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200 Penans from Belaga join new party

More than 200 Penans in the remote Belaga district have joined the newly-formed Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS).


Instil noble values in our people

MARINA MAHATHIR thinks that those in public office being good role models should also be there to set a good example for the rest.


Setting the record straight

Our Jan 12 I>StarTwo/Icover story on homosexuality drew strong response from the gay community in the country. Here are some of their comments.


Skills for a better life

When Norian Mohd Yusuf arrived at the doorsteps of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) in Kuala Lumpur as one of 14 pioneers to attend the culinary and bakery course sponsored by HSBC Bank Malaysia Bhd, she was very nervous.


Wipe out dengue, give priority to safeguarding people’s health

From KEITH SAW, Melbourne.


The achievements of Tan Sri Ramon Navaratnam

Starting as a member of the elite Malayan Civil Service, Tan Sri Ramon Navaratnam has achieved much for his country and the world. MICHELE LIAN speaks to the 'positive provoker' on the occasion of his 70th birthday and the publication of his memoirs.


Work towards zero tolerance for crime

From TAN SRI LEE LAM THYE, Vice-chairman, Malaysia Crime Prevention Foundation.

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Early start on AIDS and drugs

ANTI-DRUG and AIDS-prevention education will be introduced at Shanghai elementary schools for the first time to teach students how to stay healthy in the modern society, the Shanghai Education Commission announced.


Lat draws upon Dr M’s legacy

For renowned cartoonist Datuk Mohd Nor Khalid, popularly known as Lat, former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was an easy subject to include in his works.

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80% of residents happy with their lives, says report

THE result of 'The Report on Quality of Life of Chinese Residents 2004' issued on Monday implied that nearly 80% of Chinese residents feel happy, especially rural residents.