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AseanPlus News 20 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Lethal injection replaces death by shooting

Buddhist monks sprinkled holy water on machine guns at a prison outside Bangkok yesterday, as lethal injection officially replaced death by shooting as Thailand's method of capital punishment.

Business 18 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Euro Disney net loss balloons to 56 million euros

B>PARIS:/BFrance's Euro Disney, the European outpost of the Disney empire, reported a 56 million euroannual net loss Monday amid a lacklustre climate for tourism and as its new park failed to meet expectations.

AseanPlus News 06 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Arroyo lifts moratorium on death penalty

B>MANILA:/BReacting to public anger over a wave of kidnappings, Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo lifted a moratorium on the death penalty yesterday, opening the way for executions to resume in January.

Business 13 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

News in brief

MMC, Tenaga Nasional, Opcom Holdings, BIMB Holdings, CIMB Bhd, Mentakab Rubber, Tronoh Mines and PJI Holdings.

Lifestyle 31 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Clone wars

From sheep to cow and deer, and even claims of humans, the cloning controversy rages on. Here are some highlights of the latest in the cloning saga.

Lifestyle 13 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

A fishy endeavour

Salmon farming, long criticised for pollution problems, struggles to green its act, JEFF BERNARD reports.

AseanPlus News 18 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Lebanon resumes executions after lull

B>BEIRUT:/BLebanon resumed executions yesterday after a five-year hiatus, putting to death three convicted killers, despite objections by human rights groups and the European Union.

Letters 18 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Riding out the crisis wave

Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop 's appointment as Finance Minister II is an occasion to revisit the unorthodox policy measures Malaysia took in the dark days of the financial crisis.The Malaysian strategy is now seen as an alternative that other countries can learn from,writes MARTIN KHOR.

Business 04 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Cepat stake buy pushes Furqan into limelight again

FURQAN Business Organisation Bhd's (FBO) announcement on Jan 20 that it was acquiring 7% stake in small plantation group Cepatwawasan Group Bhd (Cepat) has once again thrown the former into the limelight.

Lifestyle 10 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Maintaining tradition

GOVERNMENTS must take firmer action to prevent the commercial introduction of genetic use restriction technology (GURT),better known as terminator technology,to protect biodiversity and the rights of farmers to maintain traditional farming practices.