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Letters 13 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

HK gets tough to protect image


Nation 06 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Fomema: Workers checked after a year

All foreign workers coming into the country are only screened for diseases or infection after a year.

Health 06 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Rural perspective

IS kampung chicken healthier merely because they forage in the villages, and are generally free from chemical residues? Not necessarily, if their feeding ground is at the village dump, and their bodies are loaded with bacteria and parasites.

Business 05 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Cheer up with financial planning

AS people around the world pray for a quick resolution to the American-led invasion of Iraq, one thing is evident: The affluent among us are growing convinced we live in an increasingly unpredictable era.

Letters 05 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Problems of dealing with the unknown

From NIPAH, Kuala Lumpur

AseanPlus News 04 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Protection for 'live' TV audiences and orangutans

#8220;LIVE#8221; studio audiences are no longer allowed to watch television show tapings here and people are being kept away from the orangutans #8211; all in an effort to protect man and beast from contracting the deadly SARS.

Letters 30 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

TB returns with a vengeance

International Tuberculosis Day, which fell on March 24, passed without much media coverage in Indonesia, despite the fact that tuberculosis (TB) is the third deadliest disease in the country, after cardiovascular and respiratory diseases.

Nation 26 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Chua: TB killing millions yearly

The #8220;mother of all wars#8221; is the battle against tuberculosis (TB) as it is claiming two million lives a year worldwide, with the annual death toll in Malaysia reaching 500, Health Minister Datuk Chua Jui Meng said yesterday.

Health 23 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Understanding pneumonia


Letters 16 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Smog gets in their eyes