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Nation 16 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Global recognition for remote community

A native Kayan community living in the deep interior of northern Sarawak has won global recognition for its decade-long effort in community development, conservation of natural food resources and protection of forest biodiversity.

Nation 22 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Iraq: Smaller nations must unite to stop aggression

NAM, by collectively speaking with a single voice, can play an instrumental role in preventing superpowers from committing aggression against smaller nations, Iraq's delegation head to the Senior Officers Meeting, Dr Said Al-Musawi, said.

AseanPlus News 23 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Deployment of US troops causes turmoil

B>MANILA:/BPhilippine leaders battled to quell growing political turmoil triggered by US' disclosure that hundreds of US special operations troops are on the way to fight alongside the Philippine military against ruthless Abu Sayyaf rebels.

AseanPlus News 24 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Manila spurns US combat role

ZAMBOANGA: US and Filipino troops formally launched new anti-terrorism exercises yesterday as the Philippines flatly rejected any combat role for the Americans in fighting Abu Sayyaf rebels linked to al-Qaeda.

AseanPlus News 25 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Thai army officer killed in drug raid

An army officer leading a raid in northern Thailand was killed by suspected drug traffickers, becoming the first army officer slain in the country's ferocious crackdown on illicit drugs, officials said Tuesday.

AseanPlus News 04 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Identity cards mulled for urban elephants

THE 1,600 elephants located in the concrete jungle of Bangkok may soon be carrying 'identity cards'. The move is among the short-term measures to be discussed by the Cabinet to resolve the problem of jumbos roaming the city's streets.

Nation 05 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Pahang MB to leave land clearing issue to cops

Pahang Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Adnan Yaakob said he will leave it to the police to investigate a report over the clearing of land in Cameron Highlands for the shooting of a film.

Nation 06 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Star journalist wins Sabah tourism award

i>The Star/i>chalked up another achievement when journalist Andrew Sia was declared the Best Malaysian Writer for Sabah Tourism Articles during the glittering Sabah Tourism Awards 2003 ceremony graced by Chief Minister Datuk Chong Kah Kiat in Kota Kinabalu recently.

Nation 06 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

No more freehold land in Kelantan

The lack of freehold land in Kelantan has been acknowledged as one of the major obstacles in attracting investments to the state, said Deputy Mentri Besar Datuk Paduka Abd Halim Abd Rahman.

Nation 07 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Forestry officer: Approval given to film company

The film company producing the movie Puteri Gunung LedangI/I>at the Batu Gangan permanent forest reserve in Gunung Brinchang, Cameron Highlands, has approval to enter the area.