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Lifestyle 04 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

How not to cheat at chess

Let me give you two examples of cheating in a chess competition, both involving #8211; yes, you guessed right #8211; the washroom.

Lifestyle 28 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Skeleton in the closet

ALMOST every family has one #8211; the great hidden unmentionable family secret. And Talcott Garland, hero of Stephen Carter#8217;s bestseller, is about to uncover his.

Lifestyle 21 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

King of the game

HIS grandfather, Lim Boon Keng, was a doctor and community leader in Singapore. Hailed as the #8220;sage of Singapore#8221; upon his death, Boon Keng had bridged the British and Chinese worlds in a way no Singaporean had done before.

Lifestyle 07 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Don't confuse us, please!

I WAS one of many delegates that were in Kuala Lumpur last Sunday for the Malaysian Chess Federation#8217;s (MCF) annual general meeting.

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.