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Lifestyle 16 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

The art communicator

World famous art writer and photographer Edward Lucie-Smith was in Kuala Lumpur for his just concluded exhibition, I>Photographs by Edward Lucie-Smith/I>, and to launch his latest book, I>Art Tomorrow/I>, at Valentine Willie Fine Art Kuala Lumpur. VERONICA SHUNMUGAM finds out more about the man for whom art is communication and communication an art.

Education 16 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

PE lessons drive pupils up the wall

Forget rope climbing, the old-fashioned way of building upper-body strength in children. Rock-climbing walls are being installed at seven Arlington, Virginia, elementary schools to get students to exercise those muscles, and restore the good name of physical education (PE).

Lifestyle 10 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Test Your Word Power

TEST your knowledge of these short words, none of which exceeds four letters. Select the word or phrase that best defines the noun, adjective or verb in question.

Letters 09 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Don't allow racists to lead us astray

By Wong Chun Wai.

Lifestyle 07 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Kasparov wins the first game

FOR the past two weeks, I have been spending my mornings on the Internet, watching the games between Garry Kasparov and Deep Junior that are relayed live from the New York Athletic Club in Central Park, Manhattan.

Other Sport 29 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Top two seeds Novak and Schalken crash out of Milan Indoor first round

Top seed Jiri Novak crashed out of the Milan Indoor tournament in the first round on Monday when he was swept aside 6-4, 6-3 by fellow Czech Radek Stepanek.

Lifestyle 26 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Famous bucks and does

Here are some famous persons born in the Year of the Goat.

Lifestyle 24 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Man vs machine

THREE months ago, it was Vladimir Kramnik. Today, it is Gary Kasparov. Come this Sunday, it will be the turn of the former world champion to match wits with a chess computer.

Lifestyle 23 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Graphite gallery

A pencil is more than just a writing instrument to a sculptor who uses the lead as raw material for some of the smallest sculpters around.

Lifestyle 20 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Gone for good

By MARY SCHNEIDER