The team that brought light to the Bateq people in Taman Negara. (From left), Latha Ramasamy, Arran, Andrew Sebastian, Abdul Jalil Rahman and Mohd Mukhriz Mohd Taufik. Photos: The Star/Rashvinjeet S. Bedi Imagine that your electricity supply has been cut off for 10 minutes, shutting down your WiFi access at home. You would probably get angry and rant about it on social media. However, the Bateq people in Kampung Aur, Taman Negara, Pahang have been living without electricity and light, being off the main grid. But a recent CSR Project by architecture firm Veritas Design Group, in collaboration with construction firm Haskell, has changed that. The companies sponsored rechargeable portable LED
Vale Eco Centre’s Regional Workshop on Nature Parks & It’s Community Engagement 27th November 2918. ECOMY proud to announce the inaugural Regional Workshop series to be held at the Swiss Garden Damai Laut Resort, Lumut, Malaysia.
This Workshop will feature 6 Regional nature parks and facilities representing 5 countries as they share their case studies on how each facility was created and how it engages with the local communities.
Presenters from South Korea’s Upo Wetlands, Taiwan’s Augo Wetlands & Forest Park, India’s Parambikulam Tiger Reserve, Cambodia’s Kulen Prohmtep Wildlife Sanctuary, Indonesia’s Tangkoko National Park and Malaysia’s own Rainforest Discovery Centre will be attendi