By Wan Shahara Ahmad Ghazali

This is the first of the two-part series on the eco- tourism attraction provided by herbs and the facilities available at the Perlis Herbal Forest.

KANGAR (Bernama) -- Perlis, the smallest state located at the northern end of the Malaysian Peninsula, boasts for many herbaceous plants with one of them being a unique orchid known as 'Sehelai Setahun' that can be easily found in many places.

By Norshazlina Nor'azman

KUALA LUMPUR, (Bernama) -- The recent brouhaha over claims that certain chocolates from a leading multinational confectionery contained porcine (pig) DNA and the subsequent denial of the claim piqued public curiosty on how the Halal status is determined and who are the parties behind it.

By Siti Salwa Shaari

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Football fans should watch their calorie intake from eating snacks while watching the 2014 FIFA World Cup matches.

by S.Kisho Kumari and Erda Khursyiah Basir

PUTRAJAYA, (Bernama) -- The proposed implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) has caused consternation among Malaysians, with many unsure of how the consumption tax is going to affect their lives.

News Focus By Erda Khursyiah Basir and S. Kisho Kumari

PUTRAJAYA (Bernama) -- The Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be effective on April 1, 2015, but many remain unsure whether the GST is a progressive or regressive tax system and its impact on the people.

Melati Mohd Ariff

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama ) -- Although there is no more water rationing in the Klang Valley, this does not mean that the water crisis that affected parts of Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya for the past two months is over.

By Adnan Jahaya

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- The Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be implemented in a year but many are still confused by what it entails.