14 Dec '11, 2am

Sabah to restrict the shark fin trade

Sabah to restrict the shark fin trade

By Meng Yew Choong The Star/Asia News Network Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011 PETALING JAYA, Malaysia - Sabah's bold decision to restrict the shark fin trade next year moved an individual so much that he decided to write a thank you letter, and got more than a dozen concerned Malaysians to put their signatures on it. Datuk Michelle Yeoh is one of those who think that Sabah has done the right thing, and gladly put her signature on a letter of thanks drafted by Kirk Lee, founder of the Save Our Sharks From A Bowl Of Soup movement. The letter, a copy of which was made available to The Star, was sent to the state government on Monday and was addressed to its Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun. Other than Yeoh, other names on the letter include former finance minister Tun Daim Zainuddin, Petaling Jaya Mayor Datuk Mohamad Roslan Sakiman, model Amber Chia, acto...

Full article: http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne+News/Malaysia/Story/A...

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