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AseanPlus News 08 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Toy industry needs bold new approach

According to the China Toy Association, China has almost 8,000 toy factories and manufactures an estimated 70% of the world#8217;s total toy products.

Business 30 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Chinese businessmen optimistic of Malaysia’s economy

THE majority of the Chinese business community have expressed optimism in the country#039;s economic outlook for the next 2 to 3 years, although they do not see much cheer in the 1st half of this year.

Business 29 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

ACCCIM embarks nationwide survey on impact of Iraq war on local businesses

ASSOCIATED Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCCIM) has embarked on a nationwide survey campaign to obtain feedback on the impact of the war in Iraq on local businesses.

Health 06 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

A stroke in time

STROKE is usually an age-related disease. Unfortunate, but true, a reflection of the many things that start going wrong as the numbers add up in the column of life marked #8220;age#8221;. Otherwise called a brain attack, strokes are often devastating and leave the victim with considerable disability and handicap.

Lifestyle 18 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Hello, why isn't this language?

TIA, an Australian cockatoo, sounds almost human when she says #8220;hello,#8221; #8220;bye bye,#8221; #8220;I love you,#8221; and dozens of other words and phrases. She even utters them in the correct context. So why doesn't this count as language?

Health 29 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Dressing up doctors

Although casual dress has become the fashion rule in many workplaces, we prefer our doctors to be dressed neatly and formally in the old-fashioned white lab coat. So says Dr Lawrence J. Brandt, a medical-school lecturer who has become a 21st-century one-man band for the return of dress codes.

Education 20 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Real gems

Winners of the HSBC Young IT Entrepreneur Awards 2003 picked up valuable tips from American entrepreneurs on how to start a business and keep it going, reports KAREN CHAPMAN.

Nation 24 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

800ha land for Utar

A state government will be allocating a 800ha piece of land for Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (Utar), said Utar council chairman Datuk Seri Dr Ling Liong Sik.

AseanPlus News 11 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Man who harassed Goh ‘mentally ill’

A Singaporean living in Thailand who wrote e-mail threatening to assassinate Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong has been described by the Thai police chief as mentally ill, while an intelligence source said the suspect was running from the law.

Health 19 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Temporary brain attack