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AseanPlus News 02 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Weather report proves too hot for censors

B>BEIJING:/BChinese television censors have axed a controversial new weather programme after the scantily clad hostess's flirty performances aroused nationwide debate over the limits of tasteful entertainment.

Education 06 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Welcome to the Good Read page

It's National Reading Month, for young and old. StarEducation kicks off a four-part series, featuring books that appeal to college students, school students an pre-schoolers, and discount vouchers.

AseanPlus News 16 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ancient wine under study

A SYMPOSIUM on a type of liquor made 2,000 years ago was held last Saturday in Xian, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, when the focus was on a 26kg container of ancient liquor.

Nation 19 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Unique chance to see Mars

Malaysians are in for a unique astronomical experience next month when the planet Mars will be closest to Earth in 60,000 years, said National Space Agency director-general Prof Datuk Dr Mazlan Othman.

Education 20 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Real gems

Winners of the HSBC Young IT Entrepreneur Awards 2003 picked up valuable tips from American entrepreneurs on how to start a business and keep it going, reports KAREN CHAPMAN.

Nation 22 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sultan: Lenggong find a jewel in the crown

The Sultan of Perak has likened the discovery of remnants of past civilisations in the Lenggong Valley here as a #8220;jewel in the crown#8221; for archaeologists.

AseanPlus News 28 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Early village ruins found in Henan

CHINESE archaeologists have discovered the ruins of a complete ancient village on the western edge of Yinxu, an important archaeological excavation site dating back more than 3,000 years, in central China's Henan province.

AseanPlus News 30 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Contest to showcase Tibetan dishes

TIBETAN chefs will have the opportunity to match their skills in a competition on Aug 28 and 29 in Lhasa, capital of China's Tibet Autonomous Region.

Nation 28 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Rain and thick clouds keep Mars out of sight

Continuous rain and thick clouds dampened the hopes of Malaysians who gathered at the National Planetarium to witness the once-in-60,000 years phenomenon when planet Mars comes closest to Earth.

AseanPlus News 28 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Doom and sex linked to Mars proximity

B>PHNOM PENH:/BIt's a historic event, one not to miss, but those who watch the sky for clues to the future of an uncertain world say little good will come of it.