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Other Sport 15 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Real test begins for France

The 2003 Confederations Cup represents the first real test for hosts France to prove to the world that they have recovered from their pitiful showing at last year#8217;s World Cup.

Nation 13 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ministry sets up crisis team

The Culture, Arts and Tourism Ministry has formed a permanent tourism crisis management committee to provide solutions and carry out swift follow-up actions to strengthen the industry.

Other Sport 10 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Roslin downs Choong Hann, Tsuen Seng to set up showdown with brother Hafiz

Mohd Roslin Hashim has to beat younger brother Hafiz today to capture the Badminton Association of Malaysia's (BAM) Elite Challenge men's singles title.

Letters 08 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

New challenges for new team

The challenges facing the new MCA leadership are more complex than those faced by Datuk Seri Dr Ling Liong Sik when the latter tookover the helm,argues DR HENG PEK KOON. Globalisation and Islamic resurgence present Malaysian Chinese with new vulnerabilities.

Nation 30 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Dr Mahathir: Malaysia harder to manage now

Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad said managing the country now is far more difficult than when it first gained independence, as Malaysia has grown bigger and the people more sophisticated.

Lifestyle 23 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Best of them all

Italy#8217;s Serie A can now claim to have regained its reputation as the best league in the world since the Champions League final next Wednesday will be fought out for the first time by two Italian teams, writes SHAUN ORANGE.

Other Sport 14 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sri Lankan skipper Atapattu's gamble pays off on damp ground

Romesh Kaluwitharana capitalised on his bowlers' efforts with a vital 48 on a difficult pitch to lead Sri Lanka to a five-wicket win over New Zealand in a triangular series match here yesterday.

AseanPlus News 14 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Muslim guerrillas in Philippines warn of bloodier war

Muslim guerrillas warned Wednesday that President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's threat to label them terrorists could end peace talks and drag the violent southern Philippines into an even bloodier war.

Lifestyle 11 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Use common sense to have it all

From Christina Ooi.

Lifestyle 22 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Turning Xiamen around

This is Yuandang Lake, recreational hub of the bustling port city of Xiamen in southern China. The lake was once a stinking communal dump for industrial and solid wastes and untreated sewage, with swarms of mosquitoes and flies. But an ambitious project to rehabilitate the lake has turned it into a model of integrated coastal management which is being replicated worldwide.