In The News 2005

All walks of Life

He’s been on TV and works out of an exclusive resort area. He also set up the first eco tourism programme for Langkawi together with the late Miles Baddeley. Irshad Mobarak really is committed to Langkawi and sharing an appreciation for its natural wonders.

A Walk to Remember

"Langkawi is one of the most ravishing places in southeast Asia and is already being talked of as a rising star, yet it is still a hideaway where insiders come to revel in the ecological diversity and to drop out of sight in a handful of five–star hotels.

Call for stringent testing first

In Alor Star, conservationist Irshad Mobarak said the project could endanger birds, bats and marine life in and around the area. Irshad, the Malaysian Nature Society representative on the island, said the proposed project would be in a major coral area. "Some 30 per cent of coral in the area has been damaged," he said.