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AseanPlus News 02 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Labourers bear brunt of Indian heat wave

B>HYDERABAD:/BAuthorities battling a heat wave that has claimed nearly 800 lives in southern India face their biggest challenge convincing the poor that it is best to skip a day's work under the scorching sun.

Health 29 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Atkins diet works

Health notes.

Nation 19 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

50 fail to enrol in desired varsity courses

MCA Youth's education bureau has received about 50 complaints from students that they have failed to be enrolled in courses they applied for in local universities despite their excellent STPM results.

Nation 13 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

MIC general assembly grabs the headlines

THE MIC's 57th general assembly at Putra World Trade Centre took centrestage in both I>Tamil Nesan/Iand I>Malaysia Nanban/I>, with reports, editorials and analyses of the gathering and the party polls.

AseanPlus News 12 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

US pushes for start of peace plan

B>JERUSALEM:/BUS Secretary of State Colin Powell launched a fresh round of talks yesterday aimed at persuading wary Israeli and Palestinian leaders to start implementing a US-backed #8220;road map#8221; for Middle East peace.

Nation 11 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

New Malaysian Indians emerging

The 'new Malaysian Indians' are starting to emerge, said MIC president Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu.

Letters 11 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Stumped by usage of two Korean languages

B>SEOUL:/BOne of the most aggravating experiences for foreigners who make a gallant attempt to understand Korea is the usage of two Korean languages.

Letters 10 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

High-risk job, but modest pay

They are a group of elite firemen trained to handle special and dangerous tasks. However, on Firefighters Day today, members of the Multi-Skill Team (MUST) feel the remuneration is not commensurate with the risks they undertake, writes NELSON BENJAMIN.

Nation 09 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Hotels feel effects of Iraq war and SARS

Hotel occupancy took a plunge in the last few months with 32,382 room reservations cancelled due to the Iraq war and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak.

Nation 08 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

New lease of life for blind man

R. Chandru, who was born blind, can now walk into a government hospital confident that he will be able to get treatment without too much difficulty.