking international laundering rules.
Project to Stop Violence Against Women
Offbeat  (tags: humanrights, violence, women, pixelproject, domestic violence, battered, volunteer, activists, Malaysia, DV, VAW, online, purple, Paint Purple, the Pixel Project, worldwide, cupcakes, self-respect, dignity )

Naoko
- 2265 days ago - thestar.com.my
Let's stop acts of violence against women - everybody! This is a clarion call of the Pixel Project (thepixelproject.net), a global, virtual, volunteer-led organisation working towards that goal.
School Gangs Make It Hell For All
Offbeat  (tags: school bullies, gangsters, Malaysia, terror, rapist, violence, abuse, molestation, shocking, victims )

Naoko
- 2389 days ago - thestar.com.my
RAWANG, Malaysia: They are not just ordinary backyard school bullies - at just 14 and 16, they are already hardcore gangsters and now, sadiatic rapists. They strike terroramong their schoolmates and even the teachers, and residents in the two neighbourhoo
Activists Oppose Indian Animal Testing Lab in Malaysia
Offbeat  (tags: animal activists, protests, animal testing labratory, malaysia )

Simone
- 2417 days ago - news.yahoo.com
) - Animal rights groups Tuesday slammed a plan by Indian drug company Vivo Bio Tech to build a 140 million dollar animal testing laboratory for preclinical trials in Malaysia.
On-the-Spot Fines for Litterbugs
Offbeat  (tags: littering, fine, RM30, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, on-the-spot, clean city )

Naoko
- 2433 days ago - thestar.com.my
Be prepared to pay RM30 on-the-sopt fine if you are caught littering on the streets of Kuala Lumpur. More than 160 individuals were the first group of people who were fined by the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) in Saturday when they were nabbed for
Green Message for the Kids
Offbeat  (tags: message, green lifestyle, TV personality, Malaysia, kids, books, Environmentally Conscious, Eco Kids, travel, plastics )

Naoko
- 2453 days ago - thestar.com.my
Every parents wants their kids to have the best - the best education, the best food, the best toys and naturally, the best life. So it isn't surprising that after the birth of her son Merjaan a couple of years ago, TV personality Asha Gill began to fret
Granpa Saves Two, But Three Other SIblings Die in Fiery Blaze
Offbeat  (tags: children, fire, gutted, death, grandfather, siblings, Malaysia, save )

Naoko
- 2466 days ago - thestar.com.my
BUKIT MERTAJAM : An 80-year-old grandfather rushed into his neighbour's burning house in Jalan Betik here and saved two of eight children early yesterday morning. Lee Bak Weng was left homeless as the fire also gutted his house and three other units.
Cool Ways to Beat the Heat
Offbeat  (tags: heat wave, beat the heat, Malaysia, hot, globalwarming, water, air-conditioned, animals, zoo, venders, ice cream, business )

Naoko
- 2476 days ago - thestar.com.my
THE recent heat wave to hit the Klang Valley has seen residents adopt various ways measures to beat the heat. While many stay indoors in the comfort of air-conditioned homes or office buildings, others kill time at the malls. More people are slso seen
Some Like It REALLY HOT
Offbeat  (tags: hot, spice, Malaysia, eateries, levels, chilli, caution, pain, acid imbalance, vomitting, stomach )

Naoko
- 2482 days ago - thestar.com.my
Singaporians have the hots for spicy food but love that is untested remains naive. So some have been subjecting their fiery fervour to trial by fire at a growing number of eateries that offer diffrent levels of spiciness for everything from chicken wings
Lithe Lions Grr-Eet the Tiger
Offbeat  (tags: tiger, Year of Tiger, lion dance, new year, celebration, Chinese calender, good luck, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, hotels, performances, acrobatic )

Naoko
- 2487 days ago - thestar.com.my
HOTELS in Kuala Lumpur welcomed the lion dance troupes the past two days as they ushered in the Year of Tiger with acrobatic ferocity. At the hotels where the performances took place, tourists, hotel guests and onlookers crowded around the lion dance
Keeping the Lights On
Offbeat  (tags: firefly, development, riverine, Malaysia, colony, twinkle, breed, riverbank, DID, problem, life cycle, conservation )

Naoko
- 2488 days ago - thestar.com.my
Some firefly colonies are disappearing even before they are identified, alondside distruction of their habitats by pollution and riverine development.
 

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