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AseanPlus News 07 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Outbreak yet to peak in China, says WHO

B>BEIJING:/BThe worst-hit district of China's capital sent thousands of investigators on a hunt for SARS yesterday as the World Health Organisation said the outbreak of the deadly virus had yet to peak in the world's most populous nation.

Lifestyle 04 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Running to nowhere

Indians featured in the works of Malaysian painter Anurendra Jegadeva are running with their eyes closed and some of their holy men are even carrying guns. VERONICA SHUNMUGAM finds out the I>raison d#8217;etre /I>behind such I>Melancholic Mantras/I>.

Nation 02 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tamil daily supports call for Socso extension

IN conjunction with the Workers Day celebrationsI>, Tamil Nesan/Iexpressed its support for MTUC in calling for the Socso scheme to be extended to farmers, fishermen and petty traders.

Nation 01 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Karate meet to attract 900 pupils

I>MALAYSIA Nanban/Ihighlighted the coming national karate meet involving Tamil school pupils scheduled for this month.

Nation 29 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

MIC aims to relocate FT squatters to low-cost homes

THE MIC has a vision to relocate 3,500 squatter families in the Federal Territory to low-cost homes built by Kuala Lumpur City Hall by 2005, according to party president Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu.

Nation 27 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Economic stimulus ready soon

The overdue stimulus package to spur economic growth will be finalised soon. Acting Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said there was an urgency to come up with the broad-based package, now that the situation in the Middle East appeared more certain. He said it would be ready #8220;faster than in the next two months.#8221; The package was initially scheduled for announcement on April 7.

Nation 25 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Groups laud wage deal for estate workers

Several groups have welcomed the deal, which estate workers signed with plantation owners to receive a guaranteed minimum wage each month although some questioned the RM350 amount.

Nation 23 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Workers, estates sign historic deal on guaranteed monthly wage

Estate workers signed a historic deal with plantation owners Tuesday, capping a 40-year struggle to receive a guaranteed minimum wage each month.

AseanPlus News 21 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Thousands of Asian workers flee Kuwait

B>NEW DELHI: /B>Thousands of Asian workers, drawn to Kuwait to escape poverty at home, began returning home yesterday after the start of the US war against Iraq and fear of chemical weapons fuelled panic.

Letters 16 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Probe on claims of Indian IT workers