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Nation 04 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Pygmy elephant in Sabah proven to be a new subspecies

They are smaller, tamer and more mild tempered compared with other Asian elephants and were discovered in Sabah.

AseanPlus News 23 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Safeguard the past, Beijing residents told

AN EMPEROR moved his capital from a remote north-eastern area to Beijing 850 years ago and now, people in the capital are facing a dilemma that many other cities face - the need to safeguard the past while continuing to build the future.

AseanPlus News 15 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ancient heating wall found in Mongolia

CHINESE archaeologists were recently surprised to find an ancient heating wall in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in north China, which can still be used.

AseanPlus News 16 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

New discoveries at prehistoric site

Household items, including stone and bone vessels, dating back 4,000 years have been unearthed at the Xihetan Ruins, in Gansu Province.

Nation 17 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Close ranks, Muslims urged

Speech by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad at the opening of 10th Session of the Islamic Summit Conference.

Nation 18 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Pak Lah: Dr M not anti-Jew

Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said Western news agencies had deliberately selected certain quotes from the Prime Minister's opening speech of the OIC Summit and presented them in a way that portrayed Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad as anti-Semitic.

AseanPlus News 23 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

World’s oldest rice found in S. Korea

South Korean archaeologists said yesterday that they had found the world's oldest known domesticated rice, pushing back by thousands of years the recorded origins of Asia's staple food.

Education 26 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

My big, fat Greek holiday

Revelling in good food, fabulous weather, languid afternoon and all-nighters in one of the world's oldest civilisations, JAMIE KHOO and friends find the idyllic Mediterranean paradise of Greece a historical and cultural wonderland bursting with life.

AseanPlus News 27 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Cliff carvings found

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have found numerous cliff carvings in the mountainous areas of the Alxa Right Banner in Inner Mongolia.

Nation 27 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Guidelines to manage Sarawak limestone

Danish experts are helping Sarawak to draw up management guidelines on limestone resources at the Niah National Park in northern Sarawak.