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Nation 26 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Signature drive against columbarium launched

A signature campaign has been launched to urge the state government to halt the controversial Buddhist Institution-cum-columbarium project in George Town.

Nation 26 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Signature drive against columbarium launched

A signature campaign has been launched to urge the Penang state government to halt the controversial Buddhist Institution-cum-columbarium project in George Town.

AseanPlus News 28 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Vibrant city centre planned

CITY living may in time mean bay views from glass-walled apartments, zipping across a landscaped sky bridge to the office in the next building and unwinding after work with a game of football in a nearby park.

Nation 29 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Buddhist group raps developer

The Malaysian Buddhist Association (MBA) has asked the developer of the controversial columbarium project in George Town to stop misusing Buddhism for commercial purposes.

Nation 30 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Columbarium put on hold until problems are resolved

The authorities in Penang have withheld the work order for the controversial Buddhist Institution-cum-columbarium project along the Millionaires#8217; Row after weeks of criticisms from various quarters.

AseanPlus News 06 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Parents call off Korean twins’ separation at last minute

THE operation on a pair of conjoined twins from South Korea, who were to have been separated at Raffles Hospital last week, did not go through because their parents got cold feet and pulled out at the last minute.

AseanPlus News 06 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

28-member team to battle risks to separate Iranian twins

B>SINGAPORE: /B>Conjoined Iranian twins were urged to 'stay positive' yesterday before the unprecedented separation operation that could cost them their lives, Raffles Hospital said.

AseanPlus News 07 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Docs start operating on twins

B>SINGAPORE:/BThe world's first surgery to separate adult twins fused at the head started yesterday on Iranian sisters willing to risk death for the chance to live apart.

AseanPlus News 08 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Complications arise in op Doc: Brains more closely linked than thought

Doctors have encountered complications during the most critical stage of a highly risky operation to separate the conjoined heads of Iranian twins Laleh and Ladan Bijani, hospital authorities said late yesterday.

AseanPlus News 08 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Docs reroute shared vein Team to spend two to four days on operation

Neurosurgeons performing a marathon operation to separate Iranian twin sisters joined at the head completed one of the most dangerous steps by rerouting a shared vein as thick as a finger that helped blood flow through their brains, a hospital official said yesterday.---------------------------------------------