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Nation 22 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Book traces Pak Lah’s career path

Saved from a 'royal flush' after dipping of his head in a potty during a ragging incident a few decades ago, writer Datuk Dr Ismail Noor has since written about it and the man who was his saviour; Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi.

Nation 08 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Pak Lah launches Krishnan pictorial

Acting Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi flipping through the pictorial biography of the I>Father of the Malay Film Industry/I>, Datuk L. Krishnan, who is widely known for his contributions to Malay filmdom.

Nation 02 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Academy to hold talk on Swettenham

Frank Swettenham was a giant among the colonial administrators who served in the Malayan Civil Service (MCS) and there will be a talk about him on Friday in Ipoh organised by the Perak Academy.

Lifestyle 09 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

The forgotten lady of DNA

Feb 28 marked the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the structure of DNA by Francis Crick and James Watson,who went on to win the Nobel Prize.Unknown to many,it was awoman,Rosalind Franklin,who sparked one of the 20th century #8217;s greatest discoveries.Thislatest,arguably most balanced,biography of Franklin provides a glimpse into that brilliant, tempestuous woman #8217;s life,writes b>See Yee Ai./b>

Lifestyle 25 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

First novel late in life

NORMAN Lebrecht recently won the Whitbread first book award #8211; at the age of 54. He tells EMMA BROCKES why it took him so long.

Lifestyle 23 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

History according to Halim

Tunku Halim has been billed Malaysia#8217;s Stephen King and it#8217;s easy to see why.

Lifestyle 21 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Back-room deals

When Tom Bower came up the drive with a file of awkward questions about carve-ups in the global transfer market, a number of directors, agents and even managers must have dived behind the sofa. Bower is one of Britain#8217;s foremost investigative journalists and is not the sort to settle for #8220;no comment#8221;.

Lifestyle 11 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Who's in awe of Virginia Woolf?

BRITISH novelist and book reviewer PHILIP HENSHER fears that a new film, which has just won two Golden Globes, will boost the author#8217;s unwarranted literary esteem.

Health 09 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

A higher energy in food

By Jaguar Singh

Nation 01 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Dr M praises Umno's first woman Cabinet Minister

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad paid tribute to the country#8217;s first woman Cabinet member, Tan Sri Fatimah Hashim, saying that her work in politics had opened #8220;floodgates#8221; and created new opportunities for Umno to gather support from Malaysian women.