Kampung Melor Lama's 'Kopitiam Beruk'

KOTA BHARU (Aug 12): You’ve heard of people going to a kedai kopi (coffee shop), but ever heard of monkeys, too? And not just that, but to have a brekkie of rice mixed with raw egg or kuih, and milk or soda, before heading off to work to harvest coconuts? Every morning around 7am, monkey handlers and their monkeys from around the area come to “Warung Kopitiam Beruk” in Kampung Melor Lama, Melor which was started by Rohaida Ibrahim almost 10 years ago to fuel-up, talk shop and conduct a monkey trade – almost like a one-stop centre.

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Chinese villages should embrace homestay concept, says minister

KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): The Chinese communities living in new Chinese villages and fishing villages should take advantage of the natural and quaint settings of their settlements by opening up homestay businesses to cater to tourists, especially those from China, according to Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz.

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