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Lifestyle 21 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

War over water in the Philippines

In the remote highlands of the Philippines, tribes are battling over water supplies which they depend upon to irrigate rice terraces.

Letters 19 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Remembered for preserving Thai culture

Thai silk? the two words go so well together that it's hard to believe that the phrase and the art it refers to had almost faded into obscurity at one time. It took a I>farang/Ior I>mat salleh /I>to reserve this cottage industry.By A. ASOHAN in Bangkok.

Nation 17 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

States’ heritage listing deferred

Unesco has deferred consideration of Penang and Malacca's serial application for World Heritage Site listing for another year.

Business 31 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

IJM: K Europlus a good buy

The best performing construction group this year, IJM Construction Bhd found ample opportunities in the last one year. Excerpts from an interview with its managing director Datuk Krishnan Tan on the reasons why it is buying a stake in Kumpulan Eoruplus Bhd group.

Business 28 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

IJM seeks Europlus stake

IJM Corp Bhd is negotiating with the boss of Kumpulan Europlus Bhd (K Euro), Tan Sri Chan Ah Chye, to acquire a substantial stake in the construction group.

Lifestyle 21 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Drawn like bees to blooms

Beauty is fleeting. In the case of Holland's premier floral park, Keukenhof, beauty lasts for only eight weeks of a year.

Lifestyle 21 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Prada's pride

While Prada's boutique in Suria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur is a fashion haven, its pride and joy is the iconic Prada Epicentre in Tokyo, Japan. So stunning and radical is the building, it is a tourist attraction! Marilyn Ong visited.

Lifestyle 18 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Virgin wives

A number of married women shun intimacy because they suffer from a medical condition. StarTwo looks at the problem of virgin wives.

Other Sport 04 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Canal Plus give PSG president Graille the boot

Paris St Germain president Francis Graille was axed by the club's owners, cable TV firm Canal Plus, they announced on Monday.

Business 16 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

IJM manages to get more jobs despite slowdown

THE slowdown in Malaysia's construction sector does not appear to have affected IJM Corp Bhd, as the group has managed to replenish its order book with jobs locally and abroad.