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Lifestyle 26 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Support sex education

From Lee Yoke Lee, peer educator and youth volunteer, Negeri Sembilan Family Planning Association, via e-mail

Lifestyle 27 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Talking about Islam for all

What is the role, if any, of non-Muslims in the continuing and often conflicting discourse about Islam? JACQUELINE ANN SURIN speaks to Muslim scholars to find out.

Lifestyle 04 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Your observations, ma'am, are disturbing

THE article I>Own ma#8217;am and maid/Iwas probably meant to be a casual #8220;ain#8217;t-no-easy-job-being-a-mother#8221; musing. However, I found the writer#8217;s observations disturbing.

Lifestyle 06 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Exploring the City of Books

What is Portland, Oregon, in the United States famous for? Possibly the world#8217;s biggest bookstore, believe it or not. I>StarTwo/Igoes browsing and gives the shop two cunning tests.

Health 09 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sugar high

The compulsive overeating of sugar does at least share some of the characteristics of more destructive addictions. When you're addicted to sugar, you need more to feel better.By SHARI ROAN.

Lifestyle 10 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Going for the golden numbers

Your car registration plate is not just to identify your vehicle. It can also be an amulet, a connotation of yourself or the ticket to a parking spot in front of a swanky hotel. I>StarTwo/Iinvestigates that Malaysian obsession with letters and numbers on cars.

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.

Lifestyle 12 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Dying to be thin

A search on the Internet and visits to several pro-anorexic message boards indicate that they are growing #8211; fast. Some list the countries of their visitors. Malaysia is on the list.

Lifestyle 15 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

A simple act of love

For island dwellers, access to medical care can be knotty at times, let alone healthcare facilities for pets or strays. In Pulau Langkawi, Kedah, LEONG SIOK HUI met a group of animal lovers who are geared to set up a non-profit organisation to care for these unlucky souls.

Lifestyle 15 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Your cheatin' heart

Comedian Rodney Dangerfield once joked: #8220;I told my wife the truth. I told her I was seeing a psychiatrist. Then she told me the truth:that she was seeing a psychiatrist, two plumbers and a bartender.#8221; But fooling around is no joke #8212; especially if you get caught. LEE SIEW PENG gets down and dirty and discovers how philandering partners were found out.