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Lifestyle 14 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

International Dubai

Last week, we talked about the development of Dubai, an emirate within the United Arab Emirates, with its ambitious real estate, high rise buildings and airline. With 80% of its population expatriates, this Pearl of the Middle East is also tourist-friendly and caters to an international crowd.

Lifestyle 14 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Revitalised and alive

Just over 20 years ago, Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, was a city on its knees. It housed a mere 50,000 souls, mostly rampaging Khmer Rouge. Its finest public buildings, hotels, embassies and office blocks were either occupied by soldiers, their prisoners or by nobody at all.

AseanPlus News 12 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Twins determined to go ahead with high-risk op

DISPLAYING a defiant optimism, Iranian adult twins who are joined at the head said in Singapore yesterday they were determined to go ahead with a historic operation to separate them even though they knew it could kill them.

Nation 12 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

'Stop work on columbarium'

Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon has been urged to direct the Penang Municipal Council (MPPP) to issue a stop-work order on the controversial nine-storey columbarium project in Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah.

Nation 09 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

A life dedicated to serving the people and nation

Raja Tun Mohar Raja Badiozaman had dedicated most of his life to nation building.

AseanPlus News 07 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Remains of Raffles' 'mistress' enshrined

THEY looked like any family carrying out the usual ceremonial rites to enshrine a dead relative's remains.

AseanPlus News 03 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Twins to undergo separation surgery

Doctors will try to make medical history next month by separating adult twins joined at the head.

AseanPlus News 31 May 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Bid to divide adult conjoined twins

B>SINGAPORE: /B>Doctors in Singapore will go ahead with a risky operation to separate a pair of adult Iranian sisters who were born joined at the head, a hospital official said Friday.

AseanPlus News 30 May 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Singapore surgeons will try to separate adult Iranian conjoined twins

Doctors in Singapore will go ahead with a risky operation to separate a pair of adult Iranian sisters who were born joined at the head, a hospital official said Friday.

Business 28 May 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Singapore business news in brief

Singapore business news in brief including that the Singapore Exchange has appointed Seck Wai Kwong as executive vice-president and chief financial officer, effective June 2.