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Lifestyle 03 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Snapshots of change

Senior citizens in China have lots of tales to tell of the upheavals and revolutionary times they lived through and the prosperity they are now experiencing, reports MARTIN FACKLER.

Nation 27 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Kedah's top scorer aspires to be a doctor

Kedah's top 2002 SPM scorer Tan Yi Pin, who obtained 11 1As and two 2As, wants to follow his elder brother's footstep, who is studying medicine now, to become a doctor.

Business 22 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Master in business and chess

TAKE it from the master. Nothing happens by chance, not in the corporate world, not on the chessboard, not on the racing circuit and certainly not on the golf course. Not for Datuk Tan Chin Nam, the patriarch of the Tan family who controls IGB Corp Bhd.

Lifestyle 21 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Intelligent machine

In the world of computing, few figures loom as large as Alan Turing, a British mathematician. He not only cracked the Nazi codes during World War II, but also laid the groundwork for the creation of the modern computer. Today, he is considered the father of the computing sciences.

Other Sport 20 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Kiwis face up to sound of doom and gloom

New Zealand Wednesday started to steel itself to the prospect it will lose the America#8217;s Cup as Team New Zealand pondered how it could overcome the commanding 3-0 lead of Swiss challengers Alinghi.

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.