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AseanPlus News 24 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Researchers: Civet cat likely source of SARS

B>HONG KONG:/BThe coronavirus that causes SARS has been traced to the civet cat, a wild animal that is considered a delicacy in southern China, researchers here said yesterday, hailing the finding as a major breakthrough.

AseanPlus News 25 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Guangdong to hunt out civet cats - possible SARS source

B>GUANGZHOU:/BSouthern Guangdong province Saturday issued an all points bulletin on the endangered civet cat, most recently determined by medical scientists as the likely source of the SARS epidemic.

AseanPlus News 30 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

SARS a big worry for HK snake merchants

B>HONG KONG:/BAs mainland Chinese authorities crack down on wildlife markets full of exotic species viewed as culinary delicacies, Hong Kong's snake dealers are worried about their business.

AseanPlus News 30 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

1,700 students in Toronto quarantined

B>TAIPEI:/BA Toronto high school was closed and its 1,700 students were in quarantine yesterday amid renewed SARS fears in Canada's largest city, while Taiwan reported its biggest increase in new cases of the disease in nearly a week.

Nation 06 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

USM to study if SARS linked to civet cat

Universiti Sains Malaysia plans to study the link between the civet cat and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

Nation 28 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Iraqi star to sing of love and peace

Kadim Al-Sahir, the most successful classical Arab artiste at present, wants to spread the word of peace through his concerts.

Nation 17 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Shipowner a role model for Tamil kids

I>TAMIL Nesan/Itold the success story of a cargo ship owner from Sitiawan, Perak.

Education 20 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Opening door to fantastical worlds

Welcome to another page of good reads compiled by HARIATI AZIZAN and ELIZABETH TAI. Be sure to redeem the MPH discount coupon for an exciting foray into the magical world of books.

Education 27 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Don't just blame the West

From AIRIL HAIMI MOHD ADNAN, UfoRIA Centre of Excellence, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Perak.

Nation 01 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Whimsical floats parade down Putrajaya Boulevard

A total of 18 elaborately decorated floats graced this year's National Day parade, adding a myriad of colours to the spacious Putrajaya Boulevard.