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Business 22 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Frozen food freight charges expected to increase

THE Malaysian Frozen Food Pro-cessors Association (MFFPA) expects freight charges for shipping frozen food to Europe to increase substantially soon in view of the Iraqi conflict, according to its president Ch'ng Chin Hooi.

Nation 22 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

War, high costs steer ships away from Suez

Shipping lines plying between Asia and Europe are reluctant to pass through the Suez Canal due to the war on Iraq.

Lifestyle 22 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Treasures of Trang

Liz Price and friends drive from KL to Trang in southern Thailand for a long weekend of adventure, both caving and culinary.

Business 21 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

No significant impact on major local commodities

MAJOR local commodities like crude palm oil (CPO), rubber and timber will not be significantly affected by the US-led war on Iraq, except for rising concerns over the higher freight cost and insurance charges to countries near to the battle zone, industry players said.

Business 19 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Asia's big exporters brace for war in Iraq

Asian manufacturers from computer disk-drive makers to motor vehicle giants are scrambling to speed up shipments to the US and Europe ahead of an Iraq war, bracing for disruptions to shipping and air freight services.

AseanPlus News 18 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Arabs expect war, fear consequences on region

B>CAIRO:/BArabs who awoke yesterday to find the US president had declared the arrival of the #8220;moment of truth#8221; said they had little doubt war on Iraq would soon follow, and with it more trouble for a volatile region.

AseanPlus News 08 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Artist to start 18-month global navigation

ZHAI MO, a 35-year-old modern artist from Shandong, will set sail alone on March 18 from Dalian to Nansha as the first part of his around-the-globe voyage.

Other Sport 23 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

No more jetting around for PSG footballers

Millionaire players of French football glamour side Paris St Germain have been told they will be travelling to away matches by train in the future as part of parent company Vivendi Universal's cost-cutting.

Lifestyle 23 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Truly wondrous

Here is a gentle reminder that the most precious things in life cannot be bought.

Health 22 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Soothing the aches in bones

Whether you are 20 or 80, you should take measures to protect yourself from disorders like osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis.