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Nation 08 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Euro 2004 bookies targeted

Illegal bookies who are expected to cash in on next month's European Championship football tournament in Portugal are being targeted by police who have set up special units to crack down on their activities.

Education 28 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Portrait of a caricaturist

From royalty to political figures, celebrities and Bollywood stars, caricaturist and cartoonist Saadon Ishak has met, charmed and captured them all on paper.

AseanPlus News 24 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Bollywood delays big releases as cricket grips India

B>BOMBAY/B>: The current nerve-fraying cricket series between arch-rivals India and Pakistan may be firing up the fans on both sides of the border but for Bollywood it has ushered in a prolonged cinema drought.

Nation 19 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Bintulu to stage mountain bike race

The inaugural International Mountain Bike Race to be held here in March is expected to bring in the tourist dollars, said the organisers.

AseanPlus News 05 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Thais may legalise soccer bets

B>BANGKOK:/BThailand is considering legalising football betting, a multi-million-dollar obsession among Thais who are banned from most forms of gambling, officials said Tuesday.

AseanPlus News 03 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Singaporeans spend billions on gambling

This tiny island republic spent more than S$6bil (RM13.18bil) - an average of S$1,500 (RM3,296) per person on lotteries, horse racing and other types of officially sanctioned gambling last year, a government report says.

Nation 30 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Police bust betting syndicate

Police have arrested a suspected bookie of an international syndicate that has been taking bets totalling about RM12mil a month on football matches.

Nation 06 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Man known for wit, dedication and tolerance

Tun Sulaiman Ninam Shah will be remembered not only for keeping delegates in check during Umno general assemblies during a span of 28 years but also for his witty quips and dedication to the party.

Education 18 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Lessons for an American teacher in Japan

When American-Japanese DAVID NAKAMURA took on an English-teaching gig in Japan, he got more than he bargained for. Here, he relates with humour and candour an experience that was full of the unexpected.

Nation 15 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Johor cops cripple international football betting syndicate

Police in Johor Baru have crippled an international football betting syndicate, believed to be the largest in the city, with the arrest of four men at a condominium in Permas Jaya.