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World 02 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Early birds had dino-feet, study finds

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An especially well-preserved specimen of Archaeopteryx shows the first known bird had feet like a dinosaur -- made not for perching but for running on the ground, scientists said on Thursday.

Community 03 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Park of avian magnetism

B>B/B>IRD watching may be fun, but it does require a lot of patience before one can get a glimpse of our feathered friends in their natural habitat.

World 28 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

China lifts quarantine in final bird-flu-hit area

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has lifted the quarantine on the last of 33 areas that had reported outbreaks of bird flu, the official Xinhua news agency said.

World 03 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

H5N1 likely endemic in HK region, health chief says

HONG KONG (Reuters) - The deadly H5N1 bird flu virus is probably endemic in the region around Hong Kong, the territory's health chief said on Friday, after tests this week on a dead chicken were positive for the disease.

World 03 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

H5N1 likely endemic in HK region, health chief says

HONG KONG (Reuters) - The deadly H5N1 bird flu virus is probably endemic in the region around Hong Kong, the territory's health chief said on Friday, after tests this week on a dead chicken were positive for the disease.

Lifestyle 20 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Basic tackle for freshwater fishing

Fishing is one sport where you never seem to have enough tackle (equipment). You may start with one rod and one reel but may suddenly find yourself with two dozen rods and as many reels! Actually, you will need only about five or six rods at most.

Lifestyle 18 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Biographical prose

A scattered brain and a thirst for words lead THOR KAH HOONG to Hemmingway.

AseanPlus News 01 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

Marking Chinese Valentine’s Day

ACCORDING to ancient Chinese mythology the Cowherd and the Weaver Maid, lovers separated by the Queen Mother of the Western Heavens, can only meet last night.

Lifestyle 14 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

Her designs are soaring

It's not easy being Sir Mick Jagger's eldest daughter, but Jade Jagger takes it all in her stride. KEE HUA CHEE meets up with the jewellery designer, single mum and party animal in London.

Community 13 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Old wine with many awards

THE history of the d'Arenberg label dates back to 1912 and it is through the effort of farsighted men like Joseph Osborn, Francis Ernest Osborn, Francis d'arenberg Osborn and Chester d'arenberg Osborn that the wines produced have a huge following today.