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Lifestyle 03 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Collapse from a strong position

TWO WEEKS ago, I described how Lin Feng, secretary-general of the Chinese Chess Association, was struggling with his game in the rapid chess event of this year#8217;s Merdeka team chess championship.

Education 28 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Make school resource centres come alive


Nation 21 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

‘China sees us as trusted friend’

China regards Malaysia as a trusted friend and an important business partner for global prosperity, said MCA president Datuk Seri Ong Ka Ting.

Lifestyle 19 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Deep end

MANY people may see it differently but in my opinion, the luckiest player at the Merdeka team chess championship in Kuala Lumpur weeks ago must be Yeoh Chin Seng.

Lifestyle 05 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Up in smoke

I WAS in Kuala Lumpur last week for the Merdeka team chess championship and boy, did I see some serious faces.

Other Sport 28 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

No show from cycling body

Cycling failed to show up yesterday for the Olympic Council of Malaysia's (OCM) selection committee meeting for the SEA Games and they are deemed to be not interested in taking part.

Lifestyle 22 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Merdeka damper

THERE will only be muted Merdeka cheer for chess this year. That#8217;s because, for the first time in 23 years, Culture, Arts and Tourism Minister Datuk Paduka Abdul Kadir Sheikh Fadzir has rejected an appeal from the Malaysian Chess Federation for funds to organise this year#8217;s Merdeka chess team championships.

Nation 14 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Chinese schools assured of government backing

The Sabah state government will continue supporting Chinese education amid the community's concern over dwindling allocation for their primary schools in the state.

Lifestyle 09 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

The game of war

If war is thrilling to you, you can get a taste of it through paintball, an American game that has caught on in Europe and Australia. In Malaysia, you can play it in Bukit Tinggi, Pahang or the Xtion Paintball Sunway Extreme Park, Selangor.

Lifestyle 08 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Merdeka excitement

DO YOU know what I like best about the beginning of August? It is that time of the year when I just cannot wait for the end of the month to come around. I know it will soon be Merdeka Day and our country will be celebrating its 46th year of independence but, much more than that, it is the anticipation of all the chess activities that revolve around this date.