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Nation 07 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Trying to live up to his father’s legacy

Lim Si Pin is one of the 'rising sons' in Malaysian politics. He is different yet reminiscent of his famous father Datuk Seri Dr Lim Keng Yaik. In a frank and engaging interview with JOCELINE TAN and KHAW CHIA HUI, the 36-year-old corporate finance manager talks about how his father tried to discourage him from politics, his teenage fascination with kungfu, and how mind-mapping turned around his academic results in university.

Education 02 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

Studying hard for sake of family

For Darman Nordin, 23, the recipient of the Royal Education Award 2004-2005 at the 33rd Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) Convocation recently, the hardship faced by his family gave him the determination to study hard.

Community 26 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Dream come true for journalist

B>SINTOK/B>: Perseverance paid off for I>The Star/Ijournalist Derrick Vinesh who graduated in Business Administration with honours at Universiti Utara Malaysia in Kedah.

Nation 26 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

National shooter Hameleay earns scroll with sis

Success is even sweeter when shared with family, and national shooter Mohd Hameleay Abdul Mutalib readily attested to this at the Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) convocation ceremony.

Education 25 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Majoring in music at ICOM

It was celebration time for 21 students who graduated with a degree in professional music at the International College of Music's (ICOM) convocation ceremony.

Nation 25 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Posthumous doctorate for former UUM vice-chancellor

Universiti Utara Malaysia's (UUM) fifth vice-chancellor Brig Jen Prof Datuk Dr Ahmad Fawzi Mohd Basri, who died in May, was bestowed a posthumous honorary doctorate in development management by the university.

Education 18 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

115 PhD graduates

For the first time in its 35-year history, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia is graduating more than 100 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) candidates.

Lifestyle 17 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Living the longhouse life

ALEXANDRA WONG writes about living in an Iban longhouse.

Community 16 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Universities to vie in frisbee

Mara Technology University (UiTM) will be hosting the Open Varsity Ultimate Frisbee competition this weekend.

Nation 13 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

CM discharged after giddy spell

Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Musa Aman was admitted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for observation over a 48-hour period after suffering from a giddy spell on Saturday.