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Other Sport 12 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Whiz kid Siti Zulaikha has all the right moves to make it big

Siti Zulaikha Foudzi is 15 and just sat for her PMR examinations. But don't expect the exams to strain her too much mentally. After all, she is a whiz in that most cerebral game of all - chess.

Other Sport 12 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

A different ball game

Athletes are usually brawny, muscular people who work out at gyms. Get set for a difference at the SEA Games.

Other Sport 11 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Chess confident of bagging two medals

The Malaysian Chess Federation (MCF) are confident of clinching at least two medals, of any colour, in next month's SEA Games where the event is making its debut.

Education 09 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

A sporting friendship

Love thy neighbour - so the maxim goes, but for Sunway College and Monash University Malaysia (MUM), love means battling it out in the sports arena.

Lifestyle 08 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

More Ideas.......

So, how else can your kids spend their holidays productively?

Business 08 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Building brand from scratch

IN 1885, a young pewtersmith named Yong Koon arrived in Malaya from the Chinese port of Swatow, armed with little more than a set of tools slung over his shoulder, a belief in craftsmanship and the determination to succeed.

Lifestyle 07 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Onward to the Games

TWO years ago, it was just an interesting sideshow among the many attractions of the SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur but this time in Vietnam, it will be for real.

Other Sport 06 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Exemptions for certain sports from national camp

The national camp for the Vietnam SEA Games bound athletes will be held as scheduled from Nov 15 but only athletes from 20 disciplines of 17 sports will stay at the National Sports Council (NSC) Complex.

Lifestyle 29 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

History of Monopoly

IN 1934 however, at the height of the Great Depression, Charles B. Darrow of Germantown, Pennsylvania, United States, brought a game he designed on his oilcloth a year before to the executives at Parker Brothers. The game was rejected due to 52 design errors. Today, that very game - Monopoly - is the best-selling board game in the world.

Lifestyle 26 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Gryphon’s mastermind

Admit it or not, there are times when journalists fawn over the people they interview. Sure I was pretty calm about speaking to garden variety pop stars like Carlos Santana or Phil Collins, and positively indifferent by the time I concluded the last of my 30-odd boyband interviews.