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Nation 12 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Design for new Penang bridge ready by March

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.

Nation 11 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Fellowship in memory of 9/11 victim launched

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.

Nation 08 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Porno VCD circulated through express delivery

A VCD purportedly depicting the sexual prowess of a I>datin/Iis making the rounds in the northern states of the peninsula and has captured the attention of I>Berita Harian/Iand I>Utusan Malaysia./I>

Education 08 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Getting jobs for MBAs

In a tough job market, business schools in the US are giving MBAs the extra push,reports AMY JOYCE.

Nation 01 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

15-year-old tutor abused my son, claims father

A six-year-old pre-schooler suffered bruises and swellings on his right arm after he was allegedly caned by his 15-year-old part-time tuition teacher yesterday.

Education 25 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Letting their fingers do the talking

Instant messaging has superceded phone calls and e-mail as the top model of communication among young people, reports ELLEN EDWARDS.

Nation 02 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Vessel laden with cargo hits pier

A foreign vessel laden with wheat, maize and barley which was piloted to come alongside the drive-out wharf at Westport rammed into the pier, causing minor damage to the front portion of the ship.

Nation 02 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Checks on pharmacies

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.

Education 20 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

12 YBs sponsor papers for schools

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.

Education 06 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Beating the odds

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.