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Education 15 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Thank you, Mrs Hawkins

Children are often chided for having bad manners. AVIS THOMAS visits a school where pupil's manners are polished and their self-esteem built up.

Lifestyle 15 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Passing on a dream

The world of aboriginal art is one that can easily go right over our heads. If you were, for example, to take a stroll down to the National Art Gallery and check out the artwork of Dorothy Napangardi, you#8217;d probably be rather baffled by her work.

Letters 30 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Henchmen should stop harassing social workers

By V.K.Chin

Lifestyle 18 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

A life worth living

Fourteen years after a spurned client disfigured her face, ex-nightclub hostess Siow Lee-Khoon's new mission in life is to counsel the suicide-prone, writes CHEONG SUK-WAI.

Lifestyle 06 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Room for compromise

I REFER to the articles about Muslim maids who have the privilege to exercise their rights as Muslims while living in non-Muslim households.

Education 04 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Quake flattens boarding school

RESCUE workers launching a frantic search for students buried under what remains of a school building in Bingol, Turkey.

Nation 01 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Boy youngest SARS suspect

A two-year-old boy became the youngest suspected SARS victim after he displayed symptoms upon returning from Shanghai.

Lifestyle 30 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

A journey of awareness

Few believed that Alison Lapper, who was born with no arms and deformed legs, could bring up a child. Here, she tells LINA DAS how she copes with her son very well #8211; and still finds time for art.

Lifestyle 28 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

A question of faith

In future, you may only employ foreign domestic help of the same religion as yours. This rule being drafted #8216;to protect maids#8217; affects 150,000 households, as working parents may be forced to quit their jobs and stay home, which in turn would see a reduction in personal income as well as professionals from the Malaysian workforce.

Education 20 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

The disturbing trend of teenage suicide

Suicide is the third leading cause of death among people aged between 15 and 24. I>StarEducation/Ilooks at the triggers, including rejection, broken relationships and exam pressure.