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Education 11 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

School's 9/11 memorial

Class by class, students at M.V. Leckie Elementary, in Washington, filed up to the freshly poured cement walkway. They dropped to their knees and pressed their palms and fingers into the mush, beginning the transformation of a patch of barren land into a flowering memorial.

Lifestyle 01 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Unfortunate pets

The SARS killer virus has lately assailed four-footed victims as well. Last week, I>The Star/Ireported that rumours of animals and pets being potential carriers of the disease resulted in a surge in Hong Kong pet owners unceremoniously disowning and abandoning their animals at the local SPCA or simply letting them loose on the streets.

Education 27 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Wanna be a VJ?

Looks, talent and personality #8211; Paula Malai Ali has it all. The celebrity VJ talks to HARIATI AZIZAN about her glamorous job.

Lifestyle 24 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Everest facts

INTERESTING facts about Mount Everest.

Lifestyle 24 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Mountain madness

B>P/B>EOPLE get sick at high altitudes and develop what is known as 'mountain sickness' but, till today, scientists and physicians have a hard time trying to determine exactly what causes people to fall ill at high altitudes.

Lifestyle 24 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

In their fathers’ footsteps

It has been 50 years since Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first men to reach the summit of Mount Everest. ALLAN KOAY speaks to Edmund's son Peter, who scaled the mountain last year with Tenzing's son Jamling to make a National Geographic film that commemorates the day the world's highest peak was conquered - May 29, 1953.

Education 13 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ace student Harvard-bound

A MONTH-long research project on #8220;Sexing goats through blood#8221; with a Universiti Malaya professor, gave Wan Nadiah Wan Mohd Abdullah Yaakob, 19, the edge in getting into Harvard University.

Nation 05 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

NBC condemned for sacking journalist

The Malaysian Malay Journalists Association has condemned the US network NBC News for sacking veteran journalist Peter Arnett over an interview he gave to Iraqi television.

Nation 05 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Pantai Acheh declared national park

The 2,562ha Pantai Acheh Forest Reserve, on the island#8217;s north-western tip, was declared the Penang National Park Friday.

Lifestyle 02 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Paris out of doors

The lasses revisit Parisian glamour while the lads head for the outdoors in Louis Vuitton's spring/summer 2003 collection. BRIAN CHEONG checks out these delightful luxuries.