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Lifestyle 29 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Smart cane to help the blind ‘see’

Prof Mahmoud proved that he lives by his creed when he designed and built, with some assistance from his students, a gadget aimed at facilitating the movement of visuallyimpaired people.

Lifestyle 26 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Wind beneath their wings

A total of six mothers were recognised and appreciated for their lives of dedication recently in conjunction with Mother's Day celebrations.

Education 24 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Public unis bag 46 gold medals for inventions

AN ULCER in the mouth which prevented Universiti Malaya (UM) Vice-Chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Hashim Yaacob from indulging in his mother's delicious cooking was what inspired him and his research partners to an award-winning discovery.

Nation 23 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

A special day for the disabled

The special children were among 300 people taking part in the state-level Disabled Persons Day celebration at the Komtar concourse in Penang Friday.

Nation 21 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Why education fund is broke

ONE of the reasons the National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) is short of funds is the growing number of successful applicants, I>China Press/Ireported.

Lifestyle 25 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Indian movie news

Tamil and Hindi movie lovers have much to look forward to at local cinemas.

Lifestyle 20 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia stuck in the Dark Ages when it comes to services for the blind

When it comes to public services and facilities for the blind, Malaysia is still very much in the Dark Ages.

Education 19 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Bridging the digital divide

SAMSUNG Electronics Malaysia Sdn. Bhd (Samsung) recently announced the recipients of the Samsung DigitAll Hope 2004 grants.

Nation 23 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Over 80% of blindness preventable, says group

About 80% of 500,000 Malaysians who are visually impaired could have avoided being inflicted with the handicap.

Nation 22 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

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