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Nation 06 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Top farmer to help 72 cultivate padi fields

Good news await 72 villagers in Kampung Rompin Utama, here, who are set to make returns from their idle land when an entrepreneur begins cultivation next month.

Nation 17 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ling: Practise healthy competition

Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ling Liong Sik has urged the shipping industry to practise healthy competition and comradeship rather than deploying #8220;value destroying#8221; tactics to outdo each other.

Education 19 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

The journey of lifelong learning

When you are teaching a group of learners who have to travel far and wide just so they can attend their Saturday lectures for the next three to four years, your motivation level, as an educator, must be twice as high as theirs, writes AIRIL HAIMI MOHD ADNAN of Universiti Teknologi Mara, Perak.

Nation 19 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Country’s padi harvest rises by 50%

Padi farmers in the country are enjoying a bumper harvest this season with yields increasing by about 50%, bringing them a step closer to the country's target of producing 10 metric tonnes for every hectare.

Nation 10 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ministry: Buy padi directly

The Agriculture Ministry will allow Area Farmers Associations to buy padi from farmers to ease congestion at Bernas complexes during the harvest season.

Education 23 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Inspire passion for learning

BY NITHYA SIDHHU

Nation 28 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Low-wage EPF members may pay more to meet retirement needs

The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is considering introduction of a two-tier contribution system under which lower-income members will contribute a higher percentage of their pay into the fund.

AseanPlus News 29 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Farmers hit by severe drought across country

SEVERE drought has left more than 10 million people across China without an adequate supply of drinking water, Xinhua reported on Wednesday, quoting sources from the state Flood Control and Drought Prevention headquarters in Beijing.

Nation 19 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Fund announces 4.25% dividend for 2002

The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has announced a 4.25% dividend for last year, down by 0.75% compared with 2001.

Nation 12 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Chiba University to help develop agriculture

Malaysia has accepted an offer by Chiba University to develop the country's agricultural sector using biotechnology.