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Tough going at the top

The resignations of Datuk Seri Dr Ling Liong Sik as MCA president and Datuk Seri Lim Ah Lek as deputy president are part of acompromise plan to end the two-year-old party split. DR LEE KAM HING takes us through the struggles of past MCA presidencies.


Simple ideas lead to big inventions

B>P/B>ROFESSOR Dr Ibrahim Abdullah is a man of science who has spent most of his life in the study and teaching of chemistry. He began teaching the subject in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) more than 20 years ago, having graduated from Universiti Malaya in 1973 with a bachelor#8217;s degree in chemistry. In 1977, Ibrahim, who is now 54, received a doctorate from the University of California at Santa Cruz.


Be serious about stamping out smut

DELREN TERRENCE DOUGLAS of Kuala Lumpur hopes the Government enforcers do not limit themselves to the I>pasar malam/Iin nabbing pornographic and pirated VCDs peddlers.


Young turk takes on old guard

News analysis by JOCELINE TAN.


Making way for Umno's third wave

Umno's third echelon has been overlooked for several years now but this youth generation of the party seems poised to take off. JOCELINE TAN reports.


PM: Use euro in trade

The private sector has been urged to use the euro in their export trade as the US dollar is likely to depreciate further, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad said.


Rosy picture fills the big screen

THE big screen has always been an attraction for local movie goers and this augurs well for the cinema industry. With a good line-up in store , 2003 looks pretty optimistic for the industry.


Row over the dead

A columbarium project smack in the middle of the Millionaire#8217;s Row in Penang has drawn enough flak to make the dead turn in their graves, reports CHOONG KWEE KIM.


Berjaya Times Square aims for 80% tenancy

BERJAYA Times Square Sdn Bhd, operator of the RM1.8bil Berjaya Times Square in Kuala Lumpur, is targeting a tenancy rate of 80% for the mall, which will open for business in October.


When politics and business mix

William Case reviews Edmund Terence Gomez's I>Political Business in East Asia/I>.