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AseanPlus News 14 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Documentary on Marco Polo route

THE National Geographic Channel Asia will shoot a documentary in China to tell the story of an American photographer's journey along the 'Marco Polo route' from the West to the East.

Education 15 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Almost inseparable

Lifestyle 14 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Celebrating the sea

I>Celebrate The Sea/I>, a marine imagery festival, will be staged at Mid Valley Megamall's Exhibition Centre this August. It promises to be a unique event for Malaysia. What's on offer will be an exhibition of marine arts and crafts, underwater documentaries, painting contests as well as a presentation of innovative diving equipment. And that's not all.

Lifestyle 01 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tara's themes

Tara Sosrowardoyo. It#8217;s not exactly a name that rings a bell with Malaysians but among professional photographers, it#8217;s a name that commands respect. And in some other circles, it#8217;s a name that says #8216;the PM#8217;s son-in-law#8217;. Tara, as he is called, is married to DatinPaduka Marina Mahathir but has, thus far, always preferred to stay out of the picture, so to speak. Now, an exhibition of hiswork being mounted in Kuala Lumpur has finally forced him out from behind the camera. He talks to MENG YEW CHOONG about his work and life with his famous relations.

Lifestyle 25 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Beauty of the beasts

If your children can#8217;t get enough of animals, this is the first of a two-part guide to books that will satisfy anyone#8217;s thirst for stories about the creatures which share our beautiful planet.

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

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.