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Lifestyle 21 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Pleasing fussy parents

WHEN the New Zealand Dairy Board began operations in 1961, the company produced basic milk products.

Lifestyle 21 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Green grass for best milk

How does milk get from a cow#8217;s udder to our glasses? LOH FOON FONG is given the lactose tour from farm to factory in North Island, New Zealand.

Lifestyle 22 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Turning Xiamen around

This is Yuandang Lake, recreational hub of the bustling port city of Xiamen in southern China. The lake was once a stinking communal dump for industrial and solid wastes and untreated sewage, with swarms of mosquitoes and flies. But an ambitious project to rehabilitate the lake has turned it into a model of integrated coastal management which is being replicated worldwide.

Lifestyle 22 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

The 'ulcer' heals

THE glinting lake in the heart of Xiamen in southern China is a shining example of the successful economic reforms introduced by the late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping.

Lifestyle 23 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tropical tours

WE speak to the expert who takes guests on guided tours of the rainforest in the Pangkor Laut resort.

Lifestyle 26 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Charming Kelabit hospitality

The Bario Highlands of Sarawak is a world unto its own. The cool montane forests, longhouses, delicious rice and, most of all, the immense hospitality of the Kelabit people will charm all visit this isolated land.

Lifestyle 27 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Aristocratic cruiser

Getting an invitation to test drive one of the most desirable cars in the world can make you feel heady, what more when it is the latest Rolls-Royce Phantom. Came the day and we were over the moon. The drive was one of our best ever in terms of lavish luxury, occasion and pedigree. By LOUIS CHEANG.

Health 27 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Anaemia often strikes silently

A recent report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that about one in 10 adolescent girls and pre-menopausal women in the United States is iron-deficient. In about half of these cases, the deficiency is severe enough to affect the production and quality of red blood cells, causing anaemia.

Lifestyle 29 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

A hand in heating

DR JOHN H. GIBBONS and DR KENTON MILLER report on global warming#8217;s human fingerprint.

Lifestyle 30 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Aesop's fabled treats

From the Land Down Under comes three products that treat, help care for and protect your skin, reports MAJORIE CHIEW.