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AseanPlus News 07 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Remains of Raffles' 'mistress' enshrined

THEY looked like any family carrying out the usual ceremonial rites to enshrine a dead relative's remains.

Nation 09 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

A life dedicated to serving the people and nation

Raja Tun Mohar Raja Badiozaman had dedicated most of his life to nation building.

Nation 12 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

'Stop work on columbarium'

Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon has been urged to direct the Penang Municipal Council (MPPP) to issue a stop-work order on the controversial nine-storey columbarium project in Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah.

AseanPlus News 12 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Twins determined to go ahead with high-risk op

DISPLAYING a defiant optimism, Iranian adult twins who are joined at the head said in Singapore yesterday they were determined to go ahead with a historic operation to separate them even though they knew it could kill them.

Lifestyle 14 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

International Dubai

Last week, we talked about the development of Dubai, an emirate within the United Arab Emirates, with its ambitious real estate, high rise buildings and airline. With 80% of its population expatriates, this Pearl of the Middle East is also tourist-friendly and caters to an international crowd.

Lifestyle 14 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Revitalised and alive

Just over 20 years ago, Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, was a city on its knees. It housed a mere 50,000 souls, mostly rampaging Khmer Rouge. Its finest public buildings, hotels, embassies and office blocks were either occupied by soldiers, their prisoners or by nobody at all.

Letters 15 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

The living angry over proposed building

By Wong Chun Wai

AseanPlus News 21 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Korean twins arrive for tests

A THIRD pair of Siamese twins has come to Singapore to be separated. From South Korea, the three-month-old girls are joined at the lower spine, in such a way that they can neither sit nor stand.

Business 24 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Singapore business news in brief

Singapore business news in brief including Indonesian state oil company Pertamina has picked Singapore Petroleum Co Ltd (SPC) to process 30,000 barrels per day (bpd) of Iranian crude oil under a deal to ensure domestic oil products supply.

Nation 24 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Developer: Columbarium project will create businesses

The Buddhist institution-cum-columbarium project will generate economic and business activities in the area, said the developer of the multi-million-ringgit project.