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Lifestyle 09 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Goldstruck in Dubai

All that glitters is gold in the Gulf state. KEE HUA CHEE puts on his sunglasses before stepping into the world-famous Gold Souk to be dazzled by an array of jewellery, coins, ingot, nuggets and bullion!

Community 16 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

River to be turned into tourist spot

B>P/B>LANS are under way to turn Sungai Merbok in Semeling, near Sungai Petani, into a tourist spot.

Business 17 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Singapore raises 2005 growth forecast

SINGAPORE: Export-oriented Singapore on Thursday raised its GDP growth forecast for 2005 to 5 percent from between 3.5 percent to 4.5 percent earlier, citing an improving global economy which boosted biomedical exports in the third quarter.

Letters 28 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Blips on the road to East Asia


Community 21 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

Pay attention to children’s education, Malays urged

THE Malays have been told to emulate their non-Malay counterparts who emphasise their children#146;s educa- tion.

Community 26 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

Northport needs clean-up urgently

A letter from CONCERNED SHIPPER, Bdr Sri Damansara.

Nation 30 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Fortress pivotal in spice trade control

Soon after the Portuguese, led by Alfonso de Albuquerque, conquered Malacca in 1511, they built a fortress around a hill near the sea.

Nation 04 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

Proposed Malacca project to be re-sited to preserve old wall

Researchers are excited by the discoveryof part of an ancient wall at the construction site of the proposed tower inMalacca.

World 12 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

FEATURE - Consumer craze hits post-sanctions Libya

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Freed from sanctions, Libyans are rushing to the shops. Goods long denied are flying off the shelves as pro-market reforms and a petrodollar windfall combine to turn those with sufficient savings into compulsive consumers.

Nation 30 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

Kedah prepares site for world heritage listing

Kedah is preparing a dossier on the sprawling historical and archaeological park of Bujang Valley in Merbok for listing as a World Heritage Site.