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Nation 26 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Signature drive against columbarium launched

A signature campaign has been launched to urge the state government to halt the controversial Buddhist Institution-cum-columbarium project in George Town.

Nation 26 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Signature drive against columbarium launched

A signature campaign has been launched to urge the Penang state government to halt the controversial Buddhist Institution-cum-columbarium project in George Town.

Lifestyle 26 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Viable plan

The developer of the controversial columbarium argues that the modern memorial will add to the architectural and heritage value of the vicinity, reports SIOW YUEN CHING.

Lifestyle 26 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Row over the dead

A columbarium project smack in the middle of the Millionaire#8217;s Row in Penang has drawn enough flak to make the dead turn in their graves, reports CHOONG KWEE KIM.

AseanPlus News 28 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Vibrant city centre planned

CITY living may in time mean bay views from glass-walled apartments, zipping across a landscaped sky bridge to the office in the next building and unwinding after work with a game of football in a nearby park.

Nation 29 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Buddhist group raps developer

The Malaysian Buddhist Association (MBA) has asked the developer of the controversial columbarium project in George Town to stop misusing Buddhism for commercial purposes.

Nation 30 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Columbarium put on hold until problems are resolved

The authorities in Penang have withheld the work order for the controversial Buddhist Institution-cum-columbarium project along the Millionaires#8217; Row after weeks of criticisms from various quarters.

AseanPlus News 06 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Parents call off Korean twins’ separation at last minute

THE operation on a pair of conjoined twins from South Korea, who were to have been separated at Raffles Hospital last week, did not go through because their parents got cold feet and pulled out at the last minute.

AseanPlus News 06 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

28-member team to battle risks to separate Iranian twins

B>SINGAPORE: /B>Conjoined Iranian twins were urged to 'stay positive' yesterday before the unprecedented separation operation that could cost them their lives, Raffles Hospital said.

AseanPlus News 07 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Docs start operating on twins

B>SINGAPORE:/BThe world's first surgery to separate adult twins fused at the head started yesterday on Iranian sisters willing to risk death for the chance to live apart.