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AseanPlus News 26 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Thousands strike, S. Korea threatens to use force

B>SEOUL:/BTens of thousands of workers walked out in South Korea Wednesday as the government threatened to use force to break up #8220;politically motivated#8221; strikes.

Health 29 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Dressing up doctors

Although casual dress has become the fashion rule in many workplaces, we prefer our doctors to be dressed neatly and formally in the old-fashioned white lab coat. So says Dr Lawrence J. Brandt, a medical-school lecturer who has become a 21st-century one-man band for the return of dress codes.

Lifestyle 05 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

One lazy afternoon

Goh Chun Hun writes about fishing at a pay pond somewhere on the outskirts of Kluang, Selangor which itself is the outskirt.

Lifestyle 06 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Regaining lost values


Nation 07 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Most workplace diseases 'caused by chemicals'

Almost 70% of all occupational diseases are due to chemical exposure, which results in problems like skin diseases, poisoning and respiratory disorders, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye said yesterday.

AseanPlus News 09 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Iranians in shock over deaths

B>TEHERAN:/BMany Iranians cried out in shock, some even fainted, as state television announced the deaths yesterday of the 29-year-old conjoined twins undergoing surgery to separate them in Singapore.

Health 20 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Nature's bounty

As a lead-up to World Breastfeeding Week on August 1 to August 7, we#8217;ll be looking at some issues regarding breastfeeding, starting this week. This week, we revisit the theme for 1993, Women, work and breastfeeding: Everybody benefits.

Nation 30 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Pak Lah: Civil servants involved in FSFM to face action

Civil servants will face disciplinary action if they are found to be involved in the illegal Federal Special Forces of Malaysia (FSFM), said Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi.

Nation 30 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Groups: ‘Bruce Almighty’ just a comedy

A contest over MIX FM to promote the upcoming movie I>Bruce Almighty/Iis 'no way intended' to offend cultural or religious sensitivities of any person, Bohanuddin Osman, executive director of Airtime Management and Programming Sdn Bhd, said.

Business 07 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Ipoh Team shifts from construction to new areas

IPOH Team Sdn Bhd, which started as a construction company 10 years ago, is now focusing on project management, building septic tanks and selling products to clean up spills.