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Other Sport 08 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

Juventus eye Bayern star Kovac

The agent of Bayern Munich defender Robert Kovac, Jurgen Milewski, has confirmed that Italian giants Juventus are interested in poaching the Croatian international defender.

AseanPlus News 27 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Bad times for India’s working elephants

Since his elephant Ramu died last week, a distraught Dharanidhar Bhumiz has been unable to sleep. Ramu was one of three bull elephants Bhumiz kept in the dusty village of Da Pam, 170km north of Guwahati, in north-eastern India. He died after breaking his hind leg and suffered a severe bout of a parasitic infection.

Lifestyle 08 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Living harmoniously with tigers

Getting farmers not to rear livestock near jungle edges may be the key to protecting wild tigers, writes MICHELE LIAN.

Nation 16 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Bird sanctuary under threat

The return of the tin mining industry to the Kinta Valley is good news for tin miners, but it is not so for the Kinta Nature Park bird sanctuary here.

Lifestyle 11 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

The return of the Green peafowl

Extinct in the wild for nearly half a century, the Green peafowl is being given another chance in the peninsula, thanks to a re-introduction programme supported by the World Pheasant Association. HILARY CHIEW reports.

Other Sport 24 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Oman coach Macala ups Gulf Cup final ante

Oman's coach Milan Macala has stirred up Qatar's preparations for the Gulf Cup final by hinting the hosts would not be able to cope with the pressures of Friday's big match.

Other Sport 22 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Le Havre, Magpies tussle over Nzogbia

French second division club Le Havre have appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) over what it sees as Newcastle's illegal poaching of one of their players.

Lifestyle 04 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Cutting-edge conservationists

Combating the often-shady wildlife trade calls for a great deal of guts, ingenuity and proactive action. StarWeekend finds out how nature conservation group WildAid#8217;s dynamic and hard-line style paves the way in wildlife protection.

Lifestyle 28 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

All aflutter to save bird sanctuary

WE were advised not to expect flamingos, parrots or ostriches.

Letters 28 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Drilling home a vintage message

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad returned to the village in Kedah where it had all begun for him as a politician. But it was not just a trip back to the past given the way the former Prime Minister articulated issues close to his heart, writes JOCELINE TAN who was in Kedah.