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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.---------------------------------------------

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.

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.

AseanPlus News 02 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Mighty Yangtze blocked

B>BEIJING:/BChina blocked the massive Yangtze River yesterday and started to fill a reservoir for the world's biggest hydroelectric project that is a point of national pride.

AseanPlus News 21 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ancient town of Shuhe to be revived

SHUHE township, an ancient trade post for tea caravans between China and the Red Sea, is set to regain its past prosperity with the launch of a new protection programme.

Nation 21 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Churches full for Easter

Christians gathered to celebrate Easter in churches throughout the nation yesterday to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Nation 17 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Musical show for Easter at stadium

As war and strange new diseases plague today's world, the meaning of Easter to commemorate God's love for mankind seems all the more important and urgent.

AseanPlus News 06 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

War to start by April 8, say top Thai astrologers

B>BANGKOK: /B>After thumbing charts and calculating planetary positions, Thailand's top mystics have settled on April 8 as the last possible date for the launch of a US-led war on Iraq.