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AseanPlus News 21 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Hobbyist designs sturdier RC plane

YOU might have walked or driven past the field next to Carlton Hotel in Bras Basah Road at night and thought you saw a UFO.

Nation 08 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Temple’s second lift ready for operation

The second 'inclined lift' at the 115-year-old Kek Lok Si Temple is now ready to serve as a standby facility in case the existing one breaks down.

AseanPlus News 22 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

China: Still no proof to allegation

An allegation of a Chinese connection to a reported terror threat in Boston has yet to be substantiated, Foreign Ministry spokesman Kong Quan said.

AseanPlus News 21 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Hsien Loong pledges financial help for the needy

The old, the poor and the jobless will have their pressing worries addressed under a billion dollar package announced by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in Parliament on Wednesday.

AseanPlus News 14 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

China floats idea of highway to Taiwan

China floated long-term plans Thursday for what would be one of the new wonders of the world #8211; a highway linking it with arch foe Taiwan, an island about 200km offshore.

Nation 14 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Switchgear failure to blame for five-hour power outage

The failure of a switchgear in the Kapar power station brought four states and Putrajaya and parts of Kuala Lumpur to a standstill in a five-hour power blackout in the southern region of the peninsula.

Nation 14 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Putrajaya at a standstill

Much of the federal administrative centre ground to a standstill, with many civil servants forced out of stuffy offices during yesterday's blackout, which lasted over an hour in Putrajaya.

Nation 14 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

The kebaya show goes on despite blackout

The organisers of the second exhibition of Datin Paduka Seri Endon Mahmood's vast collection of beautiful Nyonya Kebaya at the Galeri Petronas in Suria KLCC Thursday were forced to announce the postponement of its launch due to the power failure that affected five states.

Nation 14 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

A hectic day for the firemen

Firemen raced against time to rescue people trapped in lifts and to douse flames in factories caused by equipment overheating when their cooling systems crashed during the massive power outage Thursday.

AseanPlus News 31 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Foreign tourists touched by Thai generosity

Western tourists who survived giant waves that struck Thailand's shores at the weekend have been astounded by the generosity of locals grappling with their own massive destruction and loss of life.