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Nation 21 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sabah MCA wants fairer representation

Sabah MCA, which is without representation in the state assembly and government bodies, is asking for a fairer share from the Sabah Barisan Nasional administration.

Health 06 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bouncing back from adversity

Why do some people bounce back from life#8217;s setbacks stronger than before, while others never recover? Researchers who have studied resiliency now have some answers.

Lifestyle 01 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Burning wastes

Malaysia wants to manage waste in a sustainable way and with minimal risks to public health. Advanced countries do that by waste incineration, a proven technology to meet waste disposal demands.

Other Sport 29 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

'Discards' aim to make good with Public Bank

Selangor Public Bank's good old bunch of discards are making the critics eat their words.

Business 29 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Cooking up creative ideas

It was an abrupt change of career for Sani Ong when he was left with a pastry and confectionery business to handle.

Nation 27 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Back travel firms, Goverment urges banks

The banking industry should be pro-active in supporting travel agencies instead of #8220;killing them#8221; with legal letters, said Culture Arts and Tourism Minister Datuk Paduka Abdul Kadir Sheikh Fadzir.

Nation 27 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Thai police boost presence at site of gas project

The Thai authorities have deployed an extra 500 policemen to Chana, southern Thailand, to quell a protest involving some 200 villagers who are against the ongoing Thai-Malaysian gas pipeline project there.

Nation 25 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Loans for small traders to boost tourism

Small and medium-scale entrepreneurs (SMEs) who are involved in the tourism industry can now get loans from Bank Pembangunan dan Infrastruktur Malaysia Bhd (BPIMB), as part of the Government#8217;s efforts to develop the local tourism industry.

Business 19 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Advertising blitz to battle the SARS effects

The Star's representatives held discussions with a panel on the effects of SARS on tourism.

Business 19 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tourism setbacks over the years

By the same token therefore,SARS alsobrings fear to the general public.Thus whatSARS and the Asian financial crisis have incommon was the creation of a crisis of confidence.