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Nation 30 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Music student wins speaking contest

Youths should be allowed to make their own mistakes to learn the lessons of life, said the champion of the English Speaking Union Malaysia#8217;s inaugural Public Speaking Competition 2003.

Education 30 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Diplomatic push for English

Debates and public speaking are good ways to get people to practise and use English together,#8221; says British High Commissioner to Malaysia Bruce Cleghorn on the recent English Speaking Union's (ESU) Public Speaking Competition 2003.

Nation 28 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Eight set for big showdown

Eight grand finalists of the English Speaking Union Malaysia#8217;s inaugural Public Speaking Competition 2003 will wage a war of words tomorrow.

Education 23 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

The Internet rocket

WE have hitched a ride on a rocket and none of us knows where it is going,#8221; said journalist John Naughton when discussing the Internet, much touted as a revolutionary and fundamental force that will affect all areas of life. However, the full capacity of the Internet #8211; whether in education, business, healthcare, publishing #8211; is anyone's guess.

Education 23 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Flights of fancy

FROM astronomer Galileo to NASA, the global political order and fashion trends, the young speakers impressed the adjudicators with their fertile imagination and creativity. In the preliminary round of the English Speaking Union of Malaysia#8217;s (ESU) Public Speaking Union 2003 (central region) competition recently.

Nation 17 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Eight finalists in speaking contest

Eight speakers have been selected to compete in the grand finals of the English Speaking Union (ESU) Malaysia#8217;s inaugural Public Speaking Competition 2003.

Nation 14 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Convention welcomes non-Chinese participants

The organiser of the World Chinese Entrepreneurs Convention (WCEC), to be held here from July 27 to 30, has extended its invitation to non-Chinese to participate in the event.

Nation 11 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Six have a way with words

Funds spent on space exploration should be used to save mankind now plagued by threat of war, disease and poverty, said a regional finalist of an inaugural public-speaking competition.

Education 09 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Karaoke team wins entrepreneur award

Team Epsilon who bagged the Gold Award in the HSBC Young IT Entrepreneur Awards 2003, can kick back their heels and look forward to the next part - a well earned trip to Seattle. Edah Chong, Eileen Tey Yee Lin and Soh Lin Che - did not expect to win and were pleasantly surprised when the results were announced on Thursday night.

Nation 07 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Undergraduate female team wins first prize

It was the love of karaoke that led three female undergraduates to come up with a business plan for a 24-hour karaoke satellite broadcasting channel. Team Epsilon comprising Edah Chong, Eileen Tey Yee Lin and Soh Lin Che from Multimedia University beat 332 other teams to win the Gold Award in the HSBC Young IT Entrepreneur Awards 2003.