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AseanPlus News 16 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ancient wine under study

A SYMPOSIUM on a type of liquor made 2,000 years ago was held last Saturday in Xian, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, when the focus was on a 26kg container of ancient liquor.

Education 06 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Welcome to the Good Read page

It's National Reading Month, for young and old. StarEducation kicks off a four-part series, featuring books that appeal to college students, school students an pre-schoolers, and discount vouchers.

AseanPlus News 02 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Weather report proves too hot for censors

B>BEIJING:/BChinese television censors have axed a controversial new weather programme after the scantily clad hostess's flirty performances aroused nationwide debate over the limits of tasteful entertainment.

Education 15 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Recapturing Iraq’s treasures

Universities in the United States are using computers to create a virtual museum and catalogue of Iraq's archaeologial treasures, reports of REBECCA TROUSON.

Nation 15 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

KL deluged by flash floods

Compiled by K.S.Usha Devi; June 8 - June 14

AseanPlus News 13 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

'Jiaguwen' museum to be set up in Anyang

ANYANG, a city in central China's Henan Province, famous for its discovery of #8220;Jiaguwen#8221; or inscriptions carved on bones or tortoise shells dating back to the Shang Dynasty (16th-11th century B.C.), will set up the country's first Chinese character museum.

AseanPlus News 13 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ethnic Uygur city to get RM300mil facelift

THE first group of 62 residents living in the old city proper of Kashi, in western Xinjian Uygur Autonomous Region, has moved into spacious new houses as part of the urban housing transformation project.---------------------------------------------

Nation 09 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Discovery of mummy excites Egyptologists

The mummy of an ancient Egyptian queen, whose life was shrouded in mystery for over 3,000 years, may have finally been found.

AseanPlus News 04 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Letting 'ghost' culture live on

BORN during a thunderstorm 75 years ago, Lei Yufeng's name is as eccentric and mysterious as his native town, and even his art.

AseanPlus News 03 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Shaanxi to build ancient ruins park at terracotta army site

A LARGE-SCALE ancient ruins park at the site of the famed terracotta army #8211; described as the eighth wonder of the world - will be built later this year in the ancient capital of Xian, which is also capital of north-west China's Shaanxi Province.