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Other Sport 13 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

WTA Tour planning to shorten season by 2006

The women's pro tennis tour is in talks to shorten its 11-month schedule by a week in 2006 and by two weeks in 2007 in response to years of player complaints about the season being too long.

Other Sport 07 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia to meet Cambodia on Nov 29

The SEA Games men's football preliminary group fixtures have been revised and the opening game between Malaysia and Cambodia in Group B earlier scheduled at Ho Chi Minh City on Nov 27 will now be held on Nov 29.

Other Sport 31 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Easier group for Harris’ boys

The draw for the Vietnam SEA Games men's football tournament was kind to Malaysia. In the draw made in Ho Chi Minh City, Malaysia are in a relatively easier Group B with Singapore, Myanmar and Cambodia for the Under-23 competition and they are favoured to reach the semi-finals.

Business 31 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

930 companies get MSC status

DURING the review period, the Government continued to accord high priority to promote the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC). By the end of September 2003, 930 companies were awarded the MSC-status, including 277 foreign-owned companies. Total sales of MSC-status companies amounted to RM3.6bil in 2002, with exports of RM620mil.

Business 31 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Govt plans better public transportation by 2005

THE government plans to reduce travel time within Kuala Lumpur to less than an hour when the restructuring of the public transport system in the Klang Valley is fully implemented by May 2005, special adviser to the Prime Minister, Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop said.

AseanPlus News 19 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Uncertain future for Ariq

AIDS baby Ariq's third birthday today will be a bittersweet occasion. If his latest blood tests are anything to go by, time is not on his side. He is not responding as well as he should to the cocktail of two drugs he is now on.

Other Sport 15 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

National U-15 meet starts today amidst controversy

The floodwaters in the surrounding Kepala Batas area have receded in time for the week-long National Under-15 hockey championship to start today at the Bertam Sports Complex.

Nation 12 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

‘Back direct flights with service’

Tourism industry players should work collectively and come up with attractive packages to complement the direct London-Langkawi flight to be introduced soon by Malaysia Airlines, Langkawi Tourist Association president I.Z. Melvin said.

Nation 01 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Proposal on 12-year schooling being studied

The Education Ministry is studying the implications of a proposal to shorten schooling period from 13 years to 12 years.

Business 27 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Supermax plans to double capacity by 2005

FAST expanding medical glove manufacturer Supermax Corp Bhd has set an ambitious plan to double its annual production capacity to six billion latex gloves by 2005 from 3.1 billion to keep pace with growing overseas demand for its brands.