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Nation 17 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Cops seek Penang triad leader trying to revive gang

Police are looking for the leader of the notorious I>Sio Sam Ong/I(Three Little Emperors) triad who is said to be actively trying to revive the gang on the island.

Nation 04 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Police cripple three-man extortion gang

The district police here believe that they have crippled a three-man extortion gang with the arrest of a 33-year-old labourer and the subsequent recovery of a revolver from his house in Pandamaran.

AseanPlus News 21 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Actress' father involved in extortion surrenders to cops

B>AHMADABAD:/BThe father of Indian film actress Shilpa Shetty surrendered to police Friday to face charges of using criminals to pressure a textile manufacturer to pay the movie star for sari advertisements in which she modelled.

Letters 21 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Cameras must cover whole parking area

From SAFETY CONSCIOUS, Petaling Jaya

AseanPlus News 21 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Murdered Thai monk 'amassed RM19mil fortune'

B>BANGKOK:/BA Thai Buddhist monk shot dead this week had amassed a US$5mil (RM19mil) fortune in 12 bank accounts from years of extortion and was on a government blacklist of influential #8220;mafia#8221; figures, police said Friday.

Education 15 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Behold the bully

Leading a group of students who call themselves the 21 Apacheam, Rajendran says his gang fights to uphold their own dignity and popularity among girls.

Letters 15 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Pledge to champion the Aceh struggle

Zaini Abdullah recently talked in two telephone interviews with ANDREAS HARSONO about the agreement signed on Dec 9, 2002 in Geneva in which the rebels and Jakarta had agreed to have a ceasefire supervised by a joint security committee whose members included Indonesian officials, Aceh rebels and representatives of the Geneva-based Henry Dunant Centre.

AseanPlus News 09 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Thaksin declares war on taxi gangs

B>BANGKOK:/BThe gangs controlling Bangkok's motorbike taxis, the fastest and probably most dangerous way to get around the crowded city, have been declared public enemy one by campaigning premier Thaksin Shinawatra.

Lifestyle 09 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Getting the job done

Retired headmaster IRONMAN muses on the challenges he faced when he took charge of a rundown school filled with hooligans, mischief-makers and underachievers.

AseanPlus News 07 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Asian news briefs

Asian news briefs including from Tokyo that a 77-year-old Japanese fisherman who had been drifting at sea on a small fishing boat for 15 days was rescued by another fishing boat on Thursday morning in the East China Sea after surviving two typhoons, the Japan Coast Guard said yesterday.