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Letters 14 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Thai hegemony goes south

Thailand's domination of weaker neighbouring territory is not new, but in a period of bushwhacking marginalised peoples, crude methods have proven controversial.Ironically in a democratic era, the dispossessed are no longer prepared to suffer the imperial forays of democratic states.

Letters 17 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Tumble in economic ranking

SEOUL: Korea stood out in this year#8217;s national competitiveness ranking issued by the World Economic Forum for its significant drop: 11 places from 18th last year to 29th this year.

Other Sport 10 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

France, England and Italy all win but Euro champs Greece falter

After a mixed bag of results in Saturday's qualifiers, Europe's major countries asserted their authority on Wednesday with France, England and Italy all winning away.

Nation 29 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Najib: Early handover in Iraq a positive step

The handing over of Iraq by the United States is a positive step towards returning sovereignty to the Iraqi people, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Letters 27 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

East Asia ties keep region vital

East Asia continues to fascinate not least because its development trajectory is not predetermined or humdrum. Between its evolutionary contours, the social, economic and political aspects bounce off one another to keep the region vital and dynamic.

Business 22 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Apex confident of better year ahead with improving businesses

Apex Equity Holdings Bhd, which has suffered three consecutive years of losses beginning 2001, is looking to a better year ahead.

AseanPlus News 21 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Watchdog: Imported textiles of low quality

China's product quality watchdog said on Friday that it has been detecting low-quality imports of textile products and garments.

Other Sport 03 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Frustrated Fiji rugby coach McCallion calls it a day

Fiji coach Mac McCallion quit Tuesday saying he was frustrated with Fiji rugby being overlooked by the Pacific island nation's rich neighbours - New Zealand and Australia - and the International Rugby Board.

Letters 03 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

RM760b flowed from the poor to rich

Last week, the United Nations convened a dialogue to review the financing situation of developing countries as a follow-up to the Financing for Development Summit of 2002. The findings were sombre. Funds are moving out from developing countries, and their debt and trade conditions have not improved. Only a change in political will can improve matters writes MARTIN KHOR.

Letters 21 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Behind collapse of Cancun talk

The dramatic collapse of the WTO's Cancun ministerial meeting last Sunday had many causes. To date, it is still unclear what happened in the meeting's last hours, whether the talks broke down due to any specific issue or whether time simply ran out.