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Education 29 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Education with discipline at military academy

At the Military Academy Malaysia, students pursue a degree and undergo military training at the same time. SIMRIT KAUR reports on this unique institution established to increase the number of graduates in the armed forces.

Letters 27 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Banking on AIDS awareness

Standard Chartered declared June 24 as its AIDS day recently where employees held HIV/AIDS-related programmes worldwide. Ugandan Theopista Ntale Sekitto was here as an HIV champion to share her touching story as someone greatly affected by the disease, writes WONG LI ZA.

Lifestyle 30 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Hope and help

HIV-positive people are just like the rest of us - with a living to earn and children to bring up. However, they need help and the Malaysian AIDS Foundation recently started the Circle of Hope Fund campaign, writes IVY SOON.

Lifestyle 30 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Apathy an obstacle

The number of people infected with HIV keeps going up, and Malaysia needs to intensify prevention and education efforts in HIV/AIDS work, reminded Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, as nominations are called for the Dr Siti Hasmah Award which recognises excellence in HIV/AIDS work. IVY SOON reports.

Nation 11 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Be involved in AIDS work, politicians told

Politicians should start promoting HIV/ AIDS awareness and prevention programmes as their position enables them to reach out to the masses, said Malaysian AIDS Foundation (MAF) chairman Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir.

Lifestyle 05 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Fusion dinner to raise funds

Once again, the Red Ribbon Gala 2004 (RRG 2004) will set the stage for a spectacular culinary experience that combines a six-course Chinese fusion dinner and custom-designed table settings.

Nation 22 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Walk with friends for charity this Xmas

Buy a Christmas dinner package, join #8220;the walk#8221; and do your bit for charity this merry season!

Lifestyle 30 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

A slice of army life

WRITING a book in Malaysia is more a labour of love than making a money-making venture, says retired general Nordin Yusof. In fact, one has to spend one's own money to get one's work published here. Not to mention the hours spent thinking up ideas and writing the material.

Lifestyle 23 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Cycling for a cause

RAISE at least RM2,500 in pledges, hop on your road bike and set out for an adventure around Malaysia for seven days. Yes, Riding for Life (RFL), the ride-for charity event, is back.

Nation 05 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Living it up despite HIV

Despite having HIV, Zulkifli Maulana, 25, is determined not to let that pull him down into a rut of depression.