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Health 28 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Revelling in the golden years

The key to healthy ageing lies in preventive measures rather than curative methods. Advancing age doesn't have to mean loss of memory, physical strength or intellectual ability. You can take measures to live life to the fullest, even at 70 or 80, writes HOOI YOU CHING.

Lifestyle 28 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Memories of self

From Gummy Bear

Lifestyle 24 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Exorcist centre in India

Women, and some men, visit a shrine in western India hoping to shake off evil spirits. RUPAK SANYAL reports.

Business 19 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Vivendi posts US$1.4b loss

France's Vivendi Universal reported a worse-than-expected 2003 net loss on Wednesday but turned in an operating profit as the media and communications company slowly emerged from more than two years of turmoil.

Lifestyle 09 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Meet Mrs Seuss

Audrey Stone Geisel carries on the legacy of Ted Geisel, now in its 100th year, writes MICHELLE MORGANTE.

Lifestyle 06 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Escaping Shanghai

Shanghai has a huge amount of centripetal energy. The visitor feels captive to its spell. Just getting out of the place takes an enormous effort. If you do decide to make the escape, here are five suggestions for day and/or overnight getaways.

Lifestyle 04 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

A boost for agriculture

Agriculture Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin talks about his vision and plan of action for the sector which has often taken the back seat during the process of industrialisation.

Lifestyle 04 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

The minister speaks

Agriculture Minister Tan Sri Muhyddin Mohd Yassin speaks his mind on various agriculture-related matters.

Health 29 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Eyeing infections


Lifestyle 27 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

More of ‘The Chaos’

LAST week, we published part of the poem 'The Chaos' written by Dr Gerard Nolst Trenité (1870-1946), a Dutchman who wrote it to illustrate how impossible English is to pronounce. 'The Chaos', Upward explains, represents 'a virtuoso feat of composition, a mammoth catalogue of about 800 of the most notorious irregularities of traditional English orthography, skilfully versified (if with a few awkward lines) into couplets with alternating feminine and masculine rhymes'.