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Health 27 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Cry me a river

B>HOOI YOU CHING /B>sings the blues as she parts the dark clouds that represent clinical depression, a bona fide disease just like heart disease or diabetes, only a bit more insidious.

Business 03 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

The seductive appeal of a minimum wage

THERE has been uproar in recent days following the announcement that the rubber plantation workers union and the plantation owners association have signed an agreement providing for a minimum monthly wage of RM350.

Education 04 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Money does grow on trees

IT'S a dirty job but somebody has to do it. Malaysia has one of the world's oldest rainforests. Unfortunately, due to 'malpractices', we are part of the worldwide abuse and destruction of this natural wealth.

Nation 12 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Signs of victory in Sarawak's anti-vice war

The aggressive and unrelenting approach used by the state to curb excessive drinking, gambling and cock-fights among Dayaks is bearing fruit.

Education 18 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Why students pick the colleges and courses they do

The number of students attending college has never been higher. Competitionis intense, for both students and institutions. Why do students make thechoices they do? HARIATI AZIZAN looks at what StarEducation#8217;s poll reveals.

Nation 19 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ling pays tribute to Pak Lah

Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, when he takes over the premiership, will take the country to greater heights, said MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Ling Liong Sik.

Lifestyle 20 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Hanging in the balance

In the heart of the South American continent lies the Pantanal, the world#8217;s largest wetland stretching over 145,000sqkm. With its spectacular beauty and amazing diversity of flora and fauna, this immense landlocked river delta would seem like an ecological paradise made for ecotourism, except that tourism is not bringing in the much-needed prosperity. Growing socio-economic pressures have shifted the focus to industrial development as the answer to the region's woes.

Nation 20 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Package to stimulate growth

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad will unveil the Government's long-awaited economic stimulus package tomorrow. WONG SULONG provides a layman's guide to why the government is taking this initiative and the outlook for the Malaysian economy.

Letters 20 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Package to stimulate growth

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad will unveil the Government's long-awaited economic stimulus package tomorrow. WONG SULONG provides a layman's guide to why the government is taking this initiative and the outlook for the Malaysian economy.

Business 20 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Package to stimulate growth

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad will unveil the Government's long-awaited economic stimulus package tomorrow. WONG SULONG provides a layman's guide to why the government is taking this initiative and the outlook for the Malaysian economy.