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Nation 25 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Healthy growth in flights to India

There is an overall 50% increase in flight capacity and frequency to India effective Thursday.

AseanPlus News 24 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Four killed, nine missing after boat sinks off of Indonesia

An explosion sparked a fire that sank a crowded passenger boat in Indonesia on Monday, killing four people and leaving nine others missing, police said.

AseanPlus News 25 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

APEC countries meet on ways to secure trade from terrorists

Security and trade experts from the 21 members of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum met Monday to discuss ways to increase security and reduce the negative economic effects of terrorism.

AseanPlus News 25 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

58 believed still missing after boat sinks off Indonesia

Rescuers on Tuesday were searching for up to 58 people after an explosion sparked a fire that sank a crowded passenger boat in Indonesia, killing at least eight people, a maritime police official said.

Nation 02 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

KL to host meeting of Box Club

Come September, Kuala Lumpur will play host to a meeting of the prestigious Council of International Containership Owners, better known as the Box Club, an organisation handling 90% of the container business around the world.

AseanPlus News 07 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Salvage crews try to free ships after collision

B>SINGAPORE:/BSalvage crews are trying to separate two merchant ships stuck together since they collided in the South China Sea eight days ago, Singapore's Maritime and Ports Authority said Thursday.

Nation 09 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

‘Reclamation will add to silt problem’

The proposed land reclamation off Gurney Drive and the creation of several islands to subsidise the cost of constructing the RM1.02bil Penang Outer Ring Project (PORR) is expected to worsen the silt problem at the North Channel which is the main shipping lane of Penang Port.

Nation 20 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Iraqi ambassador calls on Ling

FRIENDLY EXCHANGE: Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ling Liong Sik welcoming Iraqi ambassador Qais Subhi Al Yacoubi at his office in Putrajaya Wednesday.

Nation 22 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

War, high costs steer ships away from Suez

Shipping lines plying between Asia and Europe are reluctant to pass through the Suez Canal due to the war on Iraq.

Nation 22 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Marine police on lookout for intruders

Marine police are on heightened alert for intrusions, particularly by those planning attacks on ships plying Malaysian waters, as the US-led attack on Iraq enters its third day.