THE design of the proposed RM2.58bil second bridge linking Batu Maung on the island and Batu Kawan on the mainland is expected to be ready by March next year, Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Dr Hilmi Yahaya told the state assembly.
The Fulbright-Vijayashanker Memorial Exchange Fellowship in memory of P. Vijayashanker, a Malaysian killed in the World Trade Centre (WTC) terrorist attack on Sept 11, 2001, was launched at the US State Department yesterday.
The Health Ministry will be conducting checks on pharmacies to ensure that they comply with the order to remove health products and supplements manufactured by Australia's Pan Pharmaceuticals Ltd from their shelves.
THE BEST... Students from SM Hamid Khan, SM Haji Zainal Abidin and SM Georgetown were full of praise for the 12 Barisan Nasional elected representatives who are sponsoring a total of 34,000 copies of I>The Star/Ifor their schools and 17 others in Penang.
An unusual partnership between a university and a poor urban centre in the United States has spawned a high school known for transforming lives and producing academic miracles, reports ELIZABETH MEHREN.