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Business 13 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Meda unveils property assurance scheme

MEDA Inc Bhd hopes to build up its image as a caring developer with the recent launch of an innovative property assurance scheme called Meda Assurance Generations Plan For Investment and Equity Programme (MAGPIE), sales and marketing director Tan Beng Hwa said.

Letters 24 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

Trapping and caging birds is so uncaring


Other Sport 08 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Unknown Yeading get moment of fame in Magpie match-up

A team managed by Johnson #8220;Drax#8221; Hippolyte with a star striker known as DJ Campbell playing at a ground used in the movie Bend It Like Beckham #8211; welcome to Yeading FC.

Lifestyle 21 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

The good woman and her cause

Ivy Josiah is one of the most recognisable social activists in the country. However, despite her frequent statements in the media, she has never granted a personal interview ... until now. MARTIN VENGADESAN gets the inside story on the woman behind the public figure.

Lifestyle 08 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Dinosaur bird had the means to fly

A dinosaur bird that lived 147 million years ago had a brain similar to a modern eagle or parrot and was equipped to fly, scientists said on Wednesday.

Lifestyle 22 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Ondaatje’s magic

The operatic tension in the prose and poetry of Michael Ondaatje holds THOR KAH HOONG in thrall.

AseanPlus News 23 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

New bird flu case reported in S. Korea

South Korea confirmed yesterday its first case of bird flu for more than a month, dashing hopes it had seen the last of an epidemic that has ravaged poultry and killed 24 people across Asia.

Lifestyle 30 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

When trees had bells

An idyllic childhood in Ipoh before the Japanese Occupation was inspiration for a captivating children's book. CHRISTINA KOH speaks to the author.

Lifestyle 23 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Still reeling from loss

IT seems like only yesterday that I last heard from you. It#8217;s hard to believe that two years have passed since you left so suddenly. Well, my love, time has come to a standstill for me and it means nothing anymore. How I wish I could turn back the clock to before 9-11.

Nation 04 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

A day to honour fairy's love for cowherd

Many Chinese will commemorate today, the seventh day of the seventh lunar month, as their #8220;Valentine#8217;s Day,#8221; following the legend of the cowherd who fell in love with the fairy daughter of the Celestial Emperor.