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Letters 08 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Search continues for sustainable resource development

Indonesian forests constitute one of the world#8217;s megacentres of biological diversity. However, these forests #8211; 10% of the world#8217;s remaining tropical forests, second largest to Brazil #8211; are being increasingly degraded, leaving ever fewer natural resources and causing significant ecological damage.

Education 08 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Johor's brilliant young achievers

Six schools were shortlisted for this year's Young Achievers' Award competition national finals held in Putrajaya.And Sekolah Sultan Ismail, Johor Baru bagged the top prize.

Nation 06 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ops require villagers to leave homes

B>MEULABOH (Aceh):/BAt 10am, the Indonesian military (TNI) entered Blang Tengah, a village about 40km from here, and ordered the villagers to evacuate their houses and seek refuge in a safe place.

AseanPlus News 06 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ops require villagers to leave homes

B>MEULABOH (Aceh):/BAt 10am, the Indonesian military (TNI) entered Blang Tengah, a village about 40km from here, and ordered the villagers to evacuate their houses and seek refuge in a safe place.

AseanPlus News 02 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Jilin Province plagued by record 100-day drought

NORTH-EAST China#8217;s Jilin Province, one of the granaries of the nation, is facing major problems as a result of a record drought.

Nation 31 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

US firm keen on bio-technology project in Sarawak

An American company has expressed interest to undertake a bio-technology project in Sarawak with a view to manufacture medicinal products from the state#8217;s huge resources of herbs and plants.

Lifestyle 18 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

A mat to protect and enrich the soil

Ecofibre Technology Sdn Bhd has come up with a clever invention. It is a mulching mat called the Ecomat, which is made out of EFB (empty fruit bunches) that is first processed into fibre.

Other Sport 08 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Becks buys French country home

English footballing superstar David Beckham has bought a country estate in the Var region in the south east of France, it was revealed yesterday.

Nation 07 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

RM10m eco-park to tackle problems

THE state will set up a RM10mil ecological park in the densely populated Sungai Maong area here, said Environment and Public Health Minister Datuk William Mawan Ikom.

Nation 06 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Rating system to prevent forest fires

SARAWAK is developing a rating system to prevent forest fires, said state Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister#8217;s Office Datuk Awang Tengah Ali Hasan.