Activities that could affect Tasik Chini have been stopped, says Takiyuddin
He says this is to ensure that Tasik Chini can be conserved and restored to maintain its status as a biosphere reserve.
Liverpool stripped of cherished World Heritage status after 17 years
World Heritage status is not automatically forever and developing historical sites is frowned on by Unesco.
Hawker fare, Malay drums, Baha’i faith make it onto Singapore’s expanded heritage list
A wide diversity of practices by various religious, ethnic and artisanal groups in the island state are now enshrined on the list.
Threat to journalists changing, says UN after 57 deaths last year
UN report speaks of 'worrying trend' of journalists being killed outside of armed conflict zones for covering corruption and human rights violations, among others.