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AseanPlus News 15 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Five dead, two missing as rain lashes Japan

Five people have died and two others have been reported missing as the heaviest rain to strike Japan in six years wreaked havoc north of Tokyo, triggering flooding and landslides, officials said Wednesday.

AseanPlus News 14 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

6,000 made homeless as floods hit South Asia

Floods killed eight people in Bangladesh, where an overflowing river swamped dozens of villages and left about 6,000 people homeless, while a family drowned in India as monsoon rains swept across South Asia, officials and news reports said yesterday.

Nation 14 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Bakarudin said he wanted sex, says ex-GRO

A former guest relations officer told the High Court yesterday that murdered UiTM lecturer Bakarudin Busu had offered to help her be reinstated into the university with a condition that she has a one-night stand with him.

Nation 13 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Wife: I don’t know if Bakarudin had relationship with GRO

The wife of murdered lecturer Bakarudin Busu told the High Court here she does not know if her husband ever had an intimate relationship with one of his former students.

AseanPlus News 05 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Women till land in the nude

Female rice farmers are ploughing their fields at night in the nude to please the rain God during a dry spell, a news report said yesterday.

Nation 28 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Rain likely over next few days

Malaysians can expect temporary respite from hazy conditions with rainfall predicted over the next few days.

Nation 27 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Government planning for cleaner fuel

Compiled by K.S. USHA DEVI

Nation 27 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Resorts cancel water sports amid low dam level

At least two resorts here cancelled their water sports activities when the water level at the Pedu Dam receded due to the seasonal drought and the releasing of water for irrigation.

AseanPlus News 26 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Bangla floods maroon 200,000

Floods caused by heavy monsoon rains marooned up to 200,000 people in their inundated villages in north-eastern Bangladesh, officials said on Friday. A farmer drowned in the floodwaters.

Nation 26 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

States on water alert as dry spell sets in

The water level at dams nationwide is dipping and the weatherman predicts a drought that will drag until September.