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World 02 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Early birds had dino-feet, study finds

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An especially well-preserved specimen of Archaeopteryx shows the first known bird had feet like a dinosaur -- made not for perching but for running on the ground, scientists said on Thursday.

Lifestyle 10 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

José Carreras' riveting repertoire

Older and wiser, Spanish-Catalan tenor José Carreras remains a force to be reckoned with in the growing classical arena of singers. JASON CHEAH was at the superstar's one-night performance in Kuala Lumpur.

Community 15 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Beautiful tribute to birds

B>A /B>GIANT oil painting which depicts 100 species of Malaysian birds are among 75 paintings at an exhibition being held at the State Art Gallery in Dewan Sri Pinang, Penang.

Lifestyle 28 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Bird species face extinction

One-fifth of Earth's bird species are in danger of disappearing, writes ED STODDARD.

Lifestyle 28 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Bird species face extinction

One-fifth of Earth's bird species are in danger of disappearing, writes ED STODDARD.

Lifestyle 12 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Staying true to his beliefs

He was paid a total of £500,000 (RM3.5mil) by publishers in Britain, the United States and around the world for his very first manuscript. Which is now being translated into 10 languages. And he's Malaysian. Meet the firsttime author who's been creating abuzz in the publishing world, Tash Aw.

Lifestyle 12 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Staying true to his beliefs

He was paid a total of £500,000 (RM3.5mil) by publishers in Britain, the United States and around the world for his very first manuscript. Which is now being translated into 10 languages. And he's Malaysian. Meet the firsttime author who's been creating abuzz in the publishing world, Tash Aw.

Lifestyle 06 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Troupe’s success

Business 27 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Meda looks to expand into Vietnam and Cambodia

PROPERTY developer Meda Inc Bhd plans to expand its business overseas, including into Vietnam and Cambodia, by year's end, said executive director and chief executive officer Ong Bok Siong.

Lifestyle 22 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Foreign words that do the job

English prides itself on being the magpie language, freely picking up foreign words to incorporate into its flexible vocabulary. WILLIAM SAFIRE provides some examples.