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Other Sport 04 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Move to get more foreign entries for Bendang Run

More than 10,000 runners are expected to take part in the Second Bendang Power run in Kedah on May 3 and attempts are being made to attract more foreign participants.

Nation 04 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bomoh recites chant to judge

A bomoh broke down in the High Court in Taiping when he was asked to recite a chant he had used #8220;to summon the souls#8221; of a prince and his wife.

Nation 01 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Hasleza had fits, says accused

Hasleza Ishak went into fits #8220;like a chicken being slaughtered#8221; after padi farmer Mat Saad Isa struck her on the neck, the High Court heard during her murder trial yesterday.

Nation 30 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

New EIA report to be submitted

A new environmental impact assessment (EIA) report for the proposed heli-logging project in several forest reserves in Kedah will be submitted soon.

Nation 28 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Heli-logging project put on hold

A project in Kedah to log several forest reserves, a large chunk of them virgin jungle, using helicopters has stalled because the Department of Environment (DOE) has rejected its environmental impact assessment (EIA) report.

Lifestyle 27 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bananas and beyond

THE query from Yap Lian Chin (MarchI/I>13) - how to translate I>setandan pisang/Iinto English? #8211; was amply answered by Fadzilah Amin as #8220;a bunch of bananas#8221;.

Lifestyle 25 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Much to lose despite heli-logging

THE last swathe of pristine forest in Kedah may soon succumb to helicopter logging if a project to harvest timber in the state gets under way. While the immediate economic gains may seem attractive, the environmental cost may just be too much. The Ulu Muda forest reserve which was earmarked for Phase One of the project, is not only rich in flora and fauna, but also serves as a vital water catchment area, providing water for the states of Penang, Perlis and Kedah. TAN CHENG LI reports.

Nation 23 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Fans make their presence felt at the tracks

The massive support shown by fans at the Sepang F1 Circuit the last few days did not go unnoticed by the drivers. McLaren Mercedes driver David Coulthard said the fans' enthusiasm would further electrify the race.

Education 23 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

UUM researches tourism in Langkawi

Universiti Utara Malaysia has found the perfect site for its new research institute in idyllic Langkawi, reports JOANNE LIM.

Nation 23 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Manimaran: I feared Mat Saad

A co-accused in the Hasleza Ishak murder trial told the High Court that he feared Mat Saad Isa because the self-confessed killer lived through a gruesome attack by a buffalo.